Lincoln Public Library

Hours & Directions

Monday Hours 1:00pm - 8:30pm
Tuesday Hours 9:00am - 6:00pm
Wednesday Hours 9:00am - 8:30pm
Thursday Hours 9:00am - 8:30pm
Friday Hours 9:00am - 6:00pm
Saturday Hours 10:00am - 5:00pm
Sunday Hours Closed

We Are Closed

 April 15, 2022 Mask Update: Due to recent data showing an increase in positive COVID-19 cases, the Board of Health members voted last night to strongly recommend that people wear masks in public indoor spaces until early May as we see how the infection rate from the new BA-2 variant evolves over the next few weeks after spring vacation.

The Lincoln Library will be closing early at 5pm on Thursday, June 30 for staff development. 


Featured Events & COVID-19 Library Info

Local Author Panel: The Impact of Local Authors Writing for the LGBTQ+ Community via Zoom Thursday June 30th 7:00 pm

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We're closing out Pride Month with this exciting local author panel! Meet your favorites and discover new reads. Local authors are the backbone of the writing community and those writing within and for the LGBTQ+ community are especially important. Join us for a conversation with Bren Bataclan, Anna Burke, Federico Erebia, Jane C. Esther, and Sarah Jean Horwitz as they discuss their books, their writing, and the impact they have on readers of all ages!

About our authors:

Bren Bataclan (he/him) is a Boston-based artist. He was born in the Philippines and grew up in Daly City/Bay Area, CA. Prior to becoming a full time artist, Bren taught design and computer animation at the University of Massachusetts Amherst and the Boston Museum School. His first book Fe: A Traumatized Son's Graphic Memoir is a brilliant, sensitive story of a mother and son. 

Anna Burke (she/her) lives in Massachusetts with her wife, dogs, and too many houseplants. She is the award-winning author of Compass Rose, Thorn, Nottingham, and the Seal Cove Romance series. When not writing, she teaches creative writing at Emerson College, where she received her MFA.

Federico Erebia (he/him) is a retired physician, and an active member of SCBWI, NESCBWI, 12×12PB, and critique groups. His artisanry, woodwork, furniture design, and books have been featured in magazines [including Boston Spirit Magazine, Boston Globe Magazine], newspapers [including The Boston Globe, Boston Home], radio [National Public Radio - Boston NPR], and television [Greater Boston].

Jane C. Esther (they/them) is the author of The Universe Between Us, and The Portal series, including Uninvited and Convergence. In 2018, they were named one of The Advocate‘s Icons, Innovators, and Disruptors. They live north of Boston with their wife and cats on a very small farm.

Sarah Jean Horowitz currently works as an administrative assistant and lives with her spouse near Cambridge, MA. Her first book was THE WINGSNATCHERS which was a Kids Indie Next List pick and a Junior Library Guild Selection. Sarah's most recent novel is the standalone middle grade fantasy THE DARK LORD CLEMENTINE, which was an Best Book of the Month and received favorable reviews from the New York Times Book Review, School Library Journal, Publishers Weekly, Booklist, and more. Her next fantasy for young readers, tentatively titled THE DEMON SWORD ASPERIDES, will be released in 2023.

Program is free & open to all . 

Registration is required


Library Trustees vote to go mostly fine free!

In recognition of the American Library's Association's 2019 Resolution on Monetary Library Fines as a form of social inequity the Trustees of the Lincoln Public Library have voted to stop charging fines on overdue materials with the following exceptions:

  • Speed Reads

  • Items from our Library of Things

  • Museum Pa...


New Books & Recordings

Below are new titles added by the Lincoln Library during the  previous month for a few of our most popular circulating collections. Connect to the Minuteman Library Network by clicking on the title to see if the item is available or to place a hold for it.

If you have any questions please call the Reference Department at 781-259-8465

New Fiction        New Nonfiction     New DVDs    ...


Art on Display

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The Library has two spaces for art shows; the most prominent is "The Gallery" on the first floor. Four-week exhibits include Lincoln Schools, The Lincoln Cultural Council and other town groups, as well as individual shows. The second space is in our "Stay-Put" Coffee area located in the lower level.


Gallery 2022

June  Evan Schtwenterly
July  Eugene Styller
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Library News

Lincoln Library Values Statement


The Lincoln Library aims to provide the highest level of service and develop responsive programming, collections, and policies. Our mission is to facilitate and nurture an environment for the exchange of ideas, to strengthen our community, and to enrich the lives of every member. With this statement, we underscore our commitment to furthering the values b...

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