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Programs and Online ResourcesThe Friends of the Lincoln Public Library supports programs and online resources with funds provided by its members, individual and local business donors, fundraising, and grants from corporate and other sponsors.Dates and times are subject to change.  Check with the Library before attending.
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Mother Goose on the Loose Thursdays, 10:30 am and 11:30 am (Two sessions- one half-hour each) Mother Goose on the Loose is an interactive story time for little ones 0-4 years old and their adults. There is marching, rhyming, singing, and more to help little ones learn and grow.   NO PROGRAM on the Third Thursday of the month. Thank you, Umpqua Bank Foundation, for your support of this wonderful program.

Family Story TimeWednesdays, 3:30 pm to 4:00 pm  Family Story Time is a fun half-hour of books, rhymes, and songs for all ages. Throughout the program, story time readers share special tips and techniques with parents for building reading skills at home. NO PROGRAM during the months of June and July.

Read to a DogThird Saturday of Each Month,  3:00 pm to 4:00 pmChildren read to one of Lend a Heart, Lend a Hand's therapy dogs.  Studies have shown that reluctant readers often find success reading to dogs.

Family Movie NightThird Saturday of Each Month  5:30 pm. Join us for our monthly FREE movie.  Feel free to bring snacks and blankets; there will also be popcorn, snacks, and soda on sale. Doors open at 5:30 and the movie  begins at 6 PM.   NO MOVIE in December.Thank you Lincoln Host Lions Club of Lincoln for supporting Family Movie Night

Homework CenterMonday, Tuesday, and Wednesday, 2:45 pm to 4:45 pm.
During the academic year, the Homework Center provides a quiet and safe space for students grades K - 8 to complete homework.  Volunteer coaches provide assistance and several computer workstations are available in the center.  Online help with a live tutor is also available with BrainFuse from 1 to 10 pm.
Summer ReadingJune 9th through July 21stKick off the summer with the Summer Reading Program. This year’s theme is “Reading Takes You Everywhere.” Each week, participants get to pick a new book to keep for their very own. Those who complete the entire program receive a bonus reward. There are also craft and other activities taking place in the library. Thank you Sierra Pacific Foundation and Safeway Foundation for your support of the Summer Reading Program.  

Mystery Book Club

First Monday of Each Month, 11:30 pm to 12:30 pm Enjoy discussing a new "who done it" each month with fellow readers who appreciate a good mystery.


Adult ColoringSecond Monday of Each Month, 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm. Open session to relax and color, for everyone ages 18 and up. Screen free, stress free, and a time to get creative!  

Adult and Family LiteracyThe Lincoln Public Library is now offering an Adult & Family Literacy program through the California Library Literacy services. This is an opportunity to make a significant difference in the lives of adults with limited literacy. If you or someone you know would benefit from this, or if you might be interested in volunteering as a tutor, please come into the library and ask for Michael Givan or email him at
Collections for Visually-Impaired
The library offers an expansive collection of large print books and audio books for patrons who are visually-impaired.
Thank you, Lincoln Hills Foundation, for your long-standing support of this well-appreciated collection.

Online resources are available on your personal electronic device with a Wi-Fi connection and your library card.

EBooks, eAudiobooks, Movies, TV Shows and More (all ages)
The Lincoln Public Library offers several sources for materials for your tablet or other reading device.  The Libby, By Overdrive App provides access to the library's collection of eBooks and eAudiobooks. The EBSCO eBook and eAudiobook collection is available through the library's website under Online Learning.  The Hoopla App provides a variety of media: eBooks, eAudiobooks, movies, TV shows, music, and comics.
Novelist (all ages)
Find your next great read with NoveList Plus. NoveList Plus has expert reading recommendations, series information, reading lists, award winners, book discussion guides, and more.  NoveList K-8 Plus has all the great features of NoveList Plus, but just for kids. Find the next great, age-appropriate read for the younger reader in your life.
HelpNow (all ages) HelpNow offers one-on-one, interactive tutoring in virtually every subject with highly-trained tutors. The service also includes writing and foreign language labs, skills building sessions, and ACT and SAT test prep. The CollegeNow section has advice on several topics from picking a college to editing your essays to applying for scholarships.  The Adult Learning Center provides of rich adult learning content (GED) and live, professional assistance in resume/cover letter writing, U.S. citizenship prep, MS Office Essential Skills Series, and more!

Research (all ages) The Online Learning section of the Library's website contains several sources for research.  Explora provides a safe, trustworthy environment for adults and students of all ages to look up articles and facts for research papers, class projects or homework. Other available sources for research are the online Literary Reference Center Plus and the Points of View Reference Center

JobNow (Teens and Adults) JobNow provides access to live, expert coaches for every stage of a patron's job search. Resume Lab, Resume Templates and Resume Resources are available 24/7. Live job coaches and practice interviewers are available 1-10pm 7 days a week.

Gale Testing & Education Reference CenterThe Testing and Education Reference Center features practice SAT, ACT, AP, and graduate school exams. The Center also allows job seekers to explore career choices and provides access to practice tests and study guides for many career certification exams, such as firefighter, law enforcement, and many more.

Consumer Health Complete
Consumer Health Complete provides content covering all areas of health and wellness from mainstream medicine to the many perspectives of complementary, holistic and integrated medicine.  This full-text database covers topics such as aging, cancer, diabetes, drugs & alcohol, fitness, nutrition & dietetics, children's health, men & women's health, and more. Thank you, Raleys, for providing this valuable resource to the Lincoln community.

Legal Information Reference CenterThe Legal Information Reference Center contains more than 220 full-text publications and thousands of legal forms. This database offers the everyday user the necessary tools and detailed "how-to" instructions to independently address a wide-range of legal issues, including business law, family law, financial planning, property and real estate, rights and disputes, and more.

Small Business Reference CenterThe Small Business Reference Center provides information on relevant topics, from starting a company, operations management and sales, to growing or rescuing a business. The user-friendly interface guides users through small business and entrepreneurial subject areas, common business types, a help and advice section, and provides information on how to create business plans that lead to successful funding.

Auto Repair Reference Center
The Auto Repair Reference Center contains repair information on more than 33,800 domestic and imported vehicles, from 1945 to the present, nearly 800,000 drawings and step-by-step photographs, over 80,000 technical service bulletins, almost 100,000 wiring diagrams, labor and cost estimator, videos and quick tips.