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Library Lineup Newsletter, September-November 2022
(also available as a flipbook)

Library Learning Times (Storytimes)

September 6 – December 1, 2022

Here is a printable schedule of our Library Learning Times for September through November.

Because of the unpredictability of COVID in our community, we may move some Library Learning Times outdoors, limit group size, and/or implement social distancing. Thank you for your understanding.

Babies
For children birth to 18 months. An interactive parent-child time with fun activities designed to promote early literacy, language development and a love of books.
Eiseley Branch: Mondays, 10:3510:55 a.m.
Gere Branch: Mondays, 10:0510:25 a.m.
Tuesdays, 10:45 – 11:05 a.m.

Toddler Time
For children ages 18-36 months and parents or caregivers. Stories, songs, and activities designed to support early literacy skills by building vocabulary and sharing age-appropriate stories in a fun, active, engaging environment.
Anderson Branch: Mondays, 10:3010:50 a.m
Bethany Branch: Tuesday, 10:3010:50 a.m.
Eiseley Branch: Wednesday & Thursday, 10:3510:55 a.m.
Walt Branch: Tuesday & Wednesday, 10:15-10:35 a.m. and 11:00-11:20 a.m.

Preschoolers
For children ages three, four, and five. A half-hour of books and activities supporting early literacy by offering vocabulary development, experiences with a wide variety of literature, and participation in language-related activities.
Anderson Branch: Wednesdays, 10:30 – 11 a.m.
Bethany Branch: Thursdays, 10:30 – 11 a.m.
Eiseley Branch: Tuesdays, 7:00 – 7:30 p.m.
Wednesdays & Thursdays, 10:30 – 11:00 a.m.
Walt Branch: Tuesdays & Wednesdays, 10:15 – 10:45 a.m. and 11:00 – 11:30 a.m.

Music and Movement
For children 18 months to 5 years old and their caregivers. Dance, sing, play, wiggle and learn with our storytellers during this interactive storytime.
Gere Branch: Tuesdays, 10:05 – 10:35 a.m.
Wednesdays, 10:45 – 11:15 a.m.
Thursdays, 10:05 – 10:35 a.m. and 6:30 – 7:00 p.m.

Wee Workouts
For children two to five years old. Get kids moving and interacting with a fun literacy component.
Eiseley Branch: Tuesday, 10:35 – 10:55 a.m.

All-Ages and Families
Children 0-8 and their caregivers are invited to join our storytellers in exploring early literacy skills like singing, playing, reading, talking and writing through books, songs, activities and more.
Bennett Martin Public Library: Sundays, 4-5 p.m.
Eiseley Branch: Sundays, 1-1:30 p.m.
Gere Branch: Wednesdays, 10:05 – 10:35 a.m. and Thursdays, 10:45-11:15 a.m.
South Branch: Wednesday, 10:30 – 11:00 a.m.
Walt Branch: Saturday, 10:30 – 11:00 a.m.

Sensory Storytime
A storytime for children who may need a little extra attention or a more controlled environment. Geared for preschool and suited for ages 2-8.
Gere Branch:
September 10 – October 15, Saturdays, 9:15–10:15 a.m.
November 5 – November 26, Saturdays, 9:15–10:15 a.m.

Around Town Storytimes
Join Read Aloud Lincoln at these parks and places in the Lincoln area for storytimes: featuring stories, movement, music and more. All sessions are 30 minutes. Look for the LNKLibraries feather flag! All start times are at 10:30 a.m.

August 21: College View Farmers Market (4801 Prescott Ave.)
September 9: Picnic Hill Orchard (10500 Yankee Hill Road)
October 14: Spring Creek Prairie Audubon Center (11700 SW 100th St, Denton)
November 10: Lincoln Children’s Museum (1420 P St.)

Storytimes To Go

Storytimes To Go are intended for day care providers or parents that want to create a simple storytime for their children. We currently have ten Storytime themes to choose from. Library staff will put the plan and five books that match the theme into a book bag for you to pick up at the library. There is a limit of one Storytime theme per request. Please allow 3-4 days for your request to be processed.

Grab & Go Book BundlesGrab & Go Book Bundles are here!

Each pre-made bundle of 3-5 books will help you to get in and out of the library quickly and leave with a great selection of books your kids will love!

We have some great ways to find storytimes, books, activities, and educational fun online on our Learning Links page!

Lincoln Public Schools students can now check out Lincoln City Libraries’ eBooks and audiobooks using the Sora app. Here’s how!

Lincoln Public Schools students can also check out Lincoln City Libraries’ eBooks and audiobooks using the Sora app. Here’s how!

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