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Library Learning Time Sessions Postponed Until February

Program had been scheduled to start January 3

[illustration of children and giant books]Lincoln City Libraries today announced that in-person Library Learning Time sessions will begin in February rather than January, due to an increase in COVID-19 cases in the community. The program will start Tuesday, February 1.

The programs are as follows:

Babies

This interactive parent-child time with fun activities is designed to promote early literacy, language development and a love of books. For children from birth through 18 months.

  • Eiseley Branch, 1530 Superior Street – Mondays, 10:35 to 10:55 a.m.

Toddler Time

This session features stories, songs, and activities designed to support early literacy skills by building vocabulary and sharing age-appropriate stories in a fun, active, engaging environment. For children ages 18 through 36 months and their parents/caregivers.

  • Anderson Branch, 3635 Touzalin Avenue – Mondays, 10:30 to 10:50 a.m.
  • Bethany Branch, 1810 N. Cotner Blvd. – Tuesdays, 10:30 to 10:50 a.m.
  • Eiseley Branch, 1530 Superior Street – Wednesdays and Thursdays, 10:35 to 10:55 a.m.

Preschoolers

This session includes books and activities that support early literacy by offering vocabulary development, experiences with a wide variety of literature, and participation in language-related activities. For children ages 3 through 5.

  • Anderson Branch, 3635 Touzalin Avenue – Wednesdays, 10:30 to 11 a.m.
  • Bethany Branch, 1810 N. Cotner – Thursdays, 10:30 to 11 a.m.
  • Eiseley Branch, 1530 Superior Street – Tuesdays, 7 to 7:30 p.m.; Wednesdays and Thursdays, 10:30 to 11 a.m.

Wee Workouts

This physically-active session get kids moving and interacting with a fun literacy component. For children ages 2 through 5.

All-Ages and Families

These 30- to 60-minute sessions include books and activities that support early literacy for families with children from infancy through age 8.

  • Bennett Martin Public Library, 136 S. 14th Street – Sundays, 4 to 5 p.m.
  • Eiseley Branch, 1530 Superior – Sundays, 1 to 1:30 p.m.
  • Gere Branch, 2400 S. 56th Street – Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, 10:15 to 10:45 a.m. and 11 to 11:30 a.m.; Thursdays 6:30 to 7 p.m.
  • Walt Branch, 6701 S. 14th Street – Tuesdays and Wednesdays, 10:15 to 10:45 a.m. and 11 to 11:30 a.m.; Saturdays, 10:30 to 11 a.m.

Sensory Storytime

These story times are designed for children who may need a little extra attention or a more controlled environment.

  • Gere Branch, 2400 S. 56th Street – Saturdays, 9:15 to 10:15 a.m.

 

Lincoln City Libraries follows Directed Health Measures from the Lincoln Lancaster County Health Department. Session attendance will be limited and distancing between family groups will be encouraged. For the health and safety of our Library Learning Time patrons and staff, library guests are asked to wear masks during the pandemic.