Lincoln Public Library events, announcements

For a complete schedule of programs:
MLNMobile: MLNMobile is the Minuteman Library Network app: a handy way to search the catalog, place requests, and manage a library account from a handheld phone or tablet. Includes a digital library card, as well as access to free e-books, digital audiobooks, streaming movies and much more digital content. Easily find directions, contact information and event details. Find MLNMobile in your app store under “Minuteman Library Network.”
Trad Jazz Jam : 1-4:30 p.m. April 15. Grab an instrument and put on some dancing shoes. Join in for a toe-stomping jazz jam.
Mini Golf: 1-4 p.m. April 18. Play miniature golf in the library. The course has hills, jumps, bumps, twists and loops and is suitable for kids (and adults) of all ages. Drop in.
Yo-Yos, Music & Dance: 11 a.m.-noon April 19. OOCH WORLD presents a show that is half yo-yo tricks and half dance party. For the whole family. Drop in.
Family Game Night: 7-8 p.m. April 19. The library breaks out its collection of board and card games, and patrons, family and friends of all ages can play whatever ones they like. Attendees can bring a favorite game to share if they wish. The library asks that children under the age of 8 be accompanied by an adult. Snacks provided. Drop in.
Coding with Minecraft: 10 a.m.-noon April 20. This two-hour workshop, led by instructors from the Rhode Island Computer Museum, introduces coding concepts by showing kids how to build or change the game using the Javascript or Python programming language. The setup is easy for beginners, challenging for experienced gamers, and fun for everyone. Ages 8-12. To register, call the library at 781-259-8465, ext. 4.
Assateague Island Wild Ponies: 7-8:30 p.m. April 20. In conjunction with his art show in the main gallery, artist Rob Franco will present a DVD and lead a discussion on the wild ponies and of Assateague Island on the Eastern shore of Maryland. There are approximately 105 ponies managed by the U.S. Park Service on the island, roaming freely and left completely wild.
Movies & Muffins: 10:30-11 a.m. April 21. Gentle short films based on beloved children’s books. Recommended for ages 2 and up. Drop in.
Middle Grade Book Share: 7-8 p.m. April 24. For seventh- and eighth-graders wondering what to read next. Kids discover new books based on other kids’ recommendations, and share what they’ve been reading. Snacks provided.
Mystery Monday Book Group: 7-8 p.m. April 24. “Blue Heaven,” by C.J. Box. Copies are available at the circulation desk two weeks ahead of the meeting. All are welcome.
Rock and Read: a Preschool Storytime: 11-11:30 a.m. April 25. A lively story program combining books, music and movement. Come prepared to dance. Drop in every Tuesday at 11 a.m. Recommended for ages 3-5, but everyone is welcome.
First Parish Meditation Group: 4-5:30 p.m. April 25. All are welcome to attend. Contact Lorraine Fiore at 259-8582.
Books & Bites book group: 3:30-4:15 p.m. April 27. For fourth- through sixth-graders who love to read. Join in for a lively book discussion and fun activity. Snacks provided. No registration is necessary. Books are available at the Children’s Desk two weeks before the meeting.
Climate Change: 7-8:30 p.m. April 27. Talk with NOAA Regional Administrator Ellen Mecray.

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