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The library is closed on Sundays until Oct. 20.

Traveling this Summer? Learn a New Language Online: Transparent is a program for learners of all levels. On a phone, tablet or computer, build listening, speaking, reading and writing skills in a foreign language. Transparent offers courses and supplemental resources for more than 100 languages, including English. With a Lincoln Public Library card handy, visit, select “eSources,” then “Languages” and “Transparent”. For assistance, see a reference librarian or call 781-259-8465.

Upcoming events

Trad Jazz Jam: 1-4:30 p.m. June 15. People can grab their instruments and put on their dancing shoes.

Summer Reading Kickoff Party: 3:30-5 p.m. June 19. Children are invited to the library for face-painting, balloon sculpting (balloons for ages 3 and up), crafts, a raffle, sundaes and a magic show by Ed Popielarczyk at 4 p.m. Also, pick up reading challenge forms. This year, the Friends of the Lincoln Library will be hosting a book sale on the lawn. No registration required.

Knitting Group: 7-8:15 p.m. June 19 and 26. Knitters of all levels are welcome to drop in. Beginners are encouraged to contact Jen James at to find out what materials are required.

Classic Jazz at Lincoln Library: 7:30-8:30 p.m. June 20. Live jazz music and discussion. Free and open to all. Doors open at 7 p.m. Music begins at 7:30 p.m.

Uplifting Reads Book Club: 7-8 p.m. June 24. This week: “Enchanted April” by Elizabeth von Arnim. New members and drop-ins always welcome. Titles in various formats available at least two weeks prior to the meeting. Refreshments served.

Write Stuff seeking new members: 7-8:30 p.m. June 26. Authors (and aspiring authors) of all literary styles are welcome. The group meets on the second and fourth Wednesday evenings of each month at the library. Share work and gain insight into improving it through thoughtful and considerate criticism. Members are encouraged to share their work on a rotating basis (every six to eight weeks). When not reading from their own work, participants will be helping others with their writing. For information on joining, contact Lisa Rothenberg at or call 781-259-8465, ext. 202.

Drop-in Help with eBooks and Audiobooks: 3-5 p.m. June 27. People with a smartphone, Kindle or tablet can receive assistance in using it to check out library e-books and audiobooks. People who drop in should bring an iPhone, Android device, Kindle or tablet, as well as a Minuteman Library Network card and password. Kindle owners will need their Amazon usernames and passwords; Apple owners will need their Apple IDs and passwords. Questions? Contact Kate at

Smart Women Love Money with Alice Finn: 7-8:30 p.m. June 27. Increase investment skills and self-confidence with Lincoln author Alice Finn. Finn leads a discussion about her book “Smart Women Love Money: 5 Simple Life-Changing Rules of Investing.” The event is a casual time to learn and talk about how women can plan their financial futures. Finn’s book was featured by and included along with the best-sellers such as "Lean In" as No. 5 of the “23 Incredible Books Every Woman Should Read As an Adult to See The World in a Different Way.”