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Be sure to also keep an eye on these special events for teens, special Storytimes, and Programs and Events for everyone!

Star Wars Reads DayStar Wars Reads Day
Saturday October 11, 2014
Walt Branch Library
For all ages
Star Wars Reads Day III will be celebrated on October 11 this year and you can participate in it at Walt Library. At 10:30 a.m. there will be a Star Wars Storytime. At 1:30 p.m. children aged 12 and under can test their knowledge in a Star Wars Trivia Contest. At 3:00 p.m. members of the 501st Central Garrison will make a special appearance. Have your picture taken with several members of this Star Wars costumed organization. There will be crafts, activities and lots of Star Wars books to read and check out. Star Wars Reads Day is sponsored worldwide by Disney Publishing Worldwide and its many publishing partners.

Lego SundaysBatman Birthday Bash
Monday, October 13, 2014
All Day
Gere Branch Library
For all ages
Comic book professionals Bob Hall and Nate Hamel will show the audience how to draw Batman. The program at 10:00 a.m. is designed for the elementary age and the program at 11:30 a.m. is designed for all ages. Crafts will be available all afternoon. Photos will be taken with Batman from 6:00 - 7:00 p.m.

Spooky (but not too spooky) StorytimeSpooky (but not too spooky) Storytime
Tuesday, October 28, 2014
7:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Eiseley Branch Library
For all ages
Join us for seasonal stories about things that go bump in the night! Please feel free to dress up or come as you are, all are welcome.

Players from the Lincoln Stars Hockey Team Will Visit Lincoln City Libraries' Storytime in November
Lincoln City Libraries is partnering with the Lincoln Stars hockey team during the month of November. Players will visit certain preschool storytimes, read aloud to the children, and teach them a little about the game and the equipment.

Lincoln Stars"We are excited by the opportunity given to us by the Lincoln City Libraries for our Stars players to meet and interact with children from the community. Many of these children look up to the players as role models, and we feel it is our obligation to set a good example and encourage reading on a daily basis." Alanna Morse, Head of Business Development, Lincoln Stars.

The schedule is as follows:

Wednesday, November 5, 10:30 a.m., South Library
Thursday, November 6, 10:30 a.m. Bethany Library
Wednesday, November 12, 10:30 a.m., Anderson Library
Tuesday, November 18, 10:30 a.m., Gere Library
Wednesday, November 19, 10:30 a.m., Eiseley Library
Thursday, November 20, 10:30 a.m., Bennett Martin Library
Tuesday, November 25, 10:30 a.m., Walt Library

Preschool storytime supports early literacy by offering vocabulary development, experiences with a variety of literature, and participation in language-related activities. Pre-registration is not required, and newcomers are always welcome. This program is free and open to the public.

Lego SundaysLego Sundays
First and Third Sundays (may be subject to change), September 2014 through May 2015
2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Eiseley Branch Library
For all ages
Sundays just got a lot more fun! Now in addition to reading, Wifi and homework, we have Lego Sundays at the library! This program is free and open to youth, young adults and their parents.