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Sunday, June 13, 2021

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Virtual & Some In-Person Summer Reading  2021 “Tails and Tales”               

Register for Summer Reading (Adult, YA or Youth) at https://lincolnheritage.beanstack.org/  Or download the Beanstack Tracker App from either the iTunes Store or Google Play Store.   If you do not have internet access:  Youth: Please contact Ms. Abby at ms.abbylovestoread@gmail.com;   Adult: Please contact the circulation desks at either branch.


Calendar of Events





Adult Resources

Teen Resources 

Tween Resources

Children's Resources

Discover free programs throughout the year for adults 18 years and older. Check the calendar of events for details on adult learning activities, book bingo, book club, crafting, movies, DIY yoga, guest speakers and much more! If you have questions, please call 812-937-7170 or email our adult programmer, Angie Hall at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Although our programs are appropriate for all ages, some are especially helpful for older adults. Whether you are learning a new technology, researching your family tree, or exploring a creative hobby, we have something for you. 

Libraries today offer much more than books, movies, and quiet spaces! Literacy, adventure, and exploration are built into our adult programs, so you can enjoy the Library in new and exciting ways as everyone reads, learns, connects, and creates!

Our adult collection includes materials for ages 18 years and older including fiction, nonfiction, graphic novels, audiobooks, playaways, western section, christian fiction, large print, large print christian fiction, magazines,and DVDs. Be sure to stop by our Indiana Room for your family tree exploration. We also have an extensive eLibrary  collection! To learn more about how we choose materials, see our Collection Development Policy.

Some in-person adult programs have resumed. Masks and registration are required. Limit 8 participants per class.

 asummer2 Welcome to Adult Summer Reading 2021! The theme this year is "Tails & Tales"
Adults 18 years and up can read or listen to any books of their choosing. They can be fiction, nonfiction and/or graphic novels. Record the author and title of each book on your reading log or our Beanstack Tracker App. Show your log to a librarian each time you visit the library for a chance to spin the prize wheel! The program ends Saturday, July 10th and winners will be announced the following week.
Registration is May 24-June 5. Pick up your registration form at the library or you can print it from here.
small thank you Thanks to all of our Summer Reading Sponsors for the Youth and Adult programs:
Abe Lincoln Post 444; All Seasons Lawn Equipment; Big Splash Adventure; Boultinghouse Funeral Home, LLC; Casey’s; Chris Sigler; Chrisney Friends; of Lincoln Heritage Public Library; CMOE (Children’s Museum of Evansville); Dale Fall Festival, Inc.; Dale Friends of LHPL; Eble Heating & Air; Evansville Otters; Family Roots Nursery; Frances Traylor; Grandview Aluminum Products, Inc.; Holiday Foods - Santa Claus; Huntingburg Machine Works; Jasper Engines; Kiwanis Club of Dale; Price & Associates, LLC; Pumpkins and More; Spencer County Bank; Sternberg Ford, Inc.; Thermwood; Weyer Electric, Inc.
Chrisney: Chrisney Friends of LHPL Meeting: Tuesday, July 27 from 5:00-6:00 p.m.
The mission of the Friends of Lincoln Heritage Public Library-Chrisney Branch shall be to support the library by fostering interest, knowledge, and support of the library’s services. Everyone is invited to stop by. Members share an interest in supporting the LHPL Chrisney Branch. The Friends work together to provide assistance and support. Over the past few years, the Friends group supported many programs including Abraham Lincoln Impersonator, David Wolfe; helping with the Chrisney Parades, purchased two of the four laptops along with financial support for summer reading performers.


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Dale: Computer & Technology  Assistance
Mondays & Fridays from 2:00-5:00 p.m. Call 812-937-7170 to schedule an appointment (preferred). 
She can assist you with: setting up an email account; using OverDrive (downloadable books); Word and Excel program basics; filling out online job applications; using a flash drive; sending an email attachment; using the Evergreen library catalog; simply finding information online; assistance with your mobile phones; downloading audio/eBooks on your devices.

We cannot assist with ANY requests involving private personal information, such as SSNs, banking information, insurance forms, taxes, financial information, or passwords, for your safety and personal security, as well as to protect the library and its staff.








Lincoln Pioneer Village & Museum Passes for Checkout

  • One pass may be checked out per library card at one time.
  • Passes can be checked out for 5 days. Overdue fees apply.
  • Passes will not transit between other Evergreen libraries.

Pick-up/Return Passes may be borrowed for five (5) days and may not be renewed. Only one (1) museum pass may be checked out on an adult patron’s card at one (1) time. No pick up or returns on Saturdays or Sundays at the Chrisney Branch or Sundays at the Dale Branch.

Passes may not be placed in any library book return.

Museum passes may be borrowed once every 30 days by Lincoln Heritage Public Library cardholders over 18 years of age who are in good standing and are clear of fines $10.00 and over.  Only one museum pass kit can be reserved at one time per address or family within a one-month period.  There are no renewals for any museum pass.

Passes are subject to availability, and are reserved on a first-come, first-serve basis.  The Library has the right to monitor usage to ensure fairness and access for the greatest number of patrons.

Borrowers are responsible for calling the museum directly for hours of operation, parking, or directions.  The museum reserves the right to determine the rules and regulations governing the use of the museum pass.  Borrowers are advised to have a back-up plan in case the museum is unexpectedly closed, if the Library must close for emergency, or if the museum pass is not returned on time.  The Library is not responsible in case any of these things happen.

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Dale: Yoga with Stacie
Namaste! Yoga at the Library is back! Join Stacie on Wednesday mornings from 10:00-10:30 a.m. for YouTube Yoga. Stacie will be supervising the group while watching a YouTube lead yoga class.  This class will lead participants in yoga poses to create a mind-body connection and improve strength, flexibility, and balance.  Each session will last for a half hour and will be suited to all skill levels. Held in the Hoosier Room in the library basement.  Registration and masks are required along with a waiver of liability form must be filled out prior to participation.  Please be sure to wear comfortable clothes, bring your own yoga mat, towel, water bottle (you can fill it using our new touchless water bottle filler upstairs), yoga blocks and any other items you may want to use.

There will NOT be classes on July 14th, July 21st or July 28th.  We apologize for the inconvenience.


LHPL Pen Pal Club
Join our LHPL Pen Pal Club for our local Homebound & Nursing Home Residents. For ages 7 yrs. & up Simply request an application and we will match you with a pen pal. You can write your letters at the library or at home. Simply sharing a handwritten note, a funny story or your favorite poem, you can make a senior feel connected with their community and overcome any feeling of loneliness they may be experiencing.  Registration forms, letter templates and free envelopes are available at LHPL.  To register, please email Justine Thomas at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.Your message or hand-written note is a simple gesture that can go a long way and will make a Senior’s day. We will mail them. So, no cost to you.

Homebound Delivery
A delivery program for our patrons who are homebound or in a nursing facility in Northern Spencer County. This is a free service. Justine Thomas is our homebound coordinator and she will be happy to deliver your library materials at an arranged time. Because Library items can be checked out for 3 weeks, she generally makes deliveries every three weeks. Deliveries are usually made on Friday afternoons. To learn more about the homebound service or to sign-up, call Justine at the Lincoln Heritage Public Library at 812-937-7170.
genealogy20 Dale: Genealogy Assistance 1:30-4:00 p.m. Mask required.
Justine will be available in person or via email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..
She loves filtering through the branches of your family tree. This is a free service.
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Dale: Undergrounds Book Store
The Undergrounds Book Store is open monthly on the third Saturday each month as well as, extended sales in April and October from 9:00-12:45 p.m. All three locations of sale items: The Book Store, the Children's Book Nook, and the Adult Book Nook are located in the basement of the Dale Branch. Youth under 14 years of age must have parent with them at all times in the basement.​
​The Store offers a vast collection of both books and audiovisuals. The continuously changing stock has most genres of fiction, non-fiction, and audio-visuals. ​Hardcover books $1.00; trade paperbacks are $.50; mass market paperbacks .50 cents; Magazines .25 or 5/$1.00; CD's 2/$1.00; CD boxed sets $1.00; DVD's $3.00; Audio-books $3.00; Children's Hardbacks $1.00 or 6 for $5.00; Children's paperback $.50 or five/$2.00; puzzles $3.00; Cash or check (checks made out to the Dale Friends of LHPL) ​Operated by the Dale Friends of the Lincoln Heritage Public Library volunteers, proceeds from book sales benefit all library programs and related events. ​​Books and media come from discarded inventory from the library and community contributions. Donations can be dropped off at the library's circulation desk during library hours. Clean out those bookshelves and restock with new titles from the Undergrounds Book Store.

Dates Book Store is open: June 19; July 17, August 21, September 18, October 16, November 20 & December 18

small scholastic Scholastic Book Fair (all ages)
We will be hosting a huge Scholastic Book Fair from July 12th-24th.  Each child will earn $1 for each week that they complete the reading challenge on Beanstack or using the paper log.  Also, children who participated last summer will FINALLY get to spend their dollars from last summer also.  The Book Fair will be open 15 minutes after the library opens each day and will close 15 minutes before the library closes each day. 
wow view at the zoo Dale: Karen Moran Memorial StoryWalk® 

This activity is for readers of all ages. Take a walk around the Dale Branch starting at the back patio near the Dale Community Center. On Monday, April 23, 2018 Lincoln Heritage Public Library dedicated an outdoor story walk with a ribbon cutting in memory of former library director, Karen Moran, who passed away in 2017. Karen served as the library director from 1997-2008. The inaugural story was Karen's favorite book "Heidi".

Books by Month on the Storywalk:
June/July: "The View at The Zoo" by  Kathleen Long Bostrom

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Chrisney: StoryWalk® 
This is for all ages. Stroll the 1/2-mile walk between the Chrisney Branch and Chrisney Elementary. Who doesn't love getting exercise while reading a funny story along the way. Enjoyable for the entire family. Bring a picnic lunch to enjoy under our solar paneled pavilion.

Books by Month on the Storywalk:
June: "The Snail and the Whale" by Julia Donaldson 
July: "Grumpy Monkey" by Suzanne Lang

Dale: Manic Monday 4th each month
This program will be held on the 4th Monday each month at the Dale Branch from 6:00-7:00 p.m. CST and will host a guest speaker (or extra craft or book bingo if no speaker). Limited to 8 adults 18 years and up. Registration and masks are required. All materials will be provided.

Monday, June 28: Essential Oils with Darlene Johnston; Monday, July 26: Sales Salvation: Three Don'ts of Selling Your Product; Monday, August 23: TBA ;  Monday, September 27: TBA ;Monday, October 25: Protect Your Livestock without Poison or Traps: The Basics of Livestock Guardian Dogs; Monday, November 22: TBA; Monday, December 27: TBA

Dale: Book Bingo
Join Angie on the 2nd Monday each month from 6:00-7:00 p.m. CST for many rounds of Book Bingo. Bingo and win free books from the Undergrounds Bookstore or other book related prizes. Limited to 8 adults ages 18 years and older. Masks and registration are required for all participants. 

June 14th; July 12th; August 9th; September 13th; October 11th; November 8th; December 13th

dry canvas Dale: Creative Crafting Monday

Angie has some really neat crafts for you to create on the 1st Monday each month from 6:00-7:00 p.m. CST. All materials will be provided unless otherwise noted. Limited of 8 adults (18 years and older). Masks and registration are required.

July 5: CLOSED; August 2: Bowling Trophy Bottle Stoppers; August 30: Dried Flower Necklace; September 6: CLOSED; October 4: Chalkboard Owl Ornament; November 1: Craft Stone Magnets; November 29: Create a Christmas Ornament.

  library board meeting Dale: Library Board Meeting

The board meets on the 3rd Monday of each month at 6:30 p.m. in the basement boardroom. Regular, special and
executive session meetings will be publicized and conducted in accordance with the Open Door Law of Indiana (IC 5-14-1.5).

Board Meeting Dates: June 21, July 19, August 16, September 20, October 18, November 15 & December 20

adult trivia Dale: Adult Game Night

Mark your calendar for the 3rd Monday of even months from 6:00-7:00 p.m. CST for a fun night of games. This event will be held in the library basement. Limited to 8 adults ages 18 years and older. Masks and registration are required.

June 21st: Adult Trivia Night;  August 16th; October 18th; December 20th

Dale: Adult Health & Fitness Seminar

Angie has a terrific Health & Fitness seminar planned on the 3rd Monday of odd months from 6:00-7:00 p.m. CST. Guest speakers along with Angie will be presenting great ways to stay fit and eat healthy. Limited to 8 adults ages 18 years and older. Masks and registration are required.

July 19th; September 20th; November 15th

Dale: Friends Silent Book Auction
The Dale Friends of Lincoln Heritage Public Library are offering an opportunity to shop at the library for gifts. Silent book auction items will be displayed at the Dale Branch near the circulation desk. Bids are made in increments of no less than $.50 and accepted until noon on the last Friday of the month. You may place a bid in person OR by calling the library at 812.937.7170. Monthly winners will be notified by phone the afternoon of Friday, June 25.
Starting Bid - $3.00 The last date/time to place a bid is 12:00 noon on Friday, June 25
June Selections starting bid - $3.00
"Stong Fathers, Strong Daughters" by Meg Meeker, M.D.
"Love Finds You in Liberty, Indiana" by Melanie Dobson
"The Reckoning" by John Grisham
"Bridge to Haven" by Francine Rivers
"The Cloister" by James Carroll