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Back to school -- As families are
getting their kids ready to go back to school, don't forget to add a
library card to the school supply list. Be ready to find the
information for those reports, projects and various assignments that
are just around the corner.
Used Book Sale
The library's annual Used Book Sale takes place each year during
the Lincoln Art & Balloon Festival. Come to the Carnegie Building
Aug. 28 or 29 and choose books for purchase by the bag. The sale is
open that Saturday 9 a.m.-5 p.m. and Sunday 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
The Lincoln Public Library
located at 725 Pekin St., with adult nonfiction and
reference materials in the historic Carnegie Building. The Annex Building directly behind
houses adult fiction and the
Youth Services Department. All library events are free and
open to the public. On the Web, visit
Hours are Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.; Tuesdays
and Thursdays, 9 a.m.-7 p.m.; and Saturdays, 9 a.m.-1 p.m. Phone
217-732-8878 for adult services and 217-732-5732 for youth services.
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has a copy of the required summer reading assignments for
English classes for students attending LCHS.
The library has a
typewriter for free in-house use in the Carnegie Building,
The library offers
free access to its Wi-Fi signal in both buildings.
You can access
several useful sites from the library website's main page, such
as Shelfari, World Book Web, NoveList and Library on the Go.
The library has book bags for sale for
$1.25 each. The bags are made from 100 percent recycled
materials and are perfect for books, groceries and other
errands. They can be purchased in either building.
Miss Lou's blog
Louella Moreland, youth services librarian, has a blog that can
be accessed by linking through
www.lincolnpubliclibrary.org. She discusses new books,
introduces library programs and takes polls. Tell her your ideas and
suggestions. You can also view videos of library programs.
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Library on the Go
The library website has a link to a new feature called Library on
the Go. This is an online database of items to download to your
computer, iPhone or MP3 player. Log in with your Lincoln Public
Library District card number and search for books, music or movies
to download and enjoy.
The Lincoln Public Library District will be closed on Labor Day,
[Text from file received from Marlene
Lincoln Public Library]