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[December 12, 2014]
Tuesday With Santa will be December 9 from 5:30 to 7 p.m.
Family Lego Day will be Saturday, January 10 from 10 to 11:30
The Library will be closed the following dates:
November 27 – Thanksgiving Day
The Lincoln Public Library
located at 725 Pekin St., with adult nonfiction and
reference materials in the historic Carnegie Building. The Annex directly behind
houses adult fiction and the
Youth Services Department.
All library events are free and
open to the public. Online, 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.
217-732-8878 for adult services and 217-732-5732 for youth services.
Fix-It Lincoln – The Library now offers a new collection of
books on maintenance, repair, and upkeep. The books include topics
such as automobiles, homes, lawns, health care, musical instruments,
boats, and much more. Funding for this grant was awarded by the U.S.
Institute of Museum and Library Services to the Secretary of
State/Illinois State Library.
3M Cloud – This is our new e-book database, which is an
addition to our existing Library On The Go database. Thousands of
titles are available, with more being added weekly, and can be
searched via our online catalog. You will need a PIN number to get
started. Stop by our Circulation Department for the easy
Zinio – An electronic magazine collection with hundreds of
titles. Create your account with Zinio from our website and start
reading. Stop by the Circulation Desk for more information.
Going on a trip? – The Circulation Staff can put a hold on
any outstanding requests you may have so you will get them when you
return. Just stop by and let the staff know your travel dates.
E-mails and text messages – Our computer program allows
patrons to receive texts and/or
e-mails for notification of reserved items and overdue notices. If
you are interested in this service, please talk to a member of our
PIN Numbers – Don’t forget to take advantage of a PIN number
(password) for your account. With a PIN, you can search the entire
POLARIS system, see what items you have out, and request and renew
books from home.
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Gift Certificates – Need a gift idea? You can
purchase a one year Library card for an individual or complete
family that lives out of the library district. We will provide a
gift certificate for presenting, and the recipient can bring it in,
along with a photo ID and proof of address to receive their own
Book Clubs - The Annex Building Circulation Desk collects reading
lists for all the Book Clubs in the area. So if you can’t remember
what you read or what you are supposed to read, we have you covered.
Drop off your lists at the Circulation Desk, or e-mail April Jensen,
Circulation Manager, at
Links on our Website
Our website has links to many free services, such as Library On The
Go, WorldCat, Khan Academy, the improved World Book Web, and our Ask
A Librarian service, as well as various downloadable forms. Check
out what’s new!
[Text from file received from Marlene
Lincoln Public Library]