December Library Notes
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[December 23, 2016]
All library events are FREE and open to the public.
Trim the Tree! Party
Saturday, December 3 from 10AM noon for children and teens. Make
ornaments for our tree and help us decorate! Everyone will take
home an ornament for their tree, too. Please call 732-5732 to
register for this FREE event.
Thursday, December 29 from 1PM 3PM. Drop in for creative fun
during Christmas break. Open to children and teens of all ages.
Please call 732-5732 with questions or to register for this FREE
December 26 -
Observance of Christmas
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.
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.
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 whats new!
3M Cloud This is our new ebook 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 easy instructions.
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
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PIN Numbers Dont 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.
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 Library Card.
Book Clubs - The Annex Building Circulation Desk collects
reading lists for all the Book Clubs in the area. So if you cant
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
[Melissa Oxborrow, Lincoln Public Library]