Express Yourself! Back-to-School Bash –
Calling all 6-12th graders! Join us at the library on
September 15th from 6-7:30pm for a back-to-school bash.
We will be making personalized magnets for your locker, as well as
having a photo shoot for this year’s “I Read” posters. And don’t
forget about the munchies and Selfie Ball! Please call 732-5732 or
email firstname.lastname@example.org to register.
Special Needs Family Night –
Join us after library hours on September 26th from
5:30-7pm and introduce your family to our library staff, ask
questions about resources and share feedback about services you
would like to see available for your child or teen with special
needs. Registration is not necessary for this drop-in event.
The library will be closed Monday, Sept. 5 for Labor Day.
– 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
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!
– 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.
– 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.
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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
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 Circulation Staff.
– 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.
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
[Melissa Oxborrow, Lincoln Public Library]