Concrete Creations Part
1 & 2
All teens (grades 6 - 12)
are invited to join us at the library for fun with Shapecrete, which
molds like clay and hardens like concrete. On Friday, July 14 from
3-4:30 pm, teens can design and sculpt jewelry, containers and more.
During the second class on Friday, July 21 from 3-4:30 pm their
creations can be painted and finished before taking them home.
Last day to turn in Summer Reading logs!
Saturday, July 29 is the
last day logs can be returned in order to receive a t-shirt for the
juvenile program and to be entered in grand prize drawing for the
4th of July - Tuesday, July 4, 2017
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 what’s 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.
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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.
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 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]