Library Renovation
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The library renovation is moving right along. We are seeing progress every day.


All fiction, audiobooks, large print and paperbacks are now located on the 3rd floor.

The Children's/Teens department will be closed from Friday, January 6th thru Tuesday, January 17th. The next story time will take place on Thursday, January 19th at 10:30 a.m.

Customers will still have access to the children's items by submitting a request in the online catalog, with a staff member in person or by calling 217-753-4900 ext. 5630. Please give us at least 24 hours to fulfill requests. Customers will be notified when the item is available for pick-up.

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Join us at the library on Saturday, January 28 from 12 PM - 3 PM for the Springfield Area's Many Ethnicities Intercultural Festival to celebrate and explore the many ethnic identities that make up Springfield, IL.

Meet people from other countries and satisfy your curiosity. We've invited different groups and cultural organizations to create educational displays and answer your questions. You can also participate in a community art project and learn more about Library resources for learning languages or learning about your family's roots. View the festival schedule!



Rosetta Stone eResource
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Available online today! Learn from home on your computer or mobile device. Rosetta Stone includes 30 languages with all levels of training, providing instruction for beginners through complete fluency. Some of the languages included are English, French, German, Hindi, Italian, Persian (Farsi), Spanish (both Latin America and Spain), and many more!

Visit our Electronic Resource page to learn more or download instructions now.

Lincoln Library cards are required to use Rosetta Stone. Don't have a library card? Learn how to get one here!

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Need help finding your next book, cd, or dvd? SelectReads allows readers to view newsletters or sign up to receive the monthly newsletters about library items via e-mail.  All items in the newsletters are linked to the library online catalog for quick searching.

Newsletters available include: Quick Picks - Creates a list of items from the entire collection based on your genre choice. New Titles - Choose a genre and get a list of items new to the library in the last 30 days. MySelectReads and Author Spotlight allow you to choose a subject or author and get updates when new items by that author or about that subject are added to collection. Sign up now!

Come into the library and browse the shelves or search the catalog to find our latest additions.
Below are some of the titles added this month or click here to view a complete list of new items.

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