Library Renovation To Begin
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The library will begin renovation on Tuesday, September 6th. The renovation will begin with the 3rd floor. The 3rd floor will be closed to customers beginning on Tuesday, September 6th.

Staff will be able to retrieve books from the 3rd floor on an as needed basis. If no one is available to retrieve a book, customers may place a request either with a staff member in person or by calling 217-753-4900 ext. 5630. Customers can also use the library catalog to place a request. Customers will be notified when the item is available for pick-up.

View the press release to learn more about the library renovation.

New 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!

Library Access and Parking Limited
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Parking and access to the library will be limited on Friday, September 23rd through Sunday, September 25th due to the Route 66 Mother Road Fesitval. Starting Friday, September 23rd at noon both 7th Street and Capitol Street will be closed to traffic. The parking garage under the library will also be closed during the festival.

Parking will be available on Saturday, September 24th in the parking garage between the library and the fire station on Capitol Street.

View the fesitval map to see all street closures.

Looking for an audiobook?
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Hoopla has over 30,000 audiobooks available for immediate download. No more putting items on hold. Hoopla allows for immediate checkout and download of their entire collection. Search the hoopla website now to see if they have what you are looking for or you can use the library online catalog to search and download hoopla audiobooks.

Click here for instructions on how to use hoopla with Android, iOS and Kindle Fire HDX devices or a computer.

Hoopla app is available from iTunes, Google Play and Kindle app stores.

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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