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Renovation of the Second Floor Resumes Monday, April 21

Please keep in mind, that during the renovation . . .

  • the second floor will be closed to customers

  • items located on the second floor (nonfiction, biographies, audiovisuals, etc) will be available by request only (Note, new nonfiction will be available for customer browsing on the third floor. A small selection of DVDs will be available at the Circulation Desk. )

    • Item hold requests can be placed through the online catalog or by phoning 753-4900, ext. 206. Customers will be notified by email or mail (generally within 24-48 hours) when the material is available for pick up.

      To place a hold request through the online catalog :
      • find item in catalog
      • click "place hold"
      • enter library card number and PIN. (PINs can be obtained at the Circulation Desk.)

  • Reference librarians will be available to answer questions at the Contemporary Fiction Desk, first floor. Patrons can phone-in questions, by calling 753-4900, ext. 206.

  • Public computer use by adults will be limited to the terminals located on the third floor. Customers should anticipate delays. Sessions will be limited to 30 minutes. If there is not a waiting list, computer use may be extended by 30–minute intervals, up to the daily 2-hour maximum.

The remodeling of the second floor is anticipated to take several weeks. Improvements include new carpeting, fresh paint, a reading room, a computer classroom, and a consolidated are for the public computer terminals. Check Lincoln Library's web page, Facebook and Twitter for remodeling updates.

Holiday Closings
easter basket

Lincoln Library will be closed on Friday, April 18, in observance of the Good Friday holiday.

The library will also be closed on Sunday, April 20 for Easter.

NOTE: The library will be open regular business hours (10 a.m.-5 p.m.) on Saturday, April 19.

Consumer Reports
consumer reports

Before you buy that gift, read Consumer Reports. New car, washing machine, TV or simply coffee brands, this online resource can help you spend your money wisely.

With a valid Lincoln Library card, you have access to Consumer Report's database of product reviews, in-depth advice and helpful tips. Best part -- you can access the info from your home computer! 24 hours a day! 7 days a week! Give it a try by clicking below on Electronic Resources.

If you prefer to flip through the magazine, stop in the library. You can check it out for two weeks. If it is already being used by another customer, staff can help you put a hold on the desired issue. You will be contacted when it becomes available. Or, give the electronic version a try! it is always available!

Book Groups

Join one, or both, of the library's book groups and enjoy lively discussion with new friends. The upcoming schedule is as follows:

Classics Book Group
1984, by George Orwell
Monday, April 21- Noon
Bicentennial Room

Contemporary Fiction Book Group
There But For The,
by Ali Smith
Wednesday, April 23
6 p.m.
Carnegie South