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.

Library Closure...
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The library will be closed on Friday, September 30th for the library's annual Staff Institute. Library staff will be participating in a day of continuing education and training so as to better serve customers.

eResources & eDownloads are available to library card holders 24/7. Also, library accounts can be managed and items renewed with the online catalog at any time. The renewals phone line will be open for messages during the closer at 217-753-4900 x5616.

The library will re-open on Saturday, October 1st at 10 a.m. for regular library hours.

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!

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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