Kids

Kids' Electronic Resources | Recommended Internet Sites | Story Times


  • Lincoln Library's Youth Services provides thousands of books for pre-readers through teen readers. To contact Youth Services, phone 217-753-4900, extension 212.
  • The children's area offers books, audiobooks, music, videos, video games, and computer software to meet the needs of children through sixth grade, but access to the collection is in no way limited by age.
  • Another service offered is Dial-a-Story. Just call 217-525-5000 to hear a story.
  • The young adult area includes fiction and graphic novels for teen readers. Young adult nonfiction is intershelved with the adult collection, but is marked with a Young Adult sticker on the book's spine.

Reading and research databases

bookflix logoBookFlix (Click this link for in-library use only). Read and listen to books on the Internet. For grades pre-kindergarten to 3rd. (Limited to Lincoln Library customers only).
Home Access for Scholastic BookFlix (Lincoln Library card number required).

brainfuse logo Brainfuse Get online homework help daily from 2-11 p.m. (Limited to Lincoln Library customers only; home use requires Lincoln Library card number).

kids infobits articles Kids InfoBits Includes more than 80 full-text, age-appropriate magazines, full-text reference content from Blackbirch Press®, and Merriam-Webster®’s Elementary Dictionary. (Limited to Lincoln Library customers only; home use requires Lincoln Library card number).

tumblebooks logo TumbleBook Library A collection of animated talking picture books.

Full list of subscription databases at Lincoln Library

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