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Reader's Resources

Looking for the latest fiction? Stop by our Readers' Services desk at the library. Online, check out programs we have planned for book lovers and sites of special interest to readers.

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Downloadable Materials


click here to go to eBooks by EBSCO host
This is a collection of mostly nonfiction online books to
read or browse. It is possible to browse by subject category. Just click the eBooks link at the top left of the screen.

EBSCOhost eBooks

Home access with Lincoln Library card number.

Note: These titles cannot be transferred to portable devices, but they can be accessed by portable devices that have a browser( Safari, IE, Firefox, etc.).

click here to go to eRead Illinois
Use eRead Illinois by Axis 360 to download over 8000
eBook titles from eRead Illinois (Axis360) to your mobile device or computer.

For instructions choose your device below.
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Learn how to use eRead Illinois (Axis360).

click here to go to Gale Virtual Reference Library
Encyclopedias, almanacs, and specialized reference
sources for multidisciplinary research. These reference materials can be accessed online at the
library or remotely 24/7.

Gale Virtual Reference Library (GVRL)

Note: These titles can be downloaded to portable devices
that are PDF compatable.

click here to go to Libary on the Go
Download eBooks, eAudiobooks, Music, and Video downloads from Library On The Go (OverDrive) to your mobile device or computer. Use the Kids and Teens eReading Rooms to have filtered pages that provide a safe and easy browsing experience.

For instructions choose your device below.
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Learn how to use Library on the Go (OverDrive).
click here to go to One Click digital
Access audiobooks that can be downloaded to your
portable devices. You must create an account at
OneClickdigital before you can use
OneClickdigital and before using the app.

To download the app choose your device below.
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Learn how to use OneClickdigital (Recorded Books).
click here to go to Open Library
Borrow eBooks from a growing collection of mainly 20th Century titles from Open Library.  Each title can be borrowed by one patron at a time, and can be read in a web browser or in PDF or ePUB format and transferred to most popular eReader devices.  A small number of titles are available in Kindle format. Visitors to Open Library can create a free account and access the growing collection.

Learn how to use Open Library.

click here to go to Project Gutenberg
Project Gutenberg offers over 45,000 free ebooks. You can download formats suitable for eReaders, such as the Nook, Kindle, iPad, etc., mobile phones, and other devices. Choose among epub books, kindle books, and more to download to your eReader, mobile device or read them in a web browser.

Learn how to use Project Gutenberg.

 

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