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.
Reading Programs | Book Groups | Reader's Electronic Resources | Reader's Links | Downloadable Materials
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.
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.).
Use eRead Illinois
by Axis 360 to download over 8000
eBook titles from eRead Illinois (Axis360) to your mobile device or computer.
Learn how to use eRead Illinois (Axis360).
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.
Download eBooks, eAudiobooks, Music, and Video downloads from Library On The Go
(OverDrive) to your mobile device or computer. Use the Kids
eReading Rooms to have filtered pages that provide a safe and easy browsing experience.
Learn how to use Library on the Go (OverDrive).
Access audiobooks that can be downloaded to your
portable devices. You must create an account at
before you can use
OneClickdigital and before using the app.
Learn how to use OneClickdigital (Recorded Books).
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.
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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