Lincoln Library has streaming media with hoopla!
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Instantly borrow free digital movies, music, and more, 24/7 with your library card. Begin enjoying thousands of titles – for movies, TV, music, audiobooks, eBooks and comics– available to borrow for instant streaming or temporary downloading to your smartphone, tablet or computer. The hoopla digital app is available at the Apple App Store, Google Play store and the Amazon App Store.

Learn more, download instructions or watch a video to learn how to use hoopla.

Each library card is limited to 7 checkouts per month.


eCards now available!
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Lincoln Library is excited to announce the addition of eCards! Are you new to Springfield? Don't have time to come downtown to get a library card? Want access to the library's Electronic Resources from home?

Want to check out physical items or use a computer at the library? All you need to do is bring your eCard to the library & a valid photo ID then you will be given full access to ALL library materials.


OTAKU CLUB...Anime Manga & Cosplay
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Come and join the Otaku Club on Wednesday, December 2nd at 5pm. The Otaku Club is for teens and tweens who love everything anime, manga, and cosplay! Join us and join the fun! Bring along a friend!

Learn more at hellomegaotaku.tumblr.com

Tweens (age 12 and under) will need a permission slip signed by a parent or guardian.


Shawna's Sparkle, with Melissa Morrissey
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On Saturday, December 5th at 11 a.m. in the youth services department Melissa Morrissey, a local author and Illinois Teacher of the Year, will read from her book Shawna's Sparkle, a book about self-esteem. Melissa Morrissey "wrote Shawna's Sparkle to encourage children to love and appreciate themselves. It's dedicated to all those who have struggled to find and maintain their sparkle."

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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