E Read Illinois

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Use eRead Illinois by Axis 360 to download over 8000 titles.

Axis 360 is a digital media platform, providing libraries and their patrons with a state of the art system for circulating digital ebooks from the eRead Illinois shared collection for Illinois libraries. Patrons can use a number of devices including iPad, iPhone, Android, Windows, NOOK, Kindle Fire, and other compatible devices.

eRead Illinois offer patrons Children's Books, Fiction titles including African American, Christian, Classics, Contemporary, Crime, Fantasy, Historical, Literary, Mystery, Romance, Science Fiction, etc., and Non Fiction titles including Art, Biographies, Business, Cookbooks, Gardening, How-To, IT, Self Help and many more.

For help using your device to download titles in the eRead Illinois shared collection using Axis 360 choose your device from below and follow the directions to begin borrowing and reading ebooks on the Blio or AxisReader apps.

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You can use either of the following apps to read eBooks with eRead Illinois by Axis 360

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Library Hours

Free Computer Classes
Each month Lincoln Library offers the public free, hands-on computer classes. The workshops cover a variety of topics -- Email, Excel, Facebook, Microsoft Word, Internet Searching, Power Point, Windows, WordPress.Com, Word Processing.

To view this month's schedule and class descriptions, click below. If you see a class that piques your interest, you can register to attend online or by calling 753-4900, ext. 208.

Click here to go to Consumer Reports

Before you buy that gift, read Consumer Reports. New car, washing machine, TV or simply coffee brands, this online resource can help you spend your money wisely.

With a valid Lincoln Library card, you have access to Consumer Report's database of product reviews, in-depth advice and helpful tips. Best part -- you can access the info from your home computer! Give it a try!

If you prefer to flip through the magazine, stop in the library. You can check it out for two weeks.

Click here to go to the book groups

Join one, or both, of the library's book groups and enjoy lively discussion with new friends. The upcoming schedule is as follows:

Contemporary Fiction Book Group
One Moment, One Morning,
by Sarah Rayner
Wednesday, July 23 - 6 p.m.
Carnegie South

Classics Book Group
The Classics Book Group is currently on summer hiatus. The group will resume meeting in October. Sign up here for the Classics Book Group Newsletter and be alerted when the 2014-2015 reading list is announced.