1000 Books Before Kindergarten
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1000 Books Before Kindergarten is a program to have parents or caregivers read 1,000 books to their child before kindergarten to prepare them and have them exceeding in school.

Prizes will be handed out at the library for every 100 books read by parents or caregivers. There is no time limit and the program will continue year round. Please register in person at the Youth Services desk.

For more information about the 1000 Books Before Kindergarten program please visit their official website or stop by the Youth Services desk.

Need help finding the library's new Mystery, Science Fiction, Fantasy or Western? image of Select Reads logo

Use SelectReads to view lists of our newest additions broken down into different genres. If you want the list automatically sent to your email every month then sign up to receive the monthly newsletters.  All items in the newsletters are linked to the library online catalog for quick searching and placing items on hold.

Newsletters available include:
Quick Picks - Creates a list of items from the entire collection based on your genre choice. New Titles - Choose a genre and get a list of items new to the library in the last 30 days. MySelectReads and Author Spotlight allow you to choose a subject or author and get updates when new items by that author or about that subject are added to collection.

Sign up now!

Rosetta Stone eResource
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Available online today! Learn from home on your computer or mobile device. Rosetta Stone includes 30 languages with all levels of training, providing instruction for beginners through complete fluency. Some of the languages included are English, French, German, Hindi, Italian, Persian (Farsi), Spanish (both Latin America and Spain), and many more!

Visit our Electronic Resource page to learn more or download instructions now.

Lincoln Library cards are required to use Rosetta Stone. Don't have a library card? Learn how to get one here!

FREE Computer/eReader Classes
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Starting back up again in March. Learn the basics of using a computer, Windows 10, Microsoft Word, PowerPoint and Excel. Sign up for help with your eReader to get your library app questions answered. Learn about all the library's online genealogy resources and more.

The library has FREE computer classes every week!

To learn more about the classes being offered this month or sign up for a class visit the library calendar or call 217-753-4900 ext. 5627.



New @ the Library...
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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