Sign up online for a new library eCard!
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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?

New adult (ages 18+) library customers can sign up for an eCard online and get your library card mailed to you. Once you receive your new eCard in the mail you will have access to ALL Electronic Resources. 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, both electronic and physical.


Read book reviews by Lincoln Library staff!
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Books Worth a Look is a blog created, managed and updated by Lincoln Library staff. Visit the blog today and find reviews of books enjoyed by various staff members. Browse the reviews by category to find your next great read, or feel free to leave a comment on a review.

Click here to read one of the many reviews available.

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.


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The Pillowcase Project for Kids
in Grades 3-5
Saturday, August 29 @ 11 a.m.

The American Red Cross is holding a free Pillowcase Project for children, in grades 3-5, on Saturday, August 29 at 11 a.m. in the library's Carnegie Room.

Kids participating will receive a preparedness supply kit, which includes a "My Preparedness Workbook," a pillowcase to personalize and a certificate of completion.

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Labor Day
Monday, September 7

Lincoln Library will be closed on Monday, September 7, in observance of the Labor Day holiday. Normal business hours will resume on Tuesday, September 8.

Remember, although the building will be closed, ebooks and many electronic resources are available through the web page - Readers and Research.

book groups
Click here to go to the book groups

Contemporary Fiction Book Group
meets in the DeFrates Reading Room at 6 p.m. The summer schedule is . . .

September 23:
Defending Jacob, by William Landay

October 28:
Karilyne's Korner, by Kristy Woods

November 18:
The Johnstown Flood,
by David McCullough
(November selection is nonfiction.)

Classics Book Group is on summer hiatus and scheduled to resume meeting in October.