Digital Magazines with Zinio for Libraries
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Patrons of Lincoln Library have unlimited multi-user access to 70 complete digital magazines, which can easily be viewed on most Internet-enabled devices. Zinio’s unique technology digitally recreates a magazine page for page, including full color pictures, intuitive navigation, key word article search and interactive elements such as audio and video. Lincoln Library card required.

Click here here for more information about Zinio.

Note: To use Zinio for Libraries you need to always start with the Library's Magazine Collection page.


April Library Computer Classes
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Computer classes in April are open for registration. If you are interested in enrolling in a class either call 217-753-4900 x229 or visit our library calendar. Classes offered this month include:

April 2 Computer Basics w/ Windows 7 - 2-3:30 p.m.
April 7 Internet Basics - 2-3:30 p.m.
April 8 Microsoft Excel Basics - 6-7:30 p.m.
April 11 In the Know -What is a flash drive? -11-12 p.m.
April 11 Email Basics - 2-3:30 p.m.
April 14 Facebook & More - 2-3:30 p.m.
April 16 Microsoft Publisher Basics - 2-3:30 p.m.
April 21 Microsoft Word Basics - 2-3:30 p.m.
April 22 Microsoft PowerPoint Basics - 6-7:30 p.m.
April 28 eReader Devices with the Library - 2-3:30 p.m.
April 30 Resume Basics - 2-3:30pm

ON THE SHELF (This section is temporarily unavailable)

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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Lincoln Library will be closed on the following holidays:

Friday, April 3 - Good Friday

Sunday, April 5 - Easter

The library will be open on Saturday, April 4, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

For library hours and a complete list of holidays, please click below.

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Used Book Donations

The library appreciates donations of gently used books. They help make the Friends' Book Sale a success and they often enrich the library collection.

When making donations, please keep in mind the library cannot accept textbooks, encyclopedias, magazines older than one-year, water-damaged books, nor moldy or dirty books.

Donations of suitable items are accepted year-round. There is a donation bin in the lobby. Thank you for thinking of Lincoln Library!

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

Classics Book Group
The Big Sleep,
by Raymond Chandler
Monday, April 20 - 12 p.m.
Bicentennial Conference Room

Contemporary Fiction Book Group
Claire of the Sea Light,
by Edwidge Danticat
Wednesday, April 22 - 6 p.m.
DeFrates Reading Room