Library Cards ↗

How to get your library card

Downloadable Forms ↗

Common forms the library uses and can download and fill out for yourself..

Partner Links ↗

These are our local and state partners that we support and support us in turn.

Illinois Resources ↗

Useful links for Illinois residents.

Cloud Library
Odyssey EfileIL
World Cat
Libby is the one-tap reading app from your library.
1000 Books Before Kindergarten

The Lincoln Public Library District operates in two buildings in downtown Lincoln. Below you can find the different resources in the Carnegie and Annex buildings.

  • Test Preparation Books
  • Free Wi-Fi Signal
  • Free Library Databases (LibraryOnTheGo, etc.)
  • Online Public Access Card Catalog
  • Adult Non-Fiction Books
  • Adult Reference Books
  • Public Access Computers with Internet – Adult
  • Local History Collection
  • Genealogy and Family History Collection
  • Lincoln Courier Newspapers on Microfilm
  • Local/Out-of-Town Newspapers
  • Magazines (Current 5 years)
  • Vertical Files
  • Adult Biography Books
  • Public Use Photocopier
  • Microfilm Readers
  • Pegram Community Meeting Room
  • Keys Community Meeting Room
  • Free Wi-Fi Signal
  • Free Library Databases (LibraryOnTheGo, WorldBookWeb)
  • Online Public Access Card Catalog
  • Youth Services Department (Children and Young Adult)
  • Adult Fiction Books (Mystery, Westerns, Science Fiction, and General)
  • Public Access Computers & Internet – Juvenile
  • Audio Books on CD (Adult and Juvenile)
  • DVDs and Videos (Adult and Juvenile)
  • Adult Large Print Books
  • Juvenile Magazines
  • Paperback Book Exchange
  • Public Use Photocopier
  • Community Meeting Room
  • Terry Turtle’s Teaching Totes
  • Audio With Book Kits – Juvenile
  • Audio/Visual Equipment For Loan (projectors, screens, etc…)