Virtual Library Services

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How to Access the Library's Digital Resources 24/7

Discover the Library's wide range of digital resources — including e-books, magazines, online programming, and more. Need help? E-mail us

 


 

Become a Member!

 

LPL Card

You can now sign up for a library card from our website. Click on this link to register. Once your information has been submitted we'll process your card as soon as we're able to and contact you with your card number and pin.

 


 

E-Books and E-Audiobooks

Explore e-books and e-audiobooks available for free from the Lincoln Public Library—from children's books to bestsellers.

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Overdrive

OverDrive / Ontario Library Service Download Centre 

Browse, check out and download e-books and audiobooks to your computer or mobile device. Available through the Ontario Library Service Download Centre, which offers a vast selection of titles that are shared with other Ontario public libraries.

 

 

Hoopla

Hoopla 

Hoopla is a digital media service that allows you to borrow movies, music, audiobooks, ebooks, comics and TV shows to enjoy on your computer, tablet, or phone – and even your TV! With no waiting, titles can be streamed immediately, or downloaded to phones or tablets for offline enjoyment later. Hundreds of thousands of titles to choose from, with more being added daily. Your public library at your fingertips – anytime, anywhere!

Download on the App Store

Get it on Google Play
 

E-Books on EBSCOhost 

Fiction and non-fiction e-books for children, young adults, which can be read online or downloaded. To access these titles, all you need is your library card!
 

 

AudioBookCloud

AudioBookCloud 

AudioBook Cloud is an online audio book library collection that gives you unlimited streaming access to the entire collection. No downloads. No software. No holds. No waiting periods. Unlimited access to all the books, all the time. Just click and listen.
 

 

Tumble Book Library

Tumble Book Library 

eBook Database for Kids in Kindergarten to Grade 6. It includes animated talking picture books, chapter books, videos, non-fiction titles, graphic novels, playlists, and books in French and Spanish. 
 

 

Tumble Math

Tumble Math 

TumbleMath is the most comprehensive collection of math picture books you will find anywhere. All in the amazing TumbleBook format complete with animation and narration. The books are accompanied by supplementary materials such as lesson plans and quizzes.
 

Teen Book Cloud

TeenBookCloud 

TeenBookCloud is an online database of eBooks and educator resources perfect for your middle school, high school, or public library. We offer a robust selection of Graphic Novels, Enhanced Novels, eBooks, classic literature, National Geographic videos, educator resources, and audiobooks. The collection is available online around the clock. No downloads, no waiting!
 

Romance Book Cloud

RomanceBookCloud 

RomanceBookCloud provides for unlimited and unrestricted access to a curated collection of romance ebooks Whether it be contemporary, historical, time travel, paranormal or inspirational, you will love to read about love at RomanceBookCloud.  With a core collection of 1800 titles, including award winners and best sellers, plus new books added all the time, you will never run out of romance to read.

 


 

Additional E-Resources

Read the latest issue of your favourite magazine, discover a new craft or hobby, learn a new language, and more - free with your library card!

 


 

Magazines

 

Flipster

Flipster 

Flipster provides instant access to magazines you know and love, in an easy-to-read digital format for your computer or mobile device.

Download on the App Store

Get it on Google Play
 

Canadian Reference Centre 

Leading Canadian and international magazines in full-text, plus full test for leading Canadian newspapers and newswires. Includes full text of Consumer Reports and the Hamilton Spectator.
*To locate Consumer Reports, select publications at the top and type in ‘Consumer’.
 

MasterFile Premier 

Full text of magazines, reference books and primary source documents that cover a wide range of subject areas including business, health, education, general science and multicultural issues. Also includes an extensive image collection containing photos, maps and flags. PDF back files are available as far back as 1922 for some publications.
 

Primary Search 

Contains full-text nearly 100 of the most popular children’s magazines, plus images of relevant photos, maps and flags to aid elementary school children learning.
 

 


 

Genealogy

 

Ancestry Library

Ancestry Library 

The Lincoln Public Library will now offer free online access to Ancestry Library from your home until May! To access, login to your library account through the Lincoln Public Library website and it will show as a tab in your account when you sign in.
 

Family Search

Family Search 

Find your family. Discover yourself. Learn where you came from, and get to know who you are. Our free family tree gets you started.
 

 


 

Hobbies & Crafts Reference Center

Hobbies and Crafts Reference Center 

Browse “how-to” instructions and creative ideas to meet the interests of virtually every hobby enthusiast.
 

 


 

Mango Language

Mango Languages 

Start learning a new language today. Over 70 languages to choose from, including Pirate!

Download on the App Store

Get it on Google Play
 

 


 

Brittanica Library 

Encyclopedia Britannica is three sites in one: Children, Young Adults, and the Reference Centre for older students and adults. Conduct research, complete homework assignments, and work on special projects.
 

 


 

Discover Books with Novelist

Novelist Plus 

The secret to finding great books! Includes reading recommendations, reviews, articles, lists, and more.
 

Novelist K-8 Plus 

Younger readers can find books that are just right for their reading level and interests. Plus, parents, teachers and librarians can find tools to teach with books and engage young readers.
 

 


 

Consumer Health Complete 

Consumer-oriented health content, from mainstream medicine to the many perspectives of complementary, holistic and integrated medicine.
 

 


 

Auto Repair Source 

Do-it-yourself repair and maintenance information on most domestic and imported vehicles. New repair procedures, TSBs and updates are added on a regular basis.
 

 


 

G1 Test Simulator 

Pass your official G1 driving test faster and more effectively by using this online G1 test simulator.
 

 


 

Canadian Points of View 

Writing a persuasive essay? Searching for a good debate topic? Look here for resources that present diverse views on important issues and events.

 


 

Virtual Library Programming

 

While our in-person events are on hold, we are offering virtual programming! 

Click here to explore our Virtual Programming