eLibrary

Access the Library’s wide range of digital resources 24/7 — including e-books, magazines, online programming, and more.

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Get a Library Card!

You can now sign up for a library card from our website. 

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.

Read

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

Use the quick links below to access your favourite service.

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

eBooks 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!
Library Reading Challenge

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LPL Reading Challenge

Discover new titles, explore big ideas and read outside your comfort zone! Each month the library will share recommended reads for each theme. Remember to be creative when choosing your books.

Amnesty International Book Club

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Amnesty International Book Club

Launched in 2014, the Amnesty International Book Club is a project engaging readers, libraries and book clubs in reading beyond the book. Amnesty International’s Book Club Newsletter has well over 6,000 subscribers, and is mailed monthly with the latest news in books, actions, reflective essays and very special discussion guides. It’s completely free and everyone is welcome to join!

Learn

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Make something amazing, learn a new language, access high quality research sources for your next essay… and so much more!

Use the quick links below to access your favourite service.

Calling all makers! Stream art & craft classes for free with your library card at Creativebug!
LinkedIn Learning offers dozens of Learning Paths, or series of courses in which industry experts teach valuable career knowledge and skills.
Mango

Mango Languages

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

Playaway Launchpad

Playaway Launchpads

Playaway Launchpad is the first-ever secure, pre-loaded learning tablet created just for children in a library or school setting. Each Launchpad is pre-loaded with high-quality, ad-free learning apps grouped by age, grade level, subject area and theme.

Ancestry

Ancestry Library 

The Lincoln Public Library will now offer free online access to Ancestry Library from your home! 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.

Canadian Reference Centre

Canadian Reference Centre

Leading Canadian and international magazines in full-text, plus full test for leading Canadian newspapers and newswires.

Master File Premier

MasterFile Premier

Full text of magazines, reference books and primary source documents that cover a wide range of subject areas. Also includes an extensive image collection containing photos, maps and flags.

Primary Search

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.

Britannica Library

Britannica 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.

Novelist Plus

Novelist Plus

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

Novelist K to 8

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 Health Complete

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

Auto Repair Source

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.

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G1 Test Simulator

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

Canadian Points of View

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 Programs

Check out our lineup of virtual programs LPL@home on YouTube for stories, songs, science, yoga and more.

Be sure to subscribe to know when new programs are posted.

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