Movies, Music, & More, 24/7

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We are excited to introduce our newest digital library service, hoopla! hoopla offers movies, TV shows, music albums, and audiobooks that you can stream or download on your computer or mobile device. All Lincolnwood library cardholders have instant access to everything on the site—no holds, no waiting. Check out up to 10 items per month, […]

Digital Newsstand Expands

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Your Lincolnwood Library card already gave you access to thousands of current newspapers and magazines from around the world, as well as thousands of older magazine articles. Now we are pleased to introduce Flipster Magazines. Flipster presents the popular magazines you know and love in digital format for computers and mobile devices. It’s easy to […]

Teen Tech Week

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Calling all teens who love to geek out over technology: the library has planned two hands-on workshops that you do not want to miss. First up is Makey Makey on Sunday, March 8, from 2-4 p.m. This one is dedicated to projects exploring circuits, electricity, programming, and creative art. Then, on Wednesday, March 11, 7-8:30 […]

New Spring Technology Classes

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The first official day of spring is just one month away! The library has planted seeds for a bountiful spring crop of technology training opportunities. Many popular classes, such as Intro to Microsoft Word and Better Internet Searching, will be offered again. If you were waitlisted before, take a moment now to visit our online […]

Print From Anywhere

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Mobile technology has made it possible to write an entire novel on a cell phone, but what happens when smartphone authors need to print a chapter? Or what if you’re working on your tablet at a coffee shop when you realize you could really use a hard copy of that web page? The free PrinterOn […]

Get Ready for Presidents’ Day

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How are you planning to celebrate Presidents’ Day? Many Americans spend the day shopping, but if you want to read up on presidential history before you hit the mall, we’ve got you covered! Credo Reference contains a wealth of information about the U.S. presidents, and you can access it all from the comfort of your […]

Library Resources for Investors

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On Wednesday, February 11, the library will offer its first Resources for Investors class. Here’s a sneak preview of two of the resources that will be covered, Morningstar Investment Research Center and Standard & Poor’s (S&P) NetAdvantage. Morningstar includes market data from all major equity exchanges and indexes in the world. Search by ticker or name […]

Lincolnwood to Hollywood

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As promised, here is one more movie-related app suggestion, and it’s the most directly relevant to awards season: The Awards Guide: Oscars® app contains a searchable database of nominated movies—and winners!—in every category from 1929 to 2014. Search an actor’s name for a record of nominations and awards. The Android app lists all the 2015 […]

Apps for Moviegoers

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Whether you’re a true film buff or an occasional dabbler, mobile apps can help you keep track of what’s happening in Hollywood—during this awards season and all year long. If you download only one movie-related app, consider Internet Movie Database (IMDb). Search this mobile companion to the vast IMDb website by title (for plot summary, […]

And the Webby Goes To…

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Between Sunday’s Golden Globes presentation and today’s announcement of the 2015 Oscar nominees, there’s no denying that we’re in the thick of “awards season.” And it’s not just movies: children’s book lovers are looking forward to the unveiling of this year’s Caldecott and Newbery Medals in Chicago on February 2. The awards above are household […]