Library Laptops, Comfortable Corners

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Do you have a favorite spot in the library building? Starting Monday, June 1, you’ll be able to enjoy your spot while using library technology. Check out a laptop from the Adult Services desk using your Lincolnwood library card and photo ID, then use it anywhere within the library for up to four hours. As […]

Comics and eBooks from hoopla

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The library’s newest digital media service, hoopla, already offers movies, TV shows, music, and audiobooks to stream or download. Now, hoopla includes eBooks and comics. Reading eBooks via hoopla works just like listening to an album or audiobook, or watching a movie or show. Ebooks and comics are yours for three weeks at a time, […]

Your Ticket to Opening Night

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Opening night with no crowded parking lots, no lines, and no sold-out screenings? It’s not magic, it’s hoopla! On Friday, May 8, the movie “Welcome to Me” opens in theaters nationwide. On that very same day, you can watch the movie from the comfort of your own home. “Welcome to Me” stars Saturday Night Live […]

Rain or Shine

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April showers? May flowers? Who can predict? Luckily, the Lincolnwood Public Library has got you covered with an ever-expanding selection of downloadable books, movies, and more. Prepare for warm, sunny spring days by loading your smartphone with new music from hoopla so that you’ll always have a new album to listen to while you’re out […]

Earth Day Apps & More

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April 22 is Earth Day. Celebrate on Wednesday—or any day!—by taking a walk outside or visiting your favorite park. Then read on to learn how technology can help you shrink your carbon footprint and renew your appreciation for our planet. “Smart home” innovations are reshaping how we use energy in our living spaces. After “learning” […]

Money Smart Technology

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Financial matters, like almost every other realm of our lives, are increasingly dominated by technology. Even money itself has gone digital: a new book recently added to the library’s collection, The Age of Cryptocurrency by Paul Vigna, details how Bitcoin and similar currencies are changing the way the world does business. During Money Smart Week […]

New Music Tuesday

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The international music industry recently announced its intention to set all album release dates to Fridays. The decision takes effect this summer and marks a major change for U.S. recording labels, which have traditionally (and somewhat mysteriously) released new albums on Tuesdays. If you look forward to new music every Tuesday, celebrate the remaining months […]

Have You Heard About hoopla?

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The word is starting to spread: hoopla comprises hundreds of thousands of music albums, audiobooks, movies, and TV shows. Lincolnwood residents can borrow 10 of these per month and play them on a computer or mobile device. All you need is your library card! If you haven’t taken advantage of this new service yet, try […]

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 […]