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 […]

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 […]