With a computer, phone, or tablet, you can access thousands of eBooks and audiobooks for free using your library card number and PIN. Call the library if you need assistance with logging in, or if you live in Lincoln or Lancaster County but don’t have a library card yet.
HelpNow for Homework: Free homework help and online tutoring; chat with a tutor through instant messaging from 2:00 to 11:00 p.m., seven days a week for all ages in the areas of math, English, science, social studies, and more. Spanish-speaking tutors are also available.
OverDrive: Ten items may be checked out at one time; no limit per month. Look for the Libby app from OverDrive, available from Google Play or the Apple App Store.
Lincoln Public Schools students can also check out Lincoln City Libraries’ eBooks and audiobooks using the Sora app. Here’s how!
Hoopla: Up to four items may be checked out per month. Also includes movies and music albums. Look for the Hoopla Digital app from Google Play or the Apple App Store.
TumbleBook Library is a collection of TumbleBooks (animated, talking picture books) with fiction, non-fiction and foreign language titles, Read-Alongs (chapter books with sentence highlighting and narration but no animation), Ebooks which may be viewed online, and Tumble Puzzles & Games.
Explora for Elementary/Middle Schools (formerly Explora Primary) is a kids’ interface to several of our resources for biographies, health information, magazine articles and more.
Funk & Wagnalls New Encyclopedia is a student-friendly online encyclopedia covering more than 25,000 topics.
NoveList K-8 is a tool to help you find books to read that you will enjoy.
Primary Search provides full text for more than 70 popular magazines and reference books for elementary school research.
Lincoln City Libraries also provides additional online resources for use inside the Library or outside the Library!
Great Web Sites for Kids is a selection of sites recommended by our own Lincoln City Libraries staff. Updated April 2020!