Library Closings

The library will be closed Sunday, May 26, and Monday, May 27, in observance of Memorial Day. 

Library of Things

Library of Things at Lincolnwood Library gear logo

Libraries loaning “stuff” isn’t a new concept. Framed paintings were available for checkout at the Newark (N.J.) Public Library back in 1904. Lincolnwood’s Library of Things doesn’t have framed pictures, but you can take photos and videos with a GoPro, binge watch a favorite Netflix or Disney+ show using a Roku, or ditch the Ethernet cables with a WiFi hotspot and more.

We hope you enjoy the Library of Things and we hope you’ll share with us on social media using the hashtag #LincolnwoodCreates.


Borrowing Guidelines

  • Items can be checked out by Lincolnwood residents.
  • Items within the Library of Things have various age restrictions. See the details about Library of Things items below or contact us if you have any questions.
  • Each item checks out for 2 weeks and can be renewed once if no one else has placed a hold on the item.
  • Patrons can place holds on Library of Things Items via our online catalog or by contacting the Adult Services Department at 224-233-1841.
  • If you keep an item past its due date, you will be charged $1 per day until you return the item.
  • Each item has replacement costs if lost or damaged.
  • All Library of Things items must be picked up and returned to the Ask Us Desk for Adult Services staff to process.
  • Do not place Library of Things items in the parking lot or lobby drop box. Do not return these items to the Checkout desk.
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Audience
Raspberry Pi
This Raspberry Pi 4 Model B is a small barebones computer for experimentation that's good for robotics, smart home, media center, programming, and other applications.
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XLR Microphone
Dynamic cardioid microphone for vocal amplification. Separates background noise to deliver clear sound. Great for live musical performances, public speaking, podcasts, recording sessions, and more.
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