Library Closed

    The Lincoln Public Library is now offering pickup of books and DVDs for Lincoln residents. The cardholder must call the library at 333-2422, ext. 22 to request no more than 5 items to be checked out on said card. Library card must be valid. Items will be put into plastic bag with cardholder's name and placed into foyer on designated table. Patrons will not be allowed into the library. If you see that a patron is in the foyer picking up items, please wait until that patron exits the foyer before you enter. If you must return items, please DO NOT leave in foyer. Place in outside bookdrop.

    If you have questions about your library card, please call circulation at 333-2422, ext. 10.

    The Lincoln Public Library, along with all the public libraries in the state, is closed to the public because of Covid-19.  The Rhode Island Health Department recommended this action.  However, we are working in the library and you can reach us via telephone and via social media.  We hope to reopen soon. All programs are cancelled.

    During the closing, please note

    • Due dates for materials will be automatically extended.
    • Any overdue fines will be waived.
    • Expiration dates on library cards will be extended.
    • Patrons are asked to keep materials at home until the library reopens.

    If you have questions, please call the library at 401-333-2422. Staff will be available: Tuesday - Friday between 9:30 AM - 5 PM and Saturday 9 AM - 1 PM.

    Reference staff can be reached at 333-2422, ext. 22 and ext. 17.

    Children's staff can be reached at 333-2422, ext. 15.

    If you have questions about your library card, please call circulation at 333-2422, ext. 10.

    Feel free to reach out via Facebook or Twitter

    The library's website is available 24/7, use it to access online resources including

    • Ezone - borrow books, digital audiobooks and films.
    • Kanopy - get access to thousands of movies with your Lincoln Library card.
    • Digital magazines - download, browse and read in your browser
    • TumbleBook Library - Enjoy storybooks, graphic novels, games and more
    • Local Newspapers - read the ProJo, Woonsocket Call and the Valley Breeze


    Reliable information about COVID 19 (Coronavirus)


    The Lincoln Public Library is closed until further notice.