General Services

Lincoln County Public Libraries offers a variety of services to our patrons and the general public. We have computers, copy and fax machines, scanners, basic computer and software training, basic e-book training, databases, research and reference tools, monthly cultural, educational and entertainment based programming.

Databases

Auto Repair Reference Center
Our Auto Repair Reference Center is an excellent reference and center for finding repair manuals for vehicles between the years of 1954 – 2010. The manuals cover many makes and models. Please ask a librarian for the password needed to access these databases.

Small Engine Repair Database
The Small Engine Repair Database includes resources for engines including snowmobiles, motorcycles, lawnmowers, chainsaws, and more. Please ask a librarian for the password needed to access these databases.

EBSCO Host Research Databases
This group of databases provides access to millions of magazine, academic journal, and newspaper articles covering a wide range of topics. Please ask a librarian for the password needed to access these databases.

Student Research Center
EBSCO’s Student Research Center makes it easy for students to search thousands of subjects by keyword or by topic to find the most useful search results. Results can be easily sorted by source type—magazines, reference books, photos, flags, etc.

Funk and Wagnalls New World Encyclopedia
Provides direct access to a complete encyclopedia with articles covering a large number of diverse subjects. Please ask a librarian for the password needed to access this database.

HeritageQuest Online
Log on to HeritageQuest Online through the library and begin instantly searching the database’s millions of records for clues to the past as far back as the 1700s. Patrons will need their 14-digit library card number (found under the barcode on your library card) to access HeritageQuest Online.

Research and Reference

Montana Hunting Companion
Find out about where to hunt, what to hunt, when to hunt and more with the Montana Hunting Companion website, a collaborative effort between the Montana State Library and Montana Fish, Wildlife, and Parks. The website contains information on everything from licensing information and seasons calendars to game companions and land ownership maps.

Montana Fishing Companion
If fishing is more your style, check out the Montana Fishing Companion for fishing seasons, where to fish, licensing, and general information about fish in Montana.

My HealtheVet
The US Department of Veterans Affairs has created a webpage called MyHealtheVet where VA patients may view, print, or download their VA health care data, fill prescriptions, view their VA appointments, and more. Additionally, the Libby Clinic is partnering with the VA to make health care more easily accessible for veterans in Lincoln County. To find out more, contact the Libby Clinic, 293-8711.

Montana Historical Research

Heritage Museum
Located in Libby, the Heritage Museum has public displays and an archives area for research.

Montana GenWeb Project for Lincoln County
Lincoln County’s genealogical website which includes numerous resources, including a name index from local history books.