Digital Services

Lincoln County Library 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.

Digital Media & Mobile Apps

Beanstack

Participate in reading challenges at Lincoln County Library by using Beanstack! Beanstack is a web-based platform where individuals, families, and groups can track their reading and participate in library reading and activity challenges. Earn points, badges, and prizes along the way. Create a free account and start logging your minutes.

 

Want to go mobile? Download the free Beanstack Tracker mobile app, available in the Apple App Store or Google Play store, to register and easily track reading minutes.

 

Libby by Overdrive

To download e-books and audiobooks, install the Libby by OverDrive mobile app available in the Apple App Store or Google Play store. To browse the collection of titles available, go to MontanaLibrary2GoTo checkout titles or to reserve them, you will need your library card number. 

 

Montana Shared Catalog

The Montana Shared Catalog app makes it quick and easy to access your local library on the go! Search your library’s catalog, manage your account, place holds, and find suggested reading instantly with your smart device. To download the app, search “Montana Shared Catalog” in the Apple App Store or Google Play store.

 

Databases

Small Engine Repair Reference Center

This reference database provides detailed yet user-friendly repair guides for all manner of small engines including snowmobiles, motorcycles, lawnmowers, chainsaws, and more. All of the content is organized in a powerful, easy-to-use manner so that users can quickly find the information they need.

 

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.

 

Educator’s Center

This database offers teachers lesson plans, support materials and professional development resources.

 

Explora Primary for Students Grades K-5

Explora Primary gives students access to information about animals, arts & music, biographies, geography, language arts, math, science & health and social studies.

 

Grades 6-12 Student Research

Students have access to information about arts & literature, biographies, business & government, current issues, geography, health, history, science and math.

 

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.

Genealogy and 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.

 

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.

 

Ancestrylibrary.com

Log on to Ancestrylibrary.com through the library and begin searching for your ancestors.