About Us

Hi, we are so glad you found us! Now that you are here we assume that you have a few questions such as: “Who are you?” “What are you trying to do?” And of course, “Is Bookshare a real word?”…

How Can I Help?

Donate Are you decluttering the house? Are your shelves overflowing? Do you have stacks of books that your children have outgrown? Donate all those pre-loved books to Land of Lincoln Bookshare. We promise to find good homes for them! We…

Local Free Libraries

Land of Lincoln Bookshare loves the Little Free Libraries that are springing up all over the country. We have assembled a list of all the book boxes in our area to make them easier to locate. Click below for a map…

News & Events

We have a new benefactor!

Land of Lincoln Bookshare would like to send a huge thank you to The Sky Lounge. They provided a generous donation that will help us continue to bring books to Central Illinois. They open next month at 3254 West Iles…

New Collection Site

Another local business has come on board as a collection site for Land of Lincoln Bookshare. It’s Almost Magic Medical Spa is now our sixth collection site and we are so glad to have them! Please support them the way…

Collection Site #5

Land of Lincoln Bookshare is so happy to share that The Phoenix Center has joined us as our newest collection site! The Phoenix Center has been doing wonderful work in the Springfield Community for the last 17 years and we…

March 16th Farmers Market

Saturday’s Farmers Market was so amazing we had to share it with you! Honestly any day we are giving away books and talking to all of you is wonderful. It is so rewarding to see familiar faces, but Saturday there…

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Update

Hello Everyone, Just wanted to post a little update to let you know what we have been up to. In an effort to make it easier for our supporters, we have added the ability to make electronic donations on the…

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A History of the American Public Library

Hi Everyone, Just wanted to let you know about a very cool article on CityLab, all about the History of the American Public Library. Interesting information and an unusual format. It’s sort of traditional article meets Powerpoint presentation meets Infographic….

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