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Ball Charter School

2530 Ash Street
Springfield, IL 62703
Lincoln Library ECard

District 186 students can access the electronic catalog at the Lincoln Library with the following card number: 3260000xxxxxxx, with the Xs being the student's id number from the cumulative folder.

Library Catalog

News Feb 24 SBCS students, you can use the links below to search for books within our catalog and make requests....

Lincoln Library Ecard Access

News Mar 19 There have been many websites offering free access to ebooks in the past week--I've even listed some below this artice--however, District 186 students always have access to the elibrary at Lincoln Library at http://www.lincolnlibrary.info/. O

Reading Opportunities

News Mar 17 Just like during summer vacation, it is crucially important for students to continue reading through this time away from school. Here are some great websites that offer free options for your student.  https://www.oxfordowl.co.uk/ Oxfo


News Apr 30 Our Primary classes had a special visitor in the library--Gibson....

What are we reading this week?

News Nov 26 Primary classes will delve into some of Aesop's fables and will talk about the message behind the story....

Penguin Teen YouTube

Resources Jan 21 This YouTube channel is a great guide to popular young adult books and authors. It features book trailers, author videos, updates on your favorite book series, and more!

"It takes a lot of bravery to be kind": NPR interview with Kate DiCamillo

News Aug 18 There are few authors who are able to reach a wide variety of ages, backgrounds and learning levels as Kate DiCamillo...

Poem In Your Pocket Day

Photos Apr 21 Springfield Ball Charter is celebrating National Poem In Your Pocket Day! Students caught with a...

Book Spine Poetry

Photos Apr 15 April is National Poetry Month, and to celebrate, students have been making "book spine poems" during their library visits. Here are some highlights!

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