Lincoln Library is the public library of Springfield, Illinois. Its mission is to “Empower. Connect. Inspire.” The library is located at 326 South Seventh Street in downtown Springfield. For more information go to www.lincolnlibrary.info or call 217-753-4900. The Sangamon Valley Collection (SVC), located on the third floor of Lincoln Library, provides in-depth resources for the study of Springfield, Illinois, Sangamon County and ten adjacent counties.