Book Systems, Inc. provides the Atriuum on the Go™ application for iPhone®, iPad®, and Android™ devices. Librarians or patrons can use the app to access the library catalog and search for items (by ISBN or barcode). Once connected to Mobile OPAC, you can reserve or renew titles, read reviews, view What’s Hot items, log on to My Items, and more based on settings and permissions. To learn more, Click Here.
The new TumbleBook Library is now available for Park Hills Library cardholders! It includes access to more than 550 animated talking picture books, chapter books, videos, non-fiction titles, playlists, books in languages other than English, graphic novels, and math stories for children preschool through grade 3. Patrons accessing TumblBook from home will need to log-in using their library card number, including the "P". Click here to begin using the TumbleBook Library!
All you need to borrow eBooks from the Park Hills library is an internet connection, your library card, and a Personal Identification Number (PIN) which you can get by calling or visiting the library staff. If you plan to use a computer to read eBooks, click here to point your browser to the Park Hills library eBook collection. You may also point your browser to Overdrive Media Console for your free e-reader. If you use a device other than a computer for eBooks, use one of the following OverDrive Media Console apps:
After adding the app you can find the Park Hills Library by swiping from left to right on the open app screen and tapping on Add a Library. Tap the star to save the Park Hills library to your library list and tap the library's name to start browsing.
The staff will offer e-Reader training on the last Thursday of each month. A Kindle, an iPad, a Kindle Fire, and a Nook will be available for patron orientation and comparison at 2:00 pm on those afternoons. The training is free and requires no pre-registration. You may also call or email the library staff for assistance with your eBook account.
The library provides extended use laptops, wireless printers, and Wi-fi for educational, employment and job placement testing.
This project is supported by the Institute of Museum and Library Services under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act administered by the Missouri State Library, a division of the Office of the Secretary of State.
Please call or mention to a staff member if you would like to receive email notifications from the library. The city library offers books from the Truman and Gateway Reader series for high school and middle school students. Accelerated Reader books are also available.
Learning Express Library and Job & Career Accelerator are now available on an improved online-learning platform. Learning Express offers free study guides and practice testing for HiSET certificates and other standardized tests. City library patrons may establish a Learning Express account at the library to gain free access to practice tests and then use the account from any internet connection.
Job seeking and workplace readiness books are available.
You can check for library updates on Twitter and Instagram as well as Facebook.
Lynda.com is a leading online learning company that helps individuals to learn business, software, technology, and creative skills to achieve personal and professional goals. Through individual, corporate, academic, and government subscriptions, members have access to the lynda.com video library of engaging, top-quality courses taught by recognized industry experts. The company also provides German, French, and Spanish language content under the video2brain brand name.
Instructions for accessing lynda.com:
*You must first have a valid library card.*
- Log into the library URL
- Go to the "link" tab of the home page and choose Lynda.com
- Your library card # will be used for both the username and the pin. You will then be prompted to create an account.
The first Monday of each month is Genealogy Night from 5:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.