The IRS tax deadline was April 15th, 2019. If you need help post tax season you can checkout our Tax Assistance page for more information. Read More
Tax Assistance 2019
We are partnering with Novel Booksellers to bring award winning author Kwame Alexander and musician Randy preston to the Benjamin L. Hooks Central Library. Join us for this amazing author visit on April 22 from 6PM to 7PM. Read More
Author Visit: Kwame Alexander
Join noted local historian Jimmy Ogle and the West Tennessee Historical Society for a celebration of the city's 200th anniversary. This talk entitled 'All Roads Lead to Memphis' and will be at the Benjamin L. Hooks Library on May 6th from 7pm to 9pm. Read More
All Roads Lead to Memphis by Jimmy Ogle
Looking for something to new to read? Check out our reading lists filled with various genres and award winners. Read More
Learn more about WYPL radio and television broadcasting and programming. You can now listen and watch WYPL online as well! Read More
Provides quality information to help you: 1) Search for jobs; 2) Find new business opportunities; 3) Research executives and companies; 4)Track down addresses, phone numbers; 5) Find news articles; 6.) And much more! Library card required if accessing outside library. Read More
Check out select current magazines and keep them forever with no checkout limits. Library card is required. Read More
rbDigital Magazines
Transparent Language Online provides a fun, effective, and engaging experience for learners of all levels looking to build their listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills in a foreign language. Read More
Transparent Language Online
Download up to 5 songs each week for free and keep them forever. You can also stream up to 3 hours of music a day. Library card is required. Read More
Freegal Music—a premier online learning resource offering more than 3,400 courses covering technical skills, creative techniques, business strategies, and more—is now available FREE with your library card. Read More
The Library offers eBooks, eAudio books, eMagazines, and eMusic to our library patrons! Read More
The Memphis Public Libraries now provide access to The New York Times digital subscription. Read More
The New York Times
DIG MEMPHIS is Memphis Public Libraries’ digital archive. Created to provide greater access to archival material, DIG showcases many of the treasures found in the Memphis and Shelby County Room, including ... Read More
What can you do with a library card? We have over a million items for checkout. Check out 25 items at a time and renew up to two times, or download eBooks or audio books with no checkout fees. Read More
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Looking for a great read for a low price? Visit the Second Editions Book store located in the Benjamin L. Hooks Library. Read More