Apply online to receive a Library Card Number that you can use immediately to access our eCollection and public computers. This card number is good for 2 years.  Visit any Memphis Public Library with your documentation requirements to check out physical items.

Visit our Books & More page to get tips on searching the catalog and getting your hands on popular items faster. Find resources to help you find your next book such as reading lists and staff reviews. And find out about all the events we have year round for book lovers.

Visit our eCollection for details on the various ways to access eBooks, eAudio, and eMagazines.

Browse our databases including access to magazines/newspapers, video tutorials, language learning, reference resources, and more.

In addition to the above resources, we have many pages devoted to specific topics such as:

Business, Job and Careers
Health & Wellness
and more

We have events for all ages from early childhood to seniors, including:

Youth literacy and STEAM events
Job and Career
Business Development
and more

Information about the library such as how to contact us with questions, Customer Behavior Guidelines, Library History, Hours, Meeting Rooms, Tours, and more.