Senior programming overview video
Join Wang-Ying Glasgow, our Adult Services Coordinator, as she provides an overview of our services aimed at Seniors!
library card registration
Don’t have a Library Card yet? Register online and start using it today!
e-books, e-audiobooks, and e-magazines
Libby by OverDrive
Check out free e-books from your Library.
Dig Memphis Digital Archives and more!
Browse our online archives, search the Commercial Appeal back to 1894, and more!
Online Health Resources
Access ad-free authoritative health information online.
Take a computer class!
Browse our computer classes or use our Linked In Learning service to take similar classes.
library book clubs
Join a book club!
Many library branches have book clubs that meet monthly.
Looking for community information, referral assistance, and help with other questions? Call LINC at 2-1-1.
Visit LINC/2-1-1’s Tax Information page for the latest information on free tax assistance throughout the community.
volunteer for the library
Discover the rewards of giving your time and energy to an organization that enriches the lives of people every day.
library events for adults
Learn with the Library
COMMUNITY INFORMATION & REFERRAL LINC/2-1-1
Connect with LINC/2-1-1 or search the Tennessee 2-1-1 Database directly.
JOB & CAREER SERVICES
Search for jobs, improve your skills, prepare for interviews. Video tutorials, practice tests, and more.
HEALTH & WELLNESS
Find eBooks, eMagazines, online reference and databases, and the home of our Virtual Health Information Center.
HISTORY & GENEALOGY
Check out our local history, genealogy, U.S. / World History and Social Sciences.
We have an extensive digital archive called Dig Memphis. You can also check out our Memphis/Shelby County Room and Old Maps Collection.
Resources for Early Childhood, Elementary, Middle, and High School students. Several of our resources are available online!
Browse all of our topics including Cooking & Food, Health & Wellness, Language Learning, Personal Finance, and much more.
Browse our Collection
START HERE LIBRARY CARD
Sign up for a library card online. You can also renew your card or retrieve your PIN information.
BOOKS & MORE
Catalog Tips and Tricks, Reading Suggestions, Author Interviews, Book Clubs, and more!
Download Books, Audiobooks, and Magazines! View instructions on using our resources and request support.
DATABASES A TO Z
Alphabetical list of all online research databases.
About The Library
LIBRARY LOCATIONS, PHONE, HOURS
Branch details, contact information, Facebook links, and more.
FRIENDS OF THE LIBRARY
Join our Friends of the Library! Information on Book Donations, Book Sales, Second Editions, Amazon Book Store, and more.
MEMPHIS LIBRARY FOUNDATION
Supporting the Library through private donations and more. See how you can help today!
MPL BY THE NUMBERS
Keep up with the Library with these bimonthly reports showcasing some of the events and services we provide daily.
Start your genealogical journey today! Available from Home Temporarily.
Are you missing the ability to browse our shelves for books for your children? Use Book Bundles and we’ll pick out a bundle of books for your child!
COMMERCIAL APPEAL NEWSBANK
Coverage from 1894 to Today.
Expanded access until the end of the year! Library card is required to access. Sign up for a card online!
Check out our online Digital Archives and explore Memphis history through photos and more!
Formerly known as Lynda.com. Tons of online training courses that are all available online right in your own home! Library card is required! Sign up for a card online today!
MEMPHIS SOUND CONNECTION
Streaming current local music for free. Local musicians: Submit a sample for inclusion.
THE NEW YORK TIMES
The New York Times digital subscription is available at home!
Libby by OverDrive
Check out E-books and E-AudioBooks through Libby by OverDrive! You can visit the new Libby site or visit the original OverDrive site.
MAGAZINES @ OVERDRIVE
Our magazine collection has moved to OverDrive! Check out our collection of current and popular magazines.