The Pottsville Free Public Library makes many databases available to our patrons from their home computers. When prompted for a password, type in your Pottsville Library card number, located above the barcode. Have questions or problems? Contact us via email or call the library at (570) 622-8880. For updates, follow our Teen Advisory Board Facebook or Pottsville Library Facebook pages.
-- Search for a book, renew books you have checked out, and more.
-- Pottsville Library's new EBook collection is here!
Downloadable books for adults, teens and children, readable on your
computer or mobile device. Search for the Pottsville Library, add
"pfpl" to your library card number and choose a PIN, and you are ready
to go! Talk to library staff for assistance, or you can use these PDF
instructions to get started on your own:
Getting Started with the Desktop or Mobile Apps.
Read Now computer/laptop instructions.
Check Out and Return a book in the mobile apps.
-- Select "Library Card Number" then type in your card number to sign in and use these reference books. Subjects include literature, lives and events in world history, science, and health. (Note that these are not downloadable ebooks; you must maintain an Internet connection with this site in order to use the material.)
Infobase Ebooks -- Use your library card to access these reference books from home! Subjects include U.S. and world history, science experiments, geography, and health. (Note that these are not downloadable ebooks; you must maintain an Internet connection with this site in order to use the material.)
Britannica Ebooks -- Subjects include ancient civilizations, US history, American Indians, energy/fuels, scientists, social sciences, biotechnology, and the human body/health. (Note that these are not downloadable ebooks; you must maintain an Internet connection with this site in order to use the material.)
Health Reference Series -- Use your Pottsville Library card number to log in and use a variety of health-related titles.
Free Library of Philadelphia -- Click on "Get a Library Card" to register as an Access Pennsylvania user and get a library card for the Free Library online. They will mail out your new library card, and then you can download ebooks from Philadelphia.
Free Ebooks -- Sources for free ebooks for everyone, as well as a list of Schuylkill County libraries that offer ebooks to their library cardholders. Additional sources for free and for-purchase ebooks are also listed from the Library's Subject Guide page.
Statewide Virtual Reference Service -- Librarians available 24 hours a day to answer your questions.
POWER Library -- Many different resources for everyone from elementary school students to adults.
Subject Guide to the Internet -- Collection of good sites identified by Pottsville's reference librarians.
Genealogy and local history materials -- detailed list of what's in our collection and what services we provide.
Representatives for Pottsville and Schuylkill County -- Contact information for our elected officials, from the Pottsville City Council to the United States President.
This page last updated June 8, 2019.