- Research Databases
- North Book Locker
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- Miscellaneous Services
- Homebound Delivery
- Mango Languages
- Other Resources
Business Source Premier from EbscoHost is the definitive source for business journals and other sources. Part of the Kentucky Virtual Library.
Part of the Kentucky Virtual Library, the user ID and password changes periodically, so please call us for the most current password.
EbscoHost is the leader for finding full-text magazine and journal articles, newspapers, reference books and textbooks. Databases include information for medical, nursing and allied health professions, professional educators, agriculture, psychology, religion, philosophy, clinical pharmacology, consumer health, military, and government information.
Part of the Kentucky Virtual Library. Part of the Kentucky Virtual Library, the user ID and password changes periodically, so please call us for the most current password.
The Kentucky Virtual Library is a great resource for locating books, magazines, and journal articles. You may either enter through a link on our website or from your home or office computer.
Simply type in www.kyvl.org .
The user ID and password changes periodically, so please call us for the most current password.
Designed with public library patrons in mind, Explora provides easy-to-use features and reliable content from the world’s leading magazines and reference books.
HeritageQuest® Online is a comprehensive database of American genealogical sources—rich in unique primary sources, local and family histories, and finding aids. This is a growing collection which includes:
- Genealogy & Local History Collection (Books) –more than 20,000 titles
- 1790-1930 U.S. Federal Census—with original images
- Periodical Source Index (PERSI)—index of 6300 genealogy periodicals
- Revolutionary War Pension and Bounty Land Warrant Application Files— includes about 80,000 names of those who served in the war
- Freedman's Bank Records (1865-1874)—search more than 70,000 depositors and 480,000 dependants of African American heritage
- Lexis Nexis U.S. Serial Set of House and Senate documents, including memorials and petitions from 1789-1969
These resources are available at the website below; your library card number is the key to this terrific genealogical collection. http://www.heritagequestonline.com/barcode?aid=11290
Library on the Go!
HCPL Bookmobile Visit Request Form
Bookmobile Schedule March 2023
Maintenance Specialist & Outreach Department
North Book Locker
How To: Pick Up Books from the North Book Locker
How To: Reserve Books from the North Book Locker
Brytani Raymond, our new Outreach Librarian, is a Hardin County native. In addition to a Master's Degree in English Literature, Brytani has experience in administration, education, and marketing. Brytani aims to innovate and create initiatives that give underserved populations in Hardin County access to the wealth of knowledge and resources available through HCPL.
Brytani is currently looking for local businesses, organizations, and community leaders to partner with for new and exciting outreach initiatives. For more information, contact her at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Library staff members are happy to assist those needing to send faxes. The charge is $1.00 per page to send a fax to a long-distance telephone number. There is no charge to send a fax within the local calling area or to a toll-free number.
There is a $1.00 per page for all incoming faxes, and the recipient holds the responsibility of coming to the Library to pick up incoming faxes. Library staff will notify you that your fax has arrived, as time permits. Material that has been faxed to a patron will be held in the library for seven (7) days. After such time, material will be discarded.
The library is able to send faxes internationally as well. The charge is $6.00 for the first page and $3.00 per additional page.
Our photocopier is not self-service. Library staff members will assist anyone needing items photocopied. The charge is $0.25 per page.
Persons using the Internet or word processing computers are able to print in black and white. Printing charges are $0.15 per page. Patrons must pay for all pages they print. Persons refusing to pay printing charges may have printing privileges revoked.
The outdoor book drop at both Library locations is open 24-hours a day for the return of library materials.
Free delivery of library material to the homebound by our outreach department.
The Hardin County Public Library offers a "Homebound Delivery" program for eligible individuals who are homebound or permanently disabled.
Hardback, paperback and large print books, audiobooks in CD format and movies in DVD format may all be borrowed through the "Homebound Delivery" program.
How does this program work?
Trained library staff by our outreach department deliver and pickup materials to the participant on a regular schedule to be determined by the participant. Program participants are exempt from fines