Public Library of Mount Vernon and Knox County

201 North Mulberry Street
Mount Vernon, Ohio, 43050
(740) 392-BOOK
Main Branch Hours
Monday-Thursday: 9 A.M. - 9 P.M.
Friday & Saturday: 9 A.M. - 5 P.M.
Sunday: 1 P.M. - 5 P.M.

Mobile Site

Online Services Provided Free of Charge by the Public Library of Mount Vernon and Knox County

Can't make it in to the library? Do you have a computer with Internet service? The library provides our patrons with many services that are accessible from any computer through the Internet! If you have questions about any of these services, please contact Beth Hoeffgen, the library's technology educator, at (740) 392-2665, ext. 238.


Stream or temporarily download Movies, TV, Music, and Audiobooks. Use online or download the app for Apple and Android. You will need your library card number and your PIN. If you need a PIN, please call 392-2665.


Stream thousands of Independent Films.

Atomic Learning

On-demand video training for hundreds of software applications. Use online.

New Book Alerts New Book Alerts
Go to New Book Alerts to see new materials or sign-up for email alerts.

Download ebooks, audiobooks, music and movies to your personal computer and transfer to select devices. See the Digital Downloads page for more information.

Signing SavvySigning Savvy
This resource provides a video dictionary for American Sign Language, Baby Signs and much more!
Universal ClassUniversal Class
Enroll in up to 5 Continuing Education Courses at a time free with your library card number (number on the back of your library card). You have 6 months to complete each course. You will need to have a valid e-mail address to sign up for courses. You have access to your course 24/7 via the Internet. Do assignments on your own schedule. Each course has a real instructor who you may communicate with by e-mail. These are non-credit courses and are provided for your personal enrichment. They are not intended to be a substitute for any state, government, licensing, or educational requirements.
Ancestry Online

Ancestry Online is for in-library use only. Research genealogy using this valuable resource.

TumbleBooks Animated Ebooks for Children

TumbleBookLibrary is an online collection of TumbleBooks – animated, talking picture books which teach kids the joy of reading in a format they'll love. TumbleBooks are created by adding animation, sound, music and narration to existing picture books in order to produce an electronic picture book which you can read, or have read to you.

Learn a Foreign Language


Transparent Languages with Byki is a powerful language learning system that uses flashcards to teach you a set of words or phrases. It is the fastest possible way to lock foreign words and phrases in your long term memory. Most foreign languages are available including English as a second language training for many foreign language speakers. BYKI provides both online access to language learning programs and downloadable language resources that may be accessed through the Byki mobile application on Iphone, Ipad, Ipad Touch and Android devices. Patrons must sign up for Transparent Languages with Byki on a library computer to establish a user name and password. Then the service may be accessed through the Internet from any computer.

Learning Express Test Prep, Computer Courses, Job & Career

Learning Express Help

Learning Express has test preparation for GED, ACT, ASVAB, SAT and much more! It has homework help for all grades and also has free online courses for many popular software programs, including many in Microsoft Office. The career resource center allows patrons to search for jobs, create resumes and strengthen job search skills, among other things. Patrons must sign up for Learning Express on a library computer to establish a user name and password. Then the service may be accessed through the Internet from any computer.

Book My FavoritesReserve Favorite Authors

Have new titles by your favorite authors put on reserve for you automatically!

Magazines, Newspapers, Journals, More!

The Ohio Web Library is an evolving collection of thousands of online publications and research resources. The Ohio Web Library includes: popular magazines, trade publications, scholarly research journals, newspapers from Ohio and the nation, encyclopedias, dictionaries, speeches, poems, plays, maps, satellite images of Ohio, and more. The Ohio Web Library supports quality education, a skilled workforce, business growth, and lifelong learning in Ohio.

Ask a Librarian a Question 24/7

Know It Now is the place on the Web where Ohioans can get live help from a librarian for finding resources for homework or research on any topic, suggestions for good books to read, or answers to satisfy their general curiosity, 24 hours a day, seven days a week.