The Catskill Public Library and Palenville Branch Library are happy to provide a selection of online expansions to our collections. Listed below are services available to Catskill and Palenville patrons that include eBooks, eMagazines, Audiobooks, and more!
Use of online catalogs requires Library Account sign-in.
MHLS Catalog Help Center
A compendium of help documents for navigating the Mid-Hudson Library System catalog and Library Account services.
Libby is a collection of digital items available through the Mid-Hudson Library System. It offers eBooks, Audiobooks, Videos, and eMagazines. Patrons can create wish lists, place holds, and review loan history of digital items!
Libby, a companion app to OverDrive, provides access to the same collection available on OverDrive, but allows patrons a different viewing and user experience. Catskill and Palenville patrons have access to additional databases through their Libby app: ArtistWorks, Craftsy, LawDepot, Method Learning, and Universal Class.
Catskill Public Library and Palenville Branch Library patrons have access to the following additional databases through Libby. Find them in the Libby app or click below to access the websites!
ArtistWorks: Music lessons from award-winning music professionals.
Craftsy: Tutorials for all kinds of creative makers, including quilting, sewing, painting, and baking.
LawDepot: Library of legal documents and resources.
Method Learning: ACT and SAT test prep, including tutoring, classes, and test prep.
Universal Class: 500+ online courses in a variety of fields.
hoopla is a digital catalog of movies, music, audiobooks, eBooks, comics, and TV shows. hoopla content can only be accessed with a Catskill Public Library Card, and only 5 items per month may be loaned.
World Book Online
World Book Online is an online encyclopedia for Pre K – Grade 5 students. Resources include timelines in different subjects, games, and activities.
TumbleBooks is a digital collection of fiction and non-fiction books, activities, and more for young students. The collection includes eBooks, Graphic Novels, Read-Alongs, Language Learning resources, National Geographic Videos, Puzzles and Games!