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Web Catalog

Browse our available books, media, and more!

Web Catalog

eBooks

eBooks are here! Peruse through the selection.

eBook Database

Monthly Newsletters

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Special Services

Find out what special programs and services are offered at the library

Ancestry.com Library Edition is a free genealogy tool. Available when accessed from computers at the library.

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Various computer classes are available each week at the library!

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Need help preparing for your GED exam? Find it at the library for free.

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ASVAB tutoring now available! Receive help studying for the military entrance exam for free at the library.

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Online Resources

Several helpful online tools are available for a variety of subjects

Internet Archive is a non-profit library of millions of free books, movies, software, music, websites, and more.

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Connecting you to a world of knowledge.

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Searching for books with a corresponding Renaissance Accelerated Reader 360® quiz is easy with Accelerated Reader BookFinder®. Students, teachers, parents, and librarians can search in English or Spanish using criteria such as ATOS book level or a Lexile™ measure, interest level, title, author, fiction/nonfiction, subject, award-winners, state lists, CCSS Exemplars, and more.

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Sign up for eBooks at the PCRC Library today!

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Deciding what to read next? You’re heading to the right place. Tell them what titles or genres you’ve enjoyed in the past, and they’ll give you surprisingly insightful recommendations.

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Free public domain audiobooks read by volunteers from around the world. Available when accessed from the library.

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Open Library is yours to borrow, read & connect.

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Project Gutenberg offers over 53,000 free ebooks: choose among free epub books, free kindle books, download them or read them online.

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Internet Archive is a non-profit library of millions of free books, movies, software, music, websites, and more.

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Free database when accessed from within the library.

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Comprehensive and trusted automotive-repair database.

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Free, online resource on Alabama history, culture, geography, and natural environment. This site offers articles on Alabama’s famous people, historic events, sports, art, literature, industry, government, plant and animal life, agriculture, recreation, and so much more.

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It’s all about family. FamilySearch is a nonprofit family history organization dedicated to connecting families across generations. FamilySearch believes that families bring joy and meaning to life.

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If you’re looking for information you can trust about kids and teens that’s free of “doctor speak,” you’ve come to the right place. KidsHealth is the most-visited site on the Web for information about health, behavior, and development from before birth through the teen years.

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OpenThesis is a free repository of theses, dissertations, and other academic documents, coupled with powerful search, organization, and collaboration tools.

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RxList is an online medical resource dedicated to offering detailed and current pharmaceutical information on brand and generic drugs. Founded by pharmacists in 1995, RxList is the premier Internet Drug Index resource. Acquired by WebMD in 2004, our knowledgeable staff at RxList continuously reviews and updates the site with articles written by pharmacists and physicians and data provided by credible and reliable sources like the FDA, Cerner Multum, and First Databank, Inc. to ensure the most accurate and beneficial information is provided.

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Attending college online may seem risky, and online degree accreditation can be confusing when you’re just starting to pursue a degree. AccreditedOnlineColleges.org aims to solve these problems by offering the web’s best resource for finding online college opportunities.

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Internet Archive is a non-profit library of millions of free books, movies, software, music, websites, and more.

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Federal Student Aid information

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The SmartStudent Guide to Financial Aid Scholarships, loans, savings, military aid, etc.

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Free Online Tutoring, Job Search Assistance and Academic & Career Resources

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The mission of the Phenix City School System, in partnership with family and community, is to ensure each student develops into a responsible and productive citizen who is prepared for the challenges of the future.

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Our mission is to engage students in quality learning experiences that will prepare them for success in college, career, and life.

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Your source for free online practice tests.

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Provides several state and local programs through their Area Agencies on Aging.

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Ever craved a good book and just not been inspired by anything you see? Or felt annoyed that you bought a book that was merely so-so? Or closed a book and JUST wanted to talk about it? Or wished you had a place to discover new books?

We know what this feels like. The Book Report Network aims to solve these reader dilemmas, with thoughtful book reviews, compelling features, in-depth author profiles and interviews, excerpts of the hottest new releases, contests and more every week.

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Friends of the Library is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to enhance programs and support the Phenix City-Russell County Library. Join today!!

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Find out about the programs and activities offered at Phenix City’s Senior Center!

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View Goodreads’ list of the must-read books in your lifetime.

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Social Security has provided financial protection for our nation’s people for over 80 years. Chances are, you either receive Social Security benefits or know someone who does. With retirement, disability, and survivors benefits, Social Security is one of the most successful anti-poverty programs in our nation’s history.

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All of the Social Security amenities in a clean, easy-to-find format.

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United Way of the Chattahoochee Valley plays an important role in building our community. Our Mission: To lead and unite our community resources in transforming lives.

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View Scholastic Parent & Child’s list of the 100 greatest books for kids.

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Access the ABC Mouse Early Learning Academy portal FREE from anywhere in the library!

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Have some fun and play some games with Barbie!

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Funbrain, created for kids ages preschool through grade 8, offers more than 100 fun, interactive games that develop skills in math, reading, and literacy.

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Knowledge Adventure’s online kids’ games are an excellent source of entertainment and learning for kids of all ages.

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Find games of all varieties! From puzzles, to racing, to makeovers – the fun to be had is endless.

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See Goodread’s list of the popular children’s books.

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Sprout, the 24-hour preschool TV network where kids are Free To Grow™

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A portal with tons of in-browser games to choose from.

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Choose a campaign and take action with 5.5 million young people making positive change, both online and off.

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Students reviewing books for students – they are an innovative global online edtech program promoting reading and writing among preteens and teens!

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Emotional, physical, and health Q&A for teens.

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Online music resources:

iHeart Radio

Pandora

Spotify

A national teen magazine, book series, and website devoted entirely to teenage writing, art, photos, and forums.

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A website catering to teen reading! Find reviews and suggestions on books that appeal to you.

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A Division of the American Library Association.

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News & Events

Stay updated with the latest and greatest at the Phenix City-Russell County Library

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Adult Summer Reading!

Don't let the kids have all the fun! We have not one, but TWO programs just for you! Tic-Tac-Toe BUILD A BETTER WORLD TIC-TAC-TOE Take

Story Hour Themes for May

Preschool Story Time for May Wednesdays at 10 a.m. & Saturdays at 11 a.m. May 3: Flowers, Flowers, Flowers May 10: Happy Mother’s Day May 17: Happy

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Events

Double DVD Day

July 20
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An event every 1 week(s) on Thursday that lasts 0 day(s) and 24 hour(s), the last of which will begin on December 28, 2017

Toddler Tales & Tunes

Toddler Tales & Tunes

July 21 @ 11:00 am EDT
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Weekly on the same day until December 29, 2017

Red Cross Blood Drive

July 21 @ 11:30 am - 4:30 pm EDT

Make & Take

July 21 @ 4:00 pm EDT
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Weekly on the same day until December 29, 2017

Preschool Story Hour

July 22 @ 11:00 am EDT
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Weekly on the same day until December 27, 2017,
and An event every 1 week(s) on Saturday that begins at 2017-07-22 11:00 am and lasts 0 day(s) and 0 hour(s), the last of which will begin on 2017-07-22 11:00

Computer Classes

July 24 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm EDT
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Weekly on the same day until December 18, 2017,
and An event every 1 week(s) on Tuesday that lasts 0 day(s) and 2 hour(s), the last of which will begin on December 19, 2017

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“Libraries open the eyes of a community to the the beauty and culture that’s always been around them, but seldom seen.”

Aspen Black

“I have found the most valuable thing in my wallet is my library card.”

Laura Bush

“I could walk any aisle and smell wisdom.”

Rita Dove

“A library is infinity under a roof.”

Gail Carson Levine

“A public library is the most enduring of memorials, the trustiest monument for the preservation of an event or a name or an affection; for it, and it only, is respected by wars and revolutions, and survives them.”

Mark Twain

“A library is not a luxury but one of the necessities of life.”

Henry Ward Beecher