Pendleton Community Library has a wide variety of online resources, many available for use both in the library and from your personal computer. Map your family tree, learn a language, watch movies, research products ... you won't believe everything you can do with your library card!
Do you have an occasional need for a power washer, pasta machine, or hand truck, but don't want to go out and buy one? Try the Pendleton Community Public Library's Library of Things to borrow items like these...for FREE. The Library of Things collection includes typically cost-prohibitive, occasional use items such as tools, party supplies, and craft/hobby equipment. Click the bar below to view the entire collection.
The Pendleton Collection provides online access to local history resources such as high school yearbooks and historic photos. The collection also includes cemetery records, historic maps, family histories, local newspapers, and more. See what the library has to help you research anything and everything related to Pendleton, Indiana.
If you're an avid reader, OverDrive is for you. Check out ebooks and audiobooks and read or listen to them directly from your tablet or smartphone. OverDrive is a virtual library of downloadable ebooks and audiobooks. Log in and check out. No overdue fines will accumulate on any of these items, and your puppy can’t chew off the cover.
Download the Hoopla app, or go to www.hoopladigital.com to stream movies, music, and audiobooks. There is also a nice selection of comics that can be checked out and read on your device. Each patron is allowed 5 checkouts per month. Hoopla is super easy to use, and the selection is great. Start enjoying Hoopla today!
Tutor.com, part of the Princeton Review, is a learning tool that combines online tutoring, homework help, and test preparation with self-study resources. Students can interact with live, vetted tutors who help with math, science, social studies, foreign language, writing, and more. There are additional resources for students who are in college or who are college-bound. Job seekers can submit resumes and cover letters for suggested edits. Tutor.com is available Monday - Friday from 3 - 10 p.m. and Saturday and Sunday from noon - 7 p.m. Tutor.com is accessible outside the library with a valid Pendleton Library card.
You've seen it advertised on television. Now use it for free at the library! Ancestry Library Edition is the premier database used by genealogists. Research your ancestors and access original documents such as passenger lists and military records. Once you make that first connection to your ancestors, you'll be hooked. Ancestry Library Edition is only available to users inside the library.
Looking for grant money? Searching the Indiana Philanthropy Alliance Database may help you find grants that match your project goals. With robust searching capabilities and detailed foundation profiles, you can hone in on the opportunities that are right for your not-for-profit needs. This resource is available to users inside the library.
Whether you are fixing a toilet, installing a ceiling fan, or planting shrubs, the Home Improvement Reference Center can get you started on your next home project. With its collection of comprehensive, full-text content, you can find detailed, user-friendly "how-to" information covering all kinds of home improvement and repair projects.
Immerse yourself in Rosetta Stone and become conversational in thirty languages with free, full access to Level One. Rosetta Stone offers a unique, computer-based platform designed for optimum fluency and retention. This resources helps learners with vocabulary, sentence structure, and conversational styles, for a well-rounded immersion experience.
If you're studying for the GED or the postal exam, look no further. Testing and Education Reference Center provides tools for those who are taking the next step in their education or careers. Create an account and start taking sample tests for high school equivalency, college entrance, or professional certification. Use the collection of ebooks to learn about job outlooks. And, tap into the resume builder to start writing the resume that might just land you your dream job.
Sponsored by the State of Indiana, INSPIRE is a rich collection of databases covering subjects for students, researchers, professionals, and Average Joes. INSPIRE includes specialized databases for the medical profession, the teaching profession, and those working in business. There is also a great selection of databases covering biographies, science, literature, consumer health, the environment, and general studies. There are even databases tailored for Spanish speakers. INSPIRE is available to all residents of Indiana.
MasterFILE Premier is designed specifically for public libraries. This database provides full text for magazines, reference books, and primary source documents. It also includes an extensive image collection containing photos, maps, and flags. Need to find an article in Consumer Reports? Want to finish an article that you started reading at the dentist's office? This is the database for you.