Get Mobile Public Library at home

Get a Library eCard

Temporary cards are issued to area residents over the phone and online.

After filling out this form, we will email you with your new eCard number or any follow up questions. Due to high demand it may take a couple days for us to respond.

Digital Downloads

Download ebooks, audiobooks, music, comics & magazines. Steam movies and tv shows.

Use the Hoopla, cloudLibrary, Kanopy and Flipster apps to gain access to our extensive digital collection.

Get homework help and research your any subject

Homework Help & Academic Tutoring: 10 a.m. - 11 p.m.

Homework Alabama can be accessed from virtually any computer or mobile device with internet connection while in the state of Alabama.

For K-12, over 60 subjects, over 3,000 Tutors, no appointments needed, online one-to-one tutoring and including drop-off math reviews.

Gale In Context: Opposing Viewpoints

Covers current social issues; Access to pro/con viewpoints, reference articles, infographics, and more; Access to periodical content that covers Current Events, News and Commentary, Environmental Issues, Economics, and more

Britannica School High

Age-appropriate articles, Biographies, Country Comparison, World Atlas, Browse Media

Explora High

Reliable research sources, Access to full-text databases, Topic overviews, Familiarizes high school students with college research

Not finding what you need above? Go here for more research options.

Choose your next book

Your Next Book

Fill out our questionnaire - tell us your favorite author, genre or novel and get suggestions on what book to read next.


Find information on over 250,000 fiction and nonfiction titles, lists of award-winning books, Book Discussion Guides, BookTalks, Recommended Reads and more.

Videos, Programing and Special Requests

Request online classes with our librarians

Teachers & Homeschool Groups: Our librarians will work with you to make videos customized to your students. We can teach you how to make the most of MPL's online resources. We may be able to schedule a live class on Zoom.


Subscribe to us on YouTube to find our catalog of videos with MPL's staff sharing recommendations, crafts, tutorials and more.


Visit us on Facebook to see to participate in challenges, live events and find out what we have going on in Teen's Services at MPL.