Online Resources / Ebooks

Libby by Overdrive

The library has access to Ebooks and online audiobooks through the Libby app. Online magazine access is now also available. Magazine checkouts do not count against the item limits! 

In addition to the materials provided, more access has been purchased just for the Pleasant Hill library. Access is limited to Pleasant Hill residents and residents of rural Polk County. Contact your local library if you live in another community. 

You will need you card number and your PIN to access your account. Contact the library for this information.

Please note: Beginning February 2022, the Overdrive app will no longer be available to new users. New users looking for the OverDrive app will be directed to Libby. 


Hoopla is here! An on demand service, Hoopla has thousands of E Books, Online Audio books, Music Albums, Streaming Video and Podcasts available for checkout. Usage limits apply but all materials are available immediately upon request.

You will need to know your library card number for the Polaris circulation system, PIN (Personal Identification Number) for your account and e-mail address. We will be happy to provide you with the Polaris information. Please contact us if you need assistance or information in order to use this great new system. 

Thank you to Facebook for providing grant money so we may offer you this new service!


Learn a new creative skill with Creativebug! Access thousands of free, award-winning art & craft video classes taught by recognized design experts and artists.

You will need to know your library card number and PIN to get started. Please contact us if you need assistance or information in order to use this great new system. 


Stream videos with your library card! Follow the instructions to set up an account. You will need to know your library card number in order to access the Kanopy service. Patrons will be able to download classic movies and documentaries. Over 20,000 videos are available! 

Wall Street Journal

Access The Wall Street Journal from anywhere!

Simply click here to create your account, and you can start using immediately

Your access will be available for the next 3 days

After 3 days, simply come back and click the above link again and login as an existing user with the same username and password you originally created

Transparent Languages

Try the Transparent Language resource the library just added. You can set up an account and start your learning adventure!

Ancestry Plus

Ancestry for Libraries is a great resource that has many genealogy sources including census data, immigration, military records and more. Ancestry Plus is only available on the computers in the library. Stop in and use this outstanding resources soon.


The library is happy to offer a database designed for all job seekers including specific resources to aid military veterans. Brainfuse has a wide variety of resources designed to assist in job searches including resume help and access to many job sites. Visit Brainfuse for more information!

Niche Academy

Access tutorials on how to use Google apps, Microsoft Office, social media, and more!