The Perry County Public Library is pleased to offer library patrons the ability to download e-Books through Kentucky Libraries Unbound, a consortium of Kentucky Public Libraries powered by OverDrive. Perry County Public Library card holders can check out and download e-Books anytime, anywhere through OverDrive at no charge.

Freegal Music is a downloadable music service from your library. All you need is your library card number. Freegal offers access to about 3 million songs, including Sony Music’s catalog of legendary artists. In total the collection is comprised of music from over 10,000 labels with music that originates in over 60 countries. There is no software to download, and there are no digital rights management (DRM) restrictions. Download 5 songs per week at no charge.  

EBSCOHOST is a powerful online reference system accessible via the Internet. It offers a variety of proprietary full text databases and popular databases from leading information providers including Searchasaurus, Footnote History and Genealogy Archives, and Consumer Health Complete.


Universal Class – Knowledge is power. Why not learn something new today? Universal Class offers hundreds of online classes taught by dedicated instructors sharing their knowledge on almost any imaginable topic.

NewsBank – With unmatched U.S. news content from local, regional, and national sources, this resource is the largest of its kind. Its diverse source types include printed and online newspapers, blogs, journals, newswires, broadcast transcripts and videos. Explore a specific issue or event through the detailed coverage provided by local reporting or compare a wide variety of viewpoints from across the country on topics such as politics, business, health, sports, cultural activities and people.

GrantStation gives users the ability to find new grant opportunities in our databases, build a strong grant strategy with our planning tools, and write powerful proposals with our step-by-step tutorials. This database provides resources to win your share of the grant funding available to you.  GrantStation can be accessed through the library computers or through your own device via our open Wi-Fi at the Perry County Public Library. 

Scholastic Teachables offers printable activities for any subject: math, science, reading comprehension, STEM, writing, and beyond. Download printable lesson plans, reading passages, games and puzzles, clip art, bulletin board ideas, and skills sheets for students at any grade level.  To get started, contact the Perry County Public Library for login information.

Hazard Herald – For nearly a century, The Hazard Herald has been publishing an issue each week, striving to make the community it embraces a better place with news and updates from around the region.

Kentucky Virtual Library – Open seven days a week, 24 hours a day, the Kentucky Virtual Library (KYVL) is dedicated to supplying all Kentuckians with a comprehensive and dynamic collection of information resources.  To get started, contact the Perry County Public library for login information.

World Book – A powerful reference tool that includes encyclopedia articles, multimedia, and primary source documents, including treaties, constitutions, diaries and other first person narratives, U.S. Presidential papers, and more.

MyHeritage Library Edition – MyHeritage Library Edition is one of the largest, most internationally diverse genealogy databases of its kind in the world. It includes billions of historical documents from over 48 countries, millions of historical photos, public records, indexes and additional resources. Available in 40 languages, MyHeritage Library Edition is the industry’s most multilingual family history research database.

Reference USA – The premier source for business and residential information for reference and research.

The Perry County Public Library is pleased to offer Ancestry to our patrons.  Ancestry gives you access to the world’s largest online history resource: billions of records with access to Family History, Family Trees, Genealogy Research, and Records Search.  Ancestry is only available on the computers in the genealogy room at the Perry County Public Library.

Chilton Library – This database delivers reliable automotive help online 24/7 through ChiltonLibrary, trusted by automotive enthusiasts and professionals for more than 100 years.


Legal Forms – Thousands of legal forms available with more forms being added daily. Official, State Specific, Federal, Business, Personal, Real Estate and General forms covering hundreds of legal subjects and issues.

PriceIt! – The ultimate online resource for pricing today’s potential treasures.

Fold 3 features premier collections of original military records. These records include the stories, photos, and personal documents of the men and women who served in the military. Many of the records come from the U.S. National archives, The National Archives of the U.K. and other international records.

Library Hours
Monday-Friday: 9 AM – 7 PM
Saturday: 8 AM – 4 PM
Sunday: Closed

Perry County Public Library
289 Black Gold Blvd.
Hazard, KY 41701

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Phone: (606) 436-2475
              (606) 436-4747
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