Teacher Resources
Classroom Library Card
Educational Delivery Service
Take a Library Field Trip!
Outreach with Learning
Public Access Computers
Database Services
Free Resources
services
Classroom Library Card

In addition to a personal library card, a Classroom Library Card is available for professional needs and should be used for educational purposes only. Classroom Library Cards are available to those working in adult education, K-12 public/private schools, preschools, childcare centers and organizations working with individuals with disabilities. Contact the library for more information.

Educational Delivery Service

This service delivers books directly to classrooms, after-school programs, daycare facilities, and senior centers on a bi-weekly or monthly basis. An Outreach with Learning program can be provided when books are delivered to your classroom or facility, upon request.

Take A Library Field Trip!

We give tours of the library to school groups. For younger students, tours include stories and a tour of our collection. Older students are provided instruction on using the online catalog, web resources and how to find materials in our collection.

Request a field trip to MCPL
Outreach with Learning

Outreach with Learning provides fun, educational activities and programs, perfect for homeschool families, school functions, and community events. We can provide stories and other activities. We can also talk about programs and resources we have to offer. Request an OWL event here.Please request visits a few weeks in advance.

Public Access Computers

Our computers have Microsoft Office and video conferencing capabilities. Your students CAN get their projects completed! Before sending students, remind them that they will need a valid library card and computer policy signed by a parent/legal guardian to access our computers.

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Database Services

2-1-1: United Way of Southern Kentucky
2-1-1: United Way of Southern Kentucky

​This service of United Way of Southern Kentucky connects people in need with resources like health/dental services, housing/shelter, mental health/addiction services, and more.

Adult Core Skills - Learning Express
Adult Core Skills - Learning Express

​EBSCO LearningExpress. Provided by the Kentucky Virtual Library. For username & password, call the library!

Affordable Colleges Online
Affordable Colleges Online

​Free higher education tools for current and future college students and their families.

Ancestry Library Edition
Ancestry Library Edition

Always available inside the library; available for remote use through June 30, 2021 courtesy of ProQuest. Provided by the Kentucky Virtual Library. For username & password, call the library!

Assisted Living Research Institute
Assisted Living Research Institute

Discusses all services available for seniors living in Kentucky, outlines helpful city and state programs, and allows users to find the best assisted living facilities in their community.

AtoZ Homeschooling
AtoZ Homeschooling

KY Homeschool Law.

AtoZ Maps Online
AtoZ Maps Online

​The world’s most comprehensive collection of royalty-free downloadable maps. For username & password, call the library!

AtoZ World Food
AtoZ World Food

​Explore food culture and traditional recipes from around the world. IT’s a moveable feast in a digital cookbook. For username & password, call the library!

AtoZ the USA
AtoZ the USA

Bringing the diversity and history of the USA to life in a beautifully illustrated resource. For username & password, call the library!

Ben's Guide to US Government
Ben's Guide to US Government

A service of the Government Publishing Office (GPO), is designed to inform students, parents, and educators about the Federal Government, which issues the publications and information products disseminated by the GPO’s Federal Depository Library Program.

Britannica Academic
Britannica Academic

Provided by the Kentucky Virtual Library. For username & password, call the library!

Britannica Library
Britannica Library

For children, young adults, and adults. Provided by the Kentucky Virtual Library. For username & password, call the library!

Britannica School
Britannica School

For Pre-K – 12 classrooms and libraries. Provided by the Kentucky Virtual Library. For username & password, call the library!

Britannica Spanish Reference Center
Britannica Spanish Reference Center

For both elementary learners and more advanced users. Provided by the Kentucky Virtual Library. For username & password, call the library!

Britannica Spanish Reference Center
Britannica Spanish Reference Center

​For both elementary learners and more advanced users. Provided by the Kentucky Virtual Library. For username & password, call the library!

CareerOneStop
CareerOneStop

Your source for employment information and inspiration.

Chilton Library
Chilton Library

​Trustworthy online automotive repair and maintenance guidance that DIYers and professionals have relied on for more than 100 years. This continually updated database offers you the detailed information you need to tackle preventative vehicle maintenance and repairs. For username & password, call the library!

College Admissions Test Prep - LearningExpress
College Admissions Test Prep - LearningExpress

​EBSCO LearningExpress. Provided by the Kentucky Virtual Library. For username & password, call the library!

College Students - LearningExpress
College Students - LearningExpress

​EBSCO LearningExpress. Provided by the Kentucky Virtual Library. For username & password, call the library!

Community History Archives
Community History Archives

The Community History Archives are user friendly, and easy to learn. Patrons can browse, search, view, clip and share articles, headlines, pages, and stories recorded in the pages of the community newspaper. Just type a search and hit “enter” or browse to a specific year, month, day or page in any (or all) publications contained in the archive.

Community Resource Guide: Barren River Area Development District (BRADD), 2019
Community Resource Guide: Barren River Area Development District (BRADD), 2019

This 52-page guide contains information for community resources including Assistance with Food and Clothing, Financial Assistance, Transportation Services, and many other categories. It covers all of the counties in the BRADD; Metcalfe County starts on page 29. This page includes links to other guides as well.

Computer Skills Center - LearningExpress
Computer Skills Center - LearningExpress

​EBSCO LearningExpress. Provided by the Kentucky Virtual Library. For username & password, call the library!

Consumer Health Complete
Consumer Health Complete

​User-friendly access to medical, health and wellness content including mainstream, complementary, and holistic medicine. Provided by the Kentucky Virtual Library. For username & password, call the library!

Coursera
Coursera

Free online college courses.

Cypress Resume
Cypress Resume

Resumes made easy! For password, call the library!

DigitalLearn.org
DigitalLearn.org

​Access brief lessons on basic technology topics like using Windows 10, searching for jobs online, and how to use email.

Driving-tests.org
Driving-tests.org

​Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) practice tests, for FREE!

Duolingo
Duolingo

Learn Foreign Language for Free.

EBSCOhost
EBSCOhost

​Provided by the Kentucky Virtual Library. For username & password, call the library!

Focus Career through Kentucky Career Center
Focus Career through Kentucky Career Center

​Allows you to create or upload a resume and see all job postings, including ones recommended for you based on your skills and expertise.

FreeCodeCamp
FreeCodeCamp

Learn to code at home. Build projects. Earn certificates.

Funbrain
Funbrain

​Educational games for kids of all ages. (math, grammar, science, spelling, history)

GCF Learn Free
GCF Learn Free

​Free tutorials on technology topics, Microsoft Office programs, career and job search topics and basic skills like math and reading. Tutorials are also available in Spanish.

GED Test Prep Center - LearningExpress
GED Test Prep Center - LearningExpress

​EBSCO LearningExpress. Provided by the Kentucky Virtual Library.

Gale Legal Forms
Gale 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. For username & password, call the library!

Gale in Context: Opposing Viewpoints
Gale in Context: Opposing Viewpoints

​Covers issues in science, social studies, and current events, offering research, interactive maps, and infographics on topics like capital punishment, global warming, and immigration. Provided by the Kentucky Virtual Library. For username & password, call the library!

Glassdoor
Glassdoor

​Job listings, company reviews, and salary listings.

Homeschool Buyers Co-Op
Homeschool Buyers Co-Op

Discount Homeschool Resource.

Homeschool World
Homeschool World

List of Kentucky Homeschool Co-Ops / Associations.

Hoopla
Hoopla

Access thousands of movies, television series, music titles, comics, eBooks, and audiobooks with your MCPL library card.

Kentucky Career Center
Kentucky Career Center

Assistance for job seekers, career builders, and employers.

Kentucky Career Edge
Kentucky Career Edge

A FREE web-based platform to deliver virtual career services to Kentucky job-seekers. Modules include a job-interview simulator, a resume and job application builder, guidance in developing a personal brand and essential life skills curriculum to support career seekers in preparation for finding a job or advance in employment.

Kentucky Department of Education
Kentucky Department of Education

KDE Homeschool Requirements.

Kentucky Digital Library
Kentucky Digital Library

Historic newspaper and magazine images. Provided by the Kentucky Virtual Library.

Kentucky Justice
Kentucky Justice

Free legal assistance.

Kentucky Libraries Unbound (aka Libby)
Kentucky Libraries Unbound (aka Libby)

​Thousands of eBooks and audiobooks for you to borrow anytime, anywhere.

Kentucky Skills U
Kentucky Skills U

Committed to providing academic and essential skills instruction to help ensure all Kentucky adults get the education they need.

Kentucky State Board of Elections
Kentucky State Board of Elections

​Information about election dates, registration deadlines, polling places and more from the Commonwealth of Kentucky.

Kentucky Virtual Library
Kentucky Virtual Library

For username & password, call the library!

Khan Academy
Khan Academy

Free K – 12 Full Math Curriculum and More.

LearningExpress Library
LearningExpress Library

​Job Hunting, Career Preparation, Workplace skills, Certification Tests, Software Tutorials. Provided by the Kentucky Virtual Library. For username & password, call the library!

LingoLITE
LingoLITE

​Images, text, and native speaker video clips help you learn vocabulary up to four times faster than any other method. For username & password, call the library!

MOOC.org
MOOC.org

​Free online college courses available for anyone to enroll

Military to Civilian Cover Letters
Military to Civilian Cover Letters

Downloadable examples to help those struggling with ideas about how to write a polished military to civilian cover letter. The examples cover all experience levels, and you can also find useful advice to help you write a compelling application.

NoveList
NoveList

Reading recommendations and series information. Provided by the Kentucky Virtual Library. For username & password, call the library!

Online Voter Registration
Online Voter Registration

​The Commonwealth of Kentucky’s online voter registration system; register to vote in Kentucky or update your current registration record.

Python
Python

Computer programming for everybody!

Quarto Classroom
Quarto Classroom

​A website full of free awesome educational videos. There are classes for all ages. Subjects include: art & crafts, drawing, engineering, geography, math, reading & literacy, social emotional learning, social sciences, and more! Many videos even include free printables!

Recursos Para Hispanohablantes - LearningExpress
Recursos Para Hispanohablantes - LearningExpress

​EBSCO LearningExpress en Espanol. Provided by the Kentucky Virtual Library. For username & password, call the library!

Resume Builder
Resume Builder

A quick and easy way to create your professional resume.

Scratch
Scratch

​A free programming language and online community where you can create your own interactive stories, games, and animations.

Small Business Reference Center
Small Business Reference Center

​Provided by the Kentucky Virtual Library.

TeenBookCloud
TeenBookCloud

​A collection of eBooks for kids and teens in grades 7-12. Graphic novels, YA fiction, audiobooks, classic literature, nonfiction, and more. Provided by the Kentucky Virtual Library. For username & password, call the library!

Testing.com
Testing.com

Testing.com has the most extensive collection of at-home testing and lab testing resources.

The Homeschool Mom
The Homeschool Mom

​The Homeschool Mom resource list.

The Kentucky Center for Statistics (KYSTATS)
The Kentucky Center for Statistics (KYSTATS)

Collects and links data to evaluate education and workforce efforts in the Commonwealth.

The South Central Workforce Development Board
The South Central Workforce Development Board

Oversees workforce development initiatives in the 10-county region of south central Kentucky.

Time4Learning
Time4Learning

Information, Links, and Tips for Homeschoolers in Kentucky.

TumbleBookLibrary
TumbleBookLibrary

K-6 children’s eBook database. Contains Spanish and French resources for children. For username & password, call the library!

edX
edX

Free online college courses.

​Explora for Public Libraries
​Explora for Public Libraries

User-friendly access to content for all ages: encyclopedias, magazines, journals, newspapers, biographies, primary sources and more. Provided by the Kentucky Virtual Library. For username & password, call the library!

​ePermitTest
​ePermitTest

​Contains official state drivers handbooks, a driver's education course, all road signs worth memorizing and an amazing selection of free practice permit tests with sample questions that are highly similar or identical to those on the real DMV permit test.

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Other Helpful Free Resources

Community History Archives
Community History Archives

The Community History Archives are user friendly, and easy to learn. Patrons can browse, search, view, clip and share articles, headlines, pages, and stories recorded in the pages of the community newspaper. Just type a search and hit “enter” or browse to a specific year, month, day or page in any (or all) publications contained in the archive.

The Kentucky Center for Statistics (KYSTATS)
The Kentucky Center for Statistics (KYSTATS)

Collects and links data to evaluate education and workforce efforts in the Commonwealth.

The South Central Workforce Development Board
The South Central Workforce Development Board

Oversees workforce development initiatives in the 10-county region of south central Kentucky.

Small Business Reference Center
Small Business Reference Center

​Provided by the Kentucky Virtual Library.

Resume Builder
Resume Builder

A quick and easy way to create your professional resume.

Military to Civilian Cover Letters
Military to Civilian Cover Letters

Downloadable examples to help those struggling with ideas about how to write a polished military to civilian cover letter. The examples cover all experience levels, and you can also find useful advice to help you write a compelling application.

Kentucky Career Edge
Kentucky Career Edge

A FREE web-based platform to deliver virtual career services to Kentucky job-seekers. Modules include a job-interview simulator, a resume and job application builder, guidance in developing a personal brand and essential life skills curriculum to support career seekers in preparation for finding a job or advance in employment.

Glassdoor
Glassdoor

​Job listings, company reviews, and salary listings.

Focus Career through Kentucky Career Center
Focus Career through Kentucky Career Center

​Allows you to create or upload a resume and see all job postings, including ones recommended for you based on your skills and expertise.

Cypress Resume
Cypress Resume

Resumes made easy! For password, call the library!

CareerOneStop
CareerOneStop

Your source for employment information and inspiration.

Gale in Context: Opposing Viewpoints
Gale in Context: Opposing Viewpoints

​Covers issues in science, social studies, and current events, offering research, interactive maps, and infographics on topics like capital punishment, global warming, and immigration. Provided by the Kentucky Virtual Library. For username & password, call the library!

Kentucky Virtual Library
Kentucky Virtual Library

For username & password, call the library!

EBSCOhost
EBSCOhost

​Provided by the Kentucky Virtual Library. For username & password, call the library!

AtoZ World Food
AtoZ World Food

​Explore food culture and traditional recipes from around the world. IT’s a moveable feast in a digital cookbook. For username & password, call the library!

AtoZ the USA
AtoZ the USA

Bringing the diversity and history of the USA to life in a beautifully illustrated resource. For username & password, call the library!

AtoZ Maps Online
AtoZ Maps Online

​The world’s most comprehensive collection of royalty-free downloadable maps. For username & password, call the library!

​ePermitTest
​ePermitTest

​Contains official state drivers handbooks, a driver's education course, all road signs worth memorizing and an amazing selection of free practice permit tests with sample questions that are highly similar or identical to those on the real DMV permit test.

Driving-tests.org
Driving-tests.org

​Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) practice tests, for FREE!

Testing.com
Testing.com

Testing.com has the most extensive collection of at-home testing and lab testing resources.

Kentucky Justice
Kentucky Justice

Free legal assistance.

Gale Legal Forms
Gale 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. For username & password, call the library!

Consumer Health Complete
Consumer Health Complete

​User-friendly access to medical, health and wellness content including mainstream, complementary, and holistic medicine. Provided by the Kentucky Virtual Library. For username & password, call the library!

Assisted Living Research Institute
Assisted Living Research Institute

Discusses all services available for seniors living in Kentucky, outlines helpful city and state programs, and allows users to find the best assisted living facilities in their community.

Online Voter Registration
Online Voter Registration

​The Commonwealth of Kentucky’s online voter registration system; register to vote in Kentucky or update your current registration record.

Kentucky State Board of Elections
Kentucky State Board of Elections

​Information about election dates, registration deadlines, polling places and more from the Commonwealth of Kentucky.

Kentucky Digital Library
Kentucky Digital Library

Historic newspaper and magazine images. Provided by the Kentucky Virtual Library.

Kentucky Skills U
Kentucky Skills U

Committed to providing academic and essential skills instruction to help ensure all Kentucky adults get the education they need.

Kentucky Career Center
Kentucky Career Center

Assistance for job seekers, career builders, and employers.

Community Resource Guide: Barren River Area Development District (BRADD), 2019
Community Resource Guide: Barren River Area Development District (BRADD), 2019

This 52-page guide contains information for community resources including Assistance with Food and Clothing, Financial Assistance, Transportation Services, and many other categories. It covers all of the counties in the BRADD; Metcalfe County starts on page 29. This page includes links to other guides as well.

2-1-1: United Way of Southern Kentucky
2-1-1: United Way of Southern Kentucky

​This service of United Way of Southern Kentucky connects people in need with resources like health/dental services, housing/shelter, mental health/addiction services, and more.

LingoLITE
LingoLITE

​Images, text, and native speaker video clips help you learn vocabulary up to four times faster than any other method. For username & password, call the library!

The Homeschool Mom
The Homeschool Mom

​The Homeschool Mom resource list.

Time4Learning
Time4Learning

Information, Links, and Tips for Homeschoolers in Kentucky.

Scratch
Scratch

​A free programming language and online community where you can create your own interactive stories, games, and animations.

Recursos Para Hispanohablantes - LearningExpress
Recursos Para Hispanohablantes - LearningExpress

​EBSCO LearningExpress en Espanol. Provided by the Kentucky Virtual Library. For username & password, call the library!

Quarto Classroom
Quarto Classroom

​A website full of free awesome educational videos. There are classes for all ages. Subjects include: art & crafts, drawing, engineering, geography, math, reading & literacy, social emotional learning, social sciences, and more! Many videos even include free printables!

Python
Python

Computer programming for everybody!

MOOC.org
MOOC.org

​Free online college courses available for anyone to enroll

Khan Academy
Khan Academy

Free K – 12 Full Math Curriculum and More.

LearningExpress Library
LearningExpress Library

​Job Hunting, Career Preparation, Workplace skills, Certification Tests, Software Tutorials. Provided by the Kentucky Virtual Library. For username & password, call the library!

Kentucky Department of Education
Kentucky Department of Education

KDE Homeschool Requirements.

Homeschool World
Homeschool World

List of Kentucky Homeschool Co-Ops / Associations.

Homeschool Buyers Co-Op
Homeschool Buyers Co-Op

Discount Homeschool Resource.

GED Test Prep Center - LearningExpress
GED Test Prep Center - LearningExpress

​EBSCO LearningExpress. Provided by the Kentucky Virtual Library.

GCF Learn Free
GCF Learn Free

​Free tutorials on technology topics, Microsoft Office programs, career and job search topics and basic skills like math and reading. Tutorials are also available in Spanish.

Funbrain
Funbrain

​Educational games for kids of all ages. (math, grammar, science, spelling, history)

Computer Skills Center - LearningExpress
Computer Skills Center - LearningExpress

​EBSCO LearningExpress. Provided by the Kentucky Virtual Library. For username & password, call the library!

Britannica Spanish Reference Center
Britannica Spanish Reference Center

​For both elementary learners and more advanced users. Provided by the Kentucky Virtual Library. For username & password, call the library!

Ancestry Library Edition
Ancestry Library Edition

Always available inside the library; available for remote use through June 30, 2021 courtesy of ProQuest. Provided by the Kentucky Virtual Library. For username & password, call the library!

​Explora for Public Libraries
​Explora for Public Libraries

User-friendly access to content for all ages: encyclopedias, magazines, journals, newspapers, biographies, primary sources and more. Provided by the Kentucky Virtual Library. For username & password, call the library!

Chilton Library
Chilton Library

​Trustworthy online automotive repair and maintenance guidance that DIYers and professionals have relied on for more than 100 years. This continually updated database offers you the detailed information you need to tackle preventative vehicle maintenance and repairs. For username & password, call the library!

Britannica Spanish Reference Center
Britannica Spanish Reference Center

For both elementary learners and more advanced users. Provided by the Kentucky Virtual Library. For username & password, call the library!

Britannica School
Britannica School

For Pre-K – 12 classrooms and libraries. Provided by the Kentucky Virtual Library. For username & password, call the library!

Britannica Library
Britannica Library

For children, young adults, and adults. Provided by the Kentucky Virtual Library. For username & password, call the library!

Britannica Academic
Britannica Academic

Provided by the Kentucky Virtual Library. For username & password, call the library!

FreeCodeCamp
FreeCodeCamp

Learn to code at home. Build projects. Earn certificates.

edX
edX

Free online college courses.

Duolingo
Duolingo

Learn Foreign Language for Free.

DigitalLearn.org
DigitalLearn.org

​Access brief lessons on basic technology topics like using Windows 10, searching for jobs online, and how to use email.

Coursera
Coursera

Free online college courses.

College Students - LearningExpress
College Students - LearningExpress

​EBSCO LearningExpress. Provided by the Kentucky Virtual Library. For username & password, call the library!

College Admissions Test Prep - LearningExpress
College Admissions Test Prep - LearningExpress

​EBSCO LearningExpress. Provided by the Kentucky Virtual Library. For username & password, call the library!

Ben's Guide to US Government
Ben's Guide to US Government

A service of the Government Publishing Office (GPO), is designed to inform students, parents, and educators about the Federal Government, which issues the publications and information products disseminated by the GPO’s Federal Depository Library Program.

AtoZ Homeschooling
AtoZ Homeschooling

KY Homeschool Law.

Adult Core Skills - Learning Express
Adult Core Skills - Learning Express

​EBSCO LearningExpress. Provided by the Kentucky Virtual Library. For username & password, call the library!

Affordable Colleges Online
Affordable Colleges Online

​Free higher education tools for current and future college students and their families.

TumbleBookLibrary
TumbleBookLibrary

K-6 children’s eBook database. Contains Spanish and French resources for children. For username & password, call the library!

TeenBookCloud
TeenBookCloud

​A collection of eBooks for kids and teens in grades 7-12. Graphic novels, YA fiction, audiobooks, classic literature, nonfiction, and more. Provided by the Kentucky Virtual Library. For username & password, call the library!

NoveList
NoveList

Reading recommendations and series information. Provided by the Kentucky Virtual Library. For username & password, call the library!

Kentucky Libraries Unbound (aka Libby)
Kentucky Libraries Unbound (aka Libby)

​Thousands of eBooks and audiobooks for you to borrow anytime, anywhere.

Hoopla
Hoopla

Access thousands of movies, television series, music titles, comics, eBooks, and audiobooks with your MCPL library card.

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