Perry County Public Library is excited to announce

access to World Book Online.

World Book Online hosts thousands of articles, as well as hundreds of maps, videos, and other media for an immersive learning experience.

  Teacher resources, curriculum correlations, learning stands and other useful tools for educators are included across all databases.


Ancestry Library Edition

is now available @ home

for a limited time.

Go to Ancestry Library Edition @ Home now ‌

Research your family tree--available from home for a

limited time during the coronavirus crisis.

Ancestry Library is available remotely to all Perry County library cardholders, courtesy of ProQuest

and its partner Ancestry. 

For a limited time only in partnership with ProQuest

you can access 

Fold3™ Library Edition – World Collection


Explore your family history and discover key historical events with, one of the world's largest online newspaper archives.

                                    Access includes:

  • Search over 15,312 publications and over 3 billion articles & photos

  • Newspapers from 1607 to 2021 from 32 countries and all 50 states

  • Tools to help search, discover, save and share the stories you find

Discovery Time In A Bag

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Discovery Time in a Bag is a new program available for checkout that allows families to continue to enjoy Discovery Time from the comfort of their homes.  The only items that need to be returned to the library are the books, bag,

and basic craft supplies (scissors, crayon, etc.). 

There will be 12 themed bags available for checkout.

Everything you would receive at an in-person Discovery Time is available to you in the bag.  The bag comes with stick puppets for songs or rhymes, three-four books,

and 2 STEAM activities. 

(STEAM = Science Technology Engineering Arts Mathematics)

Bag themes are: Birds, Trees, Bugs, Animals, Flowers,

At the Beach, Under the Sea, At the Pond, In the Jungle,

In the Mountains, In the Savanna, and Volcanoes.  

Check out your bag today!

 May Lit Locker

When Gnomes Attack!

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It's back!

The Perry County Public Library is happy to announce that

Lit Locker has returned for

7th grade to students up to 20 years old.

Click on the button below to fill out a form to request your

no-cost subscription box.



You will be emailed when boxes are ready for pickup and you will be given 5 business days to pickup at our Tell City or Cannelton location. There will be no holds on boxes and all boxes not picked up within the 5 day window will be given to the next person in line.

Due to popular demand, we will only be able to give

1 subscription box per household. Please list all names of

Young Adults using the box. They would share the books

but we will include a set of crafts and fun items

for each person signed up.

If you have any questions or to cancel your box please email with the subject line "Lit Locker".

Eugene and Marilyn Glick

Indiana History Center

Indianapolis, IN

We are glad to be able to offer 2 family

passes to check out to visit this exciting

history center in Indianapolis. 

Check out passes include admission for up to 2 adults and 4 children per visit.


Passes may be checked out for 3 weeks, but Holds may not be placed on them.

Perry County Public Library -  Tell City

Perry County Bookmobile

2328 Tell Street

Tell City, IN  47586


Fax:  812-547-3038


Hours for Main Branch:

Monday through Wednesday 9:00 am - 6:00 pm

Thursday - Friday  9:00 - 5:30

Saturday  9:00 am - 4:30 pm

Bookmobile is back on the road beginning May 17th!

Tell City Public Library

Cannelton location

210 S. 8th Street

Cannelton, IN 47520


Fax:  812-547-8590


Monday - Tuesday - Wednesday  1:00  -  6:00

Thursday - Friday     1:00 - 5:00

Closed  Saturdays

Cannelton Public Library

Library Board of Trustees 2021

President - Patsy Alvey

Vice-President  -  Sarah Duke

Secretary  -  Karen Herwig

Treasurer  -  Kim Luecke

Board Member  -  Julie Harris

Board Member  -  Jayne Land

Board Member - Pati Hoskins

Patrons over the age of 2  are required to

wear a mask inside the library.

If you forget your mask, we have some available for free, although a goodwill donation of a $1 would be appreciated.

For those who do not wish to wear a mask 

or would prefer  to not come inside, 

curbside delivery outside our libraries is still available.

You may still request items by:​

1. Place a hold through the catalog​

2. Call us at 812-547-2661 for Tell City

or (812) 547-6028 for Cannelton

3. Email us at with the

subject line "Pickup Request."


Once we have retrieved your materials

we will give you a phone call and instructions.

The IRS recently extended the tax-filing deadline to May 17, 2021.

Federal & State Tax Forms

The State of Indiana Department of Revenue and the Federal IRS will no longer be providing

tax forms for us to distribute. 

They are encouraging all taxpayers

to file their taxes electronically. 

For Federal filing and forms please visit:

 How to File | Internal Revenue Service (

For State of Indiana filing and forms please visit:

DOR: Filing My Taxes

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We Have An APP for that!

Evergreen Indiana is now easier than ever

*Place hold requests

*See what you have out

*Search the catalog

*Check on fines

*Get information about participating libraries

*Light and dark modes

*Digital card replica

*Multi-account management

Designed for Android or iOS

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