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.
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
Newspapers.com – World Collection
Explore your family history and discover key historical events with NewspaperArchive.com, one of the world's largest online newspaper archives.
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
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!
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 firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject line "Lit Locker".
Eugene and Marilyn Glick
Indiana History Center
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
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!
210 S. 8th Street
Cannelton, IN 47520
Monday - Tuesday - Wednesday 1:00 - 6:00
Thursday - Friday 1:00 - 5:00
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:
For State of Indiana filing and forms please visit:
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