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Sheffield Public Library: HomeOpen
Monday - Friday
9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Saturday & Sunday

Online Databases:

Ancestry (Only available in the library)

New J. K. Rowling Book

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e-Services Library Card


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Apply on-line for a Sheffield Public Library e-Services library card.


This card allows you to checkout e-books, e-magazines, download and stream music, read newspapers, take on-line classes and more.


If you already have a Sheffield library card, you do not need a sperate card for e-resources. Access to all of our e-resources are included with your original card.


TumbleBooks for Kids - Availabel until August 31, 2020
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An ebook database for children in K-6 A Math ebook database for K-6 An ebook database for grades 7-12
Some features do not work well will Internet Explorer and Edge. Chrome is the recommended browser for Tumblebooks.


Job Help

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Freegal Music Service

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TumbleBooks for Adults - Availabel until August 31, 2020
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Closed Temporarily

Sheffield Library will be closed starting Tuesday March 17, 2020. The library will remain closed until futher notice. Fines will not be charged for items due during these closed days. Check the web site or Facebook for updates.


e-books, e-audiobooks, e-magazines, music downloads, streaming music and online newspapers will still be available while we are closed. If you need help accessing e-resources, use the Email the Librarian link on the web site.

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Access extended through May 2020.

Read or listen to the first Harry Potter book. No wait.


In collaboration with Pottermore Publishing, OverDrive announced that the e-book and e-audiobook versions of the first book in the Harry Potter series are now available for unlimited, simultaneous access. This  is part of the #HarryPotterAtHome program running April 1-May 31, to bring magic to  readers of all ages during these uncertain times.


Click on e-Books Overdrive.

Select your library and sign in to Colbert Digital Downloads with your library card number.

Search for Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone.

Check out the e-book or the e-audiobook

Readers can also visit harrypotterathome.com for additional information and activities to do at home.


How to get a Sheffield Library card

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Ancestry Available at Home
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Ancestry Library Edition will be available for home use during April, 2020.


To access Ancestry go to www.youseemore.com/sheffieldpl/


Click on My Account at the top of the page and login with your library card number and pin number.


In the Account Summary, click on Ancestry.com


We recomend using the latest version of FireFox and selecting New Private Window.


If you have problems accessing Ancestry Library Edition, please use the Email the Librarian link on our web site to notify us.



Universal Class

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Check out our NEW collection of magazines.

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Newsletters & Blogs
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Universal Class

Free classes from your library. Take classes at home or at the library. Fun classes like cake decoration or gardening, business related classes such as Microsoft Word, Excel and more.
All  you need is a Sheffield library card. Click the link above for more information.



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Learn a New Language

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The TimesDaily searchable text is now available online. Complete full-text content of local and regional news beginning with October 1, 2002. Updated daily. Click the link above and login with your Sheffield Public Library card.

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