Get a Library Card
Step 1: Visit any library branch in Sunflower County. Locations are at Drew, Ruleville, Indianola, Inverness, and Moorhead, Mississippi.
Step 2: Complete a library card application available at any library branch. Provide a photo I. D. and proof of mailing address.
Your library card gives you access to:
- Our online catalog to look up items in our library collection
- Our Public Access Computers and Internet
- Our meeting room spaces
- Heritage Quest Online
Anyone who lives, works, owns property or attends school in Sunflower County is eligible to apply for a library card. There is no cost to obtain your library card, but there is a $3.00 replacement fee if you ever lose your card.
Learning Express Library is an easy-to-use online test prep resource that helps improve academic skills, earn a high school equivalency, prepare for college, join the military, obtain occupational certification, find a job, change careers, become a U.S. citizen, and learn computer skills. The resource is also available in Spanish.
The on-line catalog provides information about the materials in the library collection and allows you to browse the collection, select an item to borrow using your library account information, and receive email reminders to return borrowed materials. Library staff can provide tutorial sessions to help you manage your library account and learn how to get the best use of our on-line catalog. Click here for library contact information.
This is a kids version of our on-line catalog that provides access to our children’s collection. It is kid friendly featuring our library friend, Scout. Visit the library and staff can demonstrate how to find and select items in the Kids Catalog.
Our library provides access to e-books, audio books, and digital magazines through HooplaDigital.com. All you need is a library account and a 4-digit PIN. Library staff can assist you with setting up the Hoopla App on your mobile device so you can enjoy reading material anytime and anywhere.
Can’t find what you are looking for at our libraries? Use our Interlibrary Loan services providing statewide access to library catalogs. By becoming a registered patron with an account in good standing, library staff can assist you with finding materials from other libraries and make interlibrary loan requests for you.
Talking Books Services provide reading material for eligible Mississippi residents who are unable to read standard print due to a visual, physical, or organic reading disability and for institutions which serve these eligible individuals. Our library can help you register for these services. Click here to find out more information.
Sunflower County History and Archives
The mission of the Sunflower County Library System’s local history collection is to preserve the history of Sunflower County and to provide access to primary historical material. The Archives room consists of primary historical materials such as family histories, photographs, oral histories, newspaper articles, yearbooks, maps, music, and memorabilia. This collection is located at the Henry M. Seymour Library in Indianola, Mississippi.
The Sunflower County Library has a subscription to World Book Encyclopedia. Contact library staff to receive the access information to get informational articles, pictures, videos, audio recordings, maps, and eBooks. Information is provided in English and Spanish for different age levels: Kids, Student, and Advanced.
The State of Mississippi provides access to academic peer-reviewed journals and curated content not available through public searches through the Mississippi Alliance for Gaining New Opportunities Through Library Information Access (MAGNOLIA) . Request an access code from any Sunflower County Library.”
The Library System promotes programs that provide opportunities to engage in lifelong learning, avenues to increase access to information, and forums to share ideas, learn about culture, or be entertained. Programs are provided for all ages at all library branches. Library staff can also conduct programs out in the community. Each library branch also provides self directed programs where visitors to the library can enjoy a do it yourself activity such as a craft, game, or puzzle. Virtual programs are available on the Sunflower County Library System’s YouTube Channel. All programs are free and available to the public. Our libraries provide programs to address the informational needs or interests of its community. Anyone can contact the library to provide library programming ideas or expert informational resource people willing to share information. We look forward to supporting you. Click here to learn about upcoming programs.
Public Access Computers
Our libraries provide desktop computers with specifications such as Intel Core i5-11500 CPUs with Windows 10 Pro (including Windows 11 Pro upgrade) in English, French, and Spanish. The computers run Microsoft Office 2021 productivity software and are connected to the Library System’s high speed internet. Library staff are available to provide free tutorials in using the software for anyone who schedules a tutoring appointment. Public access computers are available for public use to those who have a current library card.
All libraries provide access to broadband through Wi-Fi services available to anyone visiting the library.
Our libraries provide access to technology and equipment for teleconference services in a private setting.
Meeting rooms are available per request by contacting your local library branch or by submitting a completed meeting room request form. Click here for the form and meeting room regulations. RESERVE NOW!
Our libraries provide access to fax services, printing, and document scanning.