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Newton County Public Library is proud to be an Evergreen Indiana Library - Evergreen Indiana is a growing consortium of more than 100 public, school and institutional libraries located throughout Indiana that use the Evergreen ILS. Patrons of member libraries can use their Evergreen Indiana library card to view the catalogs and borrow materials from the other member libraries, and are always welcome to visit member libraries.
The Indiana State Library has announced the formation of a new statewide e-book consortium, the Indiana Digital Library, launching on March 1.
Borrow ebooks, audiobooks, and magazines to read on your phone or tablet using the Libby app by OverDrive. You can even send and read your borrowed ebooks to your Kindle ereader (U.S. only)! It’s free and easy to get started for new users and a streamlined experience for current OverDrive app users. Learn more at
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Register online for Evergreen Indiana Library Card
If you do not have an Evergreen Indiana Library card, and you want to use our electronic books, magazines, or downloadable audiobooks, you may register online for a card.
Staff will review your request, finalize it, and approve it. You will be mailed your Evergreen Indiana library card and Personal Identification Number (PIN) so that you may take advantage of our great selection of materials in downloadable format.
Newton County Public Library is committed to helping our communities work through this difficult time.
The Indiana Gateway for Government Units is a data collection and transparency portal supported by the State of Indiana and Indiana University and used by thousands of local government officials, academic researchers, and taxpayers.
Gateway collects and provides access to information about how taxes and other public dollars are budgeted and spent by Indiana's local units of government.
INSPIRE is Indiana's Virtual Online Library. INSPIRE is a collection of online academic databases and other information resources that can be accessed by Indiana residents. INSPIRE began in January 1998 as a project of the Indiana State Library, funded by a one-time development grant from the Lilly Endowment Inc. Since that time, INSPIRE has been supported by the Indiana General Assembly through Build Indiana Funds and the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA), and through a partnerhsip with the Academic Libraries of Indiana (ALI).
INSPIRE includes full-text magazine and journal articles, websites, pamphlets, images, almanacs, full-text historic newspapers, multimedia, library catalogs, and much more.
INSPIRE is a free resource available to all Indiana residents who have Internet access. Other states may offer similar services to their own residents.