RESOURCES

We love to be a resource in our community. Whether you're looking for resources you can access 24 hours a day online or local resources in our area that are available to you, we're here to help.

Online Resources

W.G. Rhea Online Catalog

Through our online catalog, you can check to see if items are available in our library. You can, also, reserve books & renew items you have checked out!
All you need is your library card.

TN State Library & Archives

The Tennessee State Library and Archives (TSLA), collects and preserves books and records of historical, documentary and reference value, and promotes library and archival development throughout the state.

Books From Birth Foundation

The Governor’s Books from Birth Foundation (GBBF) is committed to enrolling every child from birth to age five in Tennessee’s statewide Imagination Library. This program is open to all eligible-age children in Tennessee – at no cost to families and regardless of income.

World Book Online

World Book Online is a suite of online research tools that includes encyclopedia articles, primary source collections, educator tools, student activities, pictures, audio, and video, complemented by current periodicals and related websites.

Transparent Language

Combining extensive courses and supplemental resources for over 100 languages, including English, Transparent Language Online is the most complete language-learning system.

R.E.A.D.S.

R.E.A.D.S. allows patrons to checkout eBooks that we might not have in our stacks.


Download the app to your tablet or eReader, and have your library card ready!

TN Electronic Library

TEL provides access to over 400,000 electronic resources, including magazines, scholarly journals, podcasts, videos, e-books, test preparation materials, federal census records, Tennessee primary source materials, and more!

Testing & Education Reference Center

A valuable online tool used by library patrons of all ages for standardized test preparation, researching undergraduate and graduate programs, finding tuition assistance, and exploring careers.

 

Community members can even pursue new career paths with test prep assistance for career certification exams and gain advice on resumes, cover letters, interviewing, and networking.

Dept. of Veterans Affairs

The VA.gov website is Veteran-centric and user-friendly and provides seamless and personalized forms, tools, online communities, and information. Veterans are also able to apply for benefits on VA.gov and can check the status of their claim or appeal online or on their mobile devices.

Local Resources

Friends of the Library

Your books donations make it possible for the Friends to provide inexpensive reading materials for other residents in our community. The Bookstore also donates older books to the community nursing homes, jails, daycares, hospitals & military.

Little Food Pantry at Atkins Porter

Give what you can. Take what you need.

301 S. Highland St.

Paris, TN 38242

TARP Center for Independent Living

T.A.R.P. works to promote the dignity, independence, and civil rights of Tennesseans with disabilities.

1027 Mineral Wells Ave.

Paris, TN 38242

Phone: (731) 644-0026

Paris Henry County Food Bank

Hours:

Monday, Wednesday, and Friday

3 pm - 4 pm

Phone: (731) 642-3172

55 Jones Bend Rd Ext.
Paris, TN 38242

Henry County Office on Aging & Conger Senior Center

The mission of the Henry County Office on Aging is to coordinate daily activities that improve the quality of life for elderly individuals and to assist them in maintaining independence and self-sufficiency.

Genealogy & Archives at Weston Hall

The Henry County Archive houses old public records and the Genealogy Library is a resource for those doing research on their ancestry.

215 Grove Blvd.

Paris, TN 38242