Online Catalog (OPAC)
Electronic Resources

3M Cloud Library

Start here to download the app for your device.  Additional instructions can be found here. Once the app is downloaded, you can access the catalog and dowload books.


Visit the link about to register for an account, then download the app to your device for ebooks, audiobooks, and magazine.


Marshall High School Yearkbooks


Oral History Interviews


Marshall area newspapers

Tales Press



MPL on YouTube 


Free access in the library or remote.
For remote use, log in with your MPL barcode.


Free access in the library or remote. For remote use, log in with your MPL barcode.


Password inside library:  marshall
Password from anywhere outside of the library:



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Find your ancestors’ stories.
Discover yours.
For use only in library. 
No username/password needed.



Simply log-in with your library barcode to access wonderful resources which includes ebooks, encyclopedia entries, videos, games, science experiments, and much more!


To dowload ebooks, create an account and by using your 14 digit library code number.


Social Security Express





***  For Teens Only! ***

Teen Advisory Board (TAB)



So, you might be wondering what is TAB?

Well, it is all up to YOU!

TAB is the Teen Advisory Board at Marshall Public Library.  Open to all Marshall students in grades 7—12. We will meet  monthly on the 3rd Wednesday at 3:30 pm in the Teen Area of the library.

 Writing contests? Book discussions? Movie nights?

What do you all want to see happen at the library for teens?






The Young Adult Library Services Association (YALSA) is a national association of librarians, library workers and advocates whose mission is to expand and strengthen library services for teens, aged 12-18.

  • Current membership is more than 5,400 members
  • Founded in 1957 and headquartered in Chicago, YALSA is a division of the American Library Association

Visit one of these links to learn more about this great organization bringing teens and libraries together!

Yalsa Homepage

Teens Need Libraries


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Please note that attendance at library programs and events constitutes consent to be photographed for Marshall Public
Library publicity purposes.  Thank you!


Tips for Devoloping a Reading Habit

 •    Mix up your activities: read your e-mail for awhile, read a book for awhile, do your homework for awhile. Repeat. Have snacks handy.
•    Learn while you read—the one does not exclude the other.
•    Read in small bytes—10 minutes on the way to and from school, 15 minutes before going to sleep, 10 minutes waiting for friends to pick you up. That totals 45     minutes—a good-sized Daily Reading Total (DRT).
•    Join a book discussion group at your school or public library, or online: www.ala.org/teenhoopla is a good one.
•    Realize your reading speed increases the more you read.
•    Realize that time goes faster when you are reading for the fun of it.
•    Read what you are passionate about.
•    Find the right book or magazine for you.
•    Keep a list of what you read and compare it to lists of Best Books, Quick Picks, or Outstanding Books for the College Bound.
•    Write about what you read.
•    Realize reading for the fun of it is a good way to relax.
•    Talk about your reading with friends and family.


Gale Virtual Reference Library

Gale Virtual Reference Library (GVRL), a wonderful new electronic reference tool,  is now available through the library website.  It gives online access 24/7 to more than 330 encyclopedias and other reference books, all written by reputable scholars in their fields.

Password inside library:  marshall
Password from anywhere outside of the library: remote

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