Public Library of Mount Vernon and Knox County

201 North Mulberry Street
Mount Vernon, Ohio, 43050
(740) 392-BOOK
Main Branch Hours
Monday-Thursday: 9 A.M. - 9 P.M.
Friday & Saturday: 9 A.M. - 5 P.M.
Sunday: 1 P.M. - 5 P.M.

Mobile Site

Digital Downloads Provided Free of Charge by the Public Library of Mount Vernon and Knox County

Digital Downloads are available from the library through two separate services, The Ohio Digital Library, and BYKI Language Learning. Also, check out our new streaming services, some of which provide temporary downloads, on our Online Services page. For assistance, please use the help links below, when available. If you continue to need assistance, please contact the library's Technology Educator, Beth Hoeffgen, at (740) 392-2665, ext. 238 or

Ohio Ebook Project

The Ohio Digital Library provides free downloadable ebooks, audiobooks, music and video. All of these formats can be downloaded to our patrons' personal computers and then transferred to select devices (mp3 players, smart phones, tablet computers, etc.) Digital items are checked out to patrons for 21 days. Patrons may have to join a waiting list for high demand items. Choose "Public Library of Mount Vernon and Knox County" and then enter your library card barcode number to sign in to check out items.

E-book Help Provided by the Library

Ohio Digital Library Quickstart Guide

Ohio Digital Library Help

Transparent Language Online with Byki provides both online access to language learning programs and downloadable language resources that may be accessed through the Byki mobile application on Iphone, Ipad, Ipad Touch, and Android devices. Patrons must sign up for Transparent Language Online on a library computer to establish a user name and password. Then the service may be accessed through the Internet from any computer.

Transparent Language Online Help