Student Portal | Mishawaka-Penn-Harris Public Library 

Student Portal


Your Student Digital Card allows you to utilize the online resources from the Mishawaka-Penn-Harris Public Library from anywhere. You can check out eBooks or eAudiobooks using Overdrive, conduct research for school projects using one of our many online databases, or learn something new with an online course.

It's easy to get a Student Digital Access Card! Fill out the online application and you will receive your card number in a email within 5 business days. Once you have your card number, you can begin using it immediately.

Please note: If you already have a physical Mishawaka-Penn-Harris Public Library card, you do not need a digital card.  Your library card allows access to eBooks and online databases as well as print materials.

PHM Students: We are unable to send response e-mails back to a PHM e-mail address; please use a home email address.

Get a Student Digital Card


Digital Resources


eBooks & eAudiobooks


Online Courses

Indiana BMV permit practice tests for learning drivers.

Free online courses and certification classes.

Self-paced video-based learning on a variety of topics, including technical, creative, and professional.  Requires a PIN number. 
Create or reset your PIN online. 
Call 574-259-5277 for assistance.

Learn a new language. 

Practice tests and courses for ACT, ASBAB, GED, GRE, LSAT, MCAT, NCLEX, PRAXIS, SAT, and more

Research Databases - Literature

Full-text poems and poetry citations
Short stories, speeches, and plays

Reading recommendations and read-alikes for author, title, and series

Multimedia resources that can enhance the reading experience for fiction and nonfiction books used in the K-12 environment





Research Databases - Culture/Economy/History/Geography

Explore recipes and food culture from all over the world. 

Information about the people, history, economy, geography, and more for all 50 US states, 5 US territories, and the District of Columbia

Information about travel, culture, food, transportation, and more for 202 world cities


Research Databases - Science

Full-text medical journals, periodicals, and reference work

Science news, articles, and sample experiments


Research Databases - General

Biographical information on influential people

Magazine articles, newspaper articles, and primary source documents for K-12

Full-text medical journals, periodicals, and reference works

Indiana's Virtual Library is a collection of academic databases and other information resource

Research support for topics that have opposing viewpoints


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