Community Resources can be found our the Community Resources page.


Georgia Degrees Pay website offered by the University System of Georgia allows prospective students and families to compare college costs, majors, and degree attainment across the USG institutions. Get Started Today!!
EBEBSCOhost has many different databases available from Business Source Complete to Garden, Landscape & Horticulture Index. Click for a complete list of EBSCOhost databases

EBSCOhost also has eBook Public Library Collection that has eBooks on Engineering and Technology, Mathematics, Philosophy, History and much more.

Use your PINES library card number and PIN to access GALILEO. To download books you may be prompted to create an account with EBSCOhost.
GALILEO – Georgia’s virtual library provides access to hundreds of databases and other informational resources .

Also available through GALILEO are:


LearningExpress Library™ by EBSCO let’s you enjoy free, unlimited access to interactive skill-building courses in math, reading and writing as well as a broad range of practice tests based on official exams such as the ACT, SAT, GED, ASVAB, and many, many more.


LegalForms Library (Gale) gives GALILEO users access to a broad variety of legal forms, most specifically for Georgia. Access this database with the GAILIEO password or PINES My Account login.


Mango is free for all library patrons and can be accessed anywhere; at the library, remotely, or even on-the-go with apps for iPhone®, Android™, Kindle® and Nook®.

Mango offers access to 60 foreign language courses and 17 English courses taught completely in the user’s native language.


Issues of the Houston Home Journal and many other Historic Georgia Newspapers are now available online at the Georgia Historic Newspapers website:

Resources for Students:  Our webpage has a list of resources to keep you student active and learning while at home.

E-Book Resources for K-8 & Teens: Our webpage has a list of e-resources to keep your K-8 and Teen students reading while at home.

Houston County Public Library uses Fax Services through FaxScan24.

A fax can be sent from your mobile device or computer @ OR

  • Enter the fax number.
  • Enter your cell phone number if you’d like a confirmation text. Text charges may apply.
  • Browse to find the document on your phone or computer.
  • Enter your credit card number with expiration date and CVV code.
  • Cost is $.99 cents for the first page and $.49 cents for each additional page.
  • Call 1-800-468-2748 for verbal confirmation or check the to view the status of your fax.