PHS Library: where your next adventure awaits


 ☀️PDF: Summer Reading Program 2021



Request a Book through the Library Catalog

Catalog Instructions
  1. Open the catalog site and count to 10... it take a little bit to load. 
  2. Search for a book
  3. Click the orange "Place Hold" button below the title
  4. Type in your student number (no letters) for both your Library card number and your PIN. 
  5. Click the blue "Log In" button to complete your request.
  6. You will receive an email in your Pattonville Gmail, usually within 24 hours, with details regarding book pick up.

Masks and social distancing are required anytime you come on-campus.

If you want to come to the PHS Library to look through the shelves, call us at (314) 213-8129 from 7:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. to schedule an appointment.


Check Out Digital Books

Sora E-books 

Sora Instructions
  2. Students use student number (no letters) as both the Username and Password; staff use their employee number
  3. Search for book(s) you want to read
  4. Click on "Borrow" below the selected book
  5. To read on a MacBook, it will opening the browser and you click the left side of the screen or right side to move the pages backward or forward.
  6. Can also use the Sora mobile app, which is probably a better reading experience.


Research Databases


Contact Us:

By phone:
or via Email

  "Snow is falling, books are calling!" During snow days your PHS librarians will offer Zoom sessions from 10 am - 12 pm. Click the Snow Day snowman to join us!