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The Joeten-Kiyu Public Library Expands Virtual Programming with EBSCOhost for Saipan, Tinian, and Rota Community

August 15, 2020

Contact Person: Erlinda C. Naputi

Contact Number: (670) 235-7322

Joeten-Kiyu Public Library


The Joeten-Kiyu Public Library Expands Virtual Programming with EBSCOhost for Saipan, Tinian, and Rota Community

The Joeten-Kiyu Public Library is excited to announce free public access to EBSCOhost, which is one of the nation’s leading research databases, for the entire CNMI community. The Joeten-Kiyu Public Library will be providing the following EBSCOhost databases for Saipan, Tinian, and Rota: Explora (Elementary School Databases), Explora (Middle and High School Databases), Consumer Health Complete, Novelist, Novelist K-8, and the Small Business Reference Center. A Joeten-Kiyu Public Library card, Tinian Public Library card, or Antonio C. Atalig Memorial Public Library (Rota) card is required to access EBSCOhost.  You can access EBSCOhost from a web browser on your computer by visiting the Joeten-Kiyu Public Library website at and clicking on the EBSCOhost icon from the main page. Library cards are free for the public, please call the Joeten-Kiyu Public Library at (670) 235-7322/7323 to learn how you can sign up for a free library card today! For families on Rota and Tinian who would like to sign up for free EBSCOhost access, please contact your respective public library—Tinian Public Library at 433-0504 or Antonio C. Atalig Memorial Library (Rota) at 532-7329 to learn how to apply for your library card.

About EBSCO Information Services

EBSCO Information Services (EBSCO) is the leading discovery service provider for libraries worldwide with more than 11,000 discovery customers in over 100 countries. EBSCO is also the preeminent provider of online research content for libraries, including hundreds of research databases, historical archives, point-of-care medical reference, and corporate learning tools serving millions of end users at tens of thousands of institutions. EBSCO is the leading provider of electronic journals and books for libraries, with subscription management for more than 360,000 serials, including more than 57,000 e-journals, as well as online access to more than 1,000,000 e-books.

Check out our upcoming programs and services available at the Joeten-Kiyu Public Library– Early Literacy Story Hour, Children’s Story Hour, Library Leads with Digital Skills Class, Pillowcase Project, virtual learning resources, and so much more! Access free ebooks from Baker and Taylor Axis 360 or visit our website at and check out our online card catalog. Registration to classes is required. Interested participants, please contact the JKPL by phone at 235-7315/7322/7323(READ) for more information or to register your family for these amazing learning opportunities! Our summer library hours are Tuesday to Thursday from 9:30am to 3:30pm and Friday to Saturday from 9:30am to 11:30 a.m. Closed Sundays, Mondays, and holidays. For the latest news and events, please visit the Joeten-Kiyu Public Library’s website at and like and/or follow JKPL’s Facebook page, @joetenkiyupubliclibrary. Follow the library on Instagram @joetenkiyupubliclibrary, Pinterest @ Joeten Kiyu, and Snapchat @JoetenKiyu. Biba, Joeten-Kiyu Public Library!

This project was made possible in part by the Institute of Museum and Library Services IMLS Grant # LSTA LS-00-19-0052-19, IMLS Grant # LSTA LS-01-19-0058-19, IMLS Grant# LSTA LS-246158-OLS-20, and IMLS Grant# LSTA LS-246573-OLS-20.

This project was made possible by support from the Northern Marianas Humanities Council, a non-profit private corporation with funding from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) and the federal CARES Act.  Any views, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed in this grant opportunity do not necessarily represent those of the National Endowment for the Humanities.