POWERLibrary is offered as a service of Pennsylvania's public libraries, school libraries and the State Library.The POWERLibrary allows you to access thousands of full text periodical articles, newspapers, a major encyclopedia, plus photographs, pictures, charts, maps, reference materials for young people and more. You will find materials of interest in most subject areas for all age groups from young children to adults. Click HERE for a list of POWERLibrary resources.
allows you to download books on CD and Ebooks to read on your Kindle or
other portable device. Be sure to log in immediately to view more
selections. You will need a PL number and your six digit barcode to
login. You can get the PL number either by calling 570-286-2461 or
emailing us at firstname.lastname@example.org Click HERE for help
with using OverDrive &
is OverDrive's Device Resource Center. OverDrive has recently added a
new feature that allows you to read ebooks in your web browser. For
information, Click HERE
for a FAQ page and a compatibility list can be found
LearningExpress Library's resources will help you succeed. Each of
our Learning Centers offers the practice tests, exercises,
skill-building courses, eBooks, and information you need to achieve the
results you want at school, at work, or in life.
Here PA is a live online interactive reference service,
available to you 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Ask Here PA combines the
speed and convenience of the internet with the information savvy of
experienced reference librarians. Save time and let us help. The
librarian who answers your question may not be located in your local
is an online language learning system that
teaches real conversation skills for practical communication. Through
fun and engaging interactive lessons, Mango makes learning a new
language fast, easy and incredibly effective. The system is completely
web-based and remotely accessible, so you can learn anywhere you have an
internet connection. If you create a profile, you will need to enter
your library card number once plus your email address and a password.
Enter your library card number as follows: 2503100 plus the six digits
from your card and then x; ie 2503100123456x with no spaces. After that,
you will only need your email and password to login. For those using
mobile Apple products, there is an app for that in the iTunes store.
Learns is a
free Web site funded by the U.S. Department of Education to support
immigrants who want to learn or improve their English skills as they
become part of American society. Click
HERE for an overview of USA Learns.
to Help PA From meeting basic needs for food and shelter to
upgrading professional skills to find a new job in a high-demand
industry, the commonwealth has a wide variety of programs to help people
get through the tough times.
PA Digital Repository HSLC/Access PA manages a statewide
digitization service on behalf of the Office of Commonwealth Libraries
using the CONTENTdm software product licensed through OCLC. The service
permits the storage and retrieval of digitized collections created by
libraries and other entities located throughout Pennsylvania. Primary
focus is on collections of interest to the citizens of Pennsylvania.
is a guide to legal information and free civil legal services for
low-income persons and seniors in Pennsylvania. Here you can locate
information on a variety of legal issues, as well as information on how
to contact programs providing legal assistance in Pennsylvania. This
includes basic eligibility and contact information for the programs
proving free legal assistance in Pennsylvania.
History is a diverse library of biography, history, and primary
source document reference.
Literature is an
extensive collection of author & title-specific reference along with
surveys and, of course, Masterplots.
newest online database,
Salem Science, provides complete coverage of a variety of
Health is an
extended series of healthcare information for patients, families,
caregivers, biology, and medical students.
is an online collection of TumbleBooks – animated, talking picture books
which teach kids the joy of reading in a format they'll love.
TumbleBooks are created by adding animation, sound, music and narration
to existing picture books in order to produce an electronic picture book
which you can read, or have read to you.
Northumberland County Historical Society offers
a museum of historical and archaeological artifacts dealing with Fort
Augusta, from the French and Indian War through the American Revolution,
as well as items of significance to the history of Northumberland
America's Historic Newspapers pages from 1836-1922 or use the U.S.
Newspaper Directory to find information about American newspapers
published between 1690-present. Chronicling America is sponsored jointly
by the National Endowment for the Humanities and the Library of