Research & Learn

Featured Resources

Beanstack
Hoopla
Libby (Overdrive)

Resources by Category

Arts and Music

Gale’s PowerSearch allows you to search all the Gale databases at once.  Discover a collection of authoritative periodicals, scholarly journals, newspapers, and reference content *

POWER Kids provides quick access to all the state provided e-resources chosen specifically for children.*

POWER Library e-resources provide access to thousands of full-text periodical articles, newspapers, a major encyclopedia, photographs, pictures, charts, maps, and reference material for Pennsylvanians of all ages.*

POWER Teens provides online resources including full-text research e-resources, collections of photographs and documents, the statewide catalog of materials held in libraries throughout Pennsylvania, and Chat with a Librarian.*

Continually updated, the World Book Online is a great source of accurate and accessible information geared to all age levels.

Homework Help

The AP Images Collection database captures the greatest events in history and brings them to life with photographs, audio sound bites, graphics and text. *

Browse and read full-text newspapers from more than 2,300 major U.S. regional, national, and local newspapers, plus leading titles from around the world, or search articles instantly by title, headline, date, author, newspaper section, or other fields.*

Gale’s PowerSearch allows you to search all the Gale databases at once.  Discover a collection of authoritative periodicals, scholarly journals, newspapers, and reference content *

NoveList/NoveList K-8 will help you find your next great read.  Find read-alikes and explore your favorite genres.

POWER Kids provides quick access to all the state provided e-resources chosen specifically for children.*

POWER Library e-resources provide access to thousands of full-text periodical articles, newspapers, a major encyclopedia, photographs, pictures, charts, maps, and reference material for Pennsylvanians of all ages.*

POWER Teens provides online resources including full-text research e-resources, collections of photographs and documents, the statewide catalog of materials held in libraries throughout Pennsylvania, and Chat with a Librarian.*

Continually updated, the World Book Online is a great source of accurate and accessible information geared to all age levels.

Languages and Culture

Browse and read full-text newspapers from more than 2,300 major U.S. regional, national, and local newspapers, plus leading titles from around the world, or search articles instantly by title, headline, date, author, newspaper section, or other fields.*

Gale’s PowerSearch allows you to search all the Gale databases at once.  Discover a collection of authoritative periodicals, scholarly journals, newspapers, and reference content *

Mango Languages has over 71 different languages to learn along with movies and options for kids.

POWER Library e-resources provide access to thousands of full-text periodical articles, newspapers, a major encyclopedia, photographs, pictures, charts, maps, and reference material for Pennsylvanians of all ages.*

POWER Teens provides online resources including full-text research e-resources, collections of photographs and documents, the statewide catalog of materials held in libraries throughout Pennsylvania, and Chat with a Librarian.*

Lifelong Learning

ABC Mouse is a learning tool for preschoolers and elementary-aged children.

The AP Images Collection database captures the greatest events in history and brings them to life with photographs, audio sound bites, graphics and text. *

Beanstack is used by our libraries to help you keep track of your reading while possibly winning prizes.  Log in and sign up for our challenges throughout the year.

BookFlix® is a digital literacy resource that pairs more than 120 animated stories with a best-selling nonfiction eBook on a similar subject. The pairings are designed to strengthen early literacy skills while exposing young learners to real-world concepts. *

Ebsco eBooks allows you to select from over 16,000 eBooks from the world’s leading publishers across all major subject areas. Perform full-text searches of a single eBook, search thousands of volumes simultaneously, browse topic categories, or read eBooks directly online.*

Browse and read full-text newspapers from more than 2,300 major U.S. regional, national, and local newspapers, plus leading titles from around the world, or search articles instantly by title, headline, date, author, newspaper section, or other fields.*

Gale’s PowerSearch allows you to search all the Gale databases at once.  Discover a collection of authoritative periodicals, scholarly journals, newspapers, and reference content *

Mango Languages has over 71 different languages to learn along with movies and options for kids.

POWER Kids provides quick access to all the state provided e-resources chosen specifically for children.*

POWER Library e-resources provide access to thousands of full-text periodical articles, newspapers, a major encyclopedia, photographs, pictures, charts, maps, and reference material for Pennsylvanians of all ages.*

POWER Teens provides online resources including full-text research e-resources, collections of photographs and documents, the statewide catalog of materials held in libraries throughout Pennsylvania, and Chat with a Librarian.*

Offering dozens of units to supplement social studies and science core curricula learning, TrueFlix® is a highly-engaging multimedia resource. *

Continually updated, the World Book Online is a great source of accurate and accessible information geared to all age levels.

Local History

Ancestry® Library Edition, distributed exclusively by ProQuest and powered by Ancestry.com, delivers billions of records in census data, vital records, directories, photos, and more.

POWER Library e-resources provide access to thousands of full-text periodical articles, newspapers, a major encyclopedia, photographs, pictures, charts, maps, and reference material for Pennsylvanians of all ages.*

Newspapers and Magazines

The AP Images Collection database captures the greatest events in history and brings them to life with photographs, audio sound bites, graphics and text. *

Flipster is an online magazine service that allows you read our magazine subscriptions in app or on your computer.

Browse and read full-text newspapers from more than 2,300 major U.S. regional, national, and local newspapers, plus leading titles from around the world, or search articles instantly by title, headline, date, author, newspaper section, or other fields.*

Gale’s PowerSearch allows you to search all the Gale databases at once.  Discover a collection of authoritative periodicals, scholarly journals, newspapers, and reference content *

Borrow and enjoy audiobooks, eBooks, comics, movies, TV, magazines, or music everywhere you have a screen-your computer, your phone, your car, even your TV. 

POWER Kids provides quick access to all the state provided e-resources chosen specifically for children.*

POWER Library e-resources provide access to thousands of full-text periodical articles, newspapers, a major encyclopedia, photographs, pictures, charts, maps, and reference material for Pennsylvanians of all ages.*

POWER Teens provides online resources including full-text research e-resources, collections of photographs and documents, the statewide catalog of materials held in libraries throughout Pennsylvania, and Chat with a Librarian.*

Reading Recommendations

Beanstack is used by our libraries to help you keep track of your reading while possibly winning prizes.  Log in and sign up for our challenges throughout the year.

NoveList/NoveList K-8 will help you find your next great read.  Find read-alikes and explore your favorite genres.

POWER Library e-resources provide access to thousands of full-text periodical articles, newspapers, a major encyclopedia, photographs, pictures, charts, maps, and reference material for Pennsylvanians of all ages.*

Reference and Research

Ancestry® Library Edition, distributed exclusively by ProQuest and powered by Ancestry.com, delivers billions of records in census data, vital records, directories, photos, and more.

The AP Images Collection database captures the greatest events in history and brings them to life with photographs, audio sound bites, graphics and text. *

With Auto Repair Source discover the most accurate, authoritative and up-to-date service and repair information for thousands of domestic and imported vehicles.

Ebsco eBooks allows you to select from over 16,000 eBooks from the world’s leading publishers across all major subject areas. Perform full-text searches of a single eBook, search thousands of volumes simultaneously, browse topic categories, or read eBooks directly online.*

Browse and read full-text newspapers from more than 2,300 major U.S. regional, national, and local newspapers, plus leading titles from around the world, or search articles instantly by title, headline, date, author, newspaper section, or other fields.*

Gale’s PowerSearch allows you to search all the Gale databases at once.  Discover a collection of authoritative periodicals, scholarly journals, newspapers, and reference content *

PA Job Resources is information on various state provided options for those looking for a job or looking to hire.*

POWER Kids provides quick access to all the state provided e-resources chosen specifically for children.*

POWER Library e-resources provide access to thousands of full-text periodical articles, newspapers, a major encyclopedia, photographs, pictures, charts, maps, and reference material for Pennsylvanians of all ages.*

POWER Teens provides online resources including full-text research e-resources, collections of photographs and documents, the statewide catalog of materials held in libraries throughout Pennsylvania, and Chat with a Librarian.*

Small Engine Repair Reference Center can help you find detailed repair guides for all types of small engines.

Continually updated, the World Book Online is a great source of accurate and accessible information geared to all age levels.

Video Streaming

BookFlix® is a digital literacy resource that pairs more than 120 animated stories with a best-selling nonfiction eBook on a similar subject. The pairings are designed to strengthen early literacy skills while exposing young learners to real-world concepts. *

Borrow and enjoy audiobooks, eBooks, comics, movies, TV, magazines, or music everywhere you have a screen-your computer, your phone, your car, even your TV. 

POWER Kids provides quick access to all the state provided e-resources chosen specifically for children.*

POWER Library e-resources provide access to thousands of full-text periodical articles, newspapers, a major encyclopedia, photographs, pictures, charts, maps, and reference material for Pennsylvanians of all ages.*

POWER Teens provides online resources including full-text research e-resources, collections of photographs and documents, the statewide catalog of materials held in libraries throughout Pennsylvania, and Chat with a Librarian.*

Offering dozens of units to supplement social studies and science core curricula learning, TrueFlix® is a highly-engaging multimedia resource. *

Continually updated, the World Book Online is a great source of accurate and accessible information geared to all age levels.

eBooks and Audiobooks

BookFlix® is a digital literacy resource that pairs more than 120 animated stories with a best-selling nonfiction eBook on a similar subject. The pairings are designed to strengthen early literacy skills while exposing young learners to real-world concepts. *

Ebsco eBooks allows you to select from over 16,000 eBooks from the world’s leading publishers across all major subject areas. Perform full-text searches of a single eBook, search thousands of volumes simultaneously, browse topic categories, or read eBooks directly online.*

Gale’s PowerSearch allows you to search all the Gale databases at once.  Discover a collection of authoritative periodicals, scholarly journals, newspapers, and reference content *

Borrow and enjoy audiobooks, eBooks, comics, movies, TV, magazines, or music everywhere you have a screen-your computer, your phone, your car, even your TV. 

Overdrive has over 4000 ebooks and 800 downloadable audio, all you need is your library card to borrow. You can either use the website or download the Libby app (link on Overdrive page)

POWER Kids provides quick access to all the state provided e-resources chosen specifically for children.*

POWER Library e-resources provide access to thousands of full-text periodical articles, newspapers, a major encyclopedia, photographs, pictures, charts, maps, and reference material for Pennsylvanians of all ages.*

Offering dozens of units to supplement social studies and science core curricula learning, TrueFlix® is a highly-engaging multimedia resource. *

Continually updated, the World Book Online is a great source of accurate and accessible information geared to all age levels.