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

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. *

Today's news from the AP.

Try our library's app to browse books, put holds on items, and even check out items.

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

Be Internet Awesome teaches kids how to be safe online and how to be good digital citizens.

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.

The Black Freedom Struggle resource is provided at no cost to the POWER Library by ProQuest. It features select primary source documents related to critical people and events in African-American history.*

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. *

Britannica School PreK - 5th is a comprehensive source of informational text for younger learners pre-K to grade 5. It includes encyclopedia articles, images, videos, and magazine articles. There is a Britannica Fundamentals section for children Pre-K through grade 2. Tools such as a world atlas, virtual tours, country comparison, etc., allow learners to explore geography and animal kingdom topics. A Britannica Fundamentals provides materials for children Pre-K through second-grade.

Find ebooks for kids of all ages. You'll find both fiction and non-fiction books.

Find read-aloud suggestions, a game, and more.

Dial-a-story offers a short story available by phone or online.

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.*

The Digital Wellness Lab at Boston Children’s Hospital and Harvard Medical School studies the positive and negative effects of the digital media that young people — from birth through young adulthood — use and how they use them.

Our wakelet contains pre-recorded programs for story time and more.

Visit our YouTube channel for how-to videos, Library of Things introductions, and more.

The Fulton County Literacy Council has lots of great resources to further your education. From reading and math to computers, you might find just what you're looking for here.

Find some ebooks from Gale.

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)

This multilingual family history research database includes billions of historical documents from 48 countries, millions of historical photos, public records, indexes, and additional resources that span the past five centuries.

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

NoveList K-8 Plus will help you find your next great read. Great for students and those helping students.

O'Reilly for Public Libraries subscription includes more than 47,000 books and 30,000 hours of video in areas such as information technology and software; business; digital media; professional and personal development; and desktop and web applications.

PA 529 plans help families save for college and career education. They are easy to use and easy to set up for your children or grandchildren.

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

Find tools and great information for early learning.

PBS Kids have lots of games and learning opportunities.

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.*

Need help finding a book to read? We can help with that! Fill out the form to get started!

From PBS Kids, you’ll find videos, games, and more.

Go to Sesame Street for videos, games, craft ideas and more.

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

Whether you’re a true language learning beginner, dusting off your old high school Spanish, or eager to tackle your tenth language—Transparent Language Online will help you get started and stick with it.

Transparent Language Online for our young patrons. Use games and more to gain a new language.

Transparent Language Online for our young patrons. Use games and more to gain a new language.

Transparent Language Online for our young patrons. Use games and more to gain a new language.

Transparent Language Online for our young patrons. Use games and more to gain a new language.

Transparent Language Online for our young patrons. Use games and more to gain a new language.

Transparent Language Online for our young patrons. Use games and more to gain a new language.

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

U.S. Major Dailies provides access to the five most respected U.S. national and regional newspapers: The New York Times, Washington Post, Los Angeles Times, Chicago Tribune, and the Wall Street Journal in full-text format and offers users historic and current coverage of local, national, and global events.

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

Arts and Music

Visit our YouTube channel for how-to videos, Library of Things introductions, and more.

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.*

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. *

Find ebooks for kids of all ages. You'll find both fiction and non-fiction books.

Dial-a-story offers a short story available by phone or online.

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.*

Our wakelet contains pre-recorded programs for story time and more.

Find some ebooks from Gale.

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)

O'Reilly for Public Libraries subscription includes more than 47,000 books and 30,000 hours of video in areas such as information technology and software; business; digital media; professional and personal development; and desktop and web applications.

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.

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. *

Britannica School PreK - 5th is a comprehensive source of informational text for younger learners pre-K to grade 5. It includes encyclopedia articles, images, videos, and magazine articles. There is a Britannica Fundamentals section for children Pre-K through grade 2. Tools such as a world atlas, virtual tours, country comparison, etc., allow learners to explore geography and animal kingdom topics. A Britannica Fundamentals provides materials for children Pre-K through second-grade.

Find ebooks for kids of all ages. You'll find both fiction and non-fiction books.

Find some ebooks from Gale.

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. 

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

NoveList K-8 Plus will help you find your next great read. Great for students and those helping students.

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.*

Whether you’re a true language learning beginner, dusting off your old high school Spanish, or eager to tackle your tenth language—Transparent Language Online will help you get started and stick with it.

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

Internet Safety

Be Internet Awesome teaches kids how to be safe online and how to be good digital citizens.

The Digital Wellness Lab at Boston Children’s Hospital and Harvard Medical School studies the positive and negative effects of the digital media that young people — from birth through young adulthood — use and how they use them.

From PBS Kids, you’ll find videos, games, and more.

Languages and Culture

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 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.*

Whether you’re a true language learning beginner, dusting off your old high school Spanish, or eager to tackle your tenth language—Transparent Language Online will help you get started and stick with it.

Transparent Language Online for our young patrons. Use games and more to gain a new language.

Transparent Language Online for our young patrons. Use games and more to gain a new language.

Transparent Language Online for our young patrons. Use games and more to gain a new language.

Transparent Language Online for our young patrons. Use games and more to gain a new language.

Transparent Language Online for our young patrons. Use games and more to gain a new language.

Transparent Language Online for our young patrons. Use games and more to gain a new language.

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

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.

The Black Freedom Struggle resource is provided at no cost to the POWER Library by ProQuest. It features select primary source documents related to critical people and events in African-American history.*

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. *

Britannica School PreK - 5th is a comprehensive source of informational text for younger learners pre-K to grade 5. It includes encyclopedia articles, images, videos, and magazine articles. There is a Britannica Fundamentals section for children Pre-K through grade 2. Tools such as a world atlas, virtual tours, country comparison, etc., allow learners to explore geography and animal kingdom topics. A Britannica Fundamentals provides materials for children Pre-K through second-grade.

Find read-aloud suggestions, a game, and more.

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.*

Our wakelet contains pre-recorded programs for story time and more.

Visit our YouTube channel for how-to videos, Library of Things introductions, and more.

The Fulton County Literacy Council has lots of great resources to further your education. From reading and math to computers, you might find just what you're looking for here.

Find some ebooks from Gale.

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. 

This multilingual family history research database includes billions of historical documents from 48 countries, millions of historical photos, public records, indexes, and additional resources that span the past five centuries.

O'Reilly for Public Libraries subscription includes more than 47,000 books and 30,000 hours of video in areas such as information technology and software; business; digital media; professional and personal development; and desktop and web applications.

Find tools and great information for early learning.

PBS Kids have lots of games and learning opportunities.

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.*

Need help finding a book to read? We can help with that! Fill out the form to get started!

Go to Sesame Street for videos, games, craft ideas and more.

Whether you’re a true language learning beginner, dusting off your old high school Spanish, or eager to tackle your tenth language—Transparent Language Online will help you get started and stick with it.

Transparent Language Online for our young patrons. Use games and more to gain a new language.

Transparent Language Online for our young patrons. Use games and more to gain a new language.

Transparent Language Online for our young patrons. Use games and more to gain a new language.

Transparent Language Online for our young patrons. Use games and more to gain a new language.

Transparent Language Online for our young patrons. Use games and more to gain a new language.

Transparent Language Online for our young patrons. Use games and more to gain a new language.

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.

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

The Black Freedom Struggle resource is provided at no cost to the POWER Library by ProQuest. It features select primary source documents related to critical people and events in African-American history.*

This multilingual family history research database includes billions of historical documents from 48 countries, millions of historical photos, public records, indexes, and additional resources that span the past five centuries.

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.*

Need help finding a book to read? We can help with that! Fill out the form to get started!

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. *

Today's news from the AP.

The Black Freedom Struggle resource is provided at no cost to the POWER Library by ProQuest. It features select primary source documents related to critical people and events in African-American history.*

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.*

U.S. Major Dailies provides access to the five most respected U.S. national and regional newspapers: The New York Times, Washington Post, Los Angeles Times, Chicago Tribune, and the Wall Street Journal in full-text format and offers users historic and current coverage of local, national, and global events.

POWER Library

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

Today's news from the AP.

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

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. *

Britannica School PreK - 5th is a comprehensive source of informational text for younger learners pre-K to grade 5. It includes encyclopedia articles, images, videos, and magazine articles. There is a Britannica Fundamentals section for children Pre-K through grade 2. Tools such as a world atlas, virtual tours, country comparison, etc., allow learners to explore geography and animal kingdom topics. A Britannica Fundamentals provides materials for children Pre-K through second-grade.

Find ebooks for kids of all ages. You'll find both fiction and non-fiction books.

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.*

Find some ebooks from Gale.

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 *

This multilingual family history research database includes billions of historical documents from 48 countries, millions of historical photos, public records, indexes, and additional resources that span the past five centuries.

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 Source can help you find detailed repair guides for all types of small engines.

Whether you’re a true language learning beginner, dusting off your old high school Spanish, or eager to tackle your tenth language—Transparent Language Online will help you get started and stick with it.

Transparent Language Online for our young patrons. Use games and more to gain a new language.

Transparent Language Online for our young patrons. Use games and more to gain a new language.

Transparent Language Online for our young patrons. Use games and more to gain a new language.

Transparent Language Online for our young patrons. Use games and more to gain a new language.

Transparent Language Online for our young patrons. Use games and more to gain a new language.

Transparent Language Online for our young patrons. Use games and more to gain a new language.

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

Reading Recommendations

Try our library's app to browse books, put holds on items, and even check out items.

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.

Visit our YouTube channel for how-to videos, Library of Things introductions, and more.

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

NoveList K-8 Plus will help you find your next great read. Great for students and those helping students.

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.*

Need help finding a book to read? We can help with that! Fill out the form to get started!

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.

The Black Freedom Struggle resource is provided at no cost to the POWER Library by ProQuest. It features select primary source documents related to critical people and events in African-American history.*

Britannica School PreK - 5th is a comprehensive source of informational text for younger learners pre-K to grade 5. It includes encyclopedia articles, images, videos, and magazine articles. There is a Britannica Fundamentals section for children Pre-K through grade 2. Tools such as a world atlas, virtual tours, country comparison, etc., allow learners to explore geography and animal kingdom topics. A Britannica Fundamentals provides materials for children Pre-K through second-grade.

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. 

This multilingual family history research database includes billions of historical documents from 48 countries, millions of historical photos, public records, indexes, and additional resources that span the past five centuries.

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.*

Need help finding a book to read? We can help with that! Fill out the form to get started!

Small Engine Repair Source 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. *

Our wakelet contains pre-recorded programs for story time and more.

Visit our YouTube channel for how-to videos, Library of Things introductions, and more.

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. 

PBS Kids have lots of games and learning opportunities.

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.*

Go to Sesame Street for videos, games, craft ideas and more.

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.