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Need access to more eBook options and research content to complete at-home assignments for classes? EBSCO wants to help Pennsylvania communities in this time of crisis and is making several eBook collections available for full access to all POWER Library patrons through June 30.

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Digital titles for beginning readers, elementary and middle school students. ABDO has provided this library free until the end of July, 2020 in response to the Covid-19 quarantine.

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Choose from thousands of nonfiction and fiction digital titles for  elementary, middle and high school students. ABDO has provided this library free until the end of July, 2020 in response to the Covid-19 quarantine.
 

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Today's news and the greatest events in 185 years of world history in photographs, audio sound bites, video, and graphics. Over 3,000 photos/images/sound bites/graphics added daily, including audio and visual snapshots.

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Now more than ever, the must-have video resource for learners of all ages, cord cutters, DIYers, library programming, and more. Available from Infobase until July 1, 2020

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Gives children—and their parents—a thoroughly kid-safe, advertisement-free media platform they can freely explore and enjoy. Just for Kids has the educational videos children want to watch—Sesame StreetThe Electric CompanyThe Wubbulous World of Dr. SeussThe Berenstain BearsFranklin, and thousands more—plus songs, games, and other interactives that are sure to entertain, educate, and inspire, Available from Infobase until July 1, 2020

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Extensive coverage at every level—international, national, regional, state and local. This fully searchable resource features news content from all 50 U.S. states as well as more than 5,300 international news sources from 140 countries. This includes more than 528 million current and archived news articles. Users can pinpoint information, compare diverse views, and track subjects geographically and over time with the deepest newspaper archives available.

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Explores all aspects of the African-American experience, from the past to the present. Features biographies, historical documents, photographs, timelines and maps, quotes, and a bibliography.

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Access to information on people, issues and events in the local area and around the country. This comprehensive resource offers hundreds of millions of current and archived full-text articles from newspapers nationwide in a single, fully searchable online resource. It includes access to more than 3000 U.S. news sources

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Authoritative reference to the most important individuals, events, and topics in the United States, spanning more than 500 years of political, military, social, and cultural history. The resource is organized by content type, topic, era, and activity as well as by the National Standards for U.S. History.

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A global view of the pre-modern world, exploring the civilizations of Africa (general), Egypt, Greece, Rome, Mesoamerica, and Mesopotamia.

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Right now, and for as long as schools are closed, Audible is offering instant streaming of a collection of stories to kids everywhere. All stories are free to stream on your desktop, laptop, phone or tablet. Explore the collection, select a title and start listening. It's that easy.

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Provides author biographies, great works of world literature, a timeline and, most notably, Professor Harold Bloom’s selection of authors and works that represent the greatest achievements of the Western literary tradition.

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Watch videos and read books about Animals and Nature, Earth and Sky, People and Places, ABC’s and 1, 2, 3’s, Family and Community, Music and Rhyme, Adventure, and more. Enjoy read aloud with words highlighting and interactive games. Some films and books are available in Spanish too!

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Discover fiction and non-fiction books that match your interests! Books and Authors (powered by Gale's popular What Do I Read Next? series) is for readers from every level of reading proficiency and enables users to explore the endless possibilities and combinations of books, authors, genres and topics from more than 240,000 titles.

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Search a single catalog reflecting the holdings of over 1,500 Pennsylvania libraries and their combined collections of over 41 million books, audio materials, reference materials, movies, and much more.

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Learn how to be a safe, responsible, and smart citizen with these eBooks that teach you how to avoid predators, play games safely online, protect your privacy, and use social networks.

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ERIC is the largest database of articles in the field of education and is sponsored by the Institute of Education Sciences of the United States Department of Education. Its easy-to-use format provides education research and information for educators, researchers, and the general public.

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Access over 1,100 academic journals and ERIC database reports in the field of education. Key subject areas include administration, bilingual education, child development and psychology, funding, health education, technology, and testing.

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(ebook) Provides examples of science projects and experiments that can be replicated for science fairs and other purposes, as well as suggestions on ways to design projects that investigate specific scientific topics and includes step-by-step descriptions of projects.

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Explore encyclopedias and specialized reference sources on a variety of topics from history, government, environment, math, and more!

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Formerly Global Reference on the Environment, Energy, and Natural Resources (GREENR). This database offers researchers an interdisciplinary resource for environment and sustainability studies, providing news, background information, video, commentaries, primary source documents and statistics in relevant topic areas such as energy systems, healthcare, food, climate change, population, and economic development. 

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Discover reliable health information through access to full-text articles of nursing and allied health journals, pamphlets, newsletters, periodicals, newspapers, encyclopedias, and more.

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Articles, videos, and illustrations on diseases and timely health topics organized with an intuitive design that brings key content to the forefront. Available from Infobase until July 1, 2020

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