Research shows that even a small amount of time spent on academics over the summer makes a difference. The pain-free Skills Camp makes it a breeze! Log into HelpNow with your library card and look for
☀️ Summer Camp in the STUDY section.
(Please note: At-home access to this resource ended January 1. Please check with your library for hours and computer use opportunities. Check here for updates.) Genealogical research, with digitized images of the U.S. Federal Census from 1790 forward, the American Genealogical Biographical Index, Passenger, and Immigration Lists Index, and more. (Link opens in a new tab/window.)
1994-present. Local and national news, and a primary source of obituaries. (Link opens in a new tab/window.)
1876-1881 The Chester Daily Times
1886 Chester Evening Times
1941 Chester Reporter
1882-1959 Chester Times
1959-1994 Delaware County Daily Times
See Newsbank's resource for issues 1994-present. (Link opens in a new tab/window.)
A site to teach older adults how to use the Internet. (Link opens in a new tab/window.)
To access this site on a tablet (iPad, Samsung Galaxy, etc.), download the FREE app Easy Tablet Help for Seniors, available on the Apple App Store, Google Play and Amazon App Store. There is no cost and no in-app purchases required.
Essential collection of genealogical & historical sources, U.S. Federal Censuses, books, bank records, and more. (Link opens in a new tab/window.)
NewsBank provides a comprehensive collection of reliable news sources covering a wide array of topics and issues.
Try this single search for 26 newspapers in the Philadelphia region. (Link opens in a new tab/window.)