Delaware County Libraries invites parents and caregivers to bring their young children to a series of infant storytimes in local libraries. Designed for children aged birth to 24 months, infant storytimes consist of books, music, fingerplays, rhymes and puppets. The program is free, but advanced registration is recommended.

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CHIP is short for the Children's Health Insurance Program – Pennsylvania's program to provide health insurance to uninsured children and teens who are not eligible for or enrolled in Medical Assistance.

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If you want to find out if you qualify for Pennsylvania health and human services, apply for new benefits, finish your application or check your status, you're in the right place. By using COMPASS you can apply at any time during the day or night from home, a library or any location with Internet access.

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Get Ready to Read! is designed to support educators, parents, and young children in the development of early literacy skills in the years before kindergarten. Intended for use with all children, the resources and information provided on this site promote skill-building, communication between adults, and ways to address concerns.

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NCFL exists to create a culture of family engagement across the educational spectrum

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Parents Action for Children is a non-profit organization dedicated to helping parents and caregivers ensure our youngest children get the healthiest, happiest start to life and enter school ready to learn.

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Finished your reading assignments? Time to read for pleasure. Fill out our short questionnaire, and we'll compile reading suggestions just for you.

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Delaware County Libraries invite parents and caregivers to bring their young children to a series of toddler storytimes in local libraries. Designed for children ages 2 to 3 and their caregivers, toddler storytimes consist of books, music, fingerplays, rhymes and puppets. The program is free, but advanced registration is recommended.

 

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More than 500,000 current and historical photographs and graphics can be searched by date, place and subject. More than 800 photographs are added to the archive daily.

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Providing scholarly research, Academic Search Main Edition is a multi-disciplinary database with full text for nearly 2,000 journals and periodicals and is updated daily.  Appropriate for STEM research.

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Search collections from libraries across the state of Pennsylvania. Contact your local librarian to request titles that can be delivered to your library.

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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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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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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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An online literacy resource that pairs classic video storybooks from Weston Woods with related nonfiction from Children’s Press and other trusted Scholastic imprints. It is published by Scholastic Inc. BookFlix was developed in collaboration with Weston Woods Studios and engineered by Grolier Interactive.

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Coverage of health and wellness from mainstream medicine to complementary, holistic, and integrated medicine. Includes thousands of evidence-based, full-text health reports and pamphlets, newspapers and magazines.

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Provides access to biographical and bibliographical information on more than 145,000 of today's most influential authors, including: novelists, poets, playwrights, nonfiction writers and more.

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A collection of five interactive eBooks that provides hands-on experience in navigating the online world in a safe, controlled environment.

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Requires you to create an account, be sure to select the FREE option. Includes the Chester Daily Times (1876-1881), Chester Evening Times (1886), Chester Reporter (1941), Chester Times (1882-1959), Delaware County Daily Times (1959-1976).

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This e-resource provides access to over 16,000 eBooks from the world’s leading publishers across all major subject areas.

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This resource comprises a multidisciplinary collection of reference material for the general public and undergraduate students. Current events, consumerism, business, health, and literature are particular focus areas.

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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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Consisting of six databases, this collection offers the most complete collection of full-text reference resources available for elementary school students and teachers. This full-text package contains databases designed not only for students, but also for educators.

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