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.

  • Health & Well-Being
  • Non-profits
  • Parents

The Department of State will issue to U.S. citizens secure travel documents while providing the highest level of customer service, professionalism, and integrity.

  • Government
  • Adults

Find benefits available to PA residents such as: Children's Health Insurance Program (CHIP), Unemployment Insurance, Medicaid, Temporary Assistance for Needy Families (TANF),  Low Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP), and many more.

  • Government
  • Adults

COMPASS is an online application for Pennsylvanians to apply for many health and human service programs.

  • Government
  • Adults

Find information about all aspects of owning and operating a car within the State of Pennsylvania.

  • Government
  • Adults

PEMA's Mission is to save lives, reduce suffering, and protect property and the environment by leading and coordinating Commonwealth agencies and resources to prevent, protect, prepare, respond and recover from any man-made or natural disaster.

  • Government
  • Adults

Just like a best friend, Your Money's Best Friend provides commercial free, unbiased information, tools, and local resources to help you make the most of your money. 

  • Government
  • Adults

From Philadelphia to Erie and from Pittsburgh to Scranton, the PA Lottery supports programs all around Pennsylvania that benefit older Pennsylvanians.

  • Government
  • Adults

Find important PA State tax information and receive assistance regarding your taxes.

  • Government
  • Adults

Find information about PA Vital Records such as: birth certificates, death certificates, marriage licenses, and divorce papers. 

  • Government
  • Adults

Pennsylvania's One Book, Every Young Child is a valuable program that highlights the importance of early literacy development in preschoolers and the significance of reading early and often to children, as well as engaging them in conversation and other activities around books.

  • Kids
  • Parents

Explore thousands of digitized documents and photographs from unique collections in libraries across Pennsylvania. You’ll be amazed by what you find!
This project is made possible in part by Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA) funds from the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services and through Library Access Funds administered by the Office of Commonwealth Libraries, Department of Education, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Tom Wolf, Governor.

  • Genealogy
  • History
  • Homework Help
  • Primary Sources
  • Local Interest
  • Databases
  • Adults
  • Teens
  • Seniors

PathWaysPA is a non-profit social service agency whose mission is to help women, teens, children, and families achieve economic independence and family well-being. One of PathWays PA’s core services is their Adult Education Program which offers Adult Basic Education, GED® classes, and tutoring. Classes are located in Folsom, Chester CareerLink® and in Darby.

  • Careers
  • Local Interest
  • Test Prep
  • Non-profits
  • Adults
  • Parents
  • Seniors
  • Teens

With a mission to study, honor, celebrate, and promote books, reading, libraries, and literacy in Pennsylvania (PA), the PA Center for the Book sponsors several literary awards and events, and develops a wide range of educational content across multiple media to connect with its broad audience and to celebrate PA’s continued contributions to culture and literature.

  • Literature & Criticism
  • Adults
  • Readers

Discover job resources for Pennsylvania job seekers and employers. These Pennsylvania government provided resources are designed to help you find a good career, review job openings, and match you with employers.

  • Careers
  • Government
  • Adults
  • Teens

Suffering from reader burnout? Perhaps it’s time to delve into earlier gems you might have missed, readdress a classic or two, go genre-hopping, or focus on what seem to be your more subtle reading preferences. Fill out our short questionnaire, and we’ll compile reading suggestions just for you.

  • Literature & Criticism
  • Readers

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

  • Kids
  • Readers
  • Parents

1981-Current. Complete full-text content of local and regional news, including community events, schools, politics, government policies, cultural activities, local companies, state industries, and people in the community.

  • Careers
  • Current Events
  • Local Interest
  • Newspapers & Magazines
  • Adults
  • Teens

Retrieve actual images of the newspaper. Includes some issues from the 1830s, 1840s, and 1850s. Primary source material detailing the expansion of the city of Philadelphia and the development of the western suburbs.

  • Genealogy
  • History
  • Newspapers & Magazines
  • Databases
  • Adults
  • Teens
  • Seniors

Offers a wide spectrum of information, including proven treatment techniques, experimental research, and more with access to academic journals and magazines covering the fields of fitness and sports.

  • Health & Well-Being
  • Science & Technology
  • POWER Library
  • Databases
  • Adults
  • Parents
  • Seniors
  • Teens

Provides access to Infotrac's most searched magazines as well as many titles recommended by Bowker's "Magazines for Libraries."

  • POWER Library
  • Newspapers & Magazines
  • Databases
  • Automotive
  • Business & Marketing
  • Culinary
  • Current Events
  • Health & Well-Being
  • History
  • Investment
  • Social Sciences
  • Adults
  • Teens
  • Readers

eResources on many topics made possible in part by Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA) funds from the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services and through the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania's Library Access funds administered by the Pennsylvania Department of Education, Office of Commonwealth Libraries.

  • Databases
  • POWER Library
  • Religion
  • Newspapers & Magazines
  • e-Books
  • Primary Sources
  • Diversity Studies
  • Automotive
  • Biography
  • Business & Marketing
  • Current Events
  • General Research
  • Government
  • History
  • Homework Help
  • Investment
  • Legal Resources
  • Literature & Criticism
  • Health & Well-Being
  • Mythology
  • Science & Technology
  • Social Sciences
  • Languages
  • Education Research
  • Adults
  • Kids
  • Parents
  • Readers
  • Teens
  • Teachers

Search many of the Gale e-resources available in POWER Library in one place! Find articles and information from Academic OneFile, General OneFile, InfoTrac Newsstand. 

  • Databases
  • Newspapers & Magazines
  • Primary Sources
  • Current Events
  • History
  • Science & Technology
  • Social Sciences
  • POWER Library
  • Literature & Criticism
  • Homework Help
  • Adults
  • Parents
  • Seniors
  • Teens
  • Teachers

ProCitizen provides civics, vocabulary, plus reading and writing practice through videos, drills & quizzes so that new citizens can succeed at the naturalization test. ProCitizen is also available in Spanish.

  • Government
  • Legal Resources
  • Adults

Project Gutenberg offers over 50,000 free ebooks: choose among free epub books, free kindle books, download them or read them online.  We carry high quality ebooks: Our ebooks were previously published by bona fide publishers. We digitized and diligently proofread them with the help of thousands of volunteers.

  • Literature & Criticism
  • Readers

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