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Includes fiction authors, titles, and themes, and provides suggestions of books that are similar to those of a particular author or a certain title. 

Includes fiction authors, titles and themes for students in grades K-8, with "read alike" suggestions. Full text reviews from professional journals and book talks for selected titles. 

Download free eBooks from Open Library, an initiative of the Internet Archive. Parents, teachers and students, see the K-12 collection.

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.

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 and evenings in Lansdowne.

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.

Pennsylvania map, table, case count and resources for PA residents

The Pennsylvania Young Reader's Choice Award is sponsored by the Pennsylvania School Librarians Association. The purpose of the award is to promote the reading of quality books by young people in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, to promote teacher and librarian involvement in children's and young adult literature, and to honor authors whose works have been recognized by the students of Pennsylvania.

Can't browse for books and need a few recommendations? Fill out this brief survey and a team of real Delco librarians will compile reading suggestions just for you! Look over our recommendations and then use our catalog or call your local library to place holds for curbside pickup. 

The Picture Perfect STEM and Picture Perfect Science Lessons were developed by Emily Morgan and Karen Ansberry to help those working with elementary students integrate science and reading in a kid-friendly way. Use this brochure to see what is available in print or electronic format and to learn about the kits that are available to be booked by your local librarian.

Here you will find poetry resources for home and classroom, including information about the Young Poets Competition that runs February through May.

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.

Freely available reading group guides to books reviewed by the New York Review of Books.

An online community for reading groups.  The site includes thoughtful book reviews, compelling features, in-depth author profiles and interviews, excerpts of the hottest new releases, contests and more every week.

We have selected the best rated job sites freely available on the web.

GSK Science in the Summer™ is a free science education program that helps elementary school children “grow into science.” Through classes held in public libraries and other community-based organizations, the program gets kids excited about learning science with hands-on experiments. 

Children's Books in ASL

Classics from Project Gutenberg, formatted beautifully.

Located in the field behind the amphitheater stage, StoryWalk is a children's story book that is spread out page by page across 19 reading stations along an approximately .25 mile trail that promotes health and literacy in children. 

Storyline Online is a program of the SAG-AFTRA Foundation. designed to strengthen comprehension and verbal and written skills for elementary English-language learners.

This year’s Summer Quest theme is Tails and Tales! Libraries across Delaware County will be offering fun programs and activities related to animal tales and education, so check our library calendar as summer gets closer. Beginning on June 1, all Delco Libraries will offer a Tales and Tails on-line reading challenge.  Pre-registration will begin May 17th.

Any way you slice it, these 75 top state-focused websites are must-visits for tracing your ancestors across the United States. From Family Tree Magazine.

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