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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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
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  • Local Interest
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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.

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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.

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

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  • Automotive
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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.

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  • Religion
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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. 

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  • Primary Sources
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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
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  • 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.

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Basic to advanced language learning through activities, drills, quizzes, interactive coaching and live practice with native speakers. Plus feature films, music and more to “edutain” you. Over 80 languages available + ESL from your native language.

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Full-color, interactive digital magazines to download to a computer or mobile device.

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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.

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Find US businesses and residential listings with customized searches.  Find a business by name, geographic location, SIC codes, yellow page listing, executive name, size of company, and several other ways; target residential areas based on median income and home value. Helps users create marketing plans, conduct competitive analysis, raise funds and locate people.

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Provides full text for nearly 100 regional U.S. and Canadian business publications, and includes business journals, newspapers, and newswires.

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Discover reliable and trusted information on a variety of topics to support middle school student research for government, U.S and world history, geography, literature, sciences, and social issues.  Research In Context offers cross-curricular content aligned to national and state standards, and presents material organized into a highly visual and topic portal approach to quickly find answers.

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Perform research from hundreds of full text science encyclopedias, reference books, periodicals, and other reliable sources. View more than 280,000 high-quality science images from sources such as UPI, Getty, NASA, National Geographic and the Nature Picture Library. 

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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. Registration begins on May 16 at 12:00pm.

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Find detailed repair guides for all types of small engines. Offers assistance in providing routine maintenance (tune-ups, brake service) as well as extensive repairs such as engine and transmission disassembly. Search by product type, brand, model/engine type, specific area of model/engine type and model numbers. 

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Delaware County Libraries are partnering this summer with Bethlehem Steel FC, the Philadelphia Union’s minor league soccer club, for a Reading Challenge that will run from June 1-the end of their season.

  • Literature & Criticism
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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. 

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SummerQuest is a summer learning program that encourages children, teens, and adults to learn, grow, and have fun over the summer by completing a variety of different activities.

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This e-resource for teachers from EBSCO provides indexing and abstracts for 280 peer-reviewed journals. Contact a librarian if you'd like to receive an article you find indexed here through Interlibrary Loan.

  • Education Research
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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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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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Learn about people, places, nature, history, and science from videos and eBooks on topics such as American Indians, Ancient Civilizations, Farm to Table, The Civil War, Continents, The Thirteen Colonies, U.S. Government, Disasters, Earth Science, Experiments, Extreme Science, Nature, and many more.

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