Explores many aspects of the African-American experience, from the past to the present. Features biographies, historical documents, photographs, timelines and maps, quotes, and a bibliography. (Link opens in a new tab/window.)

At-home access to this resource continues through 2021, responding to your needs during the Coronavirus pandemic. Log in with your library barcode number.​ 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.)

Click on "BOOKLISTS" to see multicultural titles for grades K-5 and science titles for grades K-6+. (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.

One-on-one test prep, eLearning, and homework help. From Brainfuse. (Link opens in a new tab/window.)

Essential collection of genealogical & historical sources, U.S. Federal Censuses, books, bank records, and more. (Link opens in a new tab/window.)

Test preparation courses, ebooks and interactive practice exams, tutorials on popular computer software programs and skill development, resume help. (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.)

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. (Link opens in a new tab/window.)

Resources on a wide variety of topics for school, business and hobbies. Includes:
Bookflix and Truflix ebooks and videos for children.
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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. (Link opens in a new tab/window.)

Animation, sound, music, and narration are added to existing picture books in order to produce an electronic picture book for children to read, or to read to children. (Link opens in a new tab/window.)

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