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 Features biographies, historical documents, photographs, timelines and maps, quotes, and a bibliography.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.)

(Please note: At-home access to this resource ended January 1. Please check with your library for hours and computer use opportunities. Check here for updates.)  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. (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.)

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, and the New York Times.
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After creating a personal account, log into pronunciator.com/app for the best experience on any device! Learning a language has never been more fun! Activities, drills, quizzes, interactive coaching, and live practice with native speakers. AND, enjoy feature films, music, and other “edutainment.” Over 160 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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