Temporary at-home access to this resource continues into 2021, as the database responds to consumer 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.  

1994-present.  Local and national news, and a primary source of obituaries.

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.

A site to teach older adults how to use the Internet.

If you're accessing 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.

Essential collection of genealogical & historical sources, U.S. Federal Censuses, books, bank records, and more.

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

Resources on a wide variety of topics for school, business and hobbies. Includes:
Bookflix and Truflix ebooks and videos for children.

Search by Keyword