Federal law requires each of the three nationwide consumer credit reporting companies - Equifax, Experian and TransUnion to give you a free credit report every 12 months if you ask for it. They also make it easy to accomplish many credit-related tasks right from your computer. Visit today to learn more. Link opens in a new tab or window.

CHIP is short for the Children's Health Insurance Program – Pennsylvania's program to provide health insurance to uninsured children and teens who are not eligible for or enrolled in Medical Assistance.

If you want to find out if you qualify for Pennsylvania health and human services, apply for new benefits, finish your application or check your status, you're in the right place. By using COMPASS you can apply at any time during the day or night from home, a library or any location with Internet access.

NCFL exists to create a culture of family engagement across the educational spectrum

Find information about PA Vital Records such as: birth certificates, death certificates, marriage licenses, and divorce papers. 

Family resources, community resources, latest updates (USA). Link opens in a new window or tab.

Information for children in English and Spanish and available in audio. Other sections of their website have information for parent(s). 

Give your infant, toddler, or preschooler a jump start on reading by participating in our 1000 Books Before Kindergarten program.

The Ellis Island Archive contains the passenger lists of more than 51 million immigrants, passengers, and crew members who came through Ellis Island and the Port of New York from 1892 to 1957. The period from 1892 to 1924 at Ellis Island was the largest human migration in modern history.

At home access to this resource continues until the end of 2021. For 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. Log in with your library bar code. Link opens in a new tab or window.

Right now, and for as long as schools are closed, Audible is offering instant streaming of a collection of stories to kids everywhere. All stories are free to stream on your desktop, laptop, phone or tablet. Explore the collection, select a title and start listening. It's that easy.

Ready for a new challenge? We have a reading challenge for you, no matter your age or the time of year! Track your progress on Beanstack and complete fun activities. Register for our current challenge today! Link opens in a new tab or window.

Check out our theme kits, big books, puppets and more! Download the booking form here. Complete and take the form to your local library.

Get a set of books for your book club. Each bag contains multiple copies of the title, many have large print and audiobooks included.  Check out the list and then contact your librarian to schedule a use. Link opens in a new tab or window.

Videos and animated books about Animals and Nature, People and Places, ABC’s and 1, 2, 3’s, Family and Community, Music and Rhyme, Adventure, and more. Enjoy read aloud with words highlighting and interactive games. Some films and books are available in Spanish too! See a full list here.

MSF's response to COVID-19 coronavirus outbreak. Link opens in a new tab/window.

The link for mobile devices is https://arcg.is/rWua8 Links open in a new tab or window.

 

The Johns Hopkins University & Medicine Coronavirus Resource Center's interactive web-based map to tracks cases of the virus around the world. Link opens in a new tab or window.

America's first immigration center.  This free site offers access to an extraordinary database of information on 11 million immigrants from 1820 through 1892, the year Ellis Island opened. More than 100 million Americans can trace their ancestors to this early immigration period.

Comprehensive resources on over 40 topics related to the novel coronavirus. Link opens in a new tab or window.

Pennsylvania map, table, case count and resources for PA residents. Link opens in a new tab or window.

Q&A, travel advice, situation reports, etc. Link opens in a new tab or window.

A resource for teachers, parents, and caregivers with suggested reading lists and an online game to introduce caregivers and their preschool children to engaging online resources to strengthen early literacy, math, and science skills.

Cyndi's List has been a trusted genealogy research site for more than 18 years. Cyndi's List is free for everyone to use and it is meant to be your starting point when researching online.  It is a categorized & cross-referenced index to genealogical resources on the Internet.

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