Power Library Databases

Power Library resources are made possible in part by Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA) funds from the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services and through Library Access Funds administered by the Office of Commonwealth Libraries, Department of Education, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Tom Wolf, Governor.

AP Images

AP (Associated Press), one of the oldest and largest news organizations in the world, has been capturing the greatest events in world history with photographs, audio sound bites, video, and graphics, for over 185 years.

BookFLIX

Scholastic BookFlix is a new online literacy resource for grades pre-K – 3 that pairs classic video storybooks from Weston Woods with related nonfiction eBooks from Scholastic to help build a love of reading and learning.

Access PA

Books, movies and more in a PA library (Access PA Database)

Books, movies and more in a PA library (also known as the Access PA Database) is a combined catalog reflecting the holdings of over 2,600 Pennsylvania libraries and their combined collections of over 43 million books, audio materials, reference materials, movies, and much more.

Consumer Health Complete

CHC is designed to support the information needs of patients and to foster an overall understanding of health-related topics. Content covers all areas of health and wellness from mainstream medicine to the many perspectives of complementary, holistic and integrated medicine. 

Contemporary Authors

This e-resource provides access to biographical and bibliographical information on more than 145,000 of today’s most influential authors. 

CyberSmarts

CyberSmarts

This interactive e-book collection for grades 3 – 6 offers users a safe, simulated Internet experience with hands-on instruction on how to deal with important online safety issues. 

eBooks on EBSCOhost

Formerly known as NetLibrary, this e-resource provides access to hundreds of thousands of books from the world’s leading publishers across all major subject areas.

Pennsylvania Job Resources

Pennsylvania Job Resources

POWER Library presents two sites provided by PA government entities to help with job resources. 

 Science Reference Center

The Science Reference Center database provides articles and digital book for student research. It also provides images, videos and an in database dictionary to enhance the research experience.

TrueFLIX

The truth. The whole truth. And nothing but the truth about people, places, nature, history, science, and more! TrueFLIX provides eBooks that are enhanced with a related content in a variety of text types and media–including primary sources, fiction, videos, audio clips, images, and related websites.