Online Resources – York County Libraries

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Explore our digital resources from anywhere with your library card! Find eBooks & audiobooks, read newspapers, learn a new language, or discover something new, all from your computer or mobile device.

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Axis 360

Download or stream York County Libraries’ digital collection of eBooks and Audio Books through the Axis 360 app.

Just getting started with Axis360? Visit the Axis360 Help & Training Site for help, or watch video tutorials on Axis360’s Youtube channel. Visit our Other Book Formats page for more details.

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Beanstack

Used for various York County Libraries’ programs, Beanstack is the go-to source for logging and discovering books, tracking your reading, and participating in reading challenges. While this source is used for programs such as SummerQuest and 1000 Books Before Kindergarten, you can track your reading at anytime!

Create your account today with a York County Libraries card. Available on desktop or mobile via the Beanstack Tracker App.

Need help with Beanstack? Check out our Beanstack Tips page for step-by-step tutorials.

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Ben’s Guide to the US Government

Join Benjamin Franklin on an adventure to learn about the United States government. Learning Adventures and games are available for students grades K-12.

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BookFlix

Whimsical picture books and nonfiction books pair together in this interactive e-resource designed for students pre-K to 3rd grade. Learn through read-along videos, games, and more.

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Cruise into Kindergarten

Get your kids ready for kindergarten through Cruise into Kindergarten! Explore this tool for a variety of tips, interactive games, and videos that will assist parents and caregivers with preparing their child for school. This initiative was launched in 2014 through Pennsylvania’s Department of Education, Office of Commonwealth Libraries, to increase awareness of the importance of early learning in all communities in Pennsylvania through the collaboration of libraries and other state and local agencies involved with early learning.

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CyberSmarts

Learn about online safety with CyberSmarts’ eBooks! CyberSmarts teaches you how to avoid predators, play games safely online, protect your privacy, and use social networks.

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Elementary (Gale in Context)

Elementary students in kindergarten through grade five will find age-appropriate content covering a broad range of educational topics such as animals, arts, geography, health, literature, people, social studies, technology, etc. Elementary includes full-text proprietary content from Blackbirch Press®, U-X-L, KidHaven Press™, and more! Content is continuously updated and provides interesting and important facts with connections to current and past events.

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EveryoneOn

EveryoneOn is a nonprofit dedicated to creating social and economic opportunity by connecting low-income families to affordable internet service and computers, and delivering digital skills trainings.

You can find low-cost offers for internet service and affordable computers. You can also find free online courses on computer & internet basics, K-12 education, employment, finances, and health & wellness.

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Khan Academy

Learn from content created by experts for students of all ages. Subjects include math, science & engineering, computing, arts & humanities, economics & finance, and test prep from the SAT to the NCLEX-RN exam.

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Kids InfoBits

Find age-appropriate content covering a broad range of educational topics including animals, arts, geography, and more.

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Kids’ Catalog

Kids can search our library catalog made just for them! Search results are age-appropriate and easy for children to browse.

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Middle School (Gale in Context)

Discover trusted information to support middle school student research. Topics include government, history, geography, literature, science, and social issues.

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PA Online Learning

PA Online Learning is a FREE growing collection of tutorials on how to use software, social media, and library resources, such as POWER Library! Explore now and check back later to see how it grows! Selecting the link will take you to directly to PA Online Learning.

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POWER Kids

Browse this kid-friendly collection of PA Power Library resources!

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Science Reference Center

Browse scientific information by subject, find lesson plans, and discover hands-on activities from hundreds of reliable sources. This research tool will appeal to educators and students alike.

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