Online Resources – York County Libraries

Kids

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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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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ComicPlus

Comics Plus

Access over 10,000 comics! Log in using your York County Libraries card and PIN (last 4 digits of your card number), and borrow up to 5 items a month.

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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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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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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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The Fable Cottage – Bilingual Tales for Language Learners

Fairy tales like “Jack and the Beanstalk”  and “Rumpelstiltskin” are available in five different languages (English, Spanish, French, German, and Italian) along with illustrations, audio, and video. The stories are written to help language learners and are translated and read by native speakers!

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TrueFlix

Your child can explore non-fiction topics through eBooks, videos, games, and activities through the award-winning TrueFlix. Materials cover social studies, sciences, and more.

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Unite for Literacy

Unite online library provides free access to more than 400 original picture books, one fourth of them written in Spanish!

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