Online Resources – York County Libraries


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.

Don't have a library card? Visit any one of our thirteen locations OR complete our online library card application to get one.

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POWER Library

POWER Library is the online portal to all that Pennsylvania libraries offer. Enjoy 24/7 access to newspapers, magazines, journals, historical documents and photos, online databases, and eBooks. Research a subject. Learn about your family history. Locate a title. Explore career options. It’s all here at POWER Library.

Click the button below to view POWER Library’s full list of online resources and databases.

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Rocket Languages

Learn a foreign language with Rocket Languages! Interactive lessons complete with video, audio, voice playback, and quizzes will help you understand the basics of each language offered.

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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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Transparent Language Online

Whether you’re a true language learning beginner, dusting off your old high school Spanish, or eager to tackle your tenth language—Transparent Language Online will help you get started and stick with it! With lessons for over 120 languages, English learning content (ESL/ELL), American Sign Language, and kid-friendly tutorials, there is something for everyone to explore. 

A library card is required to access the platform. Note that in order to track your progress it is necessary to create a free account in Transparent Language. If you do not want to create an account, select ‘Continue as Guest’ on the login screen.

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