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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Ask Here PA

Chat online with a real librarian in real time. After the chat ends, save a copy of the conversation to easily retrieve links or documentation when citing references.

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Black Freedom Struggle

“Black Freedom Struggle” by ProQuest features select primary source documents related to critical people and events in African American history. 

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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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DigitalLearn

If you are new to computers, haven’t used them for a while, are a little unsure and uncomfortable, or just need a bit of a refresher, DigitalLearn offers courses to help you tackle technology at your own pace and gain the confidence you need to succeed. El sitio también está disponible en español.

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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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GCFLearnFree.org

Engage in free online learning. Acquire a range of basic and intermediate skills in Microsoft Office applications, computer basics, internet basics, social media, and more.

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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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NoveList K-8 Plus

Looking for a good book or audiobook for kids? Novelist K-8 Plus offers age-appropriate, librarian-curated fiction, nonfiction, and audiobook recommendations. All you need is your library card to access the site!

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NoveList Plus

Looking for your next great read? Novelist Plus offers readers high-quality and librarian-curated fiction, nonfiction, and audiobook recommendations. To access, simply enter your library card number in the Patron ID field.

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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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Penn State Extension

Learn about local agriculture, horticulture, and natural resources. Penn State Extension provides research-based news about our environment in York County from the farmland to the city.

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POWER Kids

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

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Gale Power Search

Power Search (Gale)

Search many of the Gale e-resources available in POWER Library in one place! Find articles and information from Academic OneFile, General OneFile, News, and more!

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POWER Teens

Curated POWER Library research resources especially for teens.

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ProQuest eBook Central

This resource includes 112 titles on diversity, equity, and inclusion, and cover subjects such as business, education, fine arts, history, political science, social science, juvenile literature, and sports and recreation.

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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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