Explore a vast collection of books, resources and tools available for downloading to your computer, tablet or mobile device. Search here to download an eBook, improve your financial literacy, search your family tree, get homework help, read an eZine – and so much more. Check out our full list of resources. 

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Sites marked with an asterisk* are provided as part of the POWER Library, Pennsylvania’s Electronic Library. This project is 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.


Code Academy

Online Learning

Code Academy is an online education company that provides free online coding classes.

Computer Skills Center

Learn new computer skills for popular software such as Photoshop and Microsoft Word or learn how to get started with your computer.

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Critical Insights: LGBTQ Literature

Critical Insights: LGBTQ Literature presents a genre of literature that is produced by (or especially relevant to) lesbians, gays, bisexuals, transgender persons, “queers,” intersexuals, and/or asexual people and this title focuses primarily on American literature of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries.

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CyberSmarts *

Online Security for Kids

Every child should learn to stay safe on the Internet. This interactive eBook collection teaches kids from 3rd to 6th grade how to avoid cyber bullying and online predators and how to protect their privacy anywhere online including social networks and game sites.

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Defining Documents in American History: World War I (1914–1919)

Provides readers with a new, interesting way to study the impact of World War I on American history. Through in-depth analysis of important primary documents from 1916 to 1919, readers will gain new insight into the causes, issues and lasting effects of this pivotal time in American history.

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Defining Documents in American History: World War II (1939–1946)

Contains 80 primary source documents that provide a compelling view of this unique period of American history.

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Driving Permit Practice

Practice for the PA Drivers’ Permit Test for both Cars and Motorcycles or just review the Handbook.

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Gale Topic Collections


Explore research topics such business information, cooking, environment, fine arts, nursing, pop culture, religion and more!

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Gale Virtual Reference Library

Reference eBooks

Search a wide variety of subject areas including business, medicine, law, science and more.

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Online Learning

GCFLearnFree.org is a free online education services that provides classes on technology, Math, Career and everyday life needs.

InfoTrac Student Edition *


InfoTrac Student Edition provides high school students with access to magazines, newspapers, books, and other reference content. The database offers audience-appropriate information on current events, the arts, science, popular culture, health, people, government, history, sports, and more.

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Introduction to Literary Context: American Poetry of the 20th Century

Introduction to Literary Context series is designed to introduce students to the world’s greatest works of literature – including novels, short fictions, novellas, plays, and poems – not only placing them in the historical, societal, scientific, and religious context of their time, but illuminating key concepts and vocabulary that students are likely to encounter.

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Job & Career Accelerator

Career Planning & Job Hunting

Here is a database that combines everything you need for a successful job search in one easy-to-use website. Research careers, look at job postings, learn interviewing skills. All the tools you need to better your chances in a competitive job market.

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Khan Academy

Online Learning

Khan Academy is an online education service that provides free courses and instructional videos on math, science, computer programming, history, economics and more.


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Kids InfoBits *


Kids InfoBits contains content in popular subject categories including Animals, Arts, Geography, Health, Literature, People, Social Studies, Technology, and more for elementary and middle school students.


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Learning Express Library

Test Preparation

A comprehensive, interactive online learning platform of practice tests and tutorial courses designed to help students and adult learners succeed on the academic or licensing tests.

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Libby App

Browse and search the Lackawanna County Library System’s collection of eBooks and eAudiobooks from the comfort of home and download selections to your device. Fiction, non-fiction, classics and children’s books available.

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LitFinder *


LitFinder provides access to literary works and authors throughout history and includes more than 150,000 full-text poems and 800,000+ poetry citations, as well as short stories, speeches, and plays. The database also includes secondary materials like biographies, images, and more.

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Mango Languages

Language Instruction

Want to learn a new language or brush up on one you learned in high school? Mango is an online language system that makes it easy to learn languages like Spanish, French, Japanese, Brazilian Portuguese, German, Mandarin Chinese, Greek, Italian and more.

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MedlinePlus for Teens

Personal Health Information for Teens

MedlinePlus is the National Institutes of Health’s Web site for patients and their families and friends. Produced by the National Library of Medicine, the world’s largest medical library, it brings you information about diseases, conditions, and wellness issues in language you can understand. MedlinePlus offers reliable, up-to-date health information, anytime, anywhere, for free.

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Nations of the World

Noted for its thoughtful, up-to-date, reliable and careful compilation, this completely-updated 2015 edition offers political, economic and business information on all the nations of the world in an easy-to-use, single source

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eBooks & eAudiobooks

Browse and search the Lackawanna County Library System’s collection of eBooks and eAudiobooks from the comfort of home and download selections to your device. Fiction, non-fiction, classics and children’s books available. Download the Libby App

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Pennsylvania Job Resources *

Learn about some new job and career tools for job-seekers and employers.

POWER Kids *

Pennsylvania’s Electronic Reference Library for Kids

Chat with a librarian, find great pictures and facts for your papers and projects and more!

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POWER Library *

Pennsylvania’s Electronic Reference Library.

Find trustworthy answers to questions about healthcare, consumer purchases, personal finances, and much more. Access to newspapers, magazines, journals, historical documents and photos, online databases, and eBooks.

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RBDigital (formally OneClickDigital)

eBooks & eAudiobooks

A vast collection of popular fiction, non-fiction and classics to read or for listening. Downloading is easy.

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Research in Context *

Created specifically for middle-schoolers, Research In Context combines the best of Gale’s reference content with age-appropriate videos, newspapers, magazines, primary sources, and much more. Students will find outstanding support to complete assignments in core subjects including literature, science, social studies, and history.

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Teen Health & Wellness


Get health information important to middle school and high school students. Topics include diseases, drugs and alcohol, nutrition, mental health, suicide and bullying, green living, LGBTQ issues, and more.

Sponsored by The Erin Jessica Moreken Drug & Alcohol Treatment Fund, Inc.

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Social Studies and Science for grades 3 and up

TrueFLIX are enhanced eBooks that provided a variety of text, media, primary sources, fiction, video, audio clips, images and related websites to help you explore Social Studies and Science topics in a fun way.

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Tutoring and Skill Development

Free tutoring from real tutors in math, science, social studies, and English. Tutors can review resumes and papers too. Available from 4PM to 10PM daily.

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Typing.com has free typing lessons for beginner, intermediate, and advanced typists. It’s geared towards middle school kids all the way up to adults.

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