The Library has many digital resources that you can use. Here are just a few. For more resources and databases click here.
RESOURCES FOR KIDS
Bookflix: A digital literacy resource designed to strengthen early literacy skills while exposing young learners to real world concepts.
Tumblebooks : Animated picture books online. Download free books and the free TumbleReader to enjoy e-books offline too.
TrueFlix : Learn about people, places, nature, history, and science from videos and eBooks on topics such as American Indians, Ancient Civilizations, Farm to Table, The Civil War, Continents, The Thirteen Colonies, U.S. Government, Disasters, Earth Science, Experiments, Extreme Science, Nature, and many more.
RESOURCES FOR PARENTS
ABC Mouse, Adventure Academy, Reading IQ – Online learning programs from Age of Learning for kids from pre-school through 6th grade!
Books and Authors – Discover fiction and non-fiction books that match your interests! Books and Authors (powered by Gale’s popular What Do I Read Next? series) is for readers from every level of reading proficiency and enables users to explore the endless possibilities and combinations of books, authors, genres and topics from more than 240,000 titles.
Experiment Central – Provides examples of science projects and experiments that can be replicated for science fairs and other purposes, as well as suggestions on ways to design projects that investigate specific scientific topics and includes step-by-step descriptions of projects.
Gale Virtual Reference Library – Explore encyclopedias and specialized reference sources on a variety of topics from history, government, environment, math, and more!
LibriVox – Free public domain audiobooks read by volunteers around the world. Safe to download to your device.
RESOURCES FOR ADULTS
Ancestry Library – Now available from your Home Computer! Search billions of records to discover your family’s story.
Pronunciator – Fast, easy, and effective way to learn another language.
Overdrive/Libby: Download titles 24/7 to play on your PC, MP3 player, ebook reader or PDA. Maximum 7 checkouts per person at any time.
Hoopla: Instantly borrow free digital movies, music, audiobooks, comics and more. 3 checkouts per person, per month. Checkout periods: 3 weeks for books, comics & audiobooks; 1 week for music; 3 days for movies.
RBdigital: Get full digital copies of your favorite magazines. With a free RBdigital account you can view magazines on your computer or mobile device.
New York Times – 2000 – Current – Read the New York Times Online
Philadelphia Inquirer – 1981-Current – Read the Philadelphia Inquirer Online.
Delaware County Times – 1994 – Present – Read the Delaware County Times Online.