Books & Reading
Shared catalog for materials owned by most PA libraries.
An online literacy resource that pairs classic video storybooks with related nonfiction eBooks to build a love of reading and learning.
Powered by Gale’s popular What Do I Read Next? series, Books & Authors connects readers from every level of reading proficiency to fiction and non-fiction books that match their interests.
Electronic books, previously netLibrary.
Ebsco eBooks Help and Tutorials.
Novelist Plus is a comprehensive source of information about books that includes expert recommendations, reviews, articles, lists and more. It includes reading recommendations for both fiction and nonfiction – for all ages.
Novelist K-8 Plus is a comprehensive source of information about books that includes expert recommendations, reviews, articles, lists and more for grades K-8. It includes reading recommendations for both fiction and nonfiction.
Access thousands of dowloadable eBooks, audiobooks, and video. Titles can be transferred and accessed on most ereaders, tablets, and smart phones. See Compatible Devices
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This database will no longer be available after January 18, 2019.
TumbleBooks add animation, sound, music and narration to existing picture books, producing an electronic picture book which you can read or have read to you. You’ll also find chapter books, math stories, puzzles and games, and videos. All content is available for PCs and Macs. Some content is also available for use on iPhones/iPads. To access, select “mobile” from the “Choose” menu in the top right corner.
The truth. The whole truth. And nothing but the truth about people, places, nature, history, science, and more! TrueFLIX provides eBooks that are enhanced with a related content in a variety of text types and media–including primary sources, fiction, videos, audio clips, images, and related websites.