Electronic Resources

Philadelphia Inquirer - Newsbank

Notice: 
  • If your library card says "North Wales Area Library" you can access  eResources through the "eResources" page on our website.

  • If your library card says "Montgomery County - Norristown Public Library" you must access eResources through the "eResources" page on MC-NPLs website.
     


 

 

 

 

Ancestry allows you to search U.S. census records, birth, marriage and death records, social security death records and immigration lists.

  • Click "Our Catalog" under the "Find a Book" tab at the top of the page. This will take you to the spark website.

  • On the spark page, click the my account button in the top right corner.

  • Enter your library card number and your password. The default password is the last four digits in your phone number. Click log in.

  • Click "Click here to access Ancestry Library Edition" in the middle of the page and you will now have access to ancestry.com!

VISIT ANCESTRY.COM FROM INSIDE LIBRARY

MCPC has developed a web experience to assist municipal officials, business, residents, and others in gaining a better understanding of climate change and its effects in Montgomery County.

VISIT CLIMATE CHANGE ANALYSIS

LearningExpress, LLC is an educational technology company founded with the mission to help adult and student learners improve basic skills required for academic and career success. The company helps millions of adults and students each year across the United States and Canada with job search tools, test prep and computer use help.

VISIT LEARNING EXPRESS
 

 

Libby allows you to browse hundreds of titles and download e-books and e-audio books directly to a smartphone, tablet or computer. Libby has partnered with RBDigital to expand their catalog to include over 3,000 titles. A library card is required to use Libby. Starting February 23, 2022 the OverDrive app will be removed from app stores, meaning that new users will be directed to the Libby app, but previous users using the OverDrive app will be able to continue to use it with no interruption.

VISIT LIBBY
 

The Mango Language Database is designed to help you learn or improve your foreign language and English language skills. Right now, you can use Mango even without a library card! Just click on Mango, select Sign Up and where it asks for your library card number, put 17942020

VISIT MANGO

PA Online Learning is a free to use, public access resource that provide access to tutorials on a variety of topics including: popular software items, such as Microsoft Excel, library resources (like PowerLibrary), online sites and resources like Indeed and Twitter, and more!

VISIT PA ONLINE LEARNING

Library members can access the latest issues of the Philadelphia Inquirer free online through the Newsbank service. The newspaper can be viewed in text or image format.

READ THE PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER

Power Library

Power Library is the online portal to all that Pennsylvania libraries offer. This is the place to find trustworthy answers to questions about healthcare, consumer purchases, personal finances, and much more. Enjoy free 24/7 access with your card.

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.

VISIT POWER LIBRARY

Looking for RBDigital?

RBDigital has partnered with Libby/Over, check out the Libby/ Overdrive link above to gain access to ebooks, eaudibooks, and over 3000 digital magazines! On a phone or tablet? Download the Libby app to gain access to all of the content!

Reference USA

ReferenceUSA provides access to detailed information on more than 14 million U.S. businesses and over 89 million U.S. households. Job seekers, businesses and researchers will find the database a valuable research tool.

VISIT REFERENCEUSA

eRESOURCES FOR  CHILDREN

​Powerkids

Access the Power Library resources for kids. Find databases, games, and information in a fun and easy to navigate way.
 

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.

VISIT POWERKIDS

Bookflix

Scholastic BookFlix is a new online literacy resource for grades pre-K - 3 that pairs classic video storybooks from Weston Woods with related nonfiction eBooks from Scholastic to help build a love of reading and learning.

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.

VISIT BOOKFLIX

Tumblebooks

Tumblebooks gives you access children's books, videos, and games that are both fun and educational!

VISIT TUMBLEBOOKS

ABC Mouse

From Age of Learning Inc., the award winning ABCMouse.com curriculum is designed to help young children (ages 2-8+) build a strong foundation for future academic success. ABCMouse.com is 100% educational, with 9,000+ learning activities across all major subject areas- reading, math, science, social studies, art, and music. Best of all, kids love it!

This resource is only available in the library!

VISIT ABC MOUSE FROM INSIDE THE LIBRARY

eResources for Adults

Ancestry.com

Learning Express

Mango

PA Online Learning

Climate Change Potential Vulnerability Analysis