eLearning & Research
PA POWER Library
Search magazines, newspapers, journals and more. Access to 25 databases with thousands of scholarly articles, images, sound clips, videos, in addition to information on health, cyberbullying, the environment and more. Browse a list of eResources.
Looking for your next book? Want to find more authors like your favorites? NoveList Plus has all your reading answers. Find books that match your interests, read-alikes for your favorite titles and authors, or ready-made book lists on your favorite genres. With NoveList Plus you'll fill up your to-read list in no time!
Start the conversation in your choice of over 70 world languages and dialects through courses crafted using conversational methodology.
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MyHeritage Library Edition
This multilingual family history research database includes billions of historical documents from 48 countries, millions of historical photos, public records, indexes, and additional resources that span the past five centuries.
Please note: Access to Morningstar Investment Research Center ended September 5, 2023.
The Philadelphia Inquirer
Read today’s news or research articles from 1981 to the present day.
Please note: Access to LearningExpress Library ended August 31, 2023.
Prepare for your PA Driver’s Tests for free. Includes tests for cars, CDL, motorcycles, handbooks and PA DOT FAQ. Also find the official handbooks in text and audio versions.
Gale Literature Databases
Search Something About the Author and Literature Criticism databases. Research author biographies, find book reviews, access literary works, journal articles, literature criticism and analysis, and much more.
A searchable collection of reference materials on history, science, robotics, math, the environment, health, careers, and more. Begin by logging in with your library card.
Ancestry Library Edition
Unlock the story of you with sources like censuses, vital records, immigration records, family histories, military records, court and legal documents, directories, photos, maps, and more.
Remote access to Ancestry has ended.
Please visit IVPL to access Ancestry through our wireless network or public computers.
Free Online Tutorials For The Public
Pennsylvania's Office of Commonwealth Libraries has launched PA Online Learning, a platform of free tutorials for learning computer and internet skills, social media, job and career skills, and more. No registration is required to access the tutorials.
Scholastic Teachables (Coming Soon)
Scholastic Teachables is an online database of tens of thousands of searchable and printable educational materials. Our teacher-authors create and vet thousands of high‑quality, ready‑to-use resources to save you countless hours of searching for reliable content.