Online Resources

Resources courtesy of Lebanon County Libraries and the Office of Commonwealth Libraries.

Overdrive eLibrary

eBooks and Audiobooks through Overdrive

We offer eBooks and audiobooks through OverDrive, free with your library card. Read on phones, tablets, computers and eReaders including Kindle from our OverDrive website or on mobile devices using the Libby app.
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Books, movies, and more in a PA library

Books, movies and more in a PA library (Access PA Catalog)

Search a single catalog reflecting the holdings of over 1,500 Pennsylvania libraries and their combined collections of over 41 million books, audio materials, reference materials, movies, and much more.

Academic Search Main Edition

Academic Search Main Edition

Discover full-text scholarly content for major college courses. Designed specifically for academic institutions, Academic Search Main Edition provides full-text and peer-reviewed journals from nearly 1,900 full-text journals and nearly 1,300 full-text peer-reviewed journals. Subjects covered include biology, chemistry, engineering, physics, psychology, religion and theology, and more.

Academic One File

Academic OneFile

Find peer-reviewed, full-text articles from journals in the areas of the physical and social sciences, technology, medicine, engineering, the arts, literature, and more.

AP Newsroom

AP Newsroom

View the greatest events in world history with photographs, audio sound bites, video, and graphics, for over 185 years.

Auto Repair Source

Auto Repair Source

Discover the most accurate, authoritative and up-to-date service and repair information for thousands of domestic and imported vehicles. All content comes from the Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEM) and includes step-by-step repair information, diagrams, maintenance schedules, parts and labor estimates, service bulletins and recalls.

Black Freedom Struggle

Black Freedom Struggle

Features select primary source documents related to critical people and events in African American history.

BookFlix

BookFLIX

Watch videos and read books about animals, celebrations, nature, music, earth, family, community, and more. Some films and books are available in Spanish too!

Books and Authors

Books & 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. [

Business Insights Essentials

Business Insights: Essentials

Find full-text articles and statistical data about companies and industries for business owners, marketing professionals, investors, and students. Access to over 11,000 journals and more than 8,900 in full-text.

Chat with a librarian

Chat with a Librarian

Chat with a Librarian is Pennsylvania’s statewide live chat reference service and is free to all residents of Pennsylvania 24 hours per day, 7 days per week. 

Contemporary Authors

Contemporary Authors

Discover biographical and bibliographical information on more than 145,000 of today’s most influential authors.

CyberSmarts

CyberSmarts

Learn how to be a safe, responsible, and smart citizen with these eBooks that teach you how to avoid predators, play games safely online, protect your privacy, and use social networks.

EBSCO Ebooks

eBooks on EBSCOhost

Select from over 16,000 eBooks from the world’s leading publishers across all major subject areas. Perform full-text searches of a single eBook, search thousands of volumes simultaneously, browse topic categories, or read eBooks directly online.

Educator's Reference Complete

Educator’s Reference Complete

Access over 1,100 academic journals and ERIC database reports in the field of education. Key subject areas include administration, bilingual education, child development and psychology, funding, health education, technology, and testing.

Elementary

Elementary

Elementary students in kindergarten through grade five will find age-appropriate content covering a broad range of educational topics such as animals, arts, geography, health, literature, people, social studies, technology, etc.

Environmental Studies

Environmental Studies

Explore an interdisciplinary resource for environment and sustainability studies.

Gale Ebooks

Gale Ebooks

Explore encyclopedias and specialized reference sources on a variety topics from history, government, environment, math, and more!

General One File

General Onefile

Explore this general-interest periodical resource offering nearly more than 15,000 titles with more than 8,800 in full text.

GreenFILE

GreenFILE

This comprehensive e-resource draws on the connections between the environment and a variety of disciplines such as agriculture, education, law, health and technology.

Health & Wellness Resource Center

Discover reliable health information through access to full-text articles of nursing and allied health journals, pamphlets, newsletters, periodicals, newspapers, encyclopedias, and more. A broad collection of full-text reference works is included!

High school

High School

Secondary school students will have access to age-appropriate content from magazines, journals, newspapers, reference books, and engaging multi-media covering a wide range of subjects, from science, history, and literature to political science, sports, and environmental studies.

Informe Academico

¡Informe! Academico

Informe Académico proporciona acceso a periódicos y revistas especializadas de lengua española y portuguesa. La base de datos ofrece una amplia gama de contenidos sobre América Latina.
Informe Académico supports Spanish-speaking researchers with a wide range of full-text Spanish- and Portuguese-language scholarly journals and magazines both from and about Latin America.

Lit Finder

LitFinder

Discover literature content from more than 150,000 full-text poems, 840,000 poem citations and excerpts, 7,100 full-textshort stories and novels, 3,800 full-text essays published in the 16th-20th centuries, 2,400 full-text speeches, and 1,250 full-text plays. It also includes biographies, work summaries, photographs, and a glossary.

Middle School

Middle School

Discover reliable and trusted information on a variety of topics to support middle school student research for government, U.S and world history, geography, literature, sciences, and social issues.

News

News

Browse and read full-text newspapers from more than 2,300 major U.S. regional, national, and local newspapers, plus leading titles from around the world, or search articles instantly by title, headline, date, author, newspaper section, or other fields.

PA Job Resources

Pennsylvania Job Resources

Discover job resources for Pennsylvania job seekers and employers.

PA Online Learning

PA Online Learning

PA Online Learning is a FREE growing collection of tutorials on how to use software, social media, and library resources, such as POWER Library!

PA Photos and Documents

PA Photos and Documents

Explore millions of digitized photographs, documents, and newspapers from Pennsylvania’s rich and varied history. The collections are provided by libraries and other organizations across the Commonwealth.

Power Search

Power Search

Search many of the Gale e-resources available in POWER Library in one place! Find articles and information from Academic OneFile, General OneFile, InfoTrac Newsstand.

Science Reference Center

Science Reference Center

Perform research from hundreds of full text science encyclopedias, reference books, periodicals, and other reliable sources. View more than 280,000 high-quality science images from sources such as UPI, Getty, NASA, National Geographic and the Nature Picture Library.

Science Reference eBook Collection

Science Reference eBook Collection

Explore science from over 230 full-text eBooks! This collection of reference titles covers a wide variety of topics such as animals, biology, climate change, computing, engineering, experiments, life science, nature, oceans, physical science, and weather.

Small Engine Repair

Small Engine Repair

Find detailed repair guides for all types of small engines. Offers assistance in providing routine maintenance (tune-ups, brake service) as well as extensive repairs such as engine and transmission disassembly. Search by product type, brand, model/engine type, specific area of model/engine type and model numbers.

Teacher Reference Center

Teacher Reference Center

This e-resource for teachers provides indexing and abstracts for 280 peer-reviewed journals.

True Flix

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.