Internet applications to enhance your library experience.
Find your roots and search through genealogy on Ancestry.com – free for our library members! Distributed exclusively by ProQuest and powered by Ancestry.com, brings the world’s most popular consumer online genealogy resource to your library.
Libby by OverDrive
Borrow ebooks, audiobooks, and magazines to read on your phone or tablet using the Libby app by OverDrive. You can even send and read your borrowed ebooks to your Kindle ereader (U.S. only)! It’s free and easy to get started for new users and a streamlined experience for current OverDrive app users. Check out the links below to get started!
Getting Started & FAQs
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 Enjoy free 24/7 access to newspapers, magazines, journals, historical documents and photos, online databases, and eBooks. Research a subject. Learn about your family history. Locate a title. Explore career options. It’s all here at POWER Library.
Power Kids Library
Power Kids Library is derived from the Pennsylvania Power Library but designed for a younger audience. It offers thousands of biographies and photos useful for student research, articles from popular magazines, eBooks and much more. Like the Power library, everything is free – all you need is your library card!
ACCESS PENNSYLVANIA’S POWER Library services are funded primarily by:
- The Commonwealth of Pennsylvania’s “Library Access” budget line item; and
- Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA) funds from the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services.
These funds are administered by the Office of Commonwealth Libraries, Department of Education, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Tom Wolf, Governor.
Notice of these funding sources must be provided on all printed or electronic presentations of POWER Library resources as listed below.
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.
OCL reserves the right to change or terminate the ACCESS PENNSYLVANIA POWER Library program based on the availability of funding, program needs, or the availability of vendors that can provide qualified services.