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WHAT’S ONLINE?

Discover links for readers, researchers, job hunters,

test takers, writers, students, and explorers of all ages!

Read or Listen Online

We know it is not always easy or possible to come in and borrow your favorite titles from the shelves. That is why we offer online options including interactive books for kids and teens! Check out what we offer below.

New to eBooks and need help? Just ask, we will get you started!

Need a card? Call or email us for information.

OverDrive – Downloadable eBooks & eAudiobooks 

Enjoy best sellers, classics and titles from your favorite authors through our OverDrive-powered site, the Carbon Lehigh Downloadable Library (CLDL)! Available to download to smartphones, Android tablets, iPads, eReaders, PCs and Macs. 

You will have to use your home library card to access the CLDL site. In the drop-down, select your home library. Since this is a consortium, don’t worry, we all have access to the same collection. If you’re a Lehighton Area Memorial Library patron you’ll enter your full barcode number and then your PIN (the last four digits of your barcode).

If you need help with your PIN, logging in, oraccessing the eBooks/eAudiobooks please email or call us, we are here for you!

RBdigital Magazines 

(formerly Zinio for Libraries) RBdigital Magazines features full-color, digital editions for instant desktop reading, mobile streaming, and mobile-app download. Patrons are able to select both new and back issues, adding them to personal reading libraries with no holds, no checkout periods, and no limits to the number of magazines checked out. Popular magazines such as US Weekly, Good Housekeeping, National Geographic, Newsweek, Esquire and Readers Digest are just a few of the popular titles available. All you need is a library card in order to take advantage of this great resource!

eBooks on EBSCOHost

Provides access to hundreds of thousands of books from the world’s leading publishers across all major subject areas and range from textbooks to the classics.

AudioBookCloud

Tumblebooks has provided this resource free to public library patrons through the summer. 

Lit Finder

Discover literature content from more than 150,000 full-text poems, 840,000 poem citations and excerpts, 7,100 full-text short 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. Within LitFinder’s collection, users can access works from over 80,000 authors from 660 nationalities.

Morning Call Collection 

Powered by Newsbank, the Morning Call Collection provides full-text access to the Morning Call newspaper from 1984-present. Full-image versions of published editions of the paper from November 2019-current are also included.

Project Gutenberg

A library of over 60,000 free eBooks. Choose among free epub and Kindle eBooks, download them or read them online. You will find the world’s great literature here, with focus on older works for which U.S. copyright has expired. Thousands of volunteers digitized and diligently proofread the eBooks, for enjoyment and education.

Digital Public Library of America (DPLA)

Offers a single point of access to millions of items—photographs, manuscripts, books, sounds, moving images, and more—from libraries, archives, and museums around the United States. 

What to read next?

NoveList Plus

The premiere database of reading recommendations. It is a comprehensive source of information about books that includes expert recommendations, reviews, author read-alikes, articles, lists and more. NoveList Plus has reading recommendations for both fiction and nonfiction, for all ages.

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.

Books, movies and more in a PA library

(Also known as the Access PA Database) Libraries across Pennsylvania have collaborated to create this shared catalog of their collections. This combined catalog reflects the holdings of over 2,600 Pennsylvania libraries and their combined collections of over 43 million books, audio materials, reference materials, movies, and much more.

PA libraries also lend materials to other libraries. If the item you are looking for is located at a library that is not close to you, contact your local library to ask about an “interlibrary” loan. Because libraries acquire new materials daily, listings are updated on a regular basis. If you do not find what you are looking for this time, check back again at a later time.

Interactive Books and More for Kids

Scholastic BookFlix 

An 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.

Scholastic 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.

Tumblebooks has provided these resources free to public library patrons through the summer. 
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Tumblebooks 
Teen Book Cloud
TumbleMath 
AudioBookCloud

 

Tutoring and Test Prep

 Brainfuse: HelpNow

Provides live online tutoring for elementary, middle school, high school, intro college, and adult education as well as offering a Learning Suite & Writing Lab. Adults can also receive help writing a resume, practicing a test, learning more about Microsoft Office and more. Click on the “Adult Learners” button at the top of the Brainfuse page to access these resources.

Brainfuse: LearnNow

Offers thousands of lessons, quizzes, and tests to help you master academic concepts including practice tests for SAT, ACT, GED, career test prep, job resources and resume/interview prep, essential computer skills business/career writing help and more!

Find a Job

Pennsylvania Job Resources

Discover job resources for Pennsylvania job seekers and employers. These Pennsylvania government provided resources are designed to help you find a good career, review job openings, and match you with employers.

Brainfuse: LearnNow

Offers thousands of lessons, quizzes, and tests to help you master academic concepts including practice tests for SAT, ACT, GED, career test prep, job resources and resume/interview prep, essential computer skills business/career writing help and more!

Legal Forms and Documents

LawDepot

Provides a quick and easy way to create customizable legal documents. By following a simple step by step process, users will be able to create a large variety of state specific legal forms. After a document has been completed, users will have the option to print, download or save their form to LawDepot’s secure archive. All LawDepot documents have been developed by an experienced team of in-house lawyers and are regularly updated to ensure accuracy.

Learn a Language

Rosetta Stone Library Solution

Offers patrons the award-winning interactive approach used by millions of learners around the world and now is accessible in the library–or anywhere, anytime. This vital resource includes 30 languages to meet a range of cultural interests. Learning is structured around core lessons to build reading, writing, speaking, and listening skills and also includes focused activities to refine grammar, vocabulary, pronunciation, and more. Patrons can also take advantage of available mobile apps that enable learners to reinforce their language learning wherever they may be. 

Spanish Language

Informe Academico

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.

Scholastic BookFlix 

An 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.

Genealogy and Local History

Heritage Quest Online

Search the U.S. Federal Census (1790-1930), family genealogies and local history articles, Revolutionary War era pension and bounty-land warrant application files, and individuals in Freedman’s Bank (1865-1874), founded to serve African Americans.

Ancestry.com Library Edition 

Search for genealogy & historical records in stories & publications, as well as photos & maps.

In-library access only.

Research, Learn, Explore!

Whether you studying for school or career exams, trying to fix your car, learning a new language, or mapping your family tree, the library will help you on your way. With your library card you have access to a large number of online databases that you can access at your convenience.

Browse our online databases and other resources.If you’re working from outside the library, you’ll have to enter your library card number in order to access the database. Some may ask you to set up a free account. As always, if you need help, just ask!

POWER Library

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 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.

 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.

  • Here you’ll find a list of resources by title.
  • Here is a list by subject.
POWER Kids

Power Kids A POWER Library webpage dedicated to serving kids. Kid-centered e-resources, Chat with a librarian, Books, movies, and more, and PA Photos and Documents, are presented in a single, kid-friendly interface.

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.

POWER Teens

Provides online resources including full-text research e-resources, collections of photographs and documents, the statewide catalog of materials held in libraries throughout Pennsylvania, and Chat with a Librarian.

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.

Acedemic OneFile

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

Acedemic Search Main Edition

Discover full-text scholarly content for major college courses. Designed specifically for academic institutions, 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.

Access World News

A comprehensive resource that includes a variety of news publications worldwide. These sources include major national and international newspapers, as well as local and regional titles as well as newswires, blogs, web-only content, videos, journals, magazines, transcripts and more.

Ancestry.com Library Edition 

Search for genealogy & historical records in stories & publications, as well as photos & maps.

In-library access only.

AP Newsroom 

AP (Associated Press), one of the oldest and largest news organizations in the world, has been capturing the greatest events in world history with photographs, audio sound bites, video, and graphics, for over 185 years.

Ask Here PA 

Pennsylvania’s statewide 24/7 live Chat reference service—free to all residents of Pennsylvania—is a quick way to get answers to your questions. Ask your question. A librarian is on hand to chat with you. It’s that easy. If your question involves lengthy research, we’ll get you started in the right direction or provide information about other resources.

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.”

Business Insights Essentials

Offers information, full-text articles, and statistical data about companies and industries for business owners, marketing professionals, investors, and students.

Contemporary Authors

This e-resource provides access to biographical and bibliographical information on more than 145,000 of today’s most influential authors.

Educator’s Reference

Complete provides access to 1,100 academic journals and ERIC database reports in the field of education. Its key subject areas include administration, bilingual education, child development and psychology, funding, health education, technology, and testing.

Gale Virtual Reference Library

A collection of select reference eBooks which includes subjects such as the Arts, biography, business, education, history, law, literature, medicine, nation and world, religion and science.

General OneFile

A general interest periodical resource, offering more than 8,000 titles. With millions of articles available in PDF and HTML full-text, the collection is also supplemented by reference, newspaper, and audio content.

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.

Heritage Quest Online

Search the U.S. Federal Census (1790-1930), family genealogies and local history articles, Revolutionary War era pension and bounty-land warrant application files, and individuals in Freedman’s Bank (1865-1874), founded to serve African Americans.

Informe Academico

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.

PA Photos and Documents

Explore thousands of digitized documents and photographs from unique collections in libraries across Pennsylvania. You’ll be amazed by what you find!

Topic Collections

 

Agriculture Collection

https://e-resources.powerlibrary.org/ext/validateglobal.php?cid=ECONTENT&lid=PL3233&dataid=2146

 

Business Collection

https://e-resources.powerlibrary.org/ext/validateglobal.php?cid=ECONTENT&lid=PL3233&dataid=2147

 

Business Economics and Theory

https://e-resources.powerlibrary.org/ext/validateglobal.php?cid=ECONTENT&lid=PL3233&dataid=2148

 

Communications and Mass Media Collection

https://e-resources.powerlibrary.org/ext/validateglobal.php?cid=ECONTENT&lid=PL3233&dataid=2149

 

Criminal Justice Collection

https://e-resources.powerlibrary.org/ext/validateglobal.php?cid=ECONTENT&lid=PL3233&dataid=2150

 

Culinary Arts Collection

https://e-resources.powerlibrary.org/ext/validateglobal.php?cid=ECONTENT&lid=PL3233&dataid=2151

 

Diversity Studies Collection

https://e-resources.powerlibrary.org/ext/validateglobal.php?cid=ECONTENT&lid=PL3233&dataid=2152

 

Environmental Studies and Policy Collection

https://e-resources.powerlibrary.org/ext/validateglobal.php?cid=ECONTENT&lid=PL3233&dataid=2153

 

Fine Arts and Music Collection

https://e-resources.powerlibrary.org/ext/validateglobal.php?cid=ECONTENT&lid=PL3233&dataid=2154

 

Gardening; Landscape and Horticulture Collection

https://e-resources.powerlibrary.org/ext/validateglobal.php?cid=ECONTENT&lid=PL3233&dataid=2155

 

Gender Studies Collection

https://e-resources.powerlibrary.org/ext/validateglobal.php?cid=ECONTENT&lid=PL3233&dataid=2156

 

General Science Collection

https://e-resources.powerlibrary.org/ext/validateglobal.php?cid=ECONTENT&lid=PL3233&dataid=2157

 

Home Improvement Collection

https://e-resources.powerlibrary.org/ext/validateglobal.php?cid=ECONTENT&lid=PL3233&dataid=2158

 

Hospitality; Tourism and Leisure Collection

https://e-resources.powerlibrary.org/ext/validateglobal.php?cid=ECONTENT&lid=PL3233&dataid=2159

 

Information Science and Library Issues Collection

https://e-resources.powerlibrary.org/ext/validateglobal.php?cid=ECONTENT&lid=PL3233&dataid=2160

 

Insurance and Liability Collection

https://e-resources.powerlibrary.org/ext/validateglobal.php?cid=ECONTENT&lid=PL3233&dataid=2161

 

Military and Intelligence Database

https://e-resources.powerlibrary.org/ext/validateglobal.php?cid=ECONTENT&lid=PL3233&dataid=2162

 

Nursing and Allied Health Collection

https://e-resources.powerlibrary.org/ext/validateglobal.php?cid=ECONTENT&lid=PL3233&dataid=2163

 

Physical Therapy and Sports Medicine Collection

https://e-resources.powerlibrary.org/ext/validateglobal.php?cid=ECONTENT&lid=PL3233&dataid=2164

 

Pop Culture Collection

https://e-resources.powerlibrary.org/ext/validateglobal.php?cid=ECONTENT&lid=PL3233&dataid=2165

 

Popular Magazines

https://e-resources.powerlibrary.org/ext/validateglobal.php?cid=ECONTENT&lid=PL3233&dataid=2166

 

Professional Collection

https://e-resources.powerlibrary.org/ext/validateglobal.php?cid=ECONTENT&lid=PL3233&dataid=2167

 

Psychology Collection

https://e-resources.powerlibrary.org/ext/validateglobal.php?cid=ECONTENT&lid=PL3233&dataid=2168

 

Religion and Philosophy Collection

https://e-resources.powerlibrary.org/ext/validateglobal.php?cid=ECONTENT&lid=PL3233&dataid=2169

 

Small Business Collection

https://e-resources.powerlibrary.org/ext/validateglobal.php?cid=ECONTENT&lid=PL3233&dataid=2170

 

U.S. History Collection

https://e-resources.powerlibrary.org/ext/validateglobal.php?cid=ECONTENT&lid=PL3233&dataid=2171

 

Vocations and Careers Collection

https://e-resources.powerlibrary.org/ext/validateglobal.php?cid=ECONTENT&lid=PL3233&dataid=2172

 

War and Terrorism Collection

https://e-resources.powerlibrary.org/ext/validateglobal.php?cid=ECONTENT&lid=PL3233&dataid=2173

 

World History Collection

https://e-resources.powerlibrary.org/ext/validateglobal.php?cid=ECONTENT&lid=PL3233&dataid=2174