Electronic Resources and Games
E-books for e-kids! Storybooks, puzzles, games, audio books and more. Includes a large collection modern children’s picture books with animation. A narrator reads each book aloud. Access your next e-book now!
A POWER Library webpage dedicated to serving kids is now available! Kid-centered e-resources, Chat with a librarian, books, movies, and more, and PA Photos and Documents, are now presented in a single, kid-friendly interface. View resources now!
Browse the children’s version of our online catalog for the books & material that you need. Browse catalog now.
Ask Here PA
Ask Here PA is Pennsylvania’s new statewide live chat reference service and is a free service to all residents of Pennsylvania, offering live chat reference 24 hours per day, 7 days per week. When you have a question that you need answered quickly, visit Ask Here PA. In most cases, you will get your answer in 15 minutes or less. When a question involves lengthy research, the librarians at Ask Here PA will help get you started or provide a referral for you and your question. Ask here!
Access PA Power Library
The POWER library allows you to access thousands of full text periodical articles, newspapers, a major encyclopedia, plus photographs, pictures, charts, maps, reference materials for young people and more. You will find materials of interest in most subject areas for all age groups from young children to adults. The site includes the following services: Sirs Discoverers and AP Images. See below for more information on these services. Access thousands of articles and more!
Photographs and graphics searchable by date, place and subject. (Note: AP Images can only be accessed and used at the William Jeanes Library.
Audio to Go / Electronic Audio Books and EBooks
With our digital library, patrons can browse, check out, and download digital audio books and eBooks anytime of day from anywhere in the world. Available 24/7, now your library is always open!
eBooks are available from the Jeanes Library
Click on the download audiobooks and eBooks button to the left to access the library’s digital audio collection and the eBook collection. Check the “supported portable eBook device” page for compatibility. Sony Readers, Nooks and Kindles are compatible eBook readers. Explore the digital library.
Download your audiobook selections to your PC to use, or transfer to a compatible portable device for use on-the-go. You can download audiobooks using your Library card. It’s quick, easy and you can do it anytime! When the lending period is up your digital books are automatically returned — so there are never any late fees!