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Many online resources are provided through the Bucks County Public Libraries.
Go to their e-Library page for even more web resources.

 

eBooks & Audiobooks

Downloadable eBooks & audiobooks for your computer or mobile device.

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Download audiobooks to your computer or mobile device. 

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eBooks & audiobooks for your Nook, Kindle, & other devices. 

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Read along or sit back and listen to picture books, easy readers, & chapter books for children. Literacy building games & puzzles & several books in French, Spanish, Chinese, & Russian.

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Employment & Career

Free online live tutoring for all school subjects & state tests, writing assistance, job coaching, & resume writing. 
Tutors are available Monday - Sunday, 2pm - 11pm.

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Achieve your educational and career goals with tutorials, skill practice sets, test preparation, and eBooks.

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An online learning company that helps anyone learn software, design, and business skills to achieve their personal and professional goals.

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Genealogy

Search family histories through census records and other databases.

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Census data, name catalogs, Revolutionary War records, & more.

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Quickly find your ancestors in over four centuries of rare documents and records. Search thousands of historical newspapers, books, pamphlets and genealogies. Plus, the complete American State Papers, U.S. Serial Set, Social Security Death Index and more than 23 million obituaries.

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A searchable archive of obituaries drawn from U.S. newspapers

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Literature

Represents a range of modern & historical views on authors and their works across regions, eras, & genres.

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A great resource for finding
your next favorite book.

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Get news about new titles in our collection, suggested genre reads, and book recommendations on subjects and topics you’ve selected for yourself.

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Newspapers, Magazines, & Journals

Contains tens of millions of searchable newspaper pages, dating as far back as the 1700's. Search for full-text articles from a wide selection of U.S. & foreign newspapers including the Bucks County Courier Times (1966-1977) & the Bucks County Gazette (1873-1915).

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Full-text articles from the Philadelphia Inquirer (1981-present), the Bucks County Courier Times (Nov. 2002-present), & the Intelligencer (Nov. 2002-present) as well as other American newspapers.

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Provides full text of articles from over 350 journals as far back as 1996, in addition to indexing of more than 770 periodicals dating back to 1983. Subject coverage includes adult education, multicultural/ethnic education, teaching methods and much more.

 

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LexisNexis Academic offers access to over 6,000 news, business, & legal sources, including all federal and state court cases back to 1789.

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MLA International Bibliography offers a detailed bibliography of journal articles, books and dissertations. Contains over 2.3 million citations from more than 4,400 journals & series and 1,000 book publishers.

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The Historical Philadelphia Inquirer contains full-text issues spanning June 1834 through December 1844, resuming in July 1860, and continuing through December 1922.

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Databases for children and adults. POWERLibrary offers thousands of full text periodical articles, a major encyclopedia, photographs, pictures, charts, maps, reference materials, and more.

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Read digital magazines on your computer or mobile device. 

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Nonprofit Information

For more information on nonprofits please visit the Nonprofit Resource Center

Provides the most comprehensive & accurate information on U.S. grantmakers & their funding activities.

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An online database containing detailed records of nearly 10,000 foundation & public charity programs that fund students, artists, researchers, & other individual grantseekers.

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An interactive mapping tool that brings philanthropic data to life so you can see who is funding what and where.

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Streaming Music & Movies

Streaming movies, television shows, music, and audiobooks.

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