Access Pennsylvania Database
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Shared catalog for materials owned by most PA libraries.


bookflix_loginBookFlix
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An online literacy resource that pairs classic video storybooks with related nonfiction eBooks to build a love of reading and learning.


ebscohost_ebooksEBSCO eBooks
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Electronic books, previously netLibrary.
Ebsco eBooks Help and Tutorials.


Interlibrary Loan (ILL)
Library Patrons are now able to order things from outside of the Allegheny County Public Library system here, through the Interlibrary Loan System, Illiad. Please don’t hesitate to ask a librarian for assistance in ordering ILL items.


Library Book Groups
We have a variety of Book Groups that usually meet once a month. Click Here to see what’s next!


Matchbook – Books that Light Your Fire.
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NoveList Plus
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Novelist Plus is a comprehensive source of information about books that includes expert recommendations, reviews, articles, lists and more. It includes reading recommendations for both fiction and nonfiction – for all ages.



NoveList K-8 Plus

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Novelist K-8 Plus is a comprehensive source of information about books that includes expert recommendations, reviews, articles, lists and more for grades K-8. It includes reading recommendations for both fiction and nonfiction.


OverDriveOverDrive Digital Media
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Access thousands of dowloadable eBooks, audiobooks, and video. Titles can be transferred and accessed on most ereaders, tablets, and smart phones. See Compatible Devices


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Sign up to receive email notification when new materials in your preferred genres, by your favorite authors, or on topics of interest to you are added to our collection.


TumbleBookLibraryTumbleBook Library
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TumbleBooks add animation, sound, music and narration to existing picture books, producing an electronic picture book which you can read or have read to you. You’ll also find chapter books, math stories, puzzles and games, and videos. All content is available for PCs and Macs. Some content is also available for use on iPhones/iPads. To access, select “mobile” from the “Choose” menu in the top right corner.