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Access PA Power Library - Home Use
Access thousands of full text periodical articles, newspapers, a major encyclopedia, plus photographs, pictures, charts, maps, reference materials for young people and more.
Choose Online Resources. Enter your public library card number. Choose Go to Database Resources.” Select the resource you want to use.
Ask Here PA
Uses live chat, along with the ability to guide users on the Web, to provide patrons with answers to their questions online in real-time, 24 hours per day, 7 days per week.
Brain Pop helps engage and motivate student learning independently, in small groups and within direct instruction. Multiple topics/units in Science, Math. Social Studies, English, Health, Arts & Music and Engineering/Tech.
A leading reference for concise, reliable, and up-to-date information in 25 cultural categories. Contains information on countries and states. Ask your library/media specialist for user name and password.
24-Hour online access to Brecht Elementary School Library/Media Center collection. Search by title, author, subject, keyword, call number, reading level or program and series, individually or in combination with Boolean search terms.
Discovery Education Streaming Video
Discovery Education Streaming is more than just video. Curated by subject matter experts into content collections by grade and topic, resources include interactive activities, reading passages, audio clips, skill builders, and writing prompts that engage students and extend critical thinking. A one-stop-shop for teachers, Streaming also includes instructional resources such as lesson starters, training videos, and classroom strategies to help them invigorate every lesson.
NoodleTools - Student
Software that will help you take notes and create accurate MLA (Modern Language Association) bibliographic citations. Ask your librarian for your school?s user name and password. Then you can create your own account.
NoodleTools - Teacher
NoveList K-8 Plus
Designed especially for elementary and middle school students, NoveList K-8 Plus is an online database with fiction and nonfiction titles chosen specifically to support the school curriculum as well as the pleasure reading needs of students.
Contact your library/media specialist for a username and password.
Access by level to eBook publications. Readers can check out eBook and AudioBook titles via any device. Titles can be checked out via OverDrive Read (in browser), Kindle, eReaders, etc.
This resource links to the following databases:
World Book Student:
Includes the articles of the World Book Encyclopedia, a Biography Center, dictionary, atlas, an extensive multimedia collection, thousands of editor-selected Web sites, correlations to curriculum standards, and much more.
World Book Kids
Includes thousands of easy-to-read articles, engaging images and illustrations, interactive games and activities, and teacher resources.
World Book Enciclopedia Estudiantil Hallazgos:
Offers World Book's excellent editorial content, rich media, and interactive features in Spanish.
See your library/media specialist for username and password.