This guide will be updated as resources become available.  Contact us for help, questions, and/or your library card number at (814) 929-5639 or email us at info@wilcoxlibrary.org


EBooks

  • Seneca District’s Overdrive Library – Provided by our library and library district; you will need your library card number for access.
  • Project Gutenberg – offers over 60,000 free eBooks. They focus on older works that the U.S. copyright has expired, mostly published before 1924.
  • MackinVIA – various publishers have given free access to their books (focused on PreK – 12th Grade) through the MackinVia platform. You will need to contact us for access, we need to create a “backpack” for you to be able to log in.
  • EBSCO eBooks – Select from over 16,000 eBooks from the world’s leading publishers across all major subject areas. This is provided through Pennsylvania’s POWER Library you will need our POWER Library code PL3819 + your library card number.
  • BookFlix – Watch videos and read books about Animals and Nature, Earth and Sky, People and Places, ABC’s and 1, 2, 3’s, Family and Community, Music and Rhyme, Adventure, and more. This is provided through Pennsylvania’s POWER Library you will need our POWER Library code PL3819 + your library card number.
  • TrueFlix – Learn about people, places, nature, history, and science from videos and eBooks on many topics. This is provided through Pennsylvania’s POWER Library you will need our POWER Library code PL3819 + your library card number.
  • Open eBooks – offers thousands of popular and award-winning titles free to low-income children and families on all mobile devices. Children from low-income families can access these eBooks, which include some of the most popular works of the present and past, using the Open eBooks app and read as many as they like without incurring any costs. Ask for details at the library for access.

Audiobooks


Digital Magazines

  • Flipster Magazines – Now available curtesy of the Libraries of Seneca District! Flipster offers top magazines designed for easy readability on mobile devices.

Educational Tools/Research Tools/Databases

  • Gale Presents: UDEMY– The Seneca Library District has pulled together to provide free access to this quality online learning platform for every person in our community. Gale Presents: UDEMY has more than 4,000 continuously updated, on-demand video courses across 75 categories in business, technology, design, and more to learn anytime, anywhere. All courses are taught by world-class instructors and, best of all, you can feel good knowing that the content is fresh. Courses are updated or replaced monthly with new material on emerging topics, so learners develop skills in the most relevant, in-demand areas.
  • Gale Databases – All of Gale databases and resources offered through the Seneca District and POWER Library in one place! Resources for business, careers, education, health, history, hobbies, humanities, kids, law, literature, magazines, newspapers & science.
  • World Trade Press Products – The Seneca Library District has pulled together to provide these great resources for free to every library cardholder throughout the district, (you will need to enter your library card number for access) these resources include the following:
    • AtoZ the USA – contains more than 115 country-specific articles and 115 state articles for each of the 50 US states, five US territories, and the District of Columbia. See the brochure for more information!
    • AtoZ Maps Online – is the world’s most comprehensive collection of royalty-free downloadable maps for schools, academic institutions, and public libraries.
    • AtoZ World Travel – provides large-scale databases of country information to schools, libraries, academic institutions, global businesses, NGOs, and government agencies. See the brochure for more information!
    • AtoZ Global Road Warrior – the world’s most extensive country-by-country resource for learning about culture, customs, history, and language worldwide.
    • AtoZ World Food – the food database that contains traditional recipes for 174 countries of the world in all course categories: appetizers, soups, salads, breads, main courses, side dishes, desserts, snacks, and beverages.
    • AtoZ Food America – The world’s largest database of American food, culture, and recipes. Food America has thousands of recipes, hundreds of fascinating culture, and ingredient articles, and essential culinary resources.
    • LingoLITE – an image-based and video-based foreign language learning tool for 260 of the most basic words and terms in 30 languages.
  • Learning at Home – with Pennsylvania PBS – your connection to thousands of hours of educational and entertaining videos, activities, and games to support you and your child while learning at home.
  • Red Apple Readingis committed to advancing children’s literacy by providing a fun, effective, and affordable method for teaching reading skills outside of the classroom. Red Apple Reading was developed with the help of experienced classroom teachers, reading intervention teachers, a school psychologist, speech pathologist, skilled animators, highly trained web developers, and parents of school-age children. Ask for details at the library for access.
  • Community of Learning – CILC and its content providers have come together to provide a core curriculum every day of the week for homebound students in grades K-6th. This service includes free of charge, interactive, live-streamed programs from 9:30 am to 3:30 pm Eastern time. The programs are delivered by their highly professional content providers. Registration coming soon! Please register, by Grade Level, by clicking on the button below each section. Once you have registered you will receive a link from Zoom with connection information in it. You also will get a reminder 24 hours before the event and 1 hour before the event.  Attention Educators: It is important for each student to be registered by their parent rather than you. Each sign up generates a unique link to join the program and sharing links can cause issues. Parents will receive the join link in an email from Zoom 1 day before the program, as well as 1 hour before.
  • POWER Library – Pennsylvania’s electronic resources provided for free to all Pennsylvania residents. To gain access you will need our POWER Library code PL3819 + your library barcode number.
    • These resources include the following:
      • Auto & Small Engine Repair
      • Biography
      • Business
      • Children’s Resources
      • Education Resources
      • General Reference
      • Health Resources
      • Literature
      • Magazines
      • Science