Digital Resources Available 24/7

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.
  • National Emergency Library – a temporary collection of books that supports emergency remote teaching, research activities, independent scholarship, & intellectual stimulation during the pandemic.
  • 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.

Audiobooks

  • Seneca District’s Overdrive Library – Provided by our library and library district; you will need your library card number for access.
  • Audible Audiobooks for Kids – Right now, kids everywhere can instantly stream an incredible collection of stories, including titles across eight different languages, that will help them continue dreaming, learning, and just being kids.

Educational Tools/Research Tools/Databases

  • Gale Courses – The Seneca Library District has pulled together to provide free access to every person in our communities. Gale Courses provides many six-week personal and professional development courses that you can take entirely online. New sessions begin every month. Access Gale Courses from our library’s website and enroll for free.
  • 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.
    • 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.
  • 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