Online Resources

POWER Library is offered as a service of Pennsylvania’s public libraries, school libraries and the State Library. The POWER Library allows you to access thousands of full text periodical articles, newspapers, a major encyclopedia, plus photographs, pictures, charts, maps, reference materials for young people and more. You will find materials of interest in most subject areas for all age groups from young children to adults.  Here are just a few of the databases.


) enables you to download books on CD and Ebooks to read on your Kindle or other portable device. Be sure to log in immediately to view more selections. You will need a PL number and your six digit barcode to login. You can get the PL number either by calling 570-286-2461 or emailing us at
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BookFlix is an online  literacy resource for grades pre-K – 3 that pairs classic video storybooks from Weston Woods with related nonfiction eBooks from Scholastic to help build a love of reading and learning

TrueFLIX  provides eBooks that are enhanced with a related content in a variety of text types and media–including primary sources, fiction, videos, audio clips, images, and related websites

Chat with a Librarian is a live online interactive reference service, available to you 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Ask Here PA combines the speed and convenience of the internet with the information savvy of experienced reference librarians. Save time and let us help. The librarian who answers your question may not be located in your local area.



U.S.A. Learns is a free Web site funded by the U.S. Department of Education to support immigrants who want to learn or improve their English skills as they become part of American society. is a guide to legal information and free civil legal services for low-income persons and seniors in Pennsylvania. Here you can locate information on a variety of legal issues, as well as information on how to contact programs providing legal assistance in Pennsylvania. This includes basic eligibility and contact information for the programs proving free legal assistance in Pennsylvania.

The Northumberland County Historical Society offers a museum of historical and archaeological artifacts dealing with Fort Augusta, from the French and Indian War through the American Revolution, as well as items of significance to the history of Northumberland County.

Search America’s Historic Newspapers pages from 1836-1922 or use the U.S. Newspaper Directory to find information about American newspapers published between 1690-present. Chronicling America is sponsored jointly by the National Endowment for the Humanities and the Library of Congress.

Daily Item local newspaper serving Snyder, Union, and Northumberland counties.

Sunbury Broadcasting – WKOK Newsradio.