America's News Magazines

Access to twenty-seven magazines.  

This resource is available in the Library and remotely to Abington residents.

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Ancestry.com

This genealogy database provides access to U.S. and some European census data, ship's logs and passenger indexes, vital records and social security death index records, WWI draft registration cards, maps, genealogy reference books, and more. Provided by Montgomery County.

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AP Images

More than 500,000 current and historical photographs and graphics can be searched by date, place and subject. More than 800 photographs are added to the archive daily.

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Ask Here PA

Ask Here PA is designed to provide fast answers to your questions, using information found on the Internet and in proprietary databases funded by libraries. In most cases, Ask Here PA Librarians will provide an answer online in 15 minutes or less! If your question involves lengthy research, we'll get you started and/or provide a referral for you or your question.

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Auto Repair Reference Center

Auto Repair Reference Center is supplied by Point 5 Technologies with complete automotive repair information supplied by Nichols Publishing, publisher of Chilton© information. Most major manufacturers of domestic and imported vehicles are listed. Repair information is available for most manufacturers as far back as 1954. Provided by POWER Library.

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BookFlix

Scholastic BookFlix is a new online literacy resource that pairs classic video storybooks from Weston Woods with related nonfiction eBooks from Scholastic to build a love of reading and learning. The engaging way to link fact and fiction, BookFlix reinforces early reading skills and introduces children to a world of knowledge and exploration.

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Booklist Online

Booklist Online is a 100-year-old journal, published by the American Library Association.  Booklist Online is a subscription database created from the journal. The subscription database contains archived reviews and features that are dynamically linked.  The database contains over 120,000 reviews and thousands of features dating back to 1992.

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Business Source Main Edition

This scholarly business database provides bibliographic and full-text covering all disciplines of business, including marketing, management, MIS, POM, accounting, finance and economics. This resource contains full text for nearly 2,500 magazines and journals, and indexing and abstracts for over 2,300 titles.

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Contemporary Authors

Contemporary Authors includes biographies for current writers of fiction, nonfiction, poetry, journalism, drama, motion pictures and television. Provided by POWER Library.

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CyberSmarts

A unique collection of five interactive eBooks that gives students hands-on experience in navigating the online world in a safe, controlled environment. Titles include Stopping Cyberbullying, Avoiding Predators Online, Protecting Your Privacy Online, Using Social Networks and Playing Games Online. Provided by POWER Library.

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Delaware Valley Consumers' Checkbook

Find ratings of local service companies, including auto repair shops, plumbers, veterinarians, banks, doctors, dentists, carpet cleaners, etc. You can read the current issues and find guides to health plans, hospitals and top doctors (rated both by other doctors and by patients).

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eBooks on EBSCO Host

eBooks on EBSCO Host has approximately 14,000 electronic books in all subject areas from careers to classics to Cliffs notes. Full text and searchable.  

New EBSCO App

The free EBSCOhost app for iPhones and Android devices allows users to search premium EBSCOhost database content.

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GreenFILE

GreenFILE has information about human impact on the environment. Topics covered include climate change, green building, pollution, sustainable agriculture, renewable energy and recycling. Provided by POWER Library

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Harold Bloom's Literary Reference

Complete coverage: essays and criticism examining the lives of great authors and their works throughout history. Bloom’s How to Write about: specific advice on how to write good essays on popularly assigned authors. Works: overviews, synopses, analyses, and literary criticism of thousands of works.

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Kids Search (K-8)

Kids Search is EBSCO's interface designed for students in grades K through 8. Kids Search provides elementary school students with an easy-to-use, graphically-appealing interface they can use to search their EBSCO databases.

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LearningExpress

Whatever your goal, LearningExpress Library's resources will help you succeed. Each of our Learning Centers offers the practice tests, exercises, skill-building courses, eBooks, and information you need to achieve the results you want—at school, at work, or in life. Looking to land a job? You'll find an entire Learning Center dedicated to helping you get the one that's right for you.

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LISTA

LISTA (Library, Information Science & Technology Abstracts) has information on subjects such as librarianship, classification, cataloging, bibliometrics, online information retrieval, information management and more. LISTA indexes more than 600 periodicals plus books, research reports and proceedings.

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Mango Languages

Mango Languages is an online learning tool that teaches conversation skills for 62 different languages. Learn at your own pace from any internet connected computer.

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MasterFILE Main Edition

Provides full text for magazines, trade publications and periodicals covering general interest subject areas. Also contains an Image Collection containing photos, maps & flags. Full text for more than 1,350 general reference resources, more than 350 full text reference books and over 910,000 photos, maps and flags.

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MasterFILE Premier includes Consumer Reports

MasterFILE™ Premier contains full text for nearly 1,700 periodicals covering general reference, business, health, education, general science, multicultural issues and much more. This database also contains full text for more than 500 reference books, over 107,000 primary source documents, and an Image Collection of over 592,000 photos, maps & flags. 

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Middle Search Main Edition

This resource provides full text for popular, middle school appropriate magazines, covering a wide range of topics. All full text articles are assigned a reading level indicator (Lexiles).

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Newspaper Source Plus

Provides the latest news from over 1,000 leading full text newspapers including extensive cover to cover for papers such as USA Today, The New York Times, and The Washington Post. In addition, this resource also features hundreds of television and radio transcripts including ABC, CBS, CNN, FOX, MSNBC, National Public Radio, PBS and more.

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NoveList

NoveList provides access to full text reviews, annotations, publication information, subject headings and more for more than 120,000 works of fiction. In addition, this database can recommend similar titles and authors, provide guides for book discussions and more. This database can search for titles by author, title, series or even by plot descriptions.

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OneClickdigital Classics

Welcome to OneClickdigital, the new e-audiobook service from Abington Township Public Libraries.

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OverDrive - downloadable eBooks and Audiobooks

Get eBooks and audiobooks - downloadable and free for portable devices.  Browse the OverDrive collection for eBooks and Audiobooks.

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PA Electronic Library Catalog

Catalog holdings of almost 3,000 Pennsylvania school, public, academic and special libraries are included in this database. Search by author, title, subject or keyword to locate over 50 million items.

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Pennsylvania Job Resources

POWER Library highlights job resources for Pennsylvania job seekers and employers. These PA government-provided resources are designed to help you find a good career, review job openings, and match you with employers. 

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Philadelphia Inquirer

Philadelphia Inquirer 1981-current.
Full text articles, photos and obituaries.

Provided by Montgomery County.

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Philadelphia Inquirer Historical Archive

Access to the historical and current newspaper. This resource is available in the Library and remotely to Abington residents.

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POWER Kids

A POWER Library webpage dedicated to serving kids is now available.  Kid-centered e-resources, Chat with a librarian, Books, movies, and more, and PA Photos and Documents, are now presented in a single, kid-friendly interface. 

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POWER Library

POWER Library: Pennsylvania's Online World of Electronic Resources. Over a dozen databases contained in one location! Newspapers, magazine articles, auto repair, grade appropriate research, health information and more!

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Primary Search Main Edition

Provides access to popular full-text magazines for elementary school research. Subjects include Science, Health, Math, Writing, and Geography among others.

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Reference USA

Reference USA provides data for business and consumer research.

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Searchasaurus

Suggested for children, this resource includes an encyclopedia, an encyclopedia of animals, magazine searches for primary and middle school grade levels, a dictionary, photos, maps and flags. A good homework resource.

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SIRS Discoverer

SIRS Discoverer gets articles and images from U.S. and international newspapers, magazines and government documents.

Provided by POWER Library

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Teacher Reference Center

Indexing and abstracts for 260 journals and magazines for teachers and administrators.

Provided by POWER Library.

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TumbleBooks

Your child can watch and listen to a large collection of animated, online story books. There is also a large collection of audio books, including ones in French and Spanish. Tumblebooks also has book related puzzles & games. 

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Wowbrary

Sign up for weekly emails about Abington Township Public Libraries newest books and movies so you can reserve them quickly.

Learn about upcoming library programs.

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Zinio - digital magazines

Zinio offers access to the digital copy of the current issue of magazines.  Patrons can browse the library’s collection of over 100 titles, search for your favorite magazine in full color and check them out!

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