Exciting New Resource News!

We are pleased to announce that the newest resources from the POWER Library are now live on the Allegheny County eLibrary. Access all the new resource from the Pennsylvania Electronic Library like Britannica School, Cricket Media Collection, MyHeritage, PA Online Learning, and more!

The eLibrary can be your one stop shop for lots of resources from the POWER Library – job hunting, ebooks (on a wide variety of topics), language learning, and genealogy research just to name a few. If you want to do a deeper dive into what some of these exciting new resources from POWER Library have to offer stop in or call your local library to learn more!

Happy Learning,

-Adrianne, Northland Public Library

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New Reads – Straight to Your Inbox

Looking for new titles in your preferred genres or by your favorite authors? Get lists of titles added to the Allegheny County Library collections straight to your inbox with Select Reads!

Sign up for receive free monthly email notifications so you never miss another great pick. Choose from a variety of topics like Fiction, Non-Fiction, Entertainment, Graphic Novels, Home & Garden, Large Print, Romance, Teen, Age groups (4-8 & 9-12) and so many more.

This resource is great for both library staff and patrons alike! Staff can opt-in to all of the newsletters to boost your readers advisory repertoire or select specific areas of interest. Share this resource with your patrons so they can be up-to-date with the latest titles and authors that are available in the library catalog.

Find this resource on the county’s eLibrary page at elibrary.einetwork.net.

– Richelle Klug, Sewickley Public Library

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Countdown to Christmas? Hoopla has you covered!

Can’t wait until Christmas? Get your Hallmark holiday movies fix through your library and Hoopla!

In the Hoopla app, navigate to “Binge Passes” (located under “More”) and choose the “Hallmark Movies Now BingePass.” You get 7 days of unlimited streaming access with one checkout. (And if that’s not enough, you can always borrow it again…and again!)

New releases are added weekly, so you can keep that holiday spirit going strong all season long.

Hoopla – eResources for Allegheny County Public Libraries (einetwork.net)

– Heather Auman, Western Allegheny Community Library

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Ancestry Alternative

Are your patrons looking for a free genealogy alternative to Ancestry Library Edition? Look no further than MyHeritage Library Edition available through Power Library.

This free edition of MyHeritage offers patrons many of the same resources such as US Census, military records, immigration records and passenger lists. The best part is that patrons can access this from the comfort of their own home.

Tracy — Monroeville Public Library

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