If you’re not using one of our public computers, you’ll need a Westmoreland Library Network library card to access POWER Kids. If you don’t have a library card, click here to obtain a POWER Library eCard.
Check out the POWER Kids e-resources by clicking this link:
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. Enjoy read aloud with words highlighting and interactive games. Some films and books are available in Spanish too!
Learn how to be a safe, responsible, and smart citizen with these eBooks that teach you how to avoid predators, play games safely online, protect your privacy, and use social networks.
Elementary students in kindergarten through grade five will find age-appropriate content covering a broad range of educational topics such as animals, arts, geography, health, literature, people, social studies, technology, etc. Kids InfoBits includes full-text proprietary content from Blackbirch Press®, U-X-L, KidHaven Press™, and more! Content is continuously updated and provides interesting and important facts with connections to current and past events.
Learn about people, places, nature, history, and science from videos and eBooks on topics such as American Indians, Ancient Civilizations, Farm to Table, The Civil War, Continents, The Thirteen Colonies, U.S. Government, Disasters, Earth Science, Experiments, Extreme Science, Nature, and many more.
The Pennsylvania Online World of Electronic Resources is provided by the State of Pennsylvania through Commonwealth Libraries to public library card holders. A resource for all ages, POWER Library provides more than 2,000 full text magazines, journals, and newspapers. There are specialized databases for art and music, medical resources, historic photographs, and general reference. It also includes an encyclopedia, maps, almanacs, the Associated Press photo archive, and other references.
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Funding and Support Attribution
ACCESS PENNSYLVANIA’S POWER Library services are funded primarily by:
- The Commonwealth of Pennsylvania’s “Library Access” budget line item; and
- Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA) funds from the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services.
These funds are administered by the Office of Commonwealth Libraries, Department of Education, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Tom Wolf, Governor.
Notice of these funding sources must be provided on all printed or electronic presentations of POWER Library resources as listed below.
This project is made possible in part by Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA) funds from the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services and through Library Access Funds administered by the Office of Commonwealth Libraries, Department of Education, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Tom Wolf, Governor.
The Office of Commonwealth Libraries reserves the right to change or terminate the ACCESS PENNSYLVANIA POWER Library program based on the availability of funding, program needs, or the availability of vendors that can provide qualified services.