Welcome to Allegheny County’s eLibrary, home of downloadable and streaming entertainment sites and reliable databases for research. 
Please explore all of these FREE public library resources with your library card!
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Access the Pittsburgh Courier & other newspapers with ProQuest Historical Newspapers: Black Newspaper Collection
Historical Black Newspapers is an excellent resource that provides information and perspectives that was excluded or marginalized in mainstream news sources.  These newspapers include articles, obituaries, photos and editorials.  Newspapers available through this resource include: Baltimore Afro-American, Philadelphia Tribune, New York ...
Read More Is Here to Help is primarily a one-to-one online tutoring service connecting students to qualified tutors from any Internet-enabled computer. Students (and parents too!) can get help for any kind of academic question in math, science, English, social studies, writing and more. The ...
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Let Libby Magazines Support Your Amazing Summer
Do you have a summer bucket list this year? It's a strange and unique summer for all but there are still plenty of ways to get your summer groove on and take advantage of a quieter pace. Magazines (and blogs ...
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OverDrive Always Available: Always There for You!
As patrons continue to need to supplement their physical library checkouts with e-offerings, OverDrive’s Always Available section has become an even more important destination to point out. This time, we’ll focus on e-book offerings. Always Available includes selections for a ...
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Tutorials to Help
Trying something new can sometimes be a lot especially if we don’t even know where to start. If you’ve only ever read a book made with real pages, trying an electronic book can feel overwhelming. The library is here to help! We’ve put together a list of tutorials to help get you started reading (or listening!) to books online. And, as always, if you have questions reach out to us.
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* The PowerLibrary 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.