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Power Library/Chat with a Librarian

  • Power Library is a portal, provided by the state of Pennsylvania, that contains lots of free resources.  This is a great place to find trustworthy answers to your research questions, plus you can talk to a librarian if you are really stuck.  Enjoy free, 24/7 access to newspapers, magazines, journals, historical documents/photos, online databases, and eBooks. The “Chat with a Librarian” feature provides 24/7 access to experienced librarians in PA via chat, email, or text.  


    Please check out the files below to learn more about Power Library and to read about what each database provides.  


    While you are in school, you can access all of the Power Library resources directly using the icons below.  From home, you will need to request a free eCard, or use your Southern Lehigh Public Library card number, to gain access to Power Library.    



    Chat with a Librarian

    All Power Library E-Resources

    Alphabetical List

    Subject List


                Academic OneFile    Academic Search Main Edition.   AP Newsroom    Auto Repair Source

                Black Freedom Struggle in the United States.   Books & Authors.   BookFLIX.   Books, movies and more in a PA library (Access PA Catalog)

            .   Business Insights: Essentials.   Contemporary Authors.   CyberSmarts.   EBSCO

                Educator’s Reference Complete .   Kids InfoBits      Environmental Studies.   GALE Virtual Reference Library

             .  General OneFile .    GreenFILE     Health & Wellness Resource Center    InfoTrac Student Edition .   

                Informe Academico .   LitFinder.   Research in Context .   InfoTrac Newsstand    

                Pennsylvania Job Resources.   POWER Search.   Science Reference Center     Science Reference eBook Collection

                Small Engine Repair Reference Center .   Teacher Reference Center    True Flix