Browse and search issues of the Ambler Gazette Newspaper from 1894-1944 through the Wissahickon Valley Public Library’s Ambler Gazette Collection.
Explore and stay informed on local and national topics, people and events in areas such as business, health, education, jobs and careers, political and social issues and more. Features a wide variety of credible, vetted news sources spanning the U.S., including Philadelphia Magazine. Also available remotely 24/7 on any device.
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Start a family tree and search 4 billion historical records including: census & voter lists, birth, marriage & death records, military service records, immigration & travel, land ownership, maps, photographs and public member family trees. If you are just getting started, you can find instruction and webinars to help you.
BookFlix is an online literacy resource that pairs classic video storybooks with related nonfiction eBooks to build a love of reading and learning.
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Find ratings of local service companies, including auto repair shops, plumbers, veterinarians, banks, doctors, dentists, carpet cleaners, etc.
Driver's Manuals and Practice Tests from Driving-tests.org
Need to study for a test to obtain the PA Driver's Permit, the PA Driver's License, the PA Motorcycle License or the PA Commercial Driver's License (CDL)? In partnership with Driving-tests.org, WVPL now offers the Pennsylvania driver's handbooks and multiple practice tests all in one place. Available in English and Spanish.
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JOB & CAREER ACCELERATOR provides vital support for job seekers. Its comprehensive collection of online job and career-related tools delivers everything individuals need to find, prepare for, apply to, and get hired into their ideal positions.
Learning Express is no longer offered by MCLINC or Wissahickon Valley Public Library.
Find biographical information on authors and literary criticism of their works for research papers.
Learn one of over 70 languages or English as a Second Language (ESL). Mango includes a translation feature that lets you translate English into one of the languages or vice versa. If you’re using a mobile device, you can download the free app.
This multilingual family history research database includes billions of historical documents from 48 countries, millions of historical photos, public records, indexes, and additional resources that span the past five centuries.
Job resources for Pennsylvania job seekers and employers. Includes Education Planner, Occupational Outlook Handbook, Pennsylvania Career Guide, PA Career Link and PA Workforce Statistics.
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Browse the Philadelphia Inquirer from 1829, or read today's issue. There's a wealth of information here!
Allows you to search for: magazines and newspaper articles, photos, and eBooks.
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.
Search thousands of printable resources, including worksheets, lesson plans, activities, leveled mini-books, and leveled learning collections. This regularly updated resource is constantly evolving with over 100 new materials each month, ensuring fresh and reliable content for educators, parents, and tutors.
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Read today's Philadelphia Inquirer, or catch up on past news you may have missed.
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.
Research the arts, biography, education, environment, history, law, literature, medicine, nation and world, religion, science and social science, and technology through 91 reference eBooks. Great for assignments on topics like: American History, World War I & II, Ancient Greece & Rome, the Middle Ages, Holocaust, clothing, immigration, inventors, climate change, sports biography, animal rights, drugs and alcohol, crime, and diseases.
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