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Below is an alphabetized listing of the databases available for use by cardholders of the Montgomery County-Norristown Public Library.

Access Pennsylvania
Access Pennsylvania
An online catalog of more than 2,000 libraries in Pennsylvania.



Ancestry
only available within the library
Allows you to search U.S. census records, birth, marriage and death records, social security death records and immigration lists.



Booklist Online
In-Library Use • Home Use
Contains over 120,000 reviews of books and electronic media. Book reviews date back to 1992. Features such as recommended reading lists, read-alikes, and readers’ blogs make it a useful tool for people searching for the perfect book.



Cypress Resume
In-Library Use • Home Use
Allows you to create professional-looking resumes, cover letters, and reference lists in minutes. Step-by-step instructions are provided. Made possible through a grant from TD Charitable Foundation.



Learning Express Library
Offers an extensive collection of helpful resources for the student and job seeker. It includes test prep for a wide range of tests, computer skills instruction, GED preparation, skills building, resume and cover letter assistance, resources in Spanish, and much more.



Mango Language Database
Helps you learn or improve your foreign language and English language skills.



Philadelphia Inquirer Historical Archive
Provides online access to full text articles of the Philadelphia Inquirer from 1981 to present, as well as issues of the newspaper from July 1860 to 1922. Some years previous to 1860 (1829-1859) are also available but may be incomplete.

All patrons can search the archive from within our libraries. Access to this resource is available from home to registered patrons of the Montgomery County-Norristown Public Library and its four branches.



POWER Library
Offers access to thousands of full text periodical articles, newspapers, photographs, and more. Materials and resources are available for all age groups. POWER Library is offered as a service of Pennsylvania’s public libraries, school libraries and the State of Pennsylvania.

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.


RBDigital
RBDigital Magazines
“The World’s Largest Newstand” Over 100 magazine titles available for downloading to computers, tablets, and smart phones! No waiting and no limited loan periods. Interactive elements such as audio and video. Intuitive navigation and searching within each magazine.



ReferenceUSA
Provides access to detailed information on more than 40 million U.S. businesses and over 100 million U.S. residents. ReferenceUSA also includes over 2 million job postings and internships, historical business information, and healthcare listings. Job seekers, businesses and researchers will find the database a valuable research tool.


TumbleBooks
TumbleBook Library
Aimed primarily at young readers and readers to be, containing animated stories to encourage a love of reading. Puzzles and games also accompany many stories.

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Libro de Caida Libreria
Preparado para nino de lectura joven, estos cuentos animados animan la passion de leer. Rompecabezas y huegos tambien acompanan muchos cuentos.



World Book Online Reference Center
In-Library Use • Home Use
Includes World Book Kids, Info Finder, The Reference Center, Discover, science fair projects, research guides, and much more. Encyclopedias in Spanish are also included.