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Below is an alphabetized listing of the databases available for use by MC-NPL cardholders

Access Pennsylvania is an online catalog of more than 2,000 libraries in Pennsylvania.
Ancestry allows you to search U.S. census records, birth, marriage and death records, social security death records and immigration lists. Only available within the library.

In-Library Use
Home Use
Booklist Online 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.
The Mango Language Database helps you learn or improve your foreign language and English language skills.

In Library Use
Home Use
Online access to full text articles from the Philadelphia Inquirer from 1981 to present.
The Philadelphia Inquirer Historical Archive covers issues of the newspaper from July 1860 to 1922. Some years previous to 1860 (1834-1859) 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.
ReferenceUSA provides access to detailed information on more than 14 million U.S. businesses and over 89 million U.S. households. Job seekers, businesses and researchers will find the database a valuable research tool.
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TumbleBook Library – aimed primarily at young readers and readers to be, these animated stories encourage a love of reading. Puzzles and games also accompany many stories.

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.

In Library Use
Home Use
The World Book Online Reference Center includes World Book Kids, World Book Student, World Book Discover, Enciclopedia Estudiantil Hallazgos and Gran Enciclopedia Hispánica.
World Book Online Info Finder – Reference content plus science fair projects, a Biography Center, links to world newspapers, 21st century research guides, and much more
Zinio Zinio is an online service that allows you to download digital copies of magazines to your computer, tablet, or mobile device. You can view Zinio magazines via a web browser or via an app.