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Library Hours
Monday-Thursday: 9AM-9PM | Friday: 9AM-6PM | Saturday: 9AM-5PM

MASKS REQUIRED: Effective 8/11/21 Parkland Community Library is now requiring masks regardless of vaccination status for everyone aged 2 and up due to the recent surge of COVID-19 Delta variant in Lehigh County. Masks and/or face coverings must be worn inside the library and worn during all indoor library programs on or offsite.

CURBSIDE PICK-UP IS AVAILABLE for those who cannot wear a mask, and for anyone else who would like to use this service. If you need a mask, please request one at the circulation desk. Thank you for your cooperation!

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With these collections, the library never closes

The library has a number of collections that are available online. Check out an audiobook, eBook, or magazine, download or listen to music, or learn a language, 24/7. You will need a valid Parkland Community Library card to access these collections.





  • EBSCO eBooks

    Ebsco text Read and research with free onscreen ebooks and audiobooks.

  • New Book Alerts

  • Subscibe to receive email or RSS alerts of new titles at the library. Provides reviews, book details, discussion forums and more. Don't miss out--try it now!

  • NoveList Plus

  • NoveList Plus is the premiere database of reading recommendations. It is a comprehensive source of information about books that includes expert recommendations, reviews, articles, lists and more.

  • OverDrive

  • Downloadable ebooks, audiobooks, and magazines.

  • Power Network Library

  • Databases coving a wide range of subjects including article databases, education, science, teacher's reference center.

  • TrueFlix

  • Each free Grolier TrueFlix book comes with a flipbook feature, steaming video, lesson plan, project ideas, websites for research exploration and quizzes to enhance your child's knowledge.


  • OverDrive

  • Downloadable ebooks & audiobooks.

Magazines & Newspapers

Access World News
Full-text, searchable newspapers.

Downloadable magazines, ebooks, and audiobooks.

The Morning Call Archives
Includes the Morning Call.


  • Rosetta Stone

  • Explore over 30 languages and improve your listening and speaking skills with the RosettaStone mobile app. Free access with your library card. 

Online Courses

  • Universal Class
  • Free access to over 500 courses from computer skills to business to pet care.


  • America’s Obituaries & Death Notices

  • Full-text, searchable obituaries from the nation's newspapers.

  • Library Edition (In-Library Access) is the world's largest online family history resource home to billions of historical records, millions of family trees and much more. It's also the world's leading network of businesses dedicated to helping everyone discover, preserve and share their family history. Use this link for in-library access only. Library Edition (Temporary Remote Access)

    Ancestry and Proquest are allowing libraries to temporarily make this resource available to cardholders remotely while our buildings are closed. Remote access is available until further notice.

    Ancestry Library Edition delivers billions of records in census data, vital records, directories, photos, and more. Search for genealogy & historical records in stories & publications, as well as photos & maps.

    To access remotely:

    Click on the link above and you will be redirected to the My Account page of our online catalog in order to sign-in. Enter your library card number and PIN. Once logged in, click the “Click Here to Access Ancestry Library Edition” link that appears on the My Account page (on the Account Summary page).

  • AtoZdatabases 

  • AtoZdatabases is the premier Reference, Research, Marketing, Mailing Lists/Sales Leads, and Job-Search Database. The database includes 30 million business & executive profiles, over 220 million residents with interests, hobbies and lifestyles information, over 7 million real-time job listings, 2 Million new businesses, over 12 million healthcare professionals, over 12 million new movers, 2 million new homeowners, and much more. The databases are ideal for sales leads, mailing lists, market research, employment opportunities, background searches, finding friends, relatives and a whole lot of other possibilities.

  • BrainFuse HelpNow

  • Online learning, test prep, and homework help service, including live one on one assistance.

  • BrainFuse LearnNow

  • Online learning, including school, college, career, computers, ESL, and lifelong learning. Also includes test preps.

  • Business Source Main Edition

  • This scholarly business database provides bibliographic and full-text content covering all disciplines of business, including marketing, management, MIS, POM, accounting, finance and economics. Business Source: Main Edition contains full text for nearly 2,250 magazines and journals, and indexing and abstracts for over 2,300 titles.

  • Searchable, downloadable reference works covering biographies, business, education, environment, history, law, literature, medicine, multicultural studies, nation & world, religion, science, & the social sciences.

  • Heritage Quest

  • Genealogy database features census records, family histories, Freedman's bank, Revolutionary War records and other resources.

  • Infobase Learning

  • Subject-specific databases cover a wide range of core-curriculum subject areas, from history, science, literature, and careers to geography, health, issues and controversies, current and archival news, teacher handouts, and more. Accessible, curriculum-based content is presented in a variety of engaging, interactive formats-including articles and essays, videos and animations, photographs and illustrations, cartoons, primary sources, maps and charts, timelines, news articles, experiments and diagrams, and more.

  • Mergent Investor Edge

  • Business research tool providing over 4000 equity reports, stock screens, & more.

  • Middle Search: Main Edition

  • Designed specifically with middle school students in mind, this resource provides full text for popular, middle school appropriate magazines, covering a wide array of topics. All full-text articles included in the database are assigned a reading level indicator (Lexiles).

  • Power Library Find PA Photos & Documents 

  • Explore 700,000 images of Pennsylvania photographs, postcards, manuscripts, oral histories and documents.

  • Salem Online

  • History - primary sources and more. Literature - critical insights, reviews in Magill's literary annual from 1977-present. Science careers database. Health - searchable heathcare database featuring McGills Medical Encyclopedia

  • Universal Class

  • Free access to over 500 courses from computer skills to business to pet care.