Digital Resources

These resources are available to use at no cost with your library card. Need some help? Watch tutorials on our YouTube channel for step-by-step demonstrations!

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With the motto of “thoughtful entertainment,” Kanopy showcases more than 30,000 of the world’s best films, including award–winning documentaries, rare and hard–to–find titles, film festival favorites, indie and classic films, and world cinema.

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Mango Languages creates lovable language-learning experiences for libraries, schools, corporations, government agencies, and individuals. Learning with Mango is organized, practical, and totally painless. And the most important part? It actually works.

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Are you ready to use technology to make the world a better place? These self-paced, online courses include the same content taught by Cisco experts in classrooms around the world. The Networking Academy offers a comprehensive learning experience that includes online curriculum, assessments, case studies, games and simulations that are all delivered through their cloud-based learning and collaboration platform.

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Explore the selection of resources on POWER Library. 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, Josh Shapiro, Governor.

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LawDepot offers an extensive library of documents and legal resources, providing easy-to-use assistance with a wide range of legal needs. More than two million people have used LawDepot to save over a billion dollars in legal fees. Find LawDepot in the Libby app & check it out with your library card!

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Borrow eBooks and audiobooks – anywhere, anytime. All you need is a library card! Libby (formerly known as OverDrive) provides access to the most digital content available anywhere. Check out items from our collection or search the entire Libby collection for titles to recommend.

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Newspaper Archive is a great resource for historical & genealogical information. A compilation of Pennsylvania newspapers include access to articles from as early as the 1600’s up to modern times. Local historic newspapers include “The Blizzard”, “The Derrick” & “Oil City Register”.

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Do you have antiques or collectibles, but have no idea what they're worth? Kovels' is the go-to source for expert information, pricing, and trends on antiques and collectibles. You can access Kovels through Libby, similar to LawDepot.

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FamilySearch is a nonprofit organization & website offering genealogical records, education, & software. FamilySearch maintains a collection of records, resources, & services designed to help people learn more about their family history. The Family Tree section allows user-generated content to be contributed to the genealogical database. As of February 2021, there are over 1.3 billion individuals in the tree & the historical records database contains over 5.7 billion digital images, including digitized books, digitized microfilm, & other digital records. NOTE: FamilySearch requires you to physically be present at your library to view images & records.

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Access Gale Virtual Reference Library for all of your reference needs.  Available anytime, easy to access and search material, plus citation support and exporting capabilities!  There are a wide variety of subjects including education, health/medicine, history, environment, business and much more! Password: ocdl

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Gale Courses offers a wide range of highly interactive, instructor led courses that you can take entirely online. As a library card holder in good standing, you are entitled to these courses at no cost. Courses run for 6 weeks and new sessions begin every month.

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Check out our YouTube Channel for tutorials on ORLA's Digital Resources.

Booklist Reader

Booklist Reader is Booklist’s new library patron–facing magazine, featuring diverse readers’ advisory recommendations, in print and on audio, for readers of all ages. Each month, the Booklist Reader is filled with high-interest lists that showcase books you can read and check out now. Whether you’re hunting for your next book, selecting for a book group, or getting ideas for kids, you’ll find librarian-approved selections in the latest ‘Booklist Reader.

Library Call is a Dial-a-Story service that offers children and families access to weekly recorded stories featuring expert children’s librarians and storytellers. This service is free to the public and available from any phone. The library encourages parents to transform everyday moments into fun and easy literacy opportunities. Waiting at the doctor’s office? Need a few extra minutes to cook dinner without interruptions? The library can support you by offering your child an engaging recorded story while they wait. Dial (814) 914-9123 or click the button below to listen to a weekly story in English.

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