Access PA Power Library – Home Use

Access thousands of full text periodical articles, newspapers, a major encyclopedia, plus photographs, pictures, charts, maps, reference materials for young people and more.

Choose Online Resources. Enter your public library card number. Choose Go to Database Resources.” Select the resource you want to use.

Ask Here PA

Uses live chat, along with the ability to guide users on the Web, to provide patrons with answers to their questions online in real-time, 24 hours per day, 7 days per week.

Brain Pop

Brain Pop helps engage and motivate student learning independently, in small groups and within direct instruction.  Multiple topics/units in Science, Math. Social Studies, English, Health, Arts & Music and Engineering/Tech.

CultureGrams

A leading reference for concise, reliable, and up-to-date information in 25 cultural categories. Contains information on countries and states.

Destiny MS Library

24-Hour online access to Manheim Township Middle School Library/Media Center collection. Search by title, author, subject, keyword, call number, reading level or program and series, individually or in combination with Boolean search terms.

Discovery Education Streaming Video

Discovery Education Streaming is more than just video. Curated by subject matter experts into content collections by grade and topic, resources include interactive activities, reading passages, audio clips, skill builders, and writing prompts that engage students and extend critical thinking. A one-stop-shop for teachers, Streaming also includes instructional resources such as lesson starters, training videos, and classroom strategies to help them invigorate every lesson.

Gale in Context: World History

Gale in Context: World History moves chronologically over 5,000 years from antiquity to the present and geographically around the globe, to ensure that the events, movements and individuals that defined, informed and shaped world history are covered with a sense of balance.

NoodleTools – Student

Note-taking software that uses critical thinking and provides an accurate MLA and APA style bibliography composer.

To log in, each user must create a “personal folder.” Then click the “Create a Personal ID” button on the login screen.

The software will provide a username. Please ask your library/media specialist for the password. Complete the log in process. It is suggested that you use the username and password that you use to access your file on the server (i.e., Graduation year, first six letters of last name and first two letters of first name and password).

Once your personal ID has been created, you will have access to Noodle Tools.

Occupational Outlook Handbook (OOH)

For hundreds of different types of jobs, the Occupational Outlook Handbook tells you:

  • the training and education needed
  • earnings
  • expected job prospects
  • what workers do on the job
  • working conditions

To find a specific occupation, use the Search box on each page. To find out about many occupations, browse using the Occupations links. For a listing of all occupations in alphabetical order, go to the A-Z Index.

Scholastic Go

This database has two age appropriate learning environments, a curriculum-aligned database and links to academically-relevant articles, web sites and periodicals.

Please see your library/media specialist for a username and password.

Soundzabound

Browse by volume, artist, category, timecuts or title. Click on play (right arrow) to listen to the song, or click on download to save the file. The mp3 files can be placed in PowerPoints, movies, podcasts etc. All this music is royalty free. Students can also access the website to put the music in projects.

World Book

This resource links to the following databases:

World Book Student:
Includes the articles of the World Book Encyclopedia, a Biography Center, dictionary, atlas, an extensive multimedia collection, thousands of editor-selected Web sites, correlations to curriculum standards, and much more.

World Book Kids
Includes thousands of easy-to-read articles, engaging images and illustrations, interactive games and activities, and teacher resources.

World Book Enciclopedia Estudiantil Hallazgos:
Offers World Book's excellent editorial content, rich media, and interactive features in Spanish.