Full-text articles in all subject areas from all types of magazines and newspapers including scholarly publications.
This large biographical database provides profiles, feature articles, interviews, essays, book reviews, performance reviews, speeches, and obituaries.
Containing many of the top-ranked biographical reference collections and magazines, this database offers a comprehensive collection of full-text biographies and unique narrative biographies.
An all-in-one resource, EBSCOhost is the portal to a number of databases that provide full text articles from magazines, newspapers, reference books, and more in various disciplines. Database focus varies from general/popular to academic and from grade school level to college/professional level.
The U.S. Department of Education’s Educational Resource Information Center database contains citations and abstracts from education-related journals, as well as full text of digests and clearinghouse documents
Fiero Code Club is a learn-to-code software for the kids in your library community. Through Fiero Code, kids ages 8-18 will find an engaging experience as they learn how to code.
Enjoy digital magazines from your computer, tablet or smartphone. Download the Flipster app and browse and checkout magazines all from within the app.
This is a database of encyclopedias and specialized reference sources for multidisciplinary research.
Find your favorite graphic novels as ebooks!
With hoopla digital, patrons can borrow, instantly stream and download free movies, TV shows, music, audiobooks, ebooks, and comics with a valid library card.
iVOX is a children’s book app for ages 3-8, which engages and delights curious young minds with the latest in storytelling technology. Part eBook, part audiobook and part virtual pop-up. Simply download the iVOX app, choose Public Library of Youngstown and Mahoning County, and enter your PLYMC library card barcode to gain access. Select a book from the iVOX collection and tap on the cover to bring favorite stories to life.
eBooks and Audiobooks
For grades K-12, this resource provides information on many subjects, including biography, history, mythology, science, and more.
Introduces children, 0-6, to foreign languages in a way they can understand and enjoy.
Unlimited access to test preparation materials for over 1,000 different standardized exams. Access study guides and practice questions for exams including the GED, SAT, ACT, TEAS, HESI, Praxis, TOEFL, career and technical certification.
Find here online tutorials on how to use many online resources, from digital resources like OverDrive and Hoopla, to databases like Ancestry.com and DemographicsNow, to educational resources like LearningExpress and Universal Class.
Access to the statewide collection of online resources organized into various categories.
Essays, articles and news items presenting multiple sides of current or controversial issues.
Geared towards elementary school students, Primary Search provides full text of more than 70 popular, magazines.
Read-a-longs are ebooks that are narrated so kids can follow along with the text on the screen-- perfect for early readers!
For middle grade students, features articles, videos, games, science projects, fun facts, maps, flags and more on arts, biographies, geography, health and guidance, language arts, life science, math, physical science, social studies, and sports.
Current digital content with important dates and statistical information and featuring articles, videos, interactive games, and activities on topics including animals, Earth Science, famous Americans, plants, exploring space, and more.
The World Book Web is a suite of online research tools that includes encyclopedia articles, primary source collections, educator tools, student activities, pictures, audio, and video, complemented by current periodicals and related Web sites.