Featured Databases and Websites
PA Job Resources includes Job Gateway, PA Workforce Statistics, Education Planner, and the Occupational Outlook Handbook from the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
Learning Express Library gives your 24/7 access to tests, exercises and skill building courses for elementary through college students, GED preparation, computer skills, preparation for many standardized tests and U.S. citizenship. Free access to interactive courses in Microsoft Access, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint and Word, Windows and Mac operating systems.
Flipster Access 48 digital magazines anywhere you are with an active Chester County Library System card. Simple and convenient to use, especially when on-the-go and traveling! Some titles include: HGTV Magazine, Rolling Stone, Clean Eating, Real Simple, and House Beautiful.
What is Included in the Databases?
The Chester County Library System (CCLS) provides access to over 30 Electronic Resources covering everything from Car Repair to Genealogy, from a Business Directory to a Language Learning Resource. They also range from searchable indexes with full-text of journal articles or newspaper articles to learning tools, from animated children’s books to complete reference books.
The Pennsylvania Department of Education through the Office of Commonwealth Libraries provides a suite of electronic resources to public libraries and school libraries called the POWER Library. The Chester County Library System, through state funding, provides the remaining resources. Most of the databases are available remotely with the use of a Chester County Library System library card. Here's how you can get one.