Resources

Hoopla link

Hoopla
Popular digital service of DVDs, CDs, e-audiobooks, and e-books. There are an unlimited number of copies for the titles in Hoopla, so no wait times for any item. Start streaming immediately or download a title for offline viewing later. Never any late fees; items check back in automatically at the end of the loan period.

Library card holders can borrow up to 4 items a month.

Loan periods
E-books and e-audiobooks: 2 weeks
Movies and television shows: 3 days
Music: 7 days

When first signing up for the service you will need your library card and pin number (last four digits of the phone number provided at library card registration). Then it will ask you to register with your e-mail address.
Choose “Clarion Free Library” during the registration process (even though you are a Knox patron).


Overdrive/Libby
Our OverDrive / Libby by OverDrive collections (through Oil Creek Library District) now offer 3,000+ e-books and close to 800 e-audiobooks. Items can be downloaded for offline use. Never any late fees; items check back in automatically at the end of the loan period. Place holds and receive an e-mail notification when item is available.

Loan periods
E-books and e-audiobooks: 2 weeks

Click here: Overdrive website, then follow these directions to create your account.
1. Click “Sign in” (top, right side, green button).
2. Select “Knox Public Library” from drop down box.
3. Enter your library card number (no spaces-14 digits).
4. Click “Sign in”.

Try the Libby app to take your digital library on the go! Click here to watch a video for more information about Libby.

Oil Creek Library District Overdrive link

Gale Courses
Library cardholders can select from 350+ free Gale Courses to take online, on their schedule. Online courses are taught by professionals in the field, and topics range from business, financing, parenting, second languages, creating a website, graphic design, teaching, and so much more.
Access the Gale Courses here: https://education.gale.com/l-pl2612.
1. Browse the available courses.
2. When you find one which you want to take, click “ENROLL NOW.”
3. Select your preferred start date and click “Continue Enrollment.”
4. Under “New Students Start Here”, enter your email address and click “Create A New Account.”
5. Register using your name and information, and click “Create Account.”
6. You will need your library card number when prompted, so have it nearby.

Gale Courses link

Gale Business Plan Builder link

Gale Business: Plan Builder
A resource for those looking to start or grow their business, Plan Builder provides resources to create business plans (often required for loans), break even projections, and more. Find it at https://infotrac.gale.com/itweb/pl2612?db=GSBB

How to access Gale Business: Plan Builder
* Enter your library card number as the password.
* Click “Get Started”.
* Under “First Time Here?”, click “Get Started.
* Set up using a username and password and click “Create Account”.
* Use your username and password to login during future visits.


Miss Humblebee’s Academy
We can help prepare your preschooler for Kindergarten and beyond! Miss Humblebee’s Academy is a fun and interactive learning program for children ages 3-6. Kids enjoy learning music, science, language literacy, and more, and parents/caretakers receive progress reports and updates!
Click here to try it here: Miss Humble’s Academy

How to access Miss Humblebee’s Academy
1. Click on the link above.
2. Enter your library card number as the password when first asked to sign-in.
3. You can create an account or use the programs as a guest user.
4. If you want to create an account, click “Sign In/Register” in the top, right corner.
5. Under the “Sign In” spaces, click “Register”.
6. Enter your e-mail address and desired password, as well as children’s names.
7. Click “Create Account”.
8. Use your username and password to login during future visits.

Miss Humblebee's Academy link

Department of Motor Vehicles practice tests link

DMV Practice Tests
Free Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) practice tests


Goodwill Community Foundation
Free tutorials (with 1,000+ lessons and videos) for Microsoft Office, e-mail, reading, math, and more. No username or password needed.

Goodwill Community Foundation link

Access PA link
POWER Library is made possible in part by Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA) funds from the U. S. Institute of Museum and Library Services through Library Access Funds administered by the Office of Commonwealth Libraries, Department of Education, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Tom Wolf, Governor.

AccessPA is an online catalog, which includes lists of books, movies, and other materials found in Pennsylvania Libraries.  Using this web-based portal, Pennsylvanians can search the holdings of over 2,600 school, public, academic, and special libraries in Pennsylvania.  Access PA is the result of coordinated resource-sharing among libraries of all types throughout the Commonwealth.  It enables PA residents to locate specific items.  If an item is not available at their local library, they may ask their local librarian to request a loan from another library.  Sharing resources in this way makes it possible for PA libraries to provide excellent, cost-effective customer service.


The Pennsylvania Online World of Electronic Resources (or POWER Library) is offered as a service of Pennsylvania’s public libraries, school libraries and the State Library.  It includes over 20 online databases, plus over 16,000 e-books you can read online and/or download.  The POWER Library allows you to access thousands of full text periodical articles, newspapers, a major encyclopedia, plus photographs, pictures, charts, maps, reference materials for young people and more.  You will find materials of interest in most subject areas for all age groups from young children to adults.  Access the POWER Library E-Resources by visiting this link:  https://powerlibrary.org/e-resources/?all=y&ID=PL2378.  Use your library card number when asked for library card or password.

Power Library link
POWER Library is made possible in part by Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA) funds from the U. S. Institute of Museum and Library Services through Library Access Funds administered by the Office of Commonwealth Libraries, Department of Education, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Tom Wolf, Governor.

Power Kids link
POWER Library is made possible in part by Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA) funds from the U. S. Institute of Museum and Library Services through Library Access Funds administered by the Office of Commonwealth Libraries, Department of Education, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Tom Wolf, Governor.

POWER Kids offer online resources geared toward children in grades K-5.  It includes interactive books, research assistance, cyber safety, full-text articles with images and activities, Chat with a Librarian, and much more.  Access the POWER Kids resources by visiting this link:  http://kids.powerlibrary.org/?ID=PL2378.


POWER Teens provides online resources including full-text research e-resources, collections of photographs and documents, the statewide catalog of materials held in libraries throughout Pennsylvania, and Chat with a Librarian.  Access the POWER Teens resources by visiting this link:  http://teens.powerlibrary.org/?ID=PL2378.

Power Teens link
POWER Library is made possible in part by Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA) funds from the U. S. Institute of Museum and Library Services through Library Access Funds administered by the Office of Commonwealth Libraries, Department of Education, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Tom Wolf, Governor.