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Tag: Learning

Online Learning

Access free and unrestricted online learning when you create an account and log in, or register for a course on the websites below. Only requirement is access to the Internet.

Gale Courses

Welcome to Gale Courses – Create an account with a username and password and log in with your Hershey Public Library card to get started. Access over 300 online instructor-led courses that begin the 3rd Wednesday of every month and run for 6 weeks. You can even select future courses. […]

U.S. Citizenship

Prepare for your U.S. Citizenship exam – Building your math and reading skills, improve your writing, speaking and grammar, Green Card information. U.S Citizenship and Immigration Services (Official website for forms and resources) Scheduling an appointment with Immigration services (InfoPass) Guide for U.S Immigration, Citizenship, Green Cards, and Visas Pass the U.S […]

General Education Diploma (GED)

The library has two online resources to help you prepare for the GED. Gale Courses – A Hershey Public Library card and Internet is required to access our free online instructor-led courses. Create a FREE account with Gale Courses to begin as a new user, or log in with your card beginning […]

English as a Second Language (ESL)

Learning Express Library is an online resource through our website. Create a FREE account with a username and password. Log in to improve your reading, speaking, listening and writing skills along with practice tests in TOEFL – Test of English as a Foreign Language. TOEFL iBT Test Preparation eBooks TOEFL iBT Test […]

Power Library

The Pennsylvania Online World of Electronic Resources (hence P.O.W.E.R. Library) is a collection of 20 plus databases with subjects ranging from auto repair instructions (ARRC) to children’s material in Spanish (BookFlix). Provided by the Pennsylvania Public Libraries, School Libraries and the State Library, the POWER library enables patrons to access […]

Reference E-Books

  Click here or the GVRL button to access a collection of more than 50 online reference e-books that cover a variety of subjects from Arts to Technology. Download PDF, print or email an article, generate a citation, or download MP3 to listen to an article. Outside of the library, log […]

Genealogy

Researching your family history, or looking into the past of  historic sites? Click MyHeritage for a genealogy database from EBSCOhost. Click to read more or watch a short video.  Stop by the Reference desk for information. To access MyHeritage you must log in with your Hershey Public Library card that begins with 2901.    

Digital Resources for Research (Database List)

Browse a list of databases providing full text current information on a variety of subjects from biography to science in popular reference books, encyclopedias, and primary sources. Helpful guidelines and video tutorials to improve your search experience. Log in with a Hershey Public Library card beginning with 2901…to access the […]