Library FAQs During COVID-19 Closure
Q: What if my items are due? Will I get charged late fees?
A: All due dates for items that are checked out have been extended. No late fees will be charged on items that were originally due during the closure period.
Q: Can I drop off my materials in the outside book drop?
A: The outside book drop will be closed until further notice. Please hold on to your materials at home. No late fees will be charged for items due during this period.
Q: What if some of my holds are ready for pick up?
A: Any items currently on hold will remain on hold at our library. Please disregard the pick-up-by date listed on your account.
Q: Can I apply for a library card?
A: If you do not currently have a library card and want to use Overdrive to download e-books, audiobooks, and more, click here. If you do not have a card and want to use the POWER Library resources, click here. Both of these resources are offering e-cards at this time.
Coronavirus (COVID-19) Resources
View the township's information page for:
- Township Updates about COVID-19
- Information on service providers, business assistance, school resources, and employee assistance
- Links to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), PA Department of Health, and the Montgomery County Coronavirus Data Hub
Library Digital and Online Resources
Many of our digital and online resources, like e-books, audiobooks, research databases, and more, require a library card number to gain access from home. If you do not currently have a library card and want to use Overdrive to download e-books, audiobooks, and more, click here. If you do not have a card and want to use the POWER Library resources, click here. Both of these resources are offering e-cards at this time.
Download E-Books, Audiobooks, and More
Use Overdrive, Libby, or Freading to download e-books and audiobooks to your devices. There are selections for adults, teens, and children. Use RB Digital to read popular magazines on your devices.
Access Research, Career, Language, and News Resources
Discover all the e-resources that we have to offer. In the POWER Library, get access to thousands of full-text periodical articles, newspapers, photographs, pictures, charts, maps, and more to help with your research needs. Learn a new language with Mango Languages. Trace your family history with Ancestry. Explore the news with the Philadelphia Inquirer and News Bank. Prepare for school and career options with Learning Express Library.
Research Resources for Students
Students can use POWER Kids or POWER Teens to access the library's collection of age-appropriate resources, including full-text articles, photographs, and more.
Read Children's Books Online
Use Tumblebooks and Bookflix to read animated versions of popular storybooks online!
Online Resources for Families
View our resources prepared especially for families during this time. Find activities to support learning and reading for pleasure, including videos made by our staff.
Online Resources for Teens
View our resources prepared especially for teens during this time. Find activities to support learning and reading for pleasure, including videos made by our staff.
Online Resources for Adults
View our resources prepared especially for adults during this time of social distancing.