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Online Language Learning Program Now Available!

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Now you can learn a language online for free with your library card!

Mango is an online language-learning system that teaches actual conversation skills for 12 different languages.  Try it today!

Click here to access Mango languages at home

Click here to access Mango languages within the library

For information about more online resources available with your library card, check out the Databases page on the Delco Libraries site.

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Power Library powered down-let your legislators know what you think!

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This year’s state budget included a 73% cut in the funds that pay for the Power Library, which provides many of our online services.  You may have noticed the change this month in the databases that are no longer available to you as a library patron.  This includes the loss of Ebscohost among other services.  Many of these resources were very valuable to students.  For individual libraries to purchase these resources themselves would cost as much as $40,000 per library at a time when library budgets have also been cut significantly in many cases (including here in Aston).

The Governor and the state legislators are now beginning the process for next year’s budget.  Let them know what you think about the “Library Access” money that funds these online resources by going here:

http://www.capwiz.com/ala/pa/home/

Thanks for your interest in this important issue!

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Live Homework Help Available Online!

Watch this video for more info about the Live Homework Help program available to our patrons:

Click here to connect to the video directly.

Click here for more info about Live Homework Help.

Click here to connect to Live Homework Help. (Library Card needed to access from home)

Live Homework Help is provided by the Delaware County Library System.

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