Online Resources

Chester County Library System / Coatesville Area Public Library


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Flipster Read and download from over 80 digital magazines including: People, Southern Living, The New Yorker, Time, Golf Digest, Forbes, Prevention, National Geographic, US Weekly, Highlights, and many more.

Online Databases

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Cisco Networking Academy: Free, online, self-paced courses, including entrepreneurship and cybersecurity

Mango Languages is the fast, easy, and most effective way to learn to speak a foreign language

New York Times articles from 1981-Present

NoveList Plus: find reading recommendations including reviews, lists, articles, and more

Auto Repair Source: the most accurate, authoritative and up-to-date service and repair information for thousands of domestic and imported vehicles


  Crystal Murphy Music Watch videos posted by beloved Downingtown Library music teacher Crystal Murphy. Be sure to check out the great videos from the monthly jam circles of the all-ages Ukulele Group, the D’town Ukesters, too!

  How-to Videos for Kids Downingtown Library-curated collection of how-to videos for kids

  Virtual Storytime Downingtown Library-curated collection of stories being read by authors, actors, and many others