Online Resources

Ancestry Library Edition

Conduct your genealogical research with Ancestry Library Edition, available only from library computers.

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Capira Mobile App

The Capira Mobile App lets you access Scranton Library services, such as your library card, account, and much more! Search for “Capira Scranton” in your app store, or click on one of the links below:



Use the app as your one-stop-shop for library resources:

  • Account info
  • Catalog
  • Library cards
  • Mobile checkout
  • Mobile printing
  • Online resources

Consumer Reports

Use Consumer Reports to find the latest ratings and recommendations you need for the products you want.

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Search for back issues with articles in PDF format


JobNow provides live, interactive online help and other resources to assist you in your job search. Features include résumé review, interview prep, skills building and career assessments.

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Kanopy showcases the world’s best films, including award-winning documentaries, rare and hard-to-find titles, film festival favorites, classic films, and world cinema with collections from Kino Lorber, Music Box Films, Samuel Goldwyn, The Orchard, Criterion Collection, The Great Courses, PBS and thousands of independent filmmakers.

Scranton Library Kanopy landing page

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LearningExpress Library

Upgrade your skills or look for a new job with this free resource from the Connecticut State Library.

Featured categories:

  • Computer Skills Center
  • High School Equivalency Center
  • Job & Career Accelerator
  • Occupational Test Preparation
  • Resources for Spanish Speakers
  • Workplace Success Skills

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Libby (OverDrive)

With OverDrive’s Libby app, you can download the most popular eBooks, audiobooks, and magazines. 

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Browse OverDrive Titles
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Palace Project

The Palace app lets you find e-books and audiobooks from the digital collections of Scranton Library and other digital libraries. 

Download the Palace app and look for E.C. Scranton Memorial Library. You will need to type in your library card to log in and download books. 



Reference Solutions from Data Axle

A directory of millions of businesses and consumers, Reference Solutions can help you search for jobs, addresses and phone numbers, business opportunities, historic market trends, U.S. healthcare practitioners, and much more.

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researchIT CT

The Connecticut State Library’s researchIT CT is a multidisciplinary research database that includes magazines, journals, newspapers, and more — for students and adults.

Search the state library catalog for books and other physical items at findItCT.

Look here for periodical titles available through the state library.

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Transparent Language Online

Language learners can build vocabulary, practice skills, and maintain what they have learned with Transparent Language Online, which supports learners anytime, anywhere, on almost any device — in over 100 languages (including English for speakers of other languages). 

How it works

Create an account by selecting the SIGN UP tab before downloading the app (iOS or Android).

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ValueLine offers up-to-date reliable data, news, analysis, and other tools for investors.

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