Did you know that you can access the Philadelphia Inquirer with your library card? Stay up-to-date with the most recent news (2018-Current), or explore historical newspapers (1829-1922, and 1981-Current).
Scanned copies of the complete print issues of the Philadelphia Inquirer are available for 2018-Current and 1829-1922 collections; the 1981-Current collection is available as text articles. Select a “Source Name” to browse issues by date; to access scanned copies of the most current news, be sure to select the Philadelphia Inquirer from 2018-Current under “Source Name.”
For all dates included in this collection, the “Search” or “Advanced Search” features may be used for more specific research.
Have questions about using the Philadelphia Inquirer Collection with Historical? Please feel free to contact us.
Most live cams are available from 7:00 am Pacific Time (10:00 am Eastern Time) into the early evening hours (Pacific Time), with prerecorded footage available when the live cams are turned off. However, you can virtually visit the Monterey Bay Cam and listen to the soothing sound of the waves 24 hours a day.
During weekdays, narrated feedings are also available on some live cams at the scheduled times listed on the live cam page.
The Digital Public Library of America (DPLA) is a “free, national digital library that provides a single point of access to cultural heritage materials from more than 4,000 libraries, archives, and museums across the United States.” Explore more than 37 million images, texts, videos, and sounds!
Have questions about your car’s service and repair? Use your library card to access the Auto Repair Source (a resource from PA’s Power Library) and find answers!
“Discover the most accurate, authoritative, and up-to-date service and repair information for thousands of domestic and imported vehicles. All content comes from the Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEM) and includes step-by-step repair information, diagrams, maintenance schedules, parts and labor estimates, service bulletins, and recalls.” Search by year, make, model, and engine.
“The Library of CongressNational Book Festival is an annual literary event that brings together best-selling authors and thousands of book fans for author talks, panel discussions, book signings and other activities.”
Booklovers currently staying at home can watch videos from past National Book Festivals. Check to see if your favorite author is featured, or discover new authors to explore! You can “browse and view dozens of presentations by authors, poets, storytellers and illustrators” and more from National Book Festivals from 2001 to 2019.
MusOpen Provides “recordings, sheet music, and textbooks to the public for free, without copyright restrictions.” You can browse sheet music by composer, instrument, form, or time period.
Mutopia Project “2124 pieces of music – free to download, modify, print, copy, distribute, perform, and record – all in the Public Domain or under Creative Commons licenses.” Browse by instrument, composer, or style.
Enjoy the 7th Annual Haverford Spring Fest online from 4:00-10:00 pm each day on May 15, 16, and 17! This 3-day live streaming musical event will feature over 50 performers from many musical styles. For music lineup and viewing options, visit the Haverford Spring Fest page. Admission to the festival is free, with donations appreciated.
Haverford Spring Fest is brought to you by Kelly Music For Life. “Formed in 2012 as an all-volunteer 501c3 non-profit organization, Kelly Music for Life, Inc. produces and promotes Music and Arts events to benefit community.” Visit their “About Us” page to learn more.