The Cambria County Library System offers a wealth of digital resources available for free to library system cardholders. Click on any of the following resources to explore available content. Many of these databases are purchased by the library to enable free access for our users. As a result, you may need to enter your library card number in order to fully access each service.
ABCmouse is 100% educational and 100% fun, with more than 10,000 learning activities for ages 2-8+ (books, puzzles, educational games, science videos, art activities, songs) that encompass reading, math, science, social studies, art, and music—including more than 2,000 STEM and 1,200 Spanish-language learning activities.
Explore and stay informed on local and national topics, people and events in areas such as business, health, education, jobs and careers, political and social issues and more. Features a wide variety of credible, vetted news sources spanning the U.S., including The Tribune Democrat and Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. Also available remotely 24/7 on any device.
Creativebug offers online arts and crafts workshops and techniques. Learn how to paint, knit, crochet, sew, screen print and more with unlimited access to thousands of video classes. You can also download patterns, templates and recipes. New classes are released every day from recognized creative experts and artists.
The Federal Depository Library Program (FDLP) Publications Collection provides a digitized record of the official documents published by the U.S. Government Publishing Office (GPO).
MedlinePlus is an online health information resource for patients and their families and friends. It is a service of the National Library of Medicine (NLM), the world’s largest medical library, and a part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). Medline Plus presents high-quality, relevant health and wellness information that is trusted and easy to understand, in both English and Spanish.
PA CareerLink Cambria County offers comprehensive services for job seekers. They hold a physical location within the Cambria County Library in Johnstown and also partner with other system member libraries throughout the county. You do not need to have a library card to take advantage of the multiple career services offered by the PA CareerLink.
Access a free collection of Pennsylvania Driver Permit practice tests for cars, motorcycles and commercial drivers (CDL), along with driver’s handbooks and a senior citizens’ refresher test. The practice tests offer questions about fines, limits, regulations, road signs and more, with hints and detailed explanations. You’ll also find helpful information about applying for a PA license, visiting your local DMV and how to renew your PA license.
PA Photos & Documents is a statewide digitization service that enables the storage and retrieval of digitized collections created by libraries and other organizations throughout Pennsylvania. The primary focus is historic, cultural, and other collections of interest to the citizens of Pennsylvania.
POWER Library is the online portal to a statewide database of library catalogs and digital collections. You’ll find answers to questions about healthcare, consumer purchases, personal finances and much more. Enjoy 24/7 access to newspapers, magazines, journals, historical documents and more.
TumbleMath is a collection of animated and narrated math picture books covering K-5 math concepts using stories and literature to reinforce concepts. Books are accompanied by lesson plans and thousands of quizzes created by math teachers, searchable by Common Core standards.
CSB2 STEM Ecosystem school and library access to TumbleMath is made possible by a PAsmart grant from the Pennsylvania Department of Education and the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Tom Wolf, Governor.