As a part of the Butler County Federated Library System, the Evans City Public Library has a number of e-resources to meet your needs – from the comfort of your very own home.

Welcome to our online library of electronic resources. These subscriptions are provided for your use. Some will require you to enter your library card number and create an account. 


OverDrive is an American digital distributor of eBooks, audiobooks, music, and video titles. The company provides secure management, digital rights management and download fulfillment services for the Prospect Area Library. OverDrive's catalog includes more than 2 million digital titles from more than 5,000 publishers. The company's global network includes more than 27,000 libraries and schools. OverDrive was founded in 1986 and is located in Cleveland, Ohio.

POWER Library

POWER Library is the place to find trustworthy answers to questions about healthcare, consumer purchases, personal finances, and much more. Enjoy free 24/7 access to newspapers, magazines, journals, historical documents and photos, online databases, and eBooks. Research a subject. Learn about your family history. Repair your car. Locate a title. Explore career options. It’s all available at POWER Library. 

POWER Kids Library

POWER Kids Library This easy-to-use, graphically appealing search interface was designed especially for grades K - 8, helping these kids search on a broad range of subjects in a professionally selected collection of age-appropriate magazine & newspaper articles. Articles are assigned a Lexile rating to indicate reading level. There are also resources for teachers. Librarians (or teachers) may supplement the pre-selected resources with additional locally selected e-resources. Kids Search searches these resources to the right:


Looking for a job or need some extra help in algebra can help! Seven days a week from 3pm – 10pm, 361 days out of the year, can help you create the perfect resume or ace that physics test you've been studying for. It also provides help with practice tests such SATS and can help you with your GED or Citizenship all you need is a library card or to stop in at the library to access this free service.  This service is provided by the New Castle Library District. 


1. Download the app or click the logo above.

2. Log in with your library card.

3. Instantly read, listen, and watch with your library card.

POWER Library Chat

POWER Library Chat (formerly “Ask Here PA”), Pennsylvania’s statewide live chat reference service, is free to all residents of Pennsylvania 24 hours per day, 7 days per week. Chat is here to help you get answers to your questions, anytime and anywhere you have Internet access. Chat with a librarian who does what librarians have always done best — quickly getting you the accurate, unbiased information you need.


  • American Heritage Dictionary

  • Image Collection

  • Middle Search Main Edition

  • Newspaper Source Plus

  • Primary Search Main Edition

  • Teacher Reference Center

Other e-Resources

Gale Virtual Reference Library: Gale Virtual Reference Library (GVRL) is an online library of reference titles for multi-disciplinary research.


Price it!: The ultimate online resource for pricing today's potential treasures.


Mango Languages: Mango Languages is language learning for the adventurous, the ambitious and the curious.