This page provides links to other websites that offer news, entertainment, and reference related information. There are even links to tax forms, too!
Sites of Local Interest
Fredericksburg, Pennsylvania History offers photos and history of Fredericksburg, PA.
Lebanon County LINK to Aging and Disability Resources offers information and resources for persons over 60, adults with disabilities and their caregivers.
No Wrong Door: Lebanon County Resource Guide (assists Lebanon County residents in finding available resources in a wide range of areas)
Opt Out Prescreen is the official Consumer Credit Reporting Industry website to accept and process requests from consumers to opt in or opt out of firm offers of credit or insurance. If you’re tired of receiving pre-screened credit card offers, then visit this website to opt out of receiving these offers for five years or to request an information packet to fill out to permanently opt out of receiving these offers.
Tax Forms: Need a local, state, or federal tax form or instruction booklet? Try one of these sites!
Internal Revenue Service (Official home of the federal tax forms and instruction booklets)
Pennsylvania Revenue Department (Tax forms for the state income tax)
Lebanon County Earned Income Tax (Administered by Keystone Collections Group)
Sites that provide information from government agencies at the state and federal level.
PA Voting Information (PA Dept. of State Voting Information page includes voting machine videos, voter services, guide for new citizens, how to vote information, and much more. Click Voter Registration for relevant information and voter registration forms)
Votos Español (Spanish language version of PA Dept. of State Voting Information page)
Pennsylvania-German References Online
Sites are taken from a handout compiled by Mr. Douglas Madenford, author of Nau loss mich yuscht eppes saage!
Pennsylvania-German Society. Visit this site for events, books, and other information on the culture and the language.
University of Wisconsin’s American Languages Database. Visit this site for information on Pennsylvania-German, Native American languages and other languages spoken in American!
Nau loss mich yuscht eppes saage! It’s the only online blog written in Pennsylvania-German, and every week each entry is uploaded as an audio file so readers can listen to the text as they read along.
Hiwwe wie Driwwe. This is a Pennsylvania-German newsletter that is published by a professor in Germany; you can subscribe to it by snail mail or read it online.
These sites (most of them affiliated with prestigious universities) offera web based publication that has courses, syllabi, assignments, and texts all online and all for free! Click on each university’s link to view the courses offered.
Open Education Database (a massive database of over 10,000 OCW classes that is searchable by subject)
Connexions (Rice University in association with The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation; an open source providing books or course notes. Useful if you’re looking for something specific.)
Foothill-De Anza Community College District (in association with The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation)
Sites that provide the local and national daily headlines.
WGAL-8 (Local NBC affiliate)
abc27 (Local ABC affiliate)
Literature, Reference & Education
Khan Academy (This not-for-profit organization ‘aims to change education for the better by providing a free world-class education for anyone anywhere.’ Materials, resources and video lessons are available free of charge. Lessons range from mathematics to physics to history and more subjects are always in the process of being added!)
SurLaLune Fairy Tales (This site provides 47 different fairy tales with annotations, illustrations, histories and similar tales across cultures.)
PA Center For The Book (The Center studies, honors, celebrates and promotes books, reading, libraries, and literacy with special activities and special events.)
Librarian’s Internet Index (This site provides high quality websites that have been vetted by librarians that cover subjects ranging from current events to holidays to human interest and more.)
Public Broadcasting Corp. (PBS; this site offers helpful resources related to PBS programs.)
Chronicling America (A public resource allowing readers to search content, read, download, save and print articles, images, and advertisements from key historical newspapers from every U.S. state and territory; helpful for historical research, school projects and much more!)
Refdesk is free and family friendly website that indexes and reviews quality, credible and current online reference resources; it is the “fact checker of the internet.”
Other Helpful Websites
Book Sale Finder (Do you go book saling like other people go yard saling? This site is for you; it provides listings for upcoming booksales in PA. Check the rest of the site for booksales nationwide)
Ancestry Learning Center (You can view video tutorials about search for your family history, begin building a family tree or discover facts about your surname such as name meaning and origin; access it through the Ancestry icon on a library computer to view even more detailed information)
Super Pages Phone Directory (Looking for a phone number? Try this site.)