As a part of the Butler County Federated Library System, the North Trails 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. Your PIN will be the last four digits of your library card number unless you have changed your PIN number.

Digital Magazine

Zinio: Zinio is a multi-platform distribution service for digital magazines, with more than 5,500 magazines from a wide range of publishers.


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 Enjoy free 24/7 access to newspapers, magazines, journals, historical documents and photos, online databases, and eBooks.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 Library Chat

Digital Music

Freegal Music: Library users can download five MP3s for free at this site. Every song has a sample clip you can listen to before you download. Downloads are all in the MP3 format. This service will work with any MP3 player. Patrons can also stream music through Freegal.

For more information on our resources, 

call 724-476-1006 or stop by today!


Freading: Freading is an eBook service that features 20,000 copyrighted titles from 16 publishers for you to borrow.


One Click Digital: OneClickdigital is an audiobook download service offered to Butler County Federated Library System library card holders.

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.

This project is made possible in part by Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA) funds from the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services and through Library Access Funds administered by the Office of Commonwealth Libraries, Department of Education, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, Tom Wolf, Governor.

Other e-Resources

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

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


Overdrive: With OverDrive Read, you can read eBooks right in your browser with a single click—no software or downloads required.


Gale Testing and Educational Reference Center: Testing & Education Reference Center is an online resource used by millions of people looking for help in making confident decisions that will shape their future.