Tagged Technology

Full STEAM Ahead!

Are you ready for some fun? Join us on Thursdays from 3:30-4:30 pm for fun programs that will involve science, technology, engineering, art, and/or math! We'll be constructing, building, painting, creating, exploring, and…

Full STEAM Ahead!

Are you ready for some fun? Join us on Thursdays from 3:30-4:30 pm for fun programs that will involve science, technology, engineering, art, and/or math! We'll be constructing, building, painting, creating, exploring, and…

Full STEAM Ahead!

Are you ready for some fun? Join us on Thursdays from 3:30-4:30 pm for fun programs that will involve science, technology, engineering, art, and/or math! We'll be constructing, building, painting, creating, exploring, and…

Full STEAM Ahead!

Are you ready for some fun? Join us on Thursdays from 3:30-4:30 pm for fun programs that will involve science, technology, engineering, art, and/or math! We'll be constructing, building, painting, creating, exploring, and…

Full STEAM Ahead!

Are you ready for some fun? Join us on Thursdays from 3:30-4:30 pm for fun programs that will involve science, technology, engineering, art, and/or math! We'll be constructing, building, painting, creating, exploring, and…

Verity Harding | AI Needs You: How We Can Change AI's Future and Save Our Own with Dennis Yi Tenen | Literary Theory for Robots: How Computers Learned to Write

REGISTER Verity Harding  is director of the AI & Geopolitics Project at the Bennett Institute for Public Policy at the University of Cambridge. She is also the founder of Formation Advisory, a consultancy firm that advises…

Full STEAM Ahead!

Are you ready for some fun? Join us on Thursdays from 3:30-4:30 pm for fun programs that will involve science, technology, engineering, art, and/or math! We'll be constructing, building, painting, creating, exploring, and…

Full STEAM Ahead!

Are you ready for some fun? Join us on Thursdays from 3:30-4:30 pm for fun programs that will involve science, technology, engineering, art, and/or math! We'll be constructing, building, painting, creating, exploring, and…

Teen Tuesdays: Animation Workshop

Each Tuesday from 4pm-6pm, Blackwell Regional Library will have a program dedicated to Teens throughout the school year Animation Workshop can create their own comic strips, digital and stop-motion animations. This program is presented…

Full STEAM Ahead!

Are you ready for some fun? Join us on Thursdays from 3:30-4:30 pm for fun programs that will involve science, technology, engineering, art, and/or math! We'll be constructing, building, painting, creating, exploring, and…

Kara Swisher | Burn Book: A Tech Love Story

TICKETS In conversation with Tamala Edwards, anchor, 6abc Action News morning edition An award-winning journalist who has covered the business of the Internet since 1994, Kara Swisher is the host of the podcast On with Kara Swisher and…

Teen Tuesdays: Animation Workshop

Each Tuesday from 4pm-6pm, Blackwell Regional Library will have a program dedicated to Teens throughout the school year Animation Workshop can create their own comic strips, digital and stop-motion animations. This program is presented…

Full STEAM Ahead!

Are you ready for some fun? Join us on Thursdays from 3:30-4:30 pm for fun programs that will involve science, technology, engineering, art, and/or math! We'll be constructing, building, painting, creating, exploring, and…

Unraveling Health Misinformation Series: Evaluating Health Websites and Apps

Finding reliable information online can be overwhelming – after all, there is so much information available all the time! Have you ever wondered where to go for trustworthy information about your health? Has your doctor diagnosed…

Computer Basics

Just the basics, including how to use a mouse, the keyboard, desktop navigation, connecting to the internet, and browser navigation. To sign up or for more information, please stop in or call the library on Tuesdays and…

Teen Tuesdays: Animation Workshop

Each Tuesday from 4pm-6pm, Blackwell Regional Library will have a program dedicated to Teens throughout the school year Animation Workshop can create their own comic strips, digital and stop-motion animations. This program is presented…

Computer Skills for Beginners

Need computer help? Take a free digital skills workshop at the Library! Learn how to use a computer, get online, and more. Training provided by Beyond Literacy, please call to register at 215-474-1235.

Microsoft Excel

Learn the basics of using Microsoft Excel to make spreadsheets and more! This course requires proficiency in using a mouse and keyboard. Spots are limited and given to the first folks to show up. Call for 215-685-0525 with questions.

Computer Skills for Beginners

Need computer help? Take a free digital skills workshop at the Library! Learn how to use a computer, get online, and more. Training provided by our Digital Resource Specialist Lanora Hall.  Space is limited-  please call…

Teen Tuesdays: Animation Workshop

Each Tuesday from 4pm-6pm, Blackwell Regional Library will have a program dedicated to Teens throughout the school year Animation Workshop can create their own comic strips, digital and stop-motion animations. This program is presented…

STEM - Technology

Suggested books for students in the field of technology.

STEM - Science

Suggested books for students in the field of science.

STEM - Engineering

Suggested books for students in the field of engineering.

Wild Weather

From global warming and carbon footprints to new weather forecasting technologies and more frequent natural disasters like volcanoes, earthquakes, landslides, tornadoes, typhoons, hurricanes, and more.

NewsBank Hot Topics

Trending news and hot topics for your next assignment! Hot topics covers Current Events, Business & Economics, Civics, Government, & Politics, Social Issues, Science, Technology & Health, Sports, Arts & Literature, and People in the News.

LinkedIn Learning (formerly Lynda.com)

Learn business, creative, and technology skills to achieve your personal and professional goals.

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Gale in Context | Elementary (formerly Kids InfoBits) *

Elementary students in kindergarten through grade five will find age-appropriate content covering a broad range of educational topics such as animals, arts, geography, health, literature, people, social studies, technology, etc. Kids…

Academic OneFile

More than 20,000 peer-reviewed journals and more than 9,200 in full text Full text of The Economist ranging from 1988 to the present, with no embargo Full text of The New York Times from 1985 to present, updated daily Full text of The…

Ruha Benjamin | Imagination: A Manifesto

In conversation with Shantrelle Lewis Ruha Benjamin  is the author of  Race After Technology: Abolitionist Tools for the New Jim Code , a “galvanizing” and “inventive and wide-ranging” ( The Nation ) look at how new technologies…

Anna Badkhen | Bright Unbearable Reality: Essays

In conversation with Airea D. Matthews, 2022-2023 Philadelphia Poet Laureate and Co-Director of the Creative Writing Program at Bryn Mawr With an artist’s perspective and a ground-level view of people in extremis across the world,…

Douglas Rushkoff | Survival of the Richest: Escape Fantasies of the Tech Billionaires

In conversation with Kevin Werbach Acclaimed for their intersectional explorations of cyberculture, religion, currency, and politics,  Douglas Rushkoff’s 20 bestselling books include  Throwing Rocks at the Google Bus, Program or Be…

Marc Lamont Hill and Todd Brewster | Seen and Unseen: Technology, Social Media, and the Fight for Racial Justice

In conversation with Tracey Matisak, award winning broadcaster and journalist The host of BET News , Black News Tonight , and UpFront , Marc Lamont Hill is the Steve Charles Chair in Media, Cities, and Solutions at Temple University.…

Ro Khanna | Dignity in a Digital Age: Making Tech Work for All of Us

In conversation with Jonathan Tamari Born in Philadelphia to an immigrant family, Democrat  Ro Khanna  has served as the U.S. representative for California’s 17th congressional district—better known as Silicon Valley— since 2017. The…

Jorge L. Contreras | The Genome Defense: Inside the Epic Legal Battle to Determine Who Owns Your DNA

In conversation with Orly Lobel, author of You Don't Own Me: The Court Battles that Exposed Barbie's Dark Side Specializing in intellectual property and science policy, Jorge L. Contreras is a professor of law and ethics of human…

Paul Farmer | Fevers, Feuds, and Diamonds: Ebola and the Ravages of History

Pine Tree Foundation Endowed Lecture In conversation with Dr. Steven Larson, Associate Professor of Emergency Medicine at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania. Acclaimed for his “exceptional empathy and care” ( Boston Globe )…

David Yoon | Version Zero

In conversation with Karen M. McManus, author of the number one New York Times bestseller  One of Us Is Lying and The Cousins  David Yoon is the author of Frankly in Love , a "funny, profane and poignant” ( Wall Street Journal) tale of…

Brian Greene | Until the End of Time: Mind, Matter, and Our Search for Meaning in an Evolving Universe

In conversation with Dennis Overbye, science reporter for the New York Times and author of the books Lonely Hearts of the Cosmos and Einstein in Love “The single best explainer of abstruse science in the world today” ( Washington Post…

Steven Levy | Facebook: The Inside Story

In conversation with Michael A. Smerconish Editor at large at Wired and a technology writer for more than 30 years, Steven Levy is the author of seven books, including In the Plex: How Google Thinks, Works, and Shapes Our Lives ;…

Gish Jen | The Resisters

Gish Jen’s many novels include Typical American , World and Town , and Mona in the Promised Land . She is also the author of two nonfiction works that explore the differences in East-West notions of art and culture, and her short…

Paul Hendrickson | Plagued by Fire: The Dreams and Furies of Frank Lloyd Wright

Paul Hendrickson’s books include Hemingway’s Boat: Everything He Loved in Life, and Lost, 1934–1961 , a National Book Critics Circle Award finalist; Sons of Mississippi , winner of the National Book Critics Circle Award; and The Living…

Richard A. Clarke and Robert K. Knake | The Fifth Domain: Defending Our Country, Our Companies, and Ourselves in the Age of Cyber Threats

In conversation with Michael A Smerconish Veteran counterterrorism czar and one of the world’s leading experts on cyberspace security, Richard A. Clarke worked for seven presidents and devoted three decades of his professional life to…

Jason Baumann | The Stonewall Reader with Mark Segal, Karla Jay and Joel Hall

On the eve of the 50th anniversary of the riots that started the fight for American LGBTQ+ rights, The Stonewall Reader highlights some of the movement’s most iconic moments and figures in the years before and after those tumultuous…

Susan Hockfield | The Age of Living Machines: How Biology Will Build the Next Technology Revolution

The first woman and the first life scientist to head the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Dr. Susan Hockfield now serves as the esteemed institution’s President Emerita. A pioneering neuroscientist whose work included the…

Bill McKibben | Falter: Has the Human Game Begun to Play Itself Out?

“The world’s best green journalist” ( Time ), Bill McKibben gave one of the earliest cautions about global warming with his 1989 book The End of Nature . His many other bestselling books about the environment include Deep Economy ,…

Eliza Griswold | Amity and Prosperity: One Family and the Fracturing of America

In the  New York Times  bestselling book  The Tenth Parallel , immersive journalist Eliza Griswold spent seven years traversing the geographic and ideological fronts in Africa and Asia where Christianity and Islam collide. In I Am the…

Ken Auletta | Frenemies: The Epic Disruption of the Ad Business (and Everything Else)

In conversation with journalist Tracey Matisak Ken Auletta has penned the “Annals of Communications” column for The New Yorker for more than 25 years. His 11 books include the bestsellers Three Blind Mice: How the TV Networks Lost Their…

Alan Stern and David Grinspoon | Chasing New Horizons: Inside the Epic First Mission to Pluto

The principal investigator of the New Horizons mission to Pluto, a planetary scientist, and an aerospace executive and consultant, Dr. Alan Stern has participated in a mind-blowing 29 space missions and has served in the loftiest strata…

Edward Snowden in Conversation with Jeremy Scahill | The Surveillance State Then and Now

Watch the video here . In 2013 NSA contractor Edward Snowden shook the pillars of the worldwide intelligence community when he revealed a trove of highly classified information that exposed astonishingly widespread mass U.S.…