Library Information

The Founders Library










The Founders Library offers the Solebury School community a wide array of resources both on campus and on the web. Our librarian routinely collaborates with faculty to help students learn how to research and use the library effectively. Email our head librarian, Hanna Howe, for more information.

Highlights of Our Library:

  • Students are welcome to use the library any time during school hours.
  • The library can be opened over the weekend by arrangement with the faculty on duty.
  • Our physical and digital book collection is targeted to the needs of the school community.
  • You'll find access to nearly any book through Pennsylvania’s Interlibrary Loan Program.
  • Thirty-two (32) computers and Chromebook, and wireless access for students with their own laptops, are available.
  • Thirty-one (31) subscriptions to periodicals and newspapers, including French and Spanish language publications, are available.
  • Twenty-two (22) online database and online reference subscriptions, ranging from those specifically for middle school students to those used in colleges and universities, are all accessible — both on and off campus.
Our Current Databases Include:

New Book of Knowledge 



Encyclopedia Americana

Power Library

Gale Global Issues in Context

Oxford Art

Gale History Resource Center

Oxford English Dictionary

Gale Opposing Viewpoints

Oxford Language Dictionaries 

Grolier Lands and Peoples

Oxford Music

Grolier Multimedia Encyclopedias           

Oxford Reference 

Grolier Online

SIRS Knowledge Source

Grolier World Geography

United Streaming Videos


Wilson Web Readers Guide Full Text Select