Extended Resources during Shelter-at-Home
hoopla Bonus Borrows
One month each quarter, patrons can choose from hundreds of titles in our Bonus Borrows collection without using their monthly hoopla Instant borrows and at no cost to libraries!
National Emergency Library
Suspended wait lists for the 1.4 million (and growing) books in its lending library through the end of the US national emergency.
eBooks, Audiobooks, Music & Movies
Wide selection of niche non-fiction, indie bestsellers, classics, graphic novels, and more.
Extensive selection of digital video (movies and TV shows), music, audiobooks, eBooks and comics.
Extensive eBook and audiobook selection of adult, teen, and juvenile fiction and non-fiction.
Need a quick tutorial on hoopla and Overdrive?
Looking for Recommendations?
Offers recommendations for good books covering all ages and genres in both print and audiobook formats.
Library Staff recommendations available in enki, hoopla and Overdrive: Arts and Crafts Beverages Cookbooks for Children Fiction Gardening Historical Fiction Home Improvement Jewelry-Making Pet Care Young Adult
Magazines, Newspapers & Reference Books
Extensive collection of popular full-text magazines, reference books and other highly-regarded sources from the world’s leading publishers.
The New York Times (access when in the Library)
The New York Times (access outside the Library)
Collection of current, popular magazines. For a limited time only, 3000 different titles in many languages available.
Offers instant access to hundreds of years of history in billions of historical documents and millions of historical photos from all over the world.
Health & Medicine
Offers free programs, classes, and events for patrons to empower themselves to live enriching lives with blindness and vision loss. Access Braille and Talking Books with Google Play apps and Bard.
A nationwide service that connects older Americans and their caregivers with trustworthy local support resources.
National Library of Medicine collection of high-quality, relevant health and wellness information in both English and Spanish on any device.
Learn a Language
Offers lessons that focus on a real-life goals through varied practice in reading, writing, listening, and speaking.
Offers instruction and practice exercises for realistic conversations and communication in over 70 world languages.
Need a quick tutorial on Mango Languages?
NEW! Resume Reboot Workshop, Wednesday, March 10, 2:00 PM
A free workshop to help community members reboot their resumes. Learn how to:
• Create a keyword-rich résumé that hiring managers will find irresistible
• Incorporate design elements to draw attention to skills, competencies, and results
• Showcase your value
Attendees must register. Space is limited.
JobNow and VetNow
Offer learning, career, and veteran support tools, such as resume and writing labs and an extensive list of resources, in addition to in-person support, such as live job coaching, live veteran benefits eligibility, and live tutoring. An Unemployment Benefits Navigator has recently been added to JobNow to assist patrons struggling to file for unemployment benefits.
Online Resources for Parents and Children
Provides authoritative information on a variety of topics to assist student research.
Personalize and enjoy digital connections to books for kids and teens. Need help from Book Connections? See support page. 510-239-7391 | firstname.lastname@example.org
California Department of Education
Resources to provide educators with options for creating a foundation for communication, sharing, and digital learning.
California State Library
Quick Access to California K-12 Online Content during the COVID-19 Crisis.
Encyclopaedia Britannica / Britannica Escolar (PreK-12)
A comprehensive interactive resource for research and learning for grades K-12. Includes correlations to California Content Standards and other valuable teacher resources. Post links directly to each school level, elementary, middle or high. Need help from Britannica? See support page. (800) 621-3900 x 7160 | email@example.com
Junior Library Guild
Unlimited access from any device to eBooks for elementary, middle, and high school students with no limit to the number of users and titles.
Library of Congress
A selection of helpful resources for students of all ages.
ProQuest (Grades 3-12)
Provides tools for discovery and citation management and platforms that allow library users to discover, manage, use and share research gained from authoritative content. Need help from ProQuest? See support page. 800-521-0600 | firstname.lastname@example.org
One-stop resources for books you are reading and teaching, including author and illustrator interviews, lesson plans, and other enrichment content. Need help from TeachingBooks.net? See support page. (800) 596-0710 | accounts@TeachingBooks.net