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Book Connections provides a suite of instructional resources for K-12 students, educators, and parents. Resources include audiobook readings, author videos, book discussion guides and lesson plans for over 40,000 books in English and Spanish.
- Live Veteran Navigator Connect with an expert to learn more about eligible VA benefits and community resources
- JobNow Receive live job coaching, real-time interview practice, full-service resume lab, 24/7 access to local job resources and more!
- Resume Assistance Prepare your resume with help from JobNow resources including resume templates; receive expert feedback via live interaction or the resume lab.
- Prepare for Your Interview Review interview tips and resources; connect with a job coach to practice interviewing.
- Career Resources Begin your job hunt with JobNow’s powerful tools.
- Skills-Building Choose your topic to receive real-time help.
- Multiple Ways to Learn Multiple, research-based tools to accommodate all types of learners
- Adult Learning Center Access a library of rich adult learning content (GED) and live, professional assistance in resume/cover letter writing, U.S. citizenship prep, MS Office Essential Skills Series, and more!
Estudiantes! Busca biografícas e información sobre lugares y cosas. Mira los videos y animaciones para aprender más. Encuentra respuestas rápdias y ayuda con la tarea. Descubre mapas, fotos e ilustraciones para proyectos escolares. Y mucho más!
Britannica School is the go-to site for learning more about any subject—for all grades and all reading abilities. It offers thousands of up-to-date, curated, and curriculum-relevant articles, images, videos, audio clips, primary sources, maps, research tools, recommended Web sites, and three separate databases for Elementary, Middle, and High School students.
A series of research resources designed for quick reference for students in grades 4 through 8. California Fact Cards covers California, United States, and World topics included in the social studies curriculum of California.
CultureGrams® is a leading reference for concise and reliable cultural information on the countries of the world. CultureGrams provides country reports that go beyond mere facts and figures to deliver a one-of-a-kind perspective on daily life and culture, including the background, customs, and lifestyles of the world's people. Individual reports covering 200+ countries, all 50 United States, and the Canadian provinces, are written and reviewed by in-country experts and are updated as new information becomes available, so you can be sure you're offering only the very best, most current information to staff and students.
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Gale In Context: Environmental Studies provides detailed information on current environmental issues and processes from both a scientific and a social standpoint suitable for high school students. Reference works, multimedia materials, newspapers, and magazines provide a wide range of content to support all learners.
Gale Interactive: Science allows secondary students to manipulate and explore models focused on Biology, Chemistry, Earth Science, and Human Anatomy. Join this session to review the content, navigation, and model exploration within this engaging resource.
Gale’s National Geographic Kids provides access to videos, pictures, and books from National Geographic, as well as every page of National Geographic Kids Magazine. Join this webinar to explore content, navigation tools, and tips to integrate into learning.
Homework Central provides one-click access to research databases such as ProQuest Research Companion, SIRS Discovery, SIRS Issue Researcher, eLibrary, ProQuest unified, and CultureGrams. These databases provide premium content related to key curricular standards, full-text and historical newspapers and magazines, and multimedia resources to help students and teachers complete assignments, find information, and develop literacy skills.
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LearningExpress Library has ebooks, practice tests, resume and cover letter building, computer skills tutorials, and much more. Simply register with an email address to find resources to improve core academic skills, pass the GED, prepare for college, join the military, obtain occupational certification, find a job, change careers, or become a U.S. citizen
Choose from thousands of online courses to learn in-demand skills from real-world industry experts, with more than 3,000 courses and 150,000 videos on business, technical and creative skills. Videos, tutorials, and courses are offered in English, French, German, Japanese, Spanish, Mandarin, and Portuguese. Get started by logging in with your library card and PIN.
Mango is an online language learning system that teaches real conversation skills for practical communication. Through fun and engaging interactive lessons, Mango makes learning a new language fast, easy and incredibly effective.
Read popular books online about the Missions of California using Follett's digital reader.
The user name and password are both "Missions".
Complimentary access to the New York Times online. Register with your email address and password and enjoy all the New York Times digital content--including free access to the New York Times app. Access at the library on your own device while connected to the Library's wi-fi, or use one of our public computers.
When away from the library, use the home link to activate a code for free access for 24 hours. You can click the link below for a new code every 24 hours.
Proquest eLibrary is a multidisciplinary database designed for students and educators at high schools, community colleges, and four-year universities. Editorially created pages provide valuable context for both common and obscure research topics. The content, which is all full text, includes books, magazines, journals, newspapers, photographs, transcripts, and videos.
Subject coverage includes:
- General Interest
- Language Arts
- Social Science
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An online literacy resource that pairs classic video storybooks from Weston Woods with related non-fiction eBooks from Scholastic to build a love of reading and learning. BookFlix reinforces early reading skills and introduces children to a world of knowledge and exploration.
ProQuest Schools and Educators Complete eBook Central offers a foundational base of more than 12,900 downloadable ebooks for K-12 students and teachers that are available anytime and anywhere. Books can be downloaded or read online and are available in multiple languages such as Spanish and both simplified and traditional Chinese.
Key topics for students include history, art, science, music, math, computers, literature, writing, religion, and fiction.
Teachers benefit from such subjects as common core, classroom management, curriculum planning, educational technology, tests and measurements; child development, psychology and disabilities, and more.
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Tuition Funding Sources is a website designed to help students find scholarships, college and career information. TFS offers students the largest scholarship database in the world with over $41 billion in scholarship awards along with a career personality test and detailed college and career information.
An online collection of TumbleBooks – animated, talking picture books which teach kids the joy of reading in a format they'll love. TumbleBooks are created by adding animation, sound, music, and narration to existing picture books in order to produce an electronic picture book which you can read, or have read to you.
USA Learns free online citizen course helps you prepare for all parts of the naturalization interview. Includes lessons on the steps required for citizenship, as well as vocabulary, grammar, reading, writing, listening, and speaking. Just create an account to get started today!