Adult Learning & Career
This resource offers online access to primary source materials covering a vast array of topics important to U.S. and California history. With more than 290 archives and over 14 million pages available, this resource comes to us through the generosity of the California State Library.
Driving-Tests.org provides access to free driving tests and DMV handbooks in English and Spanish.
Duolingo offers free, online and app-based language courses. Learning with Duolingo is fun and addictive. Earn points for correct answers, race against the clock, and level up.
eSequels lists the most popular series so you can discover a new author or rediscover an enjoyable series of years past. eSequels also lists the novels in correct reading sequence so you can begin at the beginning rather than blunder into the middle of “Act III.”
Goodwill Community Foundation (GCF) is a veteran of the free educational resource movement and has amassed a wealth of resources to help people from all walks of life learn at their own pace. From free videos and reading material on learning everyday skills like how to use the internet, computer typing and other programs, or career advancement help, they have it all. ¡Estos recursos también vienen en otros idiomas!
JobNow is a great resource to help you acquire the skills needed to further your career goals. Everyday from 1:00-6:00 PM PST you can recieve live job coaching, interview practice, and resume building. Also you can have 24/7 access to all the other great elements this resource offers!
Learning Express is an online learning and test preparation service. Whether you are looking to get your high school equivalency, get into college, advance your career, or become a U.S. citizen, there are practice tests and ebooks available for you. Create an account with your library card number and start learning today!
The Legal Information Reference Center is a one-stop shop for all your legal information needs. Utilizing the highly regarded Nolo Press series of legal reference materials, this database will give you the stripped down, no-nonesense approach to getting to where you want to be!
Medline Plus is your go-to resource for all things medical. The U.S. National Library of Medicine makes sure that you have the most up to date information for any and all health related information. Find everything from drug and supplement information, video tutorials for surgery and other related procedures, to current trends and topics in health today. Find all this and more in multiple languages so you can be the best informed about your health.
Novelist will help you select fiction to read, based on books you have read, authors you enjoy, or topics in which you are interested.
TechBoomers is a free educational website geared around helping people learn everyday skills when navigating the internet and technology. From learning how to navigate the multitude of shopping, entertainment, and social media websites to learning the basics of everday technology, this resource will help you meet and exceed the current trends to make technology work for you!
USA Learns is a free website that helps adults learn English and prepare for U.S. citizenship online.
USA Learns es un recurso gratuito que ayuda a los adultos a aprender inglés y a prepararse para la ciudadanía estadounidense en línea.
ZipRecruiter is a job searching website that can help patrons find fulfilling and worthwhile employment opportunities. Besides their wide list of available jobs that be easily searched, they also have access to salary reports by college major and even local job listings!