Student Learning & Research

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With 5,000+ interactive books, educational games, puzzles, and other learning activities, ABCmouse.com's award-winning online curriculum is an invaluable resource for young learners (ages 2-7+). From Age of Learning, Inc. *This resource is only available at the library.

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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.  

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Brittanica is a well know name in education and thanks to the California State Library, we now have access to their digital learning resources. Simply select what level of education you are looking for and your search results will bring a plethora of information geared to your K-12 needs. 

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Para Brittanica en Español, siga el enlace de arriba.

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Designed for serving libraries, EbscoHost had made a reputation for itself as the go-to provider of full text articles for magazines, trade publications and periodicals covering general interest subject areas, including business, education, general science, multicultural issues and much more. This database also contains a robust collection containing photos, maps and flags for all your research needs!

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GreenFILE covers connections between the environment and a variety of disciplines such as agriculture, education, law, health and technology.

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The Khan Academy is a free educational resource for students in K-12 schooling that wish to get in-depth help on a multitude of educational subjects. There is also a wide range of resources for educators, districts, and parents to help anyone wishing to have more tools at their disposal for learning. ¡Estos recursos también vienen en otros idiomas!

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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!

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Masterplots offers 12,000 reference articles focusing on plot summaries, critical commentary, character profiles, literary settings, and biographical profiles of classic and significant works of literature.

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This free resource compliments of the California State Library is loaded with materials to help students with all their K-12 needs! Use this resource to find all of the recommended and required reading material for your classes as well as customize your reading lists for optimum results.

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Tuition Funding Sources is a private 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.

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Zoterobib is a free citation resource that allows you to input any URL, book title, ISBN, or other text information and build the appropriate citation in any of the standard formats used in school. If you ever find yourself without the MLA, APA, or Chicago Manual, check out this amazing resource to get your biblioraphy in proper order!