eResources - eBooks

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Boundless (formerly Axis 360)

Boundless is the updated version of Axis 360, now featuring customizable user profiles. Offers eBook bestsellers with shorter hold queues.


California Indie-Authors, Library Journal SELF-e Selects picks, and local content.


cloudLibrary is an Adult Fiction and Nonfiction Lucky Day Collection. Works with computers, eReaders, smartphones, Kindles.

Digital Public Library of America

The DPLA empowers people to learn, grow, and contribute to society by maximizing access to our shared history, culture, and knowledge.

EBSCO eBooks

Read fiction, nonfiction, business, and academic titles on your computer or device. Checkout on the EBSCO site and use with an app.


Includes over 70,000 titles from popular fiction and nonfiction genres like romance, mysteries, travel, technical, crafts, cooking and more.

Gale eBooks

Search or browse eBooks on Business, Cooking & Food, Kids interest, and more!


Read eBooks and eComics, listen to eAudiobooks and music, watch movies and TV.

Hoopla: Materiales en español

Hoopla contenido digital en el idioma español.

Hoopla: наименования на русском языке

цифровые материалы на русском языке

Hoopla: 中文網路视频

中文網路视频: Hoopla Digital


Access Chinese language eBooks and eAudiobooks on topics including current events, science, technology, beauty, health, and many more.

LearningExpress Library

eBooks, tutorials, and practice tests related to academic support, college & career preparation, citizenship, and more.


Enjoy eBooks, eAudiobooks and eMagazines by downloading and using the Libby app by OverDrive.


Kids can enjoy 1300+ picture books in over 45 languages along with English translations. New stories and languages are added regularly.

Missions of California

Color eBooks for school reports about California missions covering history, the mission today, and a project. username/password = missions


Learn new technologies and research business trends. O'Reilly provides access to eBooks, videos, learning paths and case studies.


Recent bestsellers, popular fiction and nonfiction eBooks and eAudiobooks in English, Español, 中文, 한국어, русский.

OverDrive: Thư Liệu Tiếng Việt

Các Sách Điện Tử và Thâu Âm Đọc Truyện Điện Tử.


One mobile app to access eBooks & eAudiobooks from Axis360, BiblioBoard, cloudLibrary, enki, Overdrive, and exclusive Palace-only titles.

Short Édition

Read short works of fiction from local and international writers, or submit your own to the Short Edition collection.


Access a variety of eBooks and eAudiobooks from one app! Includes ePub format titles from Overdrive, cloudLibrary, enki, Axis360, and more.
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