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ABCmouse is designed to teach children ages 2-8+. Note that the in-Library use link only works inside our branch libraries or at the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library. No library card required.
The Adult Core Skills center helps adults achieve their personal, education and career goals by offering resources to help them improve their basic skills in reading, writing, and math, and prepare for the U.S. citizenship exam.
Presents topically-focused digital collections of historical documents that support the research and study needs of scholars and students.
Search newspapers, magazines, and other trustworthy sources for articles on any topic.
Articles - In Depth Search (For high school level and up.)
Search multiple sources to find articles from magazines, journals, newspapers, books, and primary sources. Includes Academic Search Complete.
Facts and news about each state, including history, maps, symbols, climate, economy, demographics and schools. Great for travel planning and for school state reports.
Get information on major cities worldwide, including current news, info about currency, culture, language, electricity & phone, and other important information for travelers.
Find hundreds of thousands of biographical entries, past and present, from around the world. From Gale.
Full-text access to 300+ Chinese magazines. Formats available include: multi-media (original version), HTML text, audio, and a mobile version.
Note: Outside the library, the username and password are: sjplib
Britannica Escolar es una enciclopedia en dos partes con portales para estudiantes de primaria y secundaria.
Britannica School is a three part encyclopedia with portals for elementary, middle, and high school students.
Complete full color magazines to read on your device or computer, including The Economist, Bloomberg Businessweek, Kiplinger's and Forbes.
Volumes 40-44. Actual business plans compiled by, and aimed at, entrepreneurs seeking funding for small businesses.
A free database including scans of historical California newspapers published from 1846 to the present.
San Jose Public Library's California Room page has digitized local collections and other local history resources.
Offers preparation for professional exams, information about occupations, and skill-building for the workplace.
Explore new careers, prepare for a job search, find jobs and submit your applications.
Get manuals, OEM diagrams, and Technical Service Bulletins (TSBs) for automobiles and light trucks.
cloudLibrary is an Adult Fiction and Nonfiction Lucky Day Collection. It works with your Mac or Windows computer, eReader, iOS or Android device, Kindle Fire, Kindle Fire HD, & Nook.
Getting into college is an important step to building a strong future. Use this center to get the resources you need to achieve your college preparation goals.