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Learn about crafting, collecting, home decorating, sports, games, gardening, robotics, and other crafts & hobbies.
Learn about remodeling, home maintenance, painting, electrical work, plumbing and other home improvement topics.
Indie Author Project Submissions (Formerly SELF-E)
Submit your indie-published book here and share your eBooks with patrons of SJPL and libraries throughout California. The best submissions are curated, featured, and promoted by Library Journal, Overdrive, and other notable organizations and businesses.
Chat online with job search coaches regarding resume help, interview practice, and more. VetNow offers live help for navigating veteran resources and benefits.
Note: Live coaching is available daily 1:00 PM - 10:00 PM PST. Support materials are available 24/7.
LearningExpress Library Tutorials, Tests, eBooks (Grades 4-adult)
eBooks and practice tests for SAT, ACT, GED, ASVAB, U.S. Citizenship and much more. Study English, Math, Social Studies, and improve job skills.
Articles on legal issues, studies, and trends from 250+ law journals. For college level and up.
Online full-text access to legal reference books and forms, including Nolo books and various legal forms for personal, family, real estate and small businesses topics.
Take advantage of all the Library of Congress offers - from home! Digital Collections features thousands of items in hundreds of subject areas.
Articles on librarianship and related subjects. Coverage extends back as far as the early 20th century.
Literary criticism, plot summaries, biographies, poems, short stories, and reviews. For high school level and up.
An online learning site that hosts a growing library of 3,000+ courses and 130,000+ videos. Videos are delivered by expert instructors on creative, business and technology topics.
Note: Lynda.com is not working with the eLibrary cards at this time. Please check back for more info soon.
Learn conversation skills for over 70 different languages. Some languages include feature films.
Note: Internet Explorer users must update to version 11.0 or higher to access Mango.
Information on medical topics. Includes links to a medical encyclopedia/dictionary, and clinical trials. From the National Library of Medicine/National Institutes of Health.
Over 20 full-color browser-based eBooks for students to read about California missions. Each eBook includes history of the mission, the mission today, and a project. Perfect for school reports.
Note: Login with username: missions, password: missions
Music Collections at King Library (no digital images or full text)
San José Public Library's extensive music holdings at the King Library include five collections.
Find ancestors and research genealogy. Includes census records, birth, marriage, & death records, military records, newspaper articles, and family trees.