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NoveList Plus

Find out what books to read next based on what you already like. For adults and older teens.
Note: Use your library card number when NoveList asks you for "Patron ID".

Opposing Viewpoints in Context

Learn about current social issues with pro/con viewpoint essays, periodical articles, biographies, images, podcasts and more. Provided by Gale.

OverDrive

Recent bestsellers, popular fiction and nonfiction, and more.  Features eBooks in English, Español, 中文, 한국어, русский; (Spanish, Chinese, Vietnamese, Korean, and Russian).

OverDrive - Thư Liệu Tiếng Việt

Các Sách Điện Tử và Thâu Âm Đọc Truyện Điện Tử

Photo & Art Magazines from RBdigital

Complete full color magazines to read on your device or computer, including Digital Photo, ArtNews, Shutterbug, and Drawing.

Poetry & Short Story Reference Center

Complete poems and short stories, criticism, and information about poets and authors.

PowerKnowledge Earth & Space Science (Grades 3-6)

Explore topics including ecosystems & biomes, energy & matter, natural disasters, space science, and more.

PowerKnowledge Life Science (Grades 3-6)

Explore topics including animals, food chains & food webs; green living; habitats & ecosystems; the human body; life cycles; plants; and survival & adaptation.

PowerKnowledge Physical Science (Grades 3-6)

Explore key science topics including atoms and molecules; elements and the periodic table; energy and matter; force and motion; and temperature and measurement.

Pressbooks

Create a professional-looking eBook, or format your book for printing.
Note: This eResource is not accessible to eLibrary Card members at this time.

PressReader

PressReader contains over 7000 digital magazines and newspapers from around the world, in multiple languages. Read these eMagazines and eNewspapers in the PressReader app available on most devices' app store, or in your desktop/laptop's browser.

PrivCo

Get business and financial data on non-publicly traded companies. Includes information about VC fundings, private equity deals, private mergers and acquisitions, and private market investors.

ProCitizen

Prepare for the US Naturalization Test through practice tests, exercises, and activities.

ProCitizen en Español

Prepárese para su examen de Naturalización de los Estados Unidos con pruebas de práctica, materiales y actividades de estudio. 

Pronunciator

Learn conversational skills and grammar for over 80 languages. Some languages include special modules for children, feature-length films, music, and poetry.

RBdigital

Read eMagazines in multiple languages with RBdigital!

ReferenceUSA Business Directory

Access detailed directory information on millions of U.S. and Canadian businesses, including address, sales, headquarter and subsidiary information, and SIC and NAICS numbers. 

Rich's Online Directory (Bay Area)

Directory information for Bay Area companies.

Rock's Backpages

Articles on artists from Aaliyah to ZZ Top, on all genres from rockabilly to hip hop, by the finest music writers of the last 50 years. Login in via the sidebar with your library card number.

Safari Books Online

An online ebook and video collection with a focus on technology, programming, development, network administration and digital media.

San José Mercury News (Newsbank) (1985-present)

Full-text articles and death notices, excluding classifieds and other ads, from the San José Mercury News. Includes articles on news/current events from other sources.

Scholastic Teachables

Easy to print lesson plans, worksheets, and activities on a wide variety of subjects for PreK - 8 educators.

School Center - LearningExpress Library

Offers test preparation, homework help, and skill building for elementary, middle, and high school students.

Short Edition

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