All libraries are closed until further notice. No late fines will be assessed for overdue items, and you can return materials when libraries reopen. Learn more.
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Read, Watch and Learn for Free at Home With the Library

Neale Stokes, Librarian III, Digital Content Team,
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You can access the library from home with your library card

Although our buildings are closed, we’re still open online. You can read books, watch movies and TV shows, take a class, or learn a language from home with your library card.


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Get Help from Librarians

Have a quick question? Our librarians are ready to help. Just send them an email.


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Books, Audiobooks, and Comics

We offer a large number of ebooks, audiobooks, and even comics–you can read or listen on almost any device or computer.

  • Overdrive & Libby - Overdrive is the company, Libby is the app. Read or listen to books with your phone, computer or other device.
  • RBdigital has audiobooks to download and stream on many devices.
  • Hoopla has over 10,000 comic books.

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Movies & Music

  • Kanopy has thousands of movies to stream for free on your computer, mobile device, or TV. Watch 9 movies per account per month. If you run out of play credits, Kanopy has a list of credit-free movies, and Kanopy Kids is free for the next 30 days.
  • Hoopla offers free movies, TV and documentaries for all ages.
  • Digitalia Film has streaming films available to watch online, including many international titles and classic American cinema.
  • Overdrive now offers streaming video, including movies and The Great Courses.
  • Freegal lets you stream and download over 10 million songs, including Sony Music’s catalog of legendary artists, and over 40,000 music videos.

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Magazines and Newspapers

  • RBdigital lets you check out digital copies of top magazines like The New Yorker, Vanity Fair, and Wired.
  • Access The New York Times for free with your library card.
  • PressReader provides instant access to over 2,000 newspapers from 100 countries in 60 languages, including the Los Angeles Times.

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Learn Something

  • Learn a language with Mango Languages or Transparent Language Online.
  • LinkedIn Learning (formerly Lynda.com) is an award-winning online learning site that offers more than 3,000 courses taught by recognized industry experts, and 150,000 video tutorials on business, technical and creative skills.
  • Universal Class has over 500 online non-credit Continuing Education Courses.
  • Access hundreds of college-level audio and video courses with The Great Courses.


 

 

 

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