With 3,500+ interactive books, educational games, puzzles, and other learning activities, ABCmouse.com’s award-winning online curriculum is an invaluable resource for young learners (ages 2-6+).
Science & Technology
Academic and research articles from scholarly journals in physical sciences, technology, medicine, social sciences, the arts, theology, literature , etc. Requires "29041" library card. View available apps
EveryoneOn is a national nonprofit working to eliminate the digital divide by making high-speed, low-cost Internet service and computers, and free digital literacy courses accessible to all unconnected Americans.
A one-stop source for news, magazine, and periodical articles across a wide range of topics: business, computers, current events, economics, education, environmental issues, health care, hobbies, humanities, law, literature, art, politics, science, social science, sports, technology, and many general interest topics.. With millions of articles available in both PDF and HTML full-text. View available apps
Homework help resources for beginning elementary school; also includes 75 popular kids magazines like Highlights and Sports Illustrated for Kids. View available apps
Provides a vast library of streaming online instructional videos covering business, software, technology and creative skills to achieve personal and professional goals. Taught by accomplished teachers and recognized industry experts, lynda.com is a high-quality resource for anyone looking to learn new skills in a wide range of subjects including photography, animation, music, web development, software, and project management. You can take an unlimited number of courses with 24/7 access on your computer or smartphone. Create an account with your library card number & PIN and learn at your own pace. Requires "29041" library card. View available apps
Search current and archived issues of local newspapers for full-text news articles, editorials, events, people, government, sports and more. Search each paper individually or search all six local papers at the same time using the links below. Requires "29041" library card.
- San Francisco Chronicle – 1/1/1985-present (no obituaries included)
- San Mateo County Times – 9/15/2001-present
- San Mateo Daily Journal – 10/2/2000-present
- San Jose Mercury News – 6/1/1985-present
- Half Moon Bay Review – 8/15/1997-present
- Pacifica Tribune – 9/24/2003-present (no data 9/10/2009-6/6/2012)
- Search all six local papers at the same time.
An engaging online experience for those seeking contextual information and opinions on hundreds of today's hottest social issues. Drawing on the acclaimed Greenhaven Press series, the solution features continuously updated viewpoints, topic overviews, full-text magazines, academic journals, news articles, primary source documents, statistics, images, videos, audio files and links to vetted websites organized into a user-friendly portal experience. View available apps
The best IT and technology eBooks from the best authors and publishers.
Researching science topics has never been easier -- with Science In Context, thousands of topic overviews, experiments, biographies, pictures and illustrations are just a few clicks away and the latest scientific developments are covered in articles from over 200 magazines and academic journals and links to quality web sites. View available apps
Guided homework help with biographies, literature, history, health, science, and multicultural studies. View available apps