eBooks & Digital Resources

New: Skillshare

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Skillshare is an online learning community with thousands of inspiring classes for creative and curious people. Explore classes just for you. Our curated class lists help you figure out your next side project, pick up new skills for your day job, or pursue a lifelong passion.

New: LearningExpress Library Complete

learningexpress-library-complete-button-240 Opens in new windowLearningExpress Library Complete is an easy-to-use e-learning platform featuring online tutorials, practice tests and e-books to help you achieve your educational and professional goals. In addition to helping you improve your skills in reading, writing, math and basic science, LearningExpress Library Complete offers tools and resources to help you search for jobs, build workplace skills and prepare for career certification exams. You'll also find college and grad school admissions test prep, GED® test prep and much more.

New: PressReader

PressReader gives you unlimited access to 7,000+ of the world's most popular newspapers and magazines on any device. Access popular titles like Los Angeles Times, Newsweek, Daily Mail, and many more!
Download the PressReader App or visit the desktop site directly at www.pressreader.com


New: DigiLab - Irwindale Public Library Digital Archive

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Irwindale Public Library DigiLab Collection, sponsored by the Southern California Library Cooperative (SCLC), features photos and other items documenting the history of Irwindale.

New: Brainfuse JobNow & VetNow

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Career Tools

Live Job Coaching: Connect with a coach to get help with job searching, applications, and interview preparation.
Resume Lab: Submit your resume and receive expert feedback on formatting, key words, transferable skills, and more.
eParachute: Complete a self-assessment to discover a career or academic path that best suits your interests, skills, and experiences.

Veteran Support Tools

Live Navigator: Connect with an expert veteran to learn more about eligible VA benefits and community resources.
Veteran Resources: Review carefully selected resources to help you understand your benefits and community resources.

Learning Tools

Live Online Tutoring: Connect with live tutors for help with career-enhancing academic skills.
Writing Lab: Develop better writing skills through expert analysis of your papers, complete with constructive comments.
LearnNow: Receive live skills tutoring and access an extensive library of lessons, videos tutorials, and practice tests including SAT, ACT, GED, GRE, and more.

New: ProQuest

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The leading primary source reference for up-to-date cultural information on the countries of the world. Beyond mere facts and figures, delivers an insider's perspective on daily life and culture, including the history, customs, and lifestyles of the world's people(Grades 3-12)

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eBook database (over 12,000 titles) in multiple subject areas (English Language Arts, Science, Math, Social Studies, Health, Physical Education, Information Literacy and Technology).

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General reference aggregation of periodical and digital media content with editorial guidance for novice researchers. (Grades 6+)

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Information literacy tools and tutorials to help develop critical thinking. Nine multi-media based learning modules and seven interactive tools. (Grades 8+)

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Curriculum-aligned database of content organized by complex issues. Helping novice researchers make sense of the major issues of the day, offers balanced content selections from more than 2,000 global sources. (Grades 6+)

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General reference resource for young researchers that makes learning fun and intuitive. Aids students in grades 1-9 develop their research, writing, language and computer skills. . (Grades 1-9)

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TeachingBooks.net (Pre-K through 12), a one-stop resource for books you are reading and teaching, including author and illustrator interviews, lesson plans, and other enrichment content.

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In association with the Library of Congress, provides free Braille and audio books, magazines and playback equipment to all eligible Californians unable to read standard print.
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