Skip to content

Research & Homework Help

Explore the library's subscription online resources below for magazine articles, reading recommendations, plus legal, student, consumer, and health research.

World Book

WORLD BOOK includes 4 research databases in one:

  • Kids: Especially for young users; optimized for tablets; features image-based navigation, easy to read articles with illustrations, videos, interactive maps and games and activities; includes World of Animals to help research your favorite animals
  • Info Finder For elementary and middle school-age patrons seeking extra help with their school assignments and extracurricular interests; Over 40,000 articles, video, photos, illustration, and 10,000 biographies
  • Timelines: Discover events spanning: the arts, literature, notable people, science and technology, society and culture, sports, and world history and geography.
  • Enciclopedia Estudiantil Hallazgos: Thousands of easy-to-read articles written in Spanish at earlier reading level; Packed with illustrations, videos, interactive maps, and engaging games and activities-designed to build key language and research skills.


brainfuse HelpNow! Live Tutoring, Homework Help, and Skill Building. Communicate with Tutors through Chat Window and Shared Whiteboard. Tutors are available Monday through Sunday from 1:00pm - 10:00pm PST. Log in with your Library card number. First time users will be prompted to set-up an account. Generously supported by the Placer County Literacy Support Council.

EBSCO Host Research Databases logo

EbscoHost Magazine Research Databases and Index Find  magazine articles and more. Includes Consumer Reports. Login is your library card number.

Gale Virtual Reference Library

Gale Virtual Reference Library  Download e-book articles anytime from trusted, authoritative reference works. Password is your library card number. Includes: Grzimek's Animal Life Encyclopedia, American Decades (includes Primary Sources such as speeches, scripts, and letters), Complete Human Diseases and Conditions, Encyclopedia of Global Warming, Countries and their Cultures, Worldmark Encyclopedia of the Nations, Worldmark Encyclopedia of the States

Kids Search powered by EBSCOhost

Kids Search Designed for youth in grades K - 8. Research information from magazines, newspapers, encyclopedias and more. Login is your library card number.

Student Research Center powered by EBSCOhost

Student Research Center Research tools for junior high and high school students. Sources include magazines, newspapers and encyclopedias. Login is your library card number.

 Legal Information Reference Center logo

Legal Information Reference Center A self-help law resource that contains more than 225 full-text publications and thousands of legal forms. Password = county in which you reside.


Books & Media

We have ebooks 

Download eBooks, Audiobooks, Magazines, and Music with your library card. Visit Download eBooks & eAudiobooks for more information.


NoveList answers the question: What should I read next? Log in with your library card number.

TumbleBook Library

TumbleBook Library Children's Books that read to you... Click on the link and read along with us! 

Search the Library Catalog
Find books, audiobooks, eBooks & eAudio, DVDs and more

Access your Account
Renew, place holds, view checkouts