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Ancestry Library Edition 

NEW: Ancestry Library Edition (In-Library access only)

The largest online family history resource available is now accessible within all Placer County Library locations. Come into your nearest location to gain access to billions of historical records from around the world such as census, vital, immigration, passport, military records and more.


brainfuse HelpNow! Live Tutoring, Homework Help, and Skill Building. Tutors available Monday through Sunday from 1:00pm - 10:00pm PST. Log in with your Library card number. Supported by the Placer County Literacy Support Council.

Chilton Auto Repair 

Chilton Library: Vehicle maintenance and repair database. Log in with your Library card number.


Explora Public Libraries

Explora High Schools

Explora Primary Schools

Magazine articles, encyclopedias, Consumer Reports and more. Log in with your library card number.

Gale Virtual Reference Library

Gale Virtual Reference Library  e-book articles from trusted, authoritative reference works. Password is your library card number.

Legal Information Reference Center

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 & Reading

Library to Go

 Library To Go (powered by OverDrive) offers downloadable eBooks and eAudiobooks.



enki is the place for discovery, helping you find new gems, classic novels and eye-opening nonfiction eBooks.  



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! 

RB digital 

(formerly "Zinio for Libraries")

  • Downloadable  magazines courtesy of Northnet Library System.
  • No holds, no checkout periods, and no limit to the number of magazines you can download.
  • To get the app, go to your app store and download the RBdigital app. 
  • To browse on your computer, visit RB digital
  • For help, view: Magazine Browser User Guide.

Music Downloadables

Freegal Music  

  • Download and/or stream music for free with your library card & PIN. 
  • Web based, does not require any software, compatible with all browsers; PC, MACs and most devices and phones.
  • Over 8 Million songs from 28,000+ labels including the labels of Sony Music Entertainment.
  • 3 hours streaming per day and 3 downloads per week. Freegal Music frequently asked questions (FAQs)