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


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.

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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.

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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

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Download eBooks, Audiobooks, and Magazines 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! 

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