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  • Five New Fantastic Resources That Promote Interactive Learning at Home!
    With so much change occurring in the last year, young students have been thrown into many new forms of learning. Some students thrived in an online environment and others have begun to form an educational gap. In order to address this potential gap, the Santa Clara County Library District would like to promote the following … Read more
  • Get Help from a Live Tutor
    Our HelpNow service by Brainfuse offers free online tutoring, homework help, practice tests, writing reviews, flashcard games, and more!
  • All About Robots
    What is a robot? At its core, a robot is a machine designed to do an activity in place of a person. Learn more with Scholastic Go!
  • Juneteenth: Fighting for Federal Recognition
    In 1865, June 19th was dedicated to the celebration of the freedom of enslaved individuals in America.
  • Summer Reading Program: June 1 – July 30, 2021
    Summer Reading Program runs from June 1 – July 31, 2021. Join us for an exciting array of online programs for both kids and teens.
  • Explore Our Online Magazine Collection from Overdrive
    Do you enjoy reading magazines? We offer a fun collection of online magazines covering a variety of topics including animals, sports, fashion, and pop culture.
  • Discover California with It’s My State! eBooks
    Find out why California’s nickname is “The Golden State” with the It’s My State! eBook collection. These books are a great source of information for school state reports.
  • Quilting Tips from Creativebug
    Get creative with Creativebug! Watch video tutorials and instructions for sewing, quilting, and other arts and crafts. Discover quilt patterns and sewing tips and tricks.
  • Looking for a Fabulous New Book to Read?
    NoveList K-8 Plus provides book recommendations, including read-alikes. You can search for titles by reading level, grade level, fiction and nonfiction, genre, and more.
  • Need to Write an Essay?
    Explora is an easy-to-use search tool with a ton of information for you to research a topic of your choice.
  • 10 Modern and Timeless Classics that You Should Read Before Leaving High School
    OverDrive offers a diverse selection of both modern and timeless classics that are not to be missed!
  • Comic Suggestions for Kids, Teens and Everyone In Between
    ComicsPlus provides you with fiction and nonfiction graphic novels, comics, Sunday funnies, manga, and more.
  • April is National Poetry Month
    Find your favorite poems and poets! Granger’s World of Poetry is the online resource for current and past poetry from around the world.
  • Aesop’s Fables
    Hundreds of fables are credited to Aesop. You can check out fable in eBook format through OverDrive. You can also learn more about Aesop and his fables through articles available online from resources like Britannica School Edition and Explora for Elementary School.
  • Interesting Facts about the Moon
    The Moon has fascinated mankind for many centuries. Galileo Galilei devised an early version of the telescope and turned it to the heavens, which began the age of telescopic astronomy. Science Online will provide you with lots of facts and data about the Moon. This is an essential resource for any science related homework assignments.