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Generate sales leads, mailing lists, market research, employment opportunities, and more. (Tutorial available)
Highly engaging, expert-designed curriculum for preschool, pre-k, kindergarten, and beyond. With more than 3,500 individual learning activities, 450 lessons, and more than 300 online books, ABCmouse encompasses reading and language arts, math, science, social studies, art, and music, to help children build a strong foundation for academic success. In-library use only.
Ancestry Library Edition
Genealogy resource with census, vital, church, court, and immigration records. In Library use only. (Tutorial available)
Axis 360 
Free downloadable children's and middle school eBooks. Now available in an all-in-one mobile app. To download the latest version, visit the App Zone. (Tutorial Available)
Biography in Context 
Biographies of people from around the world and across disciplines.
On-demand access to fully searchable, web-based books on information technology, business and well-being. Registration required.
Brainfuse Help Now 
Live online homework help, writing lab and more for students of all ages. Tutors are available in English and Spanish every day from 1:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. PST. Get the free app on our Downloads page. Get help today!
Brainfuse Job Now 
Free resume review, career assistance and more.
Cloud Library 
Download eBooks free with your library card. Compatible with PC, Mac, eReaders, smartphones, and tablets. Get the free Cloud Library app on our Downloads page(Tutorial available)
California Driver Permit practice tests for both automobile and motorcycles, along with the Driver Handbooks for each.
Freegal Music 
Download up to 5 songs per week. These MP3 format songs are free, legal, and yours to keep. App now available for iOS and Android.
Gale Courses 
Gale Courses offers a wide range of highly interactive, instructor led courses on a large variety of subjects that you can take entirely online. (Tutorial available)
General OneFile 
News and magazines on business, current events, education, literature, science, tech, and more.
Popular Spanish language and bilingual magazines.
kanopy Video streaming platform featuring movies, films and documentaries from producers including The Criterion Collection, The Great Courses, Kino Lorber, PBS and others. Stream up to 6 films per month. (Tutorial available)
LearningExpress Library - Test Preparation 
Pactice tests and courses for ASVAB, GED, SAT, GRE, reading, math, civil service, and more. (Tutorial available)
Learn technology, creative and business skills online. (Tutorial available)
Mango Languages 
Language courses include Spanish, French, German, Japanese, English, and many more. Get the free Mango app on our Downloads page(Tutorial available)
Newspaper Archive
Research history and genealogy with full-page vintage Long Beach (1938 - 1977), national, and international newspapers. Some archives go back hundreds of years. In Library use only.
Newspapers by ProQuest 
Los Angeles Times Historical (1881 - 1987) and Los Angeles Times Full-Text (1985 - present).
Long Beach Press-Telegram, 1990 - present. Includes features, obituaries, editorials, announcements and more.
Opposing Viewpoints in Context 
One-stop source for information on social issues. Topic overviews, viewpoints, magazines, academic journals, primary source documents, statistics, and podcasts.
Download audiobooks and eBooks free with your library card. Compatible with PC, Mac, eReaders, smartphones, and tablets. Get the free OverDrive app on our Downloads page. (Tutorial available)
Testing and Education Reference Center 
Practice taking standardized tests such at the PSAT, SAT, GRE, ACT, TOEFL and U.S. citizenship tests...and more. (Tutorial available)
Story books, read-alongs, nonfiction, videos, puzzles, games, and language learning. Grades PreK-6. (Tutorial available)
TumbleBookCloud Junior
Elementary and middle school chapter books, read-alongs, graphic novels, audiobooks, and National Geographic videos. Grades K-8.

WestlawNext Patron Access 

The Long Beach Public Library no longer subscribes to WestlawNext but here are some free online legal resources.
World Book Online 
Search encyclopedia articles and media in World Book Kids, Student, Advanced, or Spanish.
Full color, interactive digital magazines. Get the free Zinio app on our Downloads page(Tutorial available)

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