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ABCmouse 
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.
Access World News Find information on global issues and events, business, education, the environment, political and social issues and more including newspapers, videos and web-only content featuring the Long Beach Press-Telegram, USA Today, international sources and more.
Ancestry Library Edition
Genealogy resource with census, vital, church, court, and immigration records. In-library use only. (Tutorial available)
Archives of Sexuality & Gender: LGBTQ History and Culture since 1940

This resource presents important aspects of LGBTQ life in the second half of the twentieth century and beyond. The archive includes gay and lesbian newspapers from more than 35 countries, reports, policy statements, and other documents related to gay rights and health, including the worldwide impact of AIDS, materials tracing LGBTQ activism in Britain from 1950 through 1980, and more.

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.
Books24x7 
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.
Britannica School Britannica School is the go-to site for learning more about any subject, offering thousands of up-to-date, curated, and curriculum-relevant articles, images, videos, audio clips, primary sources, maps, research tools, recommended Web sites, and three separate databases—Elementary, Middle, or High. Provided by the California State Library.
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)
Driving-Tests.org 
California Driver Permit practice tests for both automobile and motorcycles, along with the Driver Handbooks for each.
Escolar Escolar is the leading knowledge-building resource that is universally trusted for accurate and age-appropriate content in Spanish. Provided by the California State Library.
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.
Informe 
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)
Lynda.com 
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).
Newsbank
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.
OverDrive
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)
ReferenceUSA Create marketing plans, conduct competitive analysis, develop lists and research companies and consumers in the premier source of business and residential information, including listings of over 52 million businesses and over 290 million consumers.
RBdigital Magazines 
Full color, interactive digital magazines. Get the free RBdigital app on our downloads page(Tutorial available)
TeachingBooks Discover book guides, lesson plans, literature-based vocabulary lists, author videos and book readings, and more with TeachingBooks.net. Provided by the California State Library.
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)
TumbleBookLibrary 
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.
VetNow by Brainfuse Free online academic and job assistance for veterans transitioning to civilian life.

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.
Zinio Zinio Digital Magazines is now RBdigital!

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