Books and learning


ABCmouse is the #1 Learning App for children ages 2–8+, with more than 8,500 activities that teach reading, math, science, health, social studies, art, and music.

eBooks and eMagazines

Get details on our eBooks page or eMagazines page

Literature Resources

Literature Resources lets you search across several literature databases to find full text of literary works, journal articles, criticism, reviews, biographies, and overviews.

Mango Languages

Mango Languages is an online language-learning system teaching actual conversation skills for a wide variety of languages.
Menlo Park library card required for home use of Mango.

Niche Academy

Niche Academy delivers immediately accessible online training for library subscriptions, social media, and more.

NoveList Plus

NoveList Plus has reading recommendations for both fiction and nonfiction. Their expertise in books and reading means that you'll always get the best help for finding just the right books.

NoveList K-8 Plus

NoveList K-8 Plus is a trusted source of read-alike recommendations specifically for younger readers. It helps kids find books that are just right for their reading level and interests. has collected interviews, readings, videos, lessons and more about books and authors.  They help readers connect deeply with a book, gain insights from authors, and thoroughly experience the joy of reading.

Award-Winning Books: Resources
Book Guides & Lesson Plans
Booklists: Build Your Own
Diverse Books
Literature-Based Vocabulary Lists
Meet-The-Author Videos & Book Readings

Testing & Education Reference Center

Testing & Education RC lets you take college entrance or licensing exams, look for a college or graduate school, or find scholarships that meet your financial needs. Take on-line practice tests and use test prep eBooks to obtain your education goals.