eBooks, eResearch and More
|Research - Start Here
- Subject listing of resources to answer questions and get homework done.
- Use EJournal to see what magazines we have available in print and electronically.
- Help getting started with your Kindle, iPad, PC or other reading device. Includes step-by-step directions.
|Digital Local Interest Collections
- A long-range project to digitize the Library's archival collections that are in the public domain, such as historical Palo Alto newspapers. Also includes locally-created unique content including writings, photographs and other documents.
- LINK+ enables you to borrow books from outside the Palo Alto Library system.
|Library Mobile Solutions
- Discover what we offer designed specifically for your hand-held device or phone.
|Learn a Language
- Two online language learning programs and a rich resource for foreign language newspapers round out the selection.
|English as a Second Language
- Learning English is a snap with these tools, including where to go for more help.
|Foundation Center Network Partners
- Free online access to three powerful databases as well as a deep print collection to assist in securing funding or starting a non-profit. Materials and online access is EXCLUSIVELY at Rinconada Library. Ask at the Answers desk for assistance.
|Practice Taking Tests
- Learning Express 3.0 offers practice tests for SAT, GRE, GET, civil service exams, citizenship exams and tests for all grade levels.
- IndieFlix brings the film festival experience home with independent films, shorts & documentaries from around the world including the best of Sundance, Cannes, Tribeca, and more. Unlimited access--all videos in the collection are available anytime -- no waitlists, no due dates, no late fees!
- Hoopla offers popular and hard-to-find movies & TV shows to stream in your web browser or stream/download on your smartphone or tablet. No waitlists, no late fees!
- Freegal allows library card holders to download 5 free songs a week - yours to keep!
- Hoopla provides thousands of music albums to stream in your web browser or mobile app.
- Discover & Go provides free or discounted passes to museums and venues throughout the Bay Area.
- Flipster has a selection of magazines for all ages, full text and in color. Easy to use, all you need is your library card number.
- Zinio offers downloads of the most current edition of your favorite full color magazines - free and easy.
- Kono for Libraries provides Chinese & Japanese digital magazines from Taiwan, Hong Kong and Japan
- 3D printers are available by reservation at the Rinconada Library.
Last Updated: Oct 3, 2017