Looking for online resources the Library has to offer? Expand the tabs below to access media, career resources, research help and more!
Kanopy is a video streaming service that provides instant access to thousands of critically acclaimed movies, documentaries, and Kids favorites. A valid Monterey Park Bruggemeyer Library card is required.
Note: To register for an account, you will need your library card number and PIN/Password. Your PIN/Password will be your last name. If you are unable to create an account, contact the Adult Reference Desk at (626) 307-1368 for assistance.
Libby is the new app to enjoy ebooks and audiobooks from OverDrive. Available from the Apple App Store and Google Play Store for smartphones and tablets. To access the Library's eBook and eAudio collection from a desktop, visit the Southern California Digital Library.
The L.A. Theatre Works Collections delivers some of the most significant dramatic literature of the 19th, 20th, and 21st centuries by leading actors from around the world, all from the curated archive of the nation’s premiere radio theatre company and recorded specifically for online listening.
LibriVox provides free public-domain audiobooks read by volunteers from all over the world.
New York Times Digital provides direct access to nytimes.com from 1851 to the present while you are at the Library. You must create an account for access. Click Create Account to create an account with your personal email address, or sign in.
To activate your subscription, you’ll need to log in or register first from a Library computer or connect to the Library's Wifi. To learn more about accessing the New York Times online, click on the following instructions (PDF). To access the New York Times from home, visit the following website for 72-hour access.
The Palace Project is a simple easy-to-use app that delivers ebooks and audiobooks. Enjoy thousands of free books from the Palace Bookshelf as well as titles purchased through the Palace Marketplace–available exclusively in the app. Download The Palace Project app for Apple and Android.
PressReader provides access to over 7,000 newspapers and magazines. Includes publications from over 120 countries in more than 60 different languages. Visit the following website to download the PressReader app.
Project Gutenberg is a library of over 60,000 free eBooks. Choose between free epub and Kindle eBooks, download them, or read them online.
Smithsonian Global Sound for Libraries provides an extensive virtual encyclopedia of unique American folk, blues, soul, jazz, and protest songs, as well as a broad range of world music through partnership with Smithsonian Folkways Recordings.
TumbleBooksLibrary is an online collection of eBooks for children that you can access from home with your library card.
Monterey Park Bruggemeyer Library Career Center provides job seekers with access to job sites, resume writing resources, and interviewing tips.
Brainfuse VetNow is an all-in-one suite of services designed for a wide range of career or veteran needs: whether it’s tackling a resume, writing a cover letter, navigating the VA system, or adjusting to a civilian career.
Coursera is a California-based Public Benefit Corporation whose mission is to help individuals build the skills they need for in-demand jobs. It provides learners with access to more than 5,000 courses and certifications.
GetSetUP Learning center is a social learning platform for individuals 50+, taught by peers. The classes are live and consist of digital learning, physical health, mental health, social health, and vocational health. Patrons will receive a pass or code to be able to access all the classes they would like to participate in for a month at a time.
LearningExpress Library Complete and Job & Career Accelerator assists job seekers with exam preparation, including the California Basic Educational Skills Test(CBEST), California Subject Examinations for Teachers (CSET), California Real Estate, Salesperson exam prep, and the California Police Officer Exam. Learning Express Library Complete & Job Accelerator provides tools for resume building, interviewing, and job seeking. This resource also supplies tools for earning a high school equivalency diploma in California. Offers video courses to help Californians build computer literacy skills.
Para recursos en español, visite este sitio de web.
LinkedIn Learning Focuses on the skills needed to land jobs that are currently in demand (based on workforce and labor market data, the future of work predictions, and current trends.) It provides professional certificates as well as continuing education units (CEUs) that can be added to a LinkedIn profile. To access this resource, enter your library card number and PIN (Last Name).
Northstar Digital Literacy Focuses on people with low or limited technology skills. Provides assessments of 14 different digital skills. Used by CA literacy programs.
This resource is supported in whole or in part by funding provided by the State of California, administered by the California State Library.
Online Consumer Health Resource Center provides users with a variety of vetted health resources to assist individuals in their health care journey.
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Archives of Sexuality & Gender presents important aspects of LGBTQ life in the second half of the twentieth century and beyond.
Britannica School Edition offers thousands of up-to-date, curated, and curriculum-relevant articles, images, videos audio clips, primary sources, maps, and research tools for K-12 students.
Brainfuse HelpNow offers live tutor access for homework help, skills building and test preparation where after taking a quiz, users can connect directly to a live tutor from the test center. To learn how to use Brainfuse HelpNow, view the following document or the tutorial below.
Britannica Escolar is a Spanish-language resource for native speakers, bilingual students, and students learning Spanish that provides access to thousands of articles, images, videos, maps, and tables.
Gale In Context: Environmental Studies Understand environmental issues that affect people globally through topic overviews, journals, news, and multimedia content.
Gale Interactive: Science Manipulate 3D interactive models to visualize and understand concepts in biology, chemistry, earth, and space science.
National Geographic Kids Explore amazing adventures in science, nature, culture, archaeology, and space. Best for children aged 6-14.
ProQuest CultureGrams Online - Concise cultural information on countries around the world. (Grades 3-12)
ProQuest Ebook Central (School & Educators Complete) – eBook subscription database (over 12,000 titles) to support multiple subject areas (English Language Arts, Science, Math, Social Studies, Health, Physical Education, Information Literacy and Technology). (Grades 9+, possibly some content for Middle School, also includes professional development content for faculty)
ProQuest eLibrary – General reference aggregation of periodical and digital media content with editorial guidance for novice researchers. Two unique interfaces available. (Grades 6+)
ProQuest Research Companion – Information literacy tools and tutorials to help develop critical thinking. (Grades 8+)
ProQuest SIRS Discoverer – Selected content for novice researchers, especially elementary and middle school students and educators. (Grades 3-9)
ProQuest SIRS Issues Researcher – Curriculum-aligned database of content organized by complex issues, ideally for middle and high school students and educators. (Grades 6+)
Teaching Books provides original, in-studio movies of authors and illustrators, and a wealth of multimedia resources on K through 12 books to support reading and library activities for all grades and content areas.
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