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Ancestry -- In Library Use Only

Search billions of records and discover your family’s story. Contains resources for genealogical and historical research, including census, military, court, land, probate, vital and church records; directories; passenger lists, and more.

Britannica Escolar

Britannica Escolar

Britannica Escolar is the leading knowledge-building resource that is universally trusted for accurate and age-appropriate content in Spanish. 

Britannica School

Britannica School

Britannica School is the go-to site for learning more about any subject -- for all grades and all reading abilities -- offering thousands of up-to-date, curated, and curriculum-relevant articles, images and more. 

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Consumer Reports

Whether you are looking to find the best deal on an LCD TV or researching the top-recommended used vehicles, ConsumerReports.org provides trusted ratings and reviews, recommendations and buying advice for thousands of products and services. 



Online courses, many of them led by top colleges and companies, aimed at building relevant job skills to advance or switch careers. 

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Digital Navigators/Navegantes Digitales

Get connected with Digital Navigators, kind and skilled experts, who can offer patient and personalized assistance in English and Spanish. 

Click here for details on how Digital Navigators can help you get connected. 

Discover and Go

Discover and Go

Visit wonderful places in the Bay Area using your library card and password! Login, download, and print your museum passes from home. 

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Enki: Electronic Books

Enjoy over 70,000 e-Books for children, teens, and adults with the Enki Library Collection at http://marin.enkilibrary.org/

Click here for instructions on how to download Enki titles to your mobile device

Gale Environmental Studies

Gale in Context: Environmental Studies

Broaden student understanding of environmental issues that affect people globally through topic overviews, journals, news, and multimedia content 

Gale Science

Gale in Context: Science

Allows students to manipulate 3D interactive models to visualize and understand biology, chemistry, earth, and space science concepts. 



An online learning platform for adults, ages 50+, who want to learn new skills and connect with their peers. 

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HelpNow: Online Tutoring

HelpNow is a unique tutoring, homework help, and studying resource designed to see patrons of all ages succeed. Live tutors are familiar with California content standards and curriculum frameworks and can assist in math, science, language arts, and other core K-12 subjects in English, Spanish, Mandarin, Cantonese, Vietnamese, and Tagalog. Adult learners will also have access to writing assistance, citizenship resources, and other skill-building tools.   

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Instantly stream e-Books, e-Audiobooks, movies, and more with your library card number and password! Enjoy a large variety of titles at https://www.hoopladigital.com/.

Click here for information on the hoopla digital app.

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Enjoy instance access to up to 8 movies a month on Kanopy! Films check out for 3 days and you can watch your movies on a computer using your internet browser or download the Kanopy app to your mobile device. 



An easy-to-use e-learning platform featuring a suite of online resources including: 

  • Career Preparation: Achieve your job and career goals and get ready for future success. 
  • Job and Career Accelerator: Powerful tools and guidance to achieve your career goals. 
  • High School Equivalency Center: Guided support and preparation to help you earn a high school equivalency credential. 
  • Prepare for College: Get ready to achieve your college goals with test prep help and online resources to find the right college. 

LinkedIn Learning

Online learning courses that focus on skills needed to land in-demand jobs. Topics include business, software, marketing, technology, and more. 


Mango Languages

Mango's unique teaching method quickly engages you in real conversations between two native speakers. Your instructor will take you through every step of the process. Each lesson revisits previously learned material but you have complete control over your learning experience. 

National Geographic Kids

National Geographic Kids

Allows students to venture into science, nature, culture, archaeology, and space. 

New York Times

The New York Times

Stay up to date with The New York Times! Redeem a 72 hour pass, create or log in to your New York Times account, and read news from around the world. 

Click here to access from home.

To access in the library, login to NYTimes.com with your NYTimes.com account. If you don't have a NYTimes.com account, you can create one on a library computer by clicking here



Read online editions of local newspapers -- like the San Francisco Chronicle and the Marin Independent Journal -- as well as other major newspapers from across the country with Newsbank! 

Click here for the direct link to the digital edition of the Marin Independent Journal

Click here for the direct link to the digital edition of the San Francisco Chronicle


Northstar Digital Literacy

Self-directed online learning of basic computer skills and using technology including basic computer and internet basics, email, Microsoft Word, Google Docs, Social Media, and more. 


O'Reilly Learning

Enjoy access to over 35,000 books and 30,000 hours of videos on technology, digital media, and business through O'Reilly Learning. 

Visit https://marinet.lib.ca.us/screens/resources_oreilly.html to get ahead in technology today.

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Enjoy over 35,000 e-Books, e-Audiobooks and digital magazines with Overdrive! Visit http://marinet.overdrive.com to get started. 

Click here for more information on the Libby app, returning items early, and more!

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ProQuest Central Student (Academic)

A combination of several databases including Coronavirus Research Database, eBook Central, Global Newsstream, LA Times, and more. 


ProQuest CultureGrams

Concise cultural information on countries around the world. (Grades 3-12) 

Proquest elibrary

ProQuest eLibrary

General reference aggregation of periodical and digital media content with editorial guidance for novice researchers. (Grades 6+) 


ProQuest Newsstand

ProQuest Newsstand includes international, national and regional papers such as The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal, The Guardian, El Norte, Jerusalem Post, and South China Morning Post. 

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ProQuest Research Companion

Information literacy tools and tutorials to help develop critical thinking. (Grades 8+)

Note: To log in to Research Companion, email sleyland@townofsananselmo.org for the login information. 

ProQuest SIRS Discoverer

ProQuest SIRS Discoverer

Selected content for novice researchers, especially elementary and middle school students and educators. (Grades 3-9) 

Proquest SIRS Issues Researcher

ProQuest SIRS Issues Researcher

Curriculum-aligned database of content organized by complex issues, ideally for middle and high school students and educators. (Grades 6+) 



35,000 video courses on topics including entrepreneurship, graphic design, marketing, data analysis, time management, and more for individuals who want to build or grow a business and/or learn new skills. 



VetNow offers live online assistance for veterans and their families. Connect with a live navigator to get help determining your VA benefits, translating your resume for civilian jobs, building academic skills, and so much more. 

Wall Street Journal

Wall Street Journal

Enjoy full access to the Wall Street Journal (WSJ) online with your San Anselmo Public Library card!

Click here and type in your library card number and password/PIN. You will be taken to our WSJ portal to create a WSJ account. If you already have a WSJ account, click the "Sign In" button instead. 

Log in with your WSJ account to redeem a 72-hour pass. Renew your 72-hour pass as many times as you want and stay up-to-date with all the latest news from the WSJ.