Digital Resources

All digital resources are available 24/7 to San Anselmo residents to use from home or in the Library. To access these digital resources from home, you will need your library card number and password.

For access to additional resources available to you with your library card and password, please see the MARINet list of Reference Databases.

For access to digital services for kids and teens, please see the San Anselmo Public Library's e-library for kids webpage.  

Brainfuse HelpNow

Online Tutoring and Homework Help with your San Anselmo Library card

You now have access to live, 24/7 online tutoring and homework help with your San Anselmo Public Library card! Brainfuse 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.  

To access Brainfuse HelpNow, click here!   

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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. 

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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, provides trusted ratings and reviews, recommendations and buying advice for thousands of products and services.

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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.



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. 

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

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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.

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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 with your account. If you don't have a 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 San Francisco Chronicle.

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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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Student Research Resources from ProQuest

Access six different student research from ProQuest through your San Anselmo Public Library. Click here to see all six resources and what they can help you find. 

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.