Expanded Digital Resources

Submitted by edawson on March 25, 2020 - 7:09am

During the national pandemic situation, the Sonoma County Library and many leading digital content providers, are working to offer you more choices for how you stay safe and healthy at home.

For more resources, visit our eResources page.

In addition to thousands of films, TV shows, eBooks, databases, magazines, classes and more, new and/or expanded services include:

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We have increased your Hoopla limits to 15 checkouts per month. Enjoy more audiobooks, comics, films, television, eBooks and music. From current popular materials to the classics, Hoopla excels in variety and quality.

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Usually only available within library branches, this incredible resource is now available for at-home use. Ancestry gives you access to records from the U.S. Census, military records, court, land and probate records, vital statistics, church records, and more. Trace your family tree from your home computer!

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Borrow digital magazines for free through your library. We recently expanded this resource to include more than 2,000 magazines including many in Spanish and other languages. From Bon Appetit, to Popular Mechanics, to The Economist, to Vogue, this incredible resource has a reader-friendly interface.

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We have increased your Overdrive limits to 20 checkouts per month. OverDrive is the leading digital reading platform for libraries and schools worldwide. With thousands of E-Books and Audiobooks in all areas of fiction and nonfiction to choose from there is always something to read. Overdrive never closes with 24-hour access to check out, return books or place holds.

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We have increased your Kanopy limits to 10 checkouts per month. In addition, Kanopy has also made selected films available that do not count against your checkouts. See the “Credit-Free Viewing” section on Kanopy. An industry leader in content and ease of use, Kanopy is also home to the Criterion Collection and other fine films.

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Kanopy Kids

Free streaming children’s programming, from educational to just plain fun, it’s thoughtful entertainment for children aged preschool and up.

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JSTOR is a selective digital library of academic content. The collections include peer-reviewed scholarly journals, respected literary journals, academic monographs, research reports from trusted institutes, and primary sources.

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Audible's streaming audiobook services is offering free access while schools are closed, and your library is an easy way to get access. Treat your kids to great stories in six different languages.


This suite of resources includes:

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Teen Book Cloud

Online collection of enhanced novels, eBooks, graphic novels, videos and audiobooks

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Tumble Math

K-6 children’s eBook collection

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Audio Book Cloud

Online database of 1,400 audiobooks, ranging from classic literature, to science fiction, to contemporary blockbusters

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Tumble Book Library

K-6 children’s eBook collection

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Romance Book Cloud

Collection of steamy romance novels, just for grownups.

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Teaching Books

172,000+ videos, audio recordings, activities and lessons about children’s and young adult books. Perfect for educators, adults, children and teens.

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California K-12 Content

Resources available from the California State Library to all students and educators in the state including materials to help with classwork, homework and research papers.

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National Emergency Library

A collection of books that supports emergency remote teaching, research activities, independent scholarship, and intellectual stimulation while universities, schools, training centers, and libraries are closed. No holds and no wait.

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Usually only available in library branches, this resource is now available through our 24/7 online library. Newspapers.com gives you access to digital archives of Petaluma Argus-Courier, Santa Rosa Press Democrat, Sonoma West Times and News, and Cloverdale Reveille.

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PressReader is a digital newsstand with thousands of the local, national and international newspapers and magazines. Access this premium digital content with your Sonoma County Library card.

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ProQuest Congressional Publications

Digitized government documents from ProQuest Congressional collections including Congressional Hearings, Historic Indexes and more.



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