Submitted by rholley on Wed, 08/02/2023 - 14:19

School Resources from Your Library

Sonoma County Library is here to help with your back-to-school needs

Are you a parent of a school-age child or children? A student yourself? Maybe you want to enrich your life and embark on your own personal learning journey. We've put together a list of resources that you may find useful during the school year...and beyond! All you need is a Sonoma County Library card to access the below resources.

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  • BookFlix pairs classic children’s picture books with a related nonfiction eBook. Puzzles, games, and age-appropriate web links allow kids to further explore.
  • Find educational eBooks and eAudiobooks, and stream movies, music, newspapers, and magazines, with eResources like Libby, by OverDrive and Kanopy. Enjoy children’s and teen collections through Libby, by OverDrive.
  • CultureGrams provides country reports on daily life and culture, including the background, customs, and lifestyles of the world's people.
  • Britannica School is the go-to site for learning more about any subject—for all grades and reading abilities.
  • MakeMake is entirely in Spanish and offers animated and interactive books and many more resources for parents and educators to help develop Spanish language literacy in children from birth through elementary school.
  • National Geographic Kids houses books, videos, magazines and pictures produced by National Geographic for children.
  • and Book Connections add a multimedia dimension to the reading experiences of children's and young adult books.
  • Students of any age can connect with free tutors and more at
  • ScienceFlix offers engaging science content for students spanning grades 4-10.
  • Science: Interactive helps students better visualize and understand concepts in biology, chemistry, earth, and space science.
  • Critically analyze and understand important topics that affect people around the world with periodicals and multimedia through Environmental Studies In Context.
  • Our Student OneCard partnership provides students access to library resources using their student ID number. See the list of participating schools and learn more about Student OneCards.

Adult Education

  • The Sonoma County Library Adult Literacy & English Language Partners provides one-on-one tutoring for adults who want to improve their English language and reading and writing skills. Call 707-544-2622 for more information.
  • Earn your high school diploma online with Career Online High School.
  • Learn business, technology, and creative skills with video tutorials from LinkedIn Learning.
  • Job & Career Accelerator offer powerful tools, skill-building resources, and guidance to achieve your educational goals.
  • VetNow offer learning tools including live online tutoring, a writing lab, and an extensive library of lessons, videos tutorials, and practice tests.
  • LearningExpress Library features nearly 1,000 online tutorials, practice tests, and eBooks for all ages.
  • Learn a new language or brush up on one you're already familiar with! Mango Languages is fun and easy to use.
  • Students of any age can connect with free tutors and more at
  • Great Courses are expertly-produced audio and video courses by professors such as Neil DeGrasse Tyson. Access the Great Courses collection on Kanopy, Libby, by OverDrive, and hoopla.