Alhambra Civic Center Library

Your Starting Place

Children

Check out and read e-books using your library card for free without leaving home.
Estudiantes! Busca biografícas e información sobre lugares y cosas. Mira los videos y animaciones para aprender más. Encuentra respuestas rápdias y auda con la tarea. Descubre mapas, fotos e ilustraciones para proyectos escolares.  Y mucho más! 
Britannica School is the go-to site for learning more about any subject—for all grades and all reading abilities.  It offers thousands of up-to-date, curated, and curriculum-relevant articles, images, videos, audio clips, primary sources, maps, research tools, recommended Web sites, and three separate databases for Elementary, Middle, and High School students.
Explora Primary School helps elementary school children K-14 find database information for reports and research.
Explora Secondary School helps middle school and high school students with reports and research.
Flipster is a next-generation digital magazine service that allows people to browse high quality digital versions of the latest issues of popular magazines.
Funk and Wagnall's New World Encyclopedia is a general encyclopedia covering a wide variety of topics. 
Hoopla Digital offers eBooks, audiobooks, comics, movies and television shows--all available on your computer, tablet, eReader, or mobile device.  You can download up to five items per month.    Download the Hoopla Digital app from your device's app store or visit the Hoopla Digital page to create your account.  Register using your library card and e-mail address. Questions?  Check out the Hoopla FAQ page to help you get started or their video support channel to find answers! 
LearningExpress Library features online tutorials, practice tests, and e-books to help patrons of all ages. It offers job search and workplace skills improvement, skill building in reading, writing, math, and basic science, career certification and licensure exam prep, college and grad school entrance test prep, GED® test prep, and more.
Primary Search is designed for the elementary school students and provides full-text access to more than 50 popular magazines dating back to 1990.  Lexile reading levels are also included.
An online literacy resource that pairs classic video storybooks from Weston Woods with related non-fiction eBooks from Scholastic to build a love of reading and learning. BookFlix reinforces early reading skills and introduces children to a world of knowledge and exploration.
The resources in the School Center provide skill-building for classroom and homework success. The school center helps students in elementary, middle, and high school prepare for important tests, get extra help with assignments, and boost their skills in important subjects.
TeachingBooks.net provides invaluable resources to help parents and educators teach literacy skills to K-12 readers.  TeachingBooks has book lists for diverse books and award winning titles, literature-based vocabulary lists, lesson plans for teachers, author chats, and more.  TeachingBooks.net enriches student's reading experience through unique, exciting resources that can also be integrated into classroom technology such as Google Classroom, Blackboard, etc.