Alhambra Civic Center Library

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Literature and Magazines

Check out and read e-books using your library card for free without leaving home.
Dear Reader is an online book club that emails you a chapter of a book each day.
Flipster is a next-generation digital magazine service that allows people to browse high quality digital versions of the latest issues of popular magazines.
MagillOnLiterature Plus offers biographical information on over 1,500 authors of fiction, poetry, drama, and philosophy as well as editorially- reviewed critical analyses and plot summaries of the most studied works in the history of literature.
MasterFILE Premier contains full-text articles covering general reference, business, education, science, and much more.  In addition, MasterFILE Premier also provides access to biographies, full-text reference books, primary source documents, as well as a collection of photos, maps, and flags.
Looking for a good book?  NoveList Plus helps readers of all ages locate books they might like to read. Search over 40,000 books by title, author, or describing a plot.
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.
Acceso a mas de 1,950 artículos con texto completo que cubre referencia general, negocio, la educación, la ciencia, y mucho más. Además, MasterFILE también proporciona el accesso a 100,000 biografías, a 164 libros de consulta con texto completo, a 76,000 documentos de fuente primarios, y a una colección sobre de 116,000 fotos, mapas, y banderas.