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Hoopla is a groundbreaking digital media service offered by your local public library that allows you to borrow movies, music, audiobooks, ebooks, comics and TV shows to enjoy on your computer, tablet, or phone – and even your TV! Titles can be streamed immediately, or downloaded to phones or tablets for offline enjoyment later.

Explore your creativity and grow with Skillshare. You can expand your horizon as big as you desire. Skillshare has thousands of classes to satisfy your inner creativity and desire to learn new skills from baking to writing.

Want to learn something new? Gain new skills? Or just stay connected? It’s never too late! GetSetUp is designed for older adults to learn new and exciting skills.

Hone your skills and knowledge through Coursera with courses from more than 200 major universities and qualified instructors. Courses include math, statistics, computer language such as Python, English, marketing, and so many more.

LearningExpress offers tools that help build academic and professional skills at all levels. Students can find practice tests such as the SAT, GED, LSAT, and many more. Professional exams like the Real Estate License, EMT, and specific professional exams are also available.

Northstar Digital Literacy provides online and self-guided modules to assess and learn basic online and computer skills. Included are basic computer digital literacy standards and modules in three main areas: Essential Computer Skills, Essential Software Skills, Using Technology in Daily Life.

Enhance your skills with over 17,000 online tutorials and classes led by experts. Popular subjects include programming languages, spreadsheets, business intelligence, job searching, career management, and many more.

Want to learn more about your ancestry? Explore the world’s largest online family history resource. Get access to millions of historical documents, records, and historical photos.

Hola! Xin Chào! Learning new languages is getting easier. With Mango, you can choose from 71 different languages, including Spanish, French, Arabic, Japanese, English, and many more. Mango Languages uses advanced learning techniques and expert-level instruction to make learning a new language easy and fun. You also learn about the cultures along with the languages. Your passport is your Santa Ana Public Library card, so let’s begin your journey. Bon Voyage!

Comics Plus offers readers unlimited access to thousands of digital comics, graphic novels, and manga from popular publishers. Every title is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week for offline reading.

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ABC Mouse

ABCmouse is the #1 learning app for children ages 2–8+, with more than 8,500 activities that teach reading, math, science, health, social studies, art, and music. ABCmouse makes learning fun and exciting, and it teaches children through books, games, songs, puzzles, videos, and more!


APS Physics Journals

Find peer-reviewed, original research and scientific literature on everything related to physics.


Britannica School

Britannica School is the go-to site for learning more about any subject—for all grades and all reading abilities—offering thousands of up-to-date, curated, and curriculum-relevant articles, images, videos, audio clips, primary sources, maps, research tools, recommended websites, and three separate databases—Elementary, Middle, or High.


CultureGrams

Experience the world through cultural information in more than 200 countries.


Gale in Context: Environmental

Learn about environmental issues such as pollution, land use, global change, and more.


Gale in Context: Science

Science comes to life as you zoom, rotate, and explore interactive 3D models. View related reference articles and search Gale content to find more information.


HeinOnline: Slavery in America and the World

HeinOnline is a premier online database containing more than 170 million pages and 200,000 titles of historical and government documents in a fully searchable, image-based format. Browse our exclusive collection on Slavery in America and the World.


National Geographic Kids

Broaden your horizons with reputable, authoritative, age-appropriate digital content that brings you the world in a way you’ve never seen before. National Geographic Kids will take you on amazing adventures in science, nature, culture, archaeology, and space.


Newsbank

Find top news stories, current research, and images on key global issues, events, and people on many topics.


ProQuest

Find scholarly journals, books, videos & audio, dissertations & theses, newspapers, and more.


ProQuest Ebook Central

Ebook Central delivers breadth and depth of ebooks from scholarly sources, including University Presses and other top publishers.


ProQuest Research Companion

Learn how to conduct scholarly research with short instructional videos that answer questions like  “How do I choose a topic?” “Where do I find information?” and “How do I evaluate sources?”


SIRS Discoverer (Grades 4-8)

Find age-appropriate newspaper, magazine, book, and website for content areas such as history, health, language arts, math, science, social studies, and technology.


SIRS Issues Researcher

SIRS Issues Researcher provides authoritative insight into the most-studied social issues by delivering the pros and cons from relevant, credible documents and graphics selected by trained editors and curated from over 2,000 global sources.


TeachingBooks

Discover diverse and award-winning books, lesson plans, video book trailers, reader’s theater scripts, and more.

ABC Mouse

ABCmouse is the #1 learning app for children ages 2–8+, with more than 8,500 activities that teach reading, math, science, health, social studies, art, and music. ABCmouse makes learning fun and exciting, and it teaches children through books, games, songs, puzzles, videos, and more!


Book Connection

Personalize and enjoy digital connections to books for kids and teens. Explore movies and recordings of authors, book trailers, Meet-the-Author recordings, book readings, and more.


CultureGrams

Experience the world through cultural information in more than 200 countries.


National Geographic Kids

Broaden your horizons with reputable, authoritative, age-appropriate digital content that brings you the world in a way you’ve never seen before. National Geographic Kids will take you on amazing adventures in science, nature, culture, archaeology, and space.


Overdrive: Kids

Read and listen to best-selling ebooks and e-audiobooks at home on your mobile phone, tablet, and computer.


Paso A Paso: Together We Read

Provided by SAUSD, Paso A Paso: Together We Read provides over 1,000 English and Spanish books, songs, and games that are fun for children and easy for parents to access from any smartphone, tablet, or computer with or without an Internet connection.

Book Connection

Personalize and enjoy digital connections to books for kids and teens. Explore movies and recordings of authors, book trailers, Meet-the-Author recordings, book readings, and more.


Comic Plus

Comics Plus offers readers unlimited access to thousands of digital comics, graphic novels, and manga from popular publishers. Every title is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week for offline reading.


Coursera

Hone your skills and knowledge through Coursera with courses from more than 200 major universities and qualified instructors. Courses include math, statistics, computer language such as Python, English, marketing, and so many more.


Enki

Explore over 100,000 books, find new gems and classic novels, discover many titles that are unavailable anywhere else.


Hoopla

Hoopla is a groundbreaking digital media service offered by your local public library that allows you to borrow movies, music, audiobooks, ebooks, comics and TV shows to enjoy on your computer, tablet, or phone – and even your TV! Titles can be streamed immediately, or downloaded to phones or tablets for offline enjoyment later.


LearningExpress

LearningExpress offers tools that help build academic and professional skills at all levels. Students can find practice tests such as the SAT, GED, LSAT, and many more. Professional exams like the Real Estate License, EMT, and specific professional exams are also available.


Linkedin Learning

LearningExpress offers tools that help build academic and professional skills at all levels. Students can find practice tests such as the SAT, GED, LSAT, and many more. Professional exams like the Real Estate License, EMT, and specific professional exams are also available.


Mango

Hola! Xin Chào! Learning new languages is getting easier. With Mango, you can choose from 71 different languages, including Spanish, French, Arabic, Japanese, English, and many more. Mango Languages uses advanced learning techniques and expert-level instruction to make learning a new language easy and fun. You also learn about the cultures along with the languages. Your passport is your Santa Ana Public Library card, so let’s begin your journey. Bon Voyage!


Overdrive: Teens

Read and listen to best-selling ebooks and e-audiobooks at home on your mobile phone, tablet, and computer.


Skill Share

Explore your creativity and grow with Skillshare. You can expand your horizon as big as you desire. Skillshare has thousands of classes to satisfy your inner creativity and desire to learn new skills from baking to writing.


Universal Class

Universal Class offers more than 500 online courses in more than 30 subject areas, many of which offer continuing education units (CEUs). It includes videos, assignments, quizzes, tests, and social media interaction options with other learners.

Britannica Escolar

Escolar es el recurso informativo mas confiable para contenido en español que es preciso y apropiado para todas las edades.


Descarga Cultura Unam

Descarga Cultura UNAM es la plataforma digital de la Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México que a través de la Coordinación de Difusión Cultural ofrece, en formato de audio, alternativas de conocimiento y entretenimiento para escuchar en línea o descargar totalmente gratis. En este sitio y su aplicación para móviles encontrarás literatura (poesía, novela, cuento, ensayo, crónica, etc.), teatro, música, conferencias, charlas y cursos magistrales impartidos por algunos de los más destacados académicos universitarios, entre otros contenidos de gran interés.


Overdrive: Español

Lea y escuche los libros electrónicos y audiolibros más vendidos en casa por medio de su teléfono celular, tableta y computadora.


Paso A Paso: Together We Read

Proporcionado por SAUSD, Paso A Paso: Together We Read ofrece más de 1,000 libros, canciones y juegos en inglés y español que son divertidos para los niños y de fácil acceso para padres desde cualquier teléfono celular, tableta o computadora con o sin conexión a Internet.

Ancestry: Library Edition

Want to learn more about your ancestry? Visit the Main or Newhope library and explore the world’s largest online family history resource. Get access to millions of historical documents, records, and historical photos at both of our branches.

Enki

Explore over 100,000 books, find new gems and classic novels, discover many titles that are unavailable anywhere else.


Hoopla

Hoopla is a groundbreaking digital media service offered by your local public library that allows you to borrow movies, music, audiobooks, ebooks, comics and TV shows to enjoy on your computer, tablet, or phone – and even your TV! Titles can be streamed immediately, or downloaded to phones or tablets for offline enjoyment later.


Overdrive

Read and listen to best-selling ebooks and e-audiobooks at home on your mobile phone, tablet, and computer.


SimplyE

SimplyE is an e-reader app that makes finding and borrowing e-books and audiobooks much easier. The app gives you access to titles from Enki, Overdrive (Libby), and Biblioboard all in one convenient location. Getting started with SimplyE is free and easy. All you need is your library card number and PIN. Download the SimplyE app through your iOS or Android devices. Watch a 30-second video about SimplyE and start reading today.

Hoopla

Hoopla is a groundbreaking digital media service offered by your local public library that allows you to borrow movies, music, audiobooks, ebooks, comics and TV shows to enjoy on your computer, tablet, or phone – and even your TV! Titles can be streamed immediately, or downloaded to phones or tablets for offline enjoyment later.


Kanopy

Stream ad-free movies, documentaries, foreign films, classic cinema, independent films, and educational videos on your TV, mobile phones, tablets, and online.


Overdrive

Our streaming video selections include kids and teen content, popular Hollywood feature films, award-winning classic cinema, foreign titles, documentaries, and more.

Orange County Register

Read the Orange County Register available from 1987 to current issues.


The New York Times

Enjoy access to The New York Times when logging into the news website while at the Santa Ana Public Library. For readers at home, enjoy free access for 24 hours on us!


Newsbank

Find local, regional, and national U.S. newspapers–all in one easy-to-search database. Over 2500 newspapers are included in this database, including the Orange County Register!


NewspaperArchive

Accessible only at the Main and Newhope Library, NewspaperARCHIVE.com, the largest historical newspaper database online, contains tens of millions of newspaper pages from 1607 to present. Every newspaper in the archive is fully searchable by keyword and date, making it easy for you to quickly explore historical content.


Overdrive: Magazines

Explore different magazines offered by Overdrive and the Santa Ana Library!

Coursera

Hone your skills and knowledge through Coursera with courses from more than 200 major universities and qualified instructors. Courses include math, statistics, computer language such as Python, English, marketing, and so many more.


GetSetup

Want to learn something new? Gain new skills? Or just stay connected? It’s never too late! GetSetUp is designed for older adults to learn new and exciting skills.


LearningExpress

LearningExpress offers tools that help build academic and professional skills at all levels. Students can find practice tests such as the SAT, GED, LSAT, and many more. Professional exams like the Real Estate License, EMT, and specific professional exams are also available.


Linkedin Learning

LearningExpress offers tools that help build academic and professional skills at all levels. Students can find practice tests such as the SAT, GED, LSAT, and many more. Professional exams like the Real Estate License, EMT, and specific professional exams are also available.


Mango

Hola! Xin Chào! Learning new languages is getting easier. With Mango, you can choose from 71 different languages, including Spanish, French, Arabic, Japanese, English, and many more. Mango Languages uses advanced learning techniques and expert-level instruction to make learning a new language easy and fun. You also learn about the cultures along with the languages. Your passport is your Santa Ana Public Library card, so let’s begin your journey. Bon Voyage!


Northstar Digital Literacy

Northstar Digital Literacy provides online and self-guided modules to assess and learn basic online and computer skills. Included are basic computer digital literacy standards and modules in three main areas: Essential Computer Skills, Essential Software Skills, Using Technology in Daily Life.


Skill Share

Explore your creativity and grow with Skillshare. You can expand your horizon as big as you desire. Skillshare has thousands of classes to satisfy your inner creativity and desire to learn new skills from baking to writing.


Universal Class

Universal Class offers more than 500 online courses in more than 30 subject areas, many of which offer continuing education units (CEUs). It includes videos, assignments, quizzes, tests, and social media interaction options with other learners.

Brainfuse JobNow & VetNow

Free live online assistance for job seekers, veterans, and their families.


LearningExpress

LearningExpress offers tools that help build academic and professional skills at all levels. Students can find practice tests such as the SAT, GED, LSAT, and many more. Professional exams like the Real Estate License, EMT, and specific professional exams are also available.


Linkedin Learning

LearningExpress offers tools that help build academic and professional skills at all levels. Students can find practice tests such as the SAT, GED, LSAT, and many more. Professional exams like the Real Estate License, EMT, and specific professional exams are also available.


Mango

Hola! Xin Chào! Learning new languages is getting easier. With Mango, you can choose from 71 different languages, including Spanish, French, Arabic, Japanese, English, and many more. Mango Languages uses advanced learning techniques and expert-level instruction to make learning a new language easy and fun. You also learn about the cultures along with the languages. Your passport is your Santa Ana Public Library card, so let’s begin your journey. Bon Voyage!


Santa Ana WORK Center

The Santa Ana WORK Center connects our community’s job seekers to the resources, skills, and opportunities they need to find better jobs and careers. The WORK Center provides job seekers a single, convenient, and no-cost access to a wide variety of employment services and resources.


Universal Class

Universal Class offers more than 500 online courses in more than 30 subject areas, many of which offer continuing education units (CEUs). It includes videos, assignments, quizzes, tests, and social media interaction options with other learners.


Veterans Resource Center

The Veterans Resource Center offers information on services to veterans and their families. Included in the Center are resources regarding health, housing, employment, legal services, and education.

ABC Mouse

ABCmouse is the #1 learning app for children ages 2–8+, with more than 8,500 activities that teach reading, math, science, health, social studies, art, and music. ABCmouse makes learning fun and exciting, and it teaches children through books, games, songs, puzzles, videos, and more!


Ancestry: Library Edition

Want to learn more about your ancestry? Visit the Main or Newhope library and explore the world’s largest online family history resource. Get access to millions of historical documents, records, and historical photos at both of our branches.


APS Physics Journals

Find peer-reviewed, original research and scientific literature on everything related to physics.


Book Connection

Personalize and enjoy digital connections to books for kids and teens. Explore movies and recordings of authors, book trailers, Meet-the-Author recordings, book readings, and more.


Brainfuse JobNow & VetNow

Free live online assistance for job seekers, veterans, and their families.


Britannica Escolar

Escolar is the leading knowledge-building resource that is universally trusted for accurate and age-appropriate content in Spanish.


Britannica School

Britannica School is the go-to site for learning more about any subject—for all grades and all reading abilities—offering thousands of up-to-date, curated, and curriculum-relevant articles, images, videos, audio clips, primary sources, maps, research tools, recommended websites, and three separate databases—Elementary, Middle, or High.


Comic Plus

Comics Plus offers readers unlimited access to thousands of digital comics, graphic novels, and manga from popular publishers. Every title is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week for offline reading.


Coursera

Hone your skills and knowledge through Coursera with courses from more than 200 major universities and qualified instructors. Courses include math, statistics, computer language such as Python, English, marketing, and so many more.


CultureGrams

Experience the world through cultural information in more than 200 countries.


Enki

Explore over 100,000 books, find new gems and classic novels, discover many titles that are unavailable anywhere else.


Gale in Context: Environmental

Learn about environmental issues such as pollution, land use, global change, and more.


Gale in Context: Science

Science comes to life as you zoom, rotate, and explore interactive 3D models. View related reference articles and search Gale content to find more information.


GetSetup

Want to learn something new? Gain new skills? Or just stay connected? It’s never too late! GetSetUp is designed for older adults to learn new and exciting skills.


Hoopla

Hoopla is a groundbreaking digital media service offered by your local public library that allows you to borrow movies, music, audiobooks, ebooks, comics and TV shows to enjoy on your computer, tablet, or phone – and even your TV! Titles can be streamed immediately, or downloaded to phones or tablets for offline enjoyment later.


HeinOnline: Slavery in America and the World

HeinOnline is a premier online database containing more than 170 million pages and 200,000 titles of historical and government documents in a fully searchable, image-based format. Browse our exclusive collection on Slavery in America and the World.


Kanopy

Stream ad-free movies, documentaries, foreign films, classic cinema, independent films, and educational videos on your TV, mobile phones, tablets, and online.


National Geographic Kids

Broaden your horizons with reputable, authoritative, age-appropriate digital content that brings you the world in a way you’ve never seen before. National Geographic Kids will take you on amazing adventures in science, nature, culture, archaeology, and space.


The New York Times

Enjoy access to The New York Times when logging into the news website while at the Santa Ana Public Library. For readers at home, enjoy free access for 24 hours on us!


LearningExpress

LearningExpress offers tools that help build academic and professional skills at all levels. Students can find practice tests such as the SAT, GED, LSAT, and many more. Professional exams like the Real Estate License, EMT, and specific professional exams are also available.


Linkedin Learning

LearningExpress offers tools that help build academic and professional skills at all levels. Students can find practice tests such as the SAT, GED, LSAT, and many more. Professional exams like the Real Estate License, EMT, and specific professional exams are also available.


Mango

Hola! Xin Chào! Learning new languages is getting easier. With Mango, you can choose from 71 different languages, including Spanish, French, Arabic, Japanese, English, and many more. Mango Languages uses advanced learning techniques and expert-level instruction to make learning a new language easy and fun. You also learn about the cultures along with the languages. Your passport is your Santa Ana Public Library card, so let’s begin your journey. Bon Voyage!


Newsbank

Find local, regional, and national U.S. newspapers–all in one easy-to-search database. Over 2500 newspapers are included in this database, including the Orange County Register!


NewspaperArchive

Accessible only at the Main and Newhope Library, NewspaperARCHIVE.com, the largest historical newspaper database online, contains tens of millions of newspaper pages from 1607 to present. Every newspaper in the archive is fully searchable by keyword and date, making it easy for you to quickly explore historical content.


Northstar Digital Literacy

Northstar Digital Literacy provides online and self-guided modules to assess and learn basic online and computer skills. Included are basic computer digital literacy standards and modules in three main areas: Essential Computer Skills, Essential Software Skills, Using Technology in Daily Life.


Orange County Register

Read the Orange County Register available from 1987 to current issues.


Overdrive

Read and listen to best-selling ebooks and e-audiobooks at home on your mobile phone, tablet, and computer.


Overdrive: Español

Read and listen to best-selling ebooks and e-audiobooks at home on your mobile phone, tablet, and computer.


Overdrive: Kids

Read and listen to best-selling ebooks and e-audiobooks at home on your mobile phone, tablet, and computer.


Overdrive: Teens

Read and listen to best-selling ebooks and e-audiobooks at home on your mobile phone, tablet, and computer.


Overdrive: Videos

Our streaming video selections include kids and teen content, popular Hollywood feature films, award-winning classic cinema, foreign titles, documentaries, and more.


Paso A Paso: Together We Read

Provided by SAUSD, Paso A Paso: Together We Read provides over 1,000 English and Spanish books, songs, and games that are fun for children and easy for parents to access from any smartphone, tablet, or computer with or without an Internet connection.


ProQuest

Find scholarly journals, books, videos & audio, dissertations & theses, newspapers, and more.


ProQuest Ebook Central

Ebook Central delivers breadth and depth of ebooks from scholarly sources, including University Presses and other top publishers.


ProQuest Research Companion

Learn how to conduct scholarly research with short instructional videos that answer questions like  “How do I choose a topic?” “Where do I find information?” and “How do I evaluate sources?”


Overdrive: The Great Courses

The Great Courses Library Collection is the leading global media brand for lifelong learning and personal enrichment. It has hundreds of courses spanning thousands of in-depth video lectures on subjects like Science, Health & Wellness, and much more.


Santa Ana WORK Center

The Santa Ana WORK Center connects our community’s job seekers to the resources, skills, and opportunities they need to find better jobs and careers. The WORK Center provides job seekers a single, convenient, and no-cost access to a wide variety of employment services and resources.


SimplyE

SimplyE is an e-reader app that makes finding and borrowing e-books and audiobooks much easier. The app gives you access to titles from Enki, Overdrive (Libby), and Biblioboard all in one convenient location. Getting started with SimplyE is free and easy. All you need is your library card number and PIN. Download the SimplyE app through your iOS or Android devices. Watch a 30-second video about SimplyE and start reading today.


SIRS Discoverer (Grades 4-8)

Find age-appropriate newspaper, magazine, book, and website for content areas such as history, health, language arts, math, science, social studies, and technology.


SIRS Issues Researcher

SIRS Issues Researcher provides authoritative insight into the most-studied social issues by delivering the pros and cons from relevant, credible documents and graphics selected by trained editors and curated from over 2,000 global sources.


Skill Share

Explore your creativity and grow with Skillshare. You can expand your horizon as big as you desire. Skillshare has thousands of classes to satisfy your inner creativity and desire to learn new skills from baking to writing.


TeachingBooks

Discover diverse and award-winning books, lesson plans, video book trailers, reader’s theater scripts, and more.


Universal Class

Universal Class offers more than 500 online courses in more than 30 subject areas, many of which offer continuing education units (CEUs). It includes videos, assignments, quizzes, tests, and social media interaction options with other learners.


Veterans Resource Center

The Veterans Resource Center offers information on services to veterans and their families. Included in the Center are resources regarding health, housing, employment, legal services, and education.

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