eBooks, eZines, & eMedia
Moreno Valley Public Library offers these electronic resources, accessible on site or remotely. Some resources and platforms require your library card number and PIN (last 4 digits of your phone number):
• Borrow eBooks, eAudiobooks, & eMagazines: Biblioboard, Cloud Library, Newsstand, Enki, Gale, Tumblebook
• Study and research, encyclopedias, and news: Biblioboard, Gale Archives, Gale eBooks, New York Times, Northstar Literacy
• Watch videos: Kanopy, Tumblebook
• Get live help: Brainfuse HelpNow
• Play games: Tumblebook
• Learn a new language: Pronunciator, USALearns
• Become a citizen: ProCitizen, USALearns, Brainfuse LearnNow
• Prep for college: Brainfuse LearnNow, Tuition Funding Sources
• Test yourself: Driving Tests, Brainfuse LearnNow, Pronunciator, ProCitizen
• Self-publish: Press Books
• Get hired: Brainfuse JobNow, Gale eBooks
• Take Adult Classes online: GetSetUp, Northstar Literacy, Coursera, Learning Express, Skill Share
Get details and links for each service:
Stream over 30,000 critically acclaimed movies, documentaries, educational courses, and kids favorites through Kanopy. Library cardholders are allotted 20 Kanopy tokens a month (reset each month). Kanopy is accessible via mobile and tablet apps for iPhone and Android. You can also access Kanopy on your desktop, and smartTV apps like Roku, Apple TV, and Fire Stick.
Archives unbound presents topically-focused digital collections of historical documents that support the research and study needs of scholars and students at the college and university level. This resource offers online access to primary source materials covering a vast array of topics of importance to U.S. and California history, more than 290 archives and over 14 million pages available. This resource is made available on an ongoing basis, through the support of the California State Library.
Find scholarships, college and career information.
LearningExpress Library is designed to help students and professionals at all levels of learning achieve their educational and career-related goals, including exam prep for GED, CBEST, CSET, California Food Handler, and California Police Officer. Funded by the California State Library via one-time federal pandemic relief funds.
Use your Moreno Valley Public Library card and PIN to set up a free account to borrow popular eBooks and digital audiobooks. Browse digital shelves that are curated by your library or by filtering by genres that interest you. Download the free app (IOS, Android) to enjoy books on a mobile device, such as a smartphone, tablet or laptop.
Powered by Brainfuse, JobNow provides live interactive online help combined with online resources to guide your patrons through the necessary tasks to get a job. JobNow Coaches are available: Sun - Sat 1:00 PM to 10:00 PM PST. Remote access is available for this database . You will need your library card for access.
Free DMV Permit Tests : This free driver education program includes practice tests and driver's manuals for car, motorcycle and commercial drivers.
Access the New York Times to read current news articles from business, politics, science, arts, travel, and more. Effective August 22, 2022, the statewide subscription for the NYTimes.com resource will be updated to provide library users with 72-hour offsite access.
Skillshare is an online learning community with thousands of inspiring classes for creative and curious people. Figure out your next side project, pick up new skills for your day job, or pursue a lifelong passion. It has classes to fit your schedule and skill level. Redeem your 3-month unlimited access account through September 30 when this link expires, with the membership to be used fully through December 30. Funded by the California State Library via one-time federal pandemic relief funds.
CloudLibrary NewsStand includes over 7,000 eMagazines and eNewspapers in more than 60 languages. All the titles are simultaneous use and available 24/7 to Moreno Valley Public Library cardholders. Use NewsStand on online or download the app from the App Store or Google Play.
Access classic literature, encyclopedias, fiction, and nonfiction.
Access eBooks related to African American history, comics, Spanish literature, and Wiley’s for Dummies.
Northstar Digital Literacy defines basic skills needed to perform tasks on computers and online. Online, self-guided modules assess the ability of individuals to perform tasks based on these skills. Included are basic computer digital literacy standards and modules in three main areas:(1) essential computer skills (basic computer skills, Internet basics, using email, Windows OS, Mac OS);
(2) essential software skills (Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Google Docs); and (3) technology in daily life (social media, information literacy, career search skills, supporting K-12 distance learning, your digital footprint).
Northstar was developed in response to the needs of job seekers who may lack the digital literacy skills needed to seek, obtain, and retain employment, as well as to perform other tasks in daily life. Funded by the California State Library via one-time federal pandemic relief funds
TumbleBookLibrary is an online collection of e-books for children, including over 250 animated, talking picture books, books in Spanish and French, read-along chapter books, non-fiction books, fun games and puzzles, plus NatGeo videos!
Pressbooks is easy-to-use book writing software that lets you create a book in all the formats you need to publish.
Great for research projects, this resource includes: Encyclopedia of Education, Novels for Students, Gale Encyclopedia of Medicine, Case Studies in Global Business, Encyclopedia of Religion, Schirmer Encyclopedia of Film, and more.
GetSetUp offers over 500 virtual classes exclusively for older adults, taught by peers: more than 40 live classes every weekday, as well as 25 classes on weekends. Classes include the following categories: physical health (exercise, healthy cooking); mental health (stress, meditation, dementia); social health (book club, gardening, pets); and vocational health (resume writing, interviewing, basic technology). Funded by the California State Library via one-time federal pandemic relief funds.
Coursera provides learners with access to more than 5,000 world-class, transformative courses and certifications, taught by 200 industry and university partners, including Duke University, UC Irvine, Google, and Salesforce. Subtitles are offered in more than 50 languages. Click on the link to create your account and Coursera will email the instructions for access. Funded by the California State Library via one-time federal pandemic relief funds.
Try this fun and free way to learn any of 164 languages (including American Sign Language) with personalized courses, conversations, movies, music, and more. Includes new COVID-19 language course in 101 languages.
Learn online, either on your desktop computer or mobile device!
Pruebe esta forma divertida y gratuita de aprender cualquiera de los 164 idiomas (incluido ASL) con cursos personalizados, conversaciones, películas, música y más. Incluye nuevo curso de idioma COVID-19 en 101 idiomas.
¡Aprenda en línea, ya sea en su computadora de escritorio o en su dispositivo móvil!
Do you need to get started on studying for your Naturalization test? Let Procitizen help you on your journey! Procitizen prepares you for the Naturalization test through videos and quizzes. It covers all the required topics: civics, reading, and writing. The format is easy to follow and make learning easy!
You will need a Moreno Valley Public Library card to use Procitizen. You can apply online here.
¿Necesitas empezar a estudiar para tu examen de naturalización? ¡Deje que Procitizen le ayude en su viaje! Procitizen te prepara para el examen de Naturalización a través de videos y cuestionarios. Cubre todos los temas requeridos: educación cívica, lectura y escritura. ¡El formato es fácil de seguir y facilita el aprendizaje!
Necesitará una tarjeta de la Biblioteca Pública de Moreno Valley para usar Procitizen. Puede postularse en línea aquí.