Digital Resources Spotlight

Digital Newscard Sept 23 Special Features.

We have great resources in English and Spanish for students of all ages that are fun, interesting, educational, and free with a library card! Don't have a library card? Signing up for one is easy!

Use our online resources to watch movies, read a newspaper or magazine, take classes, research your family tree, learn a language, listen to books and articles, or get help with homework. You can also take practice tests, get help writing a resume, and find classroom materials for all grades.

This month's digital resource spotlights are Skillshare and MakeMake.


Develop new skills and passions! Access to thousands of online classes from expert instructors that you can watch on your own time, at your own pace. Get 12 months of unlimited access to thousands of award-winning classes where you can explore new skills and deepen existing passions.

Skillshare's Creative, Business, Technology, and Lifestyle classes are taught by experts and industry rockstars sharing their experience, wisdom, and trusted tools with you. You also get access to a community that will empower you to achieve your goals with tips and helpful project feedback.

September 30, 2023 is the last day for patrons to redeem the 12 months of free access to Skillshare.

This resource is available thanks to funding provided by the State of California, administered by the California State Library.


MakeMake is a digital, interactive, and animated book platform offering access to a unique collection of children's and youth literature in Spanish from Latin America. In MakeMake you will find more than 200 illustrated stories, comics, novels, myths and legends for readers from 3 years old and up.

MakeMake es una plataforma de libros digitales, interactivos y con animación que ofrece acceso a una colección de literatura infantil y juvenil única en español, proveniente de América Latina. En MakeMake encontrarás más de 200 cuentos ilustrados, historietas, novelas, mitos y leyendas para lectores desde los 3 años en adelante.