Electronic Resources


Online Learning Sites


  • The site supports students with approximately three hours of learning opportunities per day, including projects, articles and stories, virtual field trips, reading and geography challenges, and more. These daily learning opportunities were carefully curated by our editors to reduce the burden on teachers and families needing to create meaningful learning experiences
  •  WorldBookOnline 
    • This site provides grade PreK -- 12 students tools needed for distance learning for free through April 30, 2020
    • https://www.worldbookonline.com
      Username: wbsupport
      Password: distancelearn
  • Gale Learning
    • With this quickly evolving, online hub you can find:
      • Interdisciplinary, curriculum aligned resources to support online learning from pre-K through undergraduate
      • Live and on-demand training materials to help you optimize your existing resources
      • Professional development eBooks to help transition to and strengthen virtual learning

 The American Archive of Public Broadcasting: Seventy years of historic public radio and

 television programs. 

 Archive of Redondo Beach History     SCLC Digitized Archives of Local Libraries.
 Archives of Sexuality and Gender LGBTQ History and Culture since 1940.
 Archives Unbound  Presents topically-focused digital collections of historical documents that support the research and study needs of scholars and students at the college level.
Brainfuse Job Now/ Vet Now  Job seekers and veterans. Offers live job coaching and resume assistance, job listings, test prep, and assistance with VA benefits.
 Britannica School Library provides students and parents with an online library of books, scientific research, newspaper articles, photos, videos and more, all age appropriate and aligned with the school curriculum.
Driving Tests and Manuals
For cars, motorcycles and commercial drivers are now available here. This new site also includes the answers to over 100 commonly asked DMV related questions.
Medline Plus
A free website featuring consumer-focused medical information provided by the U.S. National Library of Medicine. 
Newsbank Newspapers
Daily Breeze (1984-Current)

Newsbank News Magazines
Includes Newsweek (Full text from 1991 to the present) and Newsweek Global

Newspapers (Local Weeklies: Non-Subscription Web Resources)

California Digital Newspaper Collection Contains over 1,500,000 pages of significant historical California newspapers published from 1846-present.

The Easy Reader [Hermosa Beach] 
The Beach Reporter [Manhattan Beach] 
The Redondo Reflex (1906-1970), The Redondo Compass (1892) and selected City Directories.
The Hollywood Riviera Tribune 1948-1967 (76 issues)

The New York Times

Get free, unlimited access to the New York Times. Click here, then click Redeem for digital access. You will be prompted to create or login to your New York Times account. Redeem a new code for access every 24 hours.
NoveList Access from home  OR at the Library.
Search over 100,000 fiction titles by author, title, subject, similar reads, genre, or lists.
The database contains descriptive and evaluative reviews.
NoveList for K-8 Access from home OR at the Library.
Search by author, title, series name, or find a book by topic or through plot description.
Pronunciator Learn 80 languages in any of 50 languages with Pronunciator, the Library’s new language learning database.  Featuring songs, poems, movies, and more, Pronunciator provides lessons for early learners (3-6) and young learners (7-12) in addition to adults.
Thank you to the Friends of the Library for funding Pronunciator.
ProQuest Databases 
Containing scholarly journals, books, videos & audio, dissertations and theses, newspapers and more.

  CultureGrams Concise cultural information on countries around the world. (Grades 3-12)
  eLibraryGeneral reference aggregation of periodical and digital media content with
  editorial guidance for novice researchers.   (Grades 6+)
  ProQuest Research Companion Information literacy tools and tutorials to help develop
  critical thinking. (Grades 8+)
  School & Educators Complete eBook subscription database (over 12,000 titles) to
  support multiple subject areas (English Language Arts, Science, Math, Social Studies,
  Health, Physical Education, Information Literacy and Technology). (Grades 9+)
  SIRS Discoverer Selected content for novice researchers, especially elementary and
  middle school students and educators. (Grades 3-9)
  SIRS Issues Researcher Curriculum-aligned database of content organized by complex
  issues, ideally for middle and high school students and educators. (Grades 6+)

ProQuest Newspapers
The Historical LA Times  Full text, 1881-1992
Los Angeles Times (1985-Current)
New York Times (1980-Current)
New York Times Book Review (1997-Current)
New York Times Magazine (1997-Current)
Wall Street Journal (1984-Current)
Washington Post (1987- Current)
Reference USA
U. S. Business Module: Directory of 24 million U.S. companies
U.S. Residential Module: 120 million households and 65 million homeowners
Health Care Module: 675,000 doctors and 180,000 dentists
Canadian Business Module: 1.5 million Canadian businesses
Canadian Residential Module: 12 million Canadian households
Rosetta Stone Plus Learn over 30 different foreign languages with the leading online program

SIRS Knowledge Source for Students
Researcher for social issues, health, science, and business
Government Reporter for Historic and Government documents, directories and almanacs
Renaissance for current perspectives on the arts and humanities
Access SIRS from home, and from the Library.

SIRS Discoverer for Younger Students
Discoverer For students in grades 1-9
Access SIRS from home, and from the Library.
Teaching Books  An online database of thousands of multimedia resources that can be used to explore children’s and young adult books and their authors. It helps books come to life!             
Get free tutoring for Math, science, English and social studies, from 1 pm till 10 pm seven days a week. Available in English and in Spanish. 
You can also get help finding a job: Connect with a career coach, drop off a resume for review, search online for job resources.
Thank you to the Friends of the Library for funding Tutor.com.
Universal Class  Continuing Education. Over 500 classes, many offering CEUs, and over 100 video-audit classes.