Electronic Resources

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

 television programs. 

 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 Archives Unbound  Presents topically-focused digital collections of historical documents that support the research and study needs of scholars and students at the college level.
 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.
Creativebug offers online video arts and crafts workshops and techniques. Learn how to paint, knit, crochet, sew, screen print, and more. 

Thank you to the Friends of the Library for funding Creativebug.

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. 
Morningstar Investment Survey
In Library Use Only
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)
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 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.
                                                More Excellent Databases to Come!