School-at-Home Resources

K-12 school support

Book Connections - A collection of 174,000+ digital materials about books for children and teens. This service includes a reader's advisory tool, resources for homework help and homeschool support, summer reading and diverse book selections, and more.

Brittanica School Edition - A resource of thousands of up-to-date articles, videos, audio clips, primary sources, maps, and research tools. Three separate databases for Elementary, Middle school or High School provide age-appropriate materials. (Grades 3-12)

Brittanica Escolar  -  A Spanish language encyclopedia with 2,000 articles, images, multimedia and maps.  Divided into two sections - elementary and middle school.  (Grades 3-8)

Brittanica Fundamentals - An innovative early learning resource with interactive learning modules.  Includes reading, literacy games, geography and drawing.  (PreK-2)

CultureGrams - Concise cultural information on countries around the world. (Grades 3-12)

Learning Express - Find online practice exams for high school equivalency, college and graduate school; skill building resources for high schoolers; professional certification prep and more. (Grades 6+)

This resource was supported in whole or in part by the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services under the provisions of the American Rescue Plan Act, administered in California by the State Librarian.

Proquest E-Library - General reference for finding periodical and digital media content with guidance for novice researchers. (Grades 6+)

SIRS Discoverer - Selected articles and graphics and books for social issues for early learners. (Grades 3-9)

SIRS Issues Researcher - Selected articles and graphics on the enduring and talked-about issues of the day. (Grades 6+)

Teaching Books - Wonderful resource for exploring books for children and young adults!

Student/Parent Login Information for Teaching Books:

Username: placer

Password: teachingbooksK12library

Teacher Login for Teaching Books: Educator Login with Your Work E-Mail

Access for K-12 resources provided courtesy of the California State Library.

Additional Resources


Brainfuse HelpNow!  Live Tutoring, Homework Help, and Skill Building. Tutors available every day from 1:00 -10:00 p.m PST. Log in with your library card number. Supported by the Placer County Literacy Support Council.


  • Hoopla Website 
  • Download and stream on your mobile device or computer:
    • Audiobooks
    • Comics
    • E-books
    • Music
    • Videos
  • Check out videos for 3 days, music albums for 7 days, and audiobooks, E-books, and comics for 21 days
  • Content always available with no holds
  • App available for free from the Apple App Store and Google Play  (search: Hoopla Digital)

LibbyMeet Libby

Library to GoLibrary to Go

Downloadable E-books and E-audiobooks

Novelist Discover books with Novelist

  • NoveList answers the question: What should I read next? Log in with your library card number.

Tumble Book LibraryTumbleBook Library