The Placer County Library Administration holds an unshakable commitment to the idea of being a source of inspiration, information, and learning. The library system seeks to support individuals as they learn and grow throughout their lives. The Placer County Library’s commitment is visible through the free resources offered to the community. Read on to see what free stuff you can get with your Placer County Library card!
Download free ebooks, audiobooks, and magazines!
The Placer County Library card grants access to several online services that provide free downloadable digital materials ranging from music to ebooks to magazines – and more!
Freegal offers a selection of over eight million songs to download for free.
RB Digital provides access to several free downloadable magazines.
Library to Go is a service that provides free ebooks and audiobooks for mobile and home use.
TumbleBooks is an online collection of over a thousand children’s books; the program will read the books aloud, as well as other exciting interactive features!
Enki is an incredible collection of classic and fun eBooks such as Nancy Drew and Hardy Boys.
Enki also contains a large assortment of nonfiction books! Click here to find out how to access these services with your library card.
Looking for a job? Placer County Library can help!
The library offers a few great resources for looking for a job! Brainfuse JobNow is an online platform that provides so many great services. An online career assessment might help you figure out what sort of job you might enjoy. Resume-building and interview practice are also very useful possibilities.
The Placer County Library offers an updated list of employment opportunities around the Placer area. Find the current list by clicking here.
Enjoy fun family activities with free programs across Placer County Library locations!
The Placer County Library system plays host to a wide variety of free events! Children may enjoy storytime or lego clubs, and DIY crafting events are fun for the whole family! Adult activities include online book clubs, English learning classes, and instructive technology classes. Certain events occur only at certain locations. To learn more about the calendar of events, click here.
Take advantage of these online resources!
Placer County Library offers the services of BrainFuse HelpNow, an online platform for tutoring and skill-building. Whether you’re a student that would like help with math and sciences or you’re prepping for the GED, HelpNow is a great resource to check out.
Chilton Library offers a database of vehicle maintenance and repair. If you’d like to learn more about how to repair your car and maintain your automobile autonomy, this is a perfect place to start.
Explora provides magazine articles and consumer reports; Explora through Ebscohost is often a great resource for school projects.
Gale Virtual Reference Library (GVRL) is a compendium of generally credible online articles geared towards research. Login with library card.
The Legal Information Reference Center is a self-help compendium for legal matters ranging from businesses to real estate to immigration. Login information can currently be found on the Placer County Library’s website: click here.
Free audio and braille books for individuals with print disabilities!
The Placer County Library offers free audiobooks, braille books, magazine selections, technology, and more for free to individuals that can’t read standard print. Click here to learn more or sign up.
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