211 LA County is a database of resources for Los Angeles County residents.
American Memory from the Library of Congress
A group of concerned volunteers has formed the Audio Internet Reading Service of Los Angeles (AIRS), an Internet-based radio station that broadcasts to those who have limited or no vision. Their current programs include sections from daily newspapers and magazines, store ads, voter information, vision research news, theater reviews, consumer product information, and much more, all geared to the needs of the print-impaired community.
Regularly updated collection of college rankings to inform students about what schools across the country have to offer in terms of top-rated academics and student lifestyle.
Download the Biblioboard app to your smart device to enjoy digital books, images, videos and more. It has a geolocator so wherever you are in the world you can check out digital materials from accessible libraries in that area.
California DMV Permit Practice Tests is a program that contains state-specific driving practice tests.
California Social Studies Fact Cards is a free database of information on subjects such as Missions, Explorers and Indian tribes. There is no password or username required.
California Department of Veterans Affairs assists veterans with accessing the wide variety of services and benefits available to them and their family members.
Common Sense Media is a website for information on movies and movie ratings for parents and guardians.
Consumer Health and Safety Resource informs people about recalls and safety alerts, and publishes consumer-related news and safety guides.
Getty Publications Virtual are free digital backlist titles from the Getty Publications Archives.
The Huell Howser Archives at Chapman University have a variety of streaming videos available to the public. These include his shows on the Missions and other California Landmarks. Click on Video Archives for access.
California’s Library Services for People with Print Disabilities, in association with the Library of Congress, provides free Braille and audio books, magazines and playback equipment to all eligible Californians unable to read standard print. Follow the link to find your local braille and talking book library and sign up for free library service.
my Social Security - Check out your Social Security Statement, change your address & manage your benefits online today.
Nursing School/Scholarship Resource - This is a nursing program database and career guide with more than 6500 programs to choose from. This resource also has a large number of searchable scholarships which are created specifically for nurses and nursing students.
Project Gutenberg offers over 36,000 free e-books to download to your PC, Kindle, Android, iOS or other portable device. Choose between ePub, Kindle, HTML and simple text formats.
RehabSpot of the Delphi Behavior Health Group is an organization that has information on addiction and recovery for those who are struggling with substance abuse disorders and other mental health conditions. Topics are selected after consulting with treatment professionals and leading addiction resources and are sourced from relevant publications, government agencies, and medical journals.
Download the Simple-E app to your smart device to access classic e-books in an epub format and materials from the New York Public Library’s Digital Public Library of America collection.
Suddenly 65 - Places to go, people to meet, things to do and discover in the Greater Los Angeles area for those energetic on the go active group of people over 60
The Niche Academy - Learn how to research and get information on Genealogy with the Infopeople Academy module.
This Week in California History is a new digital resource for exploring California history. It posts "what's up" from history in the week ahead. It is multicultural, games based, promotes field trips, living history and storytelling.
VIN Decoder - Use this free VIN decoder to get more information on a vehicle. This can be used for many reasons, including information to buy a used car. You can do a VIN lookup to get the vehicle history report and find records of its previous owners, accidents, and repairs.