Read a digital magazine with Flipster or Libby

 

Flipster

 

Flipster has awesome eMagazines you can check out with your library card!! Click a magazine cover below to get started! To see more titles, click here!

Libby Magazines

 

Access over 3,000 magazines in over 12 languages, including Spanish, Japanese, Chinese, Italian, German and French.

Top titles include:

  • The Economist
  • US Weekly
  • National Geographic
  • Good Housekeeping
  • Vanity Fair
  • Rolling Stone

Explora

  • Search millions of articles on a variety of subjects.
  • Browse by publication (title of magazine) or subject.
  • E-mail, print, or save articles.
  • Search for magazine articles for high school homework assignments.
  • See the reading level (Lexile) for each article.

New York Times

  • PLEASE NOTE: This resource is only available on Library computers and the wireless network in the Library.
  • Enjoy complimentary online access to the New York Times. You will need to create an account with your personal email address, or "Log In" if you already have created an account

Online Resources

Books & Streaming

Biblioboard

Biblioboard

  • Biblioboard is an awesome eBook platform that allows you to read eBooks by local authors! Click the link above to get started. You can also download the Biblioboard app for Android and Apple devices! Are you thinking about self-publishing your own book? You can now create, edit, format and generate print-ready and eBook formats for your book—no matter how far along it may be by using the Pressbooks service by Biblioboard!

CloudLibrary

CloudLibrary

  • CloudLibrary allows you to borrow and read a wide array of eBooks and eAudiobooks from Escondido Public Library for free.
  • Download the app on your tablet or smart phone, or read in browser. Search the Apple app store or Google Play store for "CloudLibrary."

ComicsPlus

ComicsPlus

  • Get free and instant access to thousands of eComics and digital graphic novels in any web browser - whether on your phone or laptop.
  • Download the app on your tablet or smart phone, or read in browser. Search the Apple app store or Google Play store for "ComicsPlus for Libraries."

Hoopla

Hoopla

  • Digital media service offered by Escondido Public Library that allows you to borrow movies, music, eAudiobooks, eBooks, eComics and TV shows to enjoy on your computer, tablet, or phone – and even your TV!
  • Download the app on your supported smart TV or streaming device (Roku, Apple TV, Chromecast, Firestick, and more) tablet or smart phone, or read in browser. Search the Apple app store or Google Play store for "Hoopla."

Libby

  • Libby (by OverDrive) allows you to borrow and read a wide array of eBooks and eAudiobooks from Escondido Public Library for free.
  • Download the Libby app on your tablet or smart phone, or read in browser. Search the Apple app store or Google Play store for "Libby."

  

Tumblebooks are animated, talking picture eBooks for children.

NoveList Plus

  • Find your next great read.
  • Browse by author, title, or series.

Points of View

  • Read different points of view on a variety of topics.

MasterFILE

  • Search millions of articles on a variety of subjects.
  • Browse by publication (title of magazine) or subject.
  • E-mail, print, or save articles.

Career & Business

Brainfuse JobNow and VetNow

  • Get free live online assistance for job seekers, veterans, and their families
  • Use the Resume Lab to receive personalized resume assistance from experts
  • Receive job interview assistance through live online practice and resources
  • Get personalized assistance from a VA navigator to learn more about your eligibility for VA benefits
  • Access Veteran Resource Center to discover local and nationwide resources in education, employment, housing, and healthcare

AtoZdatabases

  • Find a job & build your resume using templates.
  • Find new business prospects.
  • Perform background checks.
  • Find detailed business profiles.
  • Locate relatives, long-lost friends & plan reunions.

Automotive Repair

Chilton Auto Repair Library

  • Step-by-step service and repair procedures, and labor estimating tool to help you confidently determine your next move.
  • Maintenance and specification tables that provide the unique data you need for each specific vehicle.
  • Vacuum diagrams to simplify troubleshooting.
  • Wiring diagrams to help explain system operation.
  • Close-up photographs and illustrations for visual support.

Education & Language

Biography Reference Center

  • Find biographical information on famous people through history and from around the world.
  • Search by name, occupation, nationality, or country.

Brittanica School

  • Brittanica School is the go-to site for learning more about any subject—for all grades and all reading abilities—offering thousands of up-to-date, curated, and curriculum-relevant articles, images, videos, audio clips, primary sources, maps, research tools, recommended Web sites, and three separate databases—Elementary, Middle, or High.

Driver's License Practice

  • Prepare for your California Driver's License test by taking practice tests.
  • Tests in English and Spanish.

Learning Express Library

  • Prepare for an exam or job
  • Practice for academic, military or vocational tests
  • Take business courses including Microsoft Office.

Pronunciator- Learn a new Language!

  • Pronunciator is a fun and free way to learn any of 87 languages with self-directed lessons, live teachers, movies, music, and more.

Genealogy and Escondido History

 

Ancestry.com

  • PLEASE NOTE: This resource is only available on Library computers and the wireless network in the Library.
  • Search for birth, death, and census records. Also includes directories, maps, photos, and more.

Digital Reel

  • PLEASE NOTE: This resource is only available on Library computers and the wireless network in the Library.
  • Digital Reel allows access to Escondido newspapers published prior to 1995. This includes The AdvocateThe Escondido Times, and The Times Advocate.

FamilySearch.org

  • PLEASE NOTE: This resource is only available on Library computers and the wireless network in the Library.
  • Search for birth, death, and census records.
  • You will need to create an account with your personal email address, or "Log In" if you already have created an account.

Government & Law

Government Environmental Documents

  • Chatham Bros Environmental Clean-up updates

Legal Information Reference Center

  • Search for legal information (real estate, family, business, and more).
  • Browse and download legal forms.
  • Browse popular Nolo Press legal eBooks online.

Health

Consumer Health Complete

  • Search for information on diseases and conditions.
  • Get information about prescription drugs and alternative medicine.
  • View images, diagrams, videos, and animations.

Spanish/Español

Escolar

  • Escolar is the leading knowledge-building resource that is universally trusted for accurate and age-appropriate content in Spanish.