Yolo County Library


Archives Unbound
Access primary source material for 296 archival collections covering topics of importance to U.S. and California history.


Encyclopedia Britannica
Learn more about any subject, whether you are a child, teen, or adult.  This short introductory video will show you how to access this database.

Un excelente recurso digital en español que ayuda a enriquecer el aprendizaje de los estudiantes de primaria y secundaria. Incluye más de 15.000 artículos de la encyclopedia, 9.000 elementos multimedia (imágenes, videos, audio y mapas detallados) y 65 juegos educativos. Mira este vídeo para arpender más.

Find information on thousands of topics including resources for teachers and students, popular magazines, professional journals, reference books, images, AP news video clips, and primary sources. Contains full-text access to Consumer Reports from 1991 – present.  This short video will review some of its features.

Research Companion (Homework Central)

Driving Tests
Free practice tests for the CA DMV including cars, motorcycles, and CDL (commercial drivers). Spanish and Russian translations included.

Learning Express Library
Free online popular software tutorials. Brush up on your reading, writing, and proofreading skills. Find business writing, citizenship, public speaking courses, and more. Recursos en español.

JobNow/VetNow features live online assistance, resume lab help, and wide range of academic tools to help job-seekers and veterans reach their goals. Create an account and connect with tutors, job coaches, and veteran navigators. Quick Start instructions (PDF) About PDF

Career Preparation
Prepare for Nursing, Real Estate, Teaching, Military, Emergency Medical, Firefighting, Electrician, Plumbing, Culinary Arts, and other careers.

Virtual Career Workshops Explore career pathways, create resumes, develop interviewing skills. Learn about communication, budgeting and time management. Find out more at www.Yoloworks.org, by phone: 530-490-3780 or by email: yoloworksworkshop@yolocounty.org

College Admissions Test Prep including the TOEFL

Mango Languages  
Learn a new language.  Choose from 71 different languages, including Spanish, French, Arabic, Japanese and English.

Read-alike recommendations, series information, book reviews, reading lists, and more.

The New York Times Online
Click on the “REDEEM” button. Then create an account or log in with your email address and password.

USA Learns
Practice English speaking, reading, writing, listening, grammar, vocabulary, and more.

Diverse Books resources from TeachingBooks.net
A collection of engaging resources about authors, books, and reading. Identify exceptional books that reflect diverse cultural experiences, interests, and ability levels.

Click here for Children's Books & Author Resources from TeachingBooks.net

A collection of movies, read-alongs, meet-the-author recordings, plus assignments and activities for over 12,000 books.

Click here for Teen Books & Author Resources from TeachingBooks.net

Find the right book for you, hear authors pronounce their names, watch movies of authors in their studies and more.

Click here for Book and Author Resources from TeachingBooks.net

For teachers:  ready-to-use activities, reading lists, book, and author resources for grades PreK- 12, a growing list of authors hosting free events, and more.

Value Line Investment Research

Access in-depth financial information, research, commentary, and analysis for stocks.

Yolo County Historical Collection
The Yolo County Historical Collection is comprised of 11,000 objects which date from approximately the 1830s to the 1930s.