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Beanstack
Brainfuse HelpNow
California Conectada
Connected California
Hoopla
LearningExpress Library
Luna Digital Collections
New York Times
Overdrive/Libby
Pronunciator
Sora

Resources by Category

Arts and Music

With more than 4,000 interactive books, educational games, puzzles, and other learning activities, ABCmouse.com’s award-winning online curriculum is the most comprehensive online educational resource for young learners (ages 2–8).

Instantly stream movies, music, and television shows or download audiobooks, comics, and eBooks.

A comprehensive resource of youth book lists and guides to award-winning and diverse literature, literature lesson plans, literature-based vocabulary lists, meet-the-author videos and book readings, readers' theatre scripts, and video book trailers.

Homework Help

Free online tutoring and so much more.

Ayuda académica adicional gratuita en línea y más.

Los estudiantes de primaria a secundaria pueden acceder a artículos de enciclopedia, multimedia, fuentes primarias, juegos educativos y otros recursos de aprendizaje que apoyan la investigación de los estudiantes.

Elementary through high school students can access encyclopedia articles, multimedia, primary sources, educational games, and other learning resources that support student research.

Covers environmental issues that affect people globally through topic overviews, journals, news, and multimedia content.

Manipulate 3D interactive models to visualize and understand concepts in biology, chemistry, earth, and space science.

Primary source materials covering a vast array of topics of importance to U.S. and California history.

Features online tutorials, practice tests and e-books to help you achieve your educational and professional goals. In addition to helping you improve your skills in reading, writing, math and basic science, LearningExpress Library offers tools and resources to help you create a resume, search for jobs, build workplace skills, and prepare for career certification exams. You'll also find college and grad school admissions test prep, GED® test prep and much more.

Explore amazing adventures in science, nature, culture, archaeology, and space.

Provides authoritative ebooks in a range of subjects from the world's top publishers.

Elementary through high school students can find homework help with learning resources in Homework Central, which links out to CultureGrams, eLibrary, ProQuest, ProQuest Research Companion, SIRS Discoverer and SIRS Issue Researcher.

Languages and Culture

Track your reading on Beanstack to participate in Lompoc Public Library's reading challenges!

A database for the Black Gold Cooperative Library System that houses digital archives featuring photos from the Central Coast. 

Learn a language with your library card!

A comprehensive resource of youth book lists and guides to award-winning and diverse literature, literature lesson plans, literature-based vocabulary lists, meet-the-author videos and book readings, readers' theatre scripts, and video book trailers.

Lifelong Learning

Free online tutoring and so much more.

Ayuda académica adicional gratuita en línea y más.

Un equipo de Navegantes Digitales que están aquí para ayudarle a conectarse a Internet y a recursos en línea.

The Central Coast Literacy Council provides basic reading and writing instruction to adults with low literacy skills.

A team of Digital Navigators who are here to help you get connected to the internet and online resources.

Build skills with courses, certificates, and degrees online from world-class universities and companies.

GetSetUp is a social learning platform for individuals 50+, taught by peers who are experts in their field. 

Features online tutorials, practice tests and e-books to help you achieve your educational and professional goals. In addition to helping you improve your skills in reading, writing, math and basic science, LearningExpress Library offers tools and resources to help you create a resume, search for jobs, build workplace skills, and prepare for career certification exams. You'll also find college and grad school admissions test prep, GED® test prep and much more.

A resource for people with no, low, or limited technology skills to build skills in key digital literacy areas.

Learn a language with your library card!

Offers thousands of classes on topics such as freelancing, entrepreneurship, graphic design, productivity, marketing, and more.

TFS Scholarships (TFS) is the most comprehensive online resource for higher education funding. A free and independent service, TFS links students to more than 7 million individual scholarships and to more than $41 billion in aid.

VetNow is an all-in-one suite of services designed for a wide range of career and veteran needs.

Local History

Access scans from California newspapers from 1846 to present for free.

Access the Lompoc Record newspaper digitally from 1875 to present.

A database for the Black Gold Cooperative Library System that houses digital archives featuring photos from the Central Coast. 

Newspapers and Magazines

Access scans from California newspapers from 1846 to present for free.

Access the Lompoc Record newspaper digitally from 1875 to present.

Explore amazing adventures in science, nature, culture, archaeology, and space.

Direct access to nytimes.com from 1851 to now.

Reading Recommendations

Track your reading on Beanstack to participate in Lompoc Public Library's reading challenges!

Your guide to fiction for children and adults. Includes brief summaries, series lists, reviews, read-alikes, book discussion guides, and more.

A comprehensive resource of youth book lists and guides to award-winning and diverse literature, literature lesson plans, literature-based vocabulary lists, meet-the-author videos and book readings, readers' theatre scripts, and video book trailers.

Reference and Research

Free online tutoring and so much more.

Ayuda académica adicional gratuita en línea y más.

Los estudiantes de primaria a secundaria pueden acceder a artículos de enciclopedia, multimedia, fuentes primarias, juegos educativos y otros recursos de aprendizaje que apoyan la investigación de los estudiantes.

Elementary through high school students can access encyclopedia articles, multimedia, primary sources, educational games, and other learning resources that support student research.

Access scans from California newspapers from 1846 to present for free.

Covers environmental issues that affect people globally through topic overviews, journals, news, and multimedia content.

Manipulate 3D interactive models to visualize and understand concepts in biology, chemistry, earth, and space science.

Primary source materials covering a vast array of topics of importance to U.S. and California history.

Access the Lompoc Record newspaper digitally from 1875 to present.

Provides authoritative ebooks in a range of subjects from the world's top publishers.

Elementary through high school students can find homework help with learning resources in Homework Central, which links out to CultureGrams, eLibrary, ProQuest, ProQuest Research Companion, SIRS Discoverer and SIRS Issue Researcher.

TFS Scholarships (TFS) is the most comprehensive online resource for higher education funding. A free and independent service, TFS links students to more than 7 million individual scholarships and to more than $41 billion in aid.

Video Streaming

Instantly stream movies, music, and television shows or download audiobooks, comics, and eBooks.

eBooks and Audiobooks

With more than 4,000 interactive books, educational games, puzzles, and other learning activities, ABCmouse.com’s award-winning online curriculum is the most comprehensive online educational resource for young learners (ages 2–8).

Find and download books from smaller, independent publishers and self-published authors on Enki.

Instantly stream movies, music, and television shows or download audiobooks, comics, and eBooks.

A program that loans talking (audio) and braille books, magazines, descriptive videos, and audio playback equipment free of charge to Californians unable to read conventional print due to a visual or physical disability.

Explore amazing adventures in science, nature, culture, archaeology, and space.

Accessible ebooks, audiobooks and magazines on any device.

Provides authoritative ebooks in a range of subjects from the world's top publishers.

Students from Lompoc Unified School District can access ebooks and audiobooks with Sora.