Sacramento Public Library

New Services

Is your child a secret math whiz? Will you code the next great app? Discover your hidden talents with easy access to these new services, including early learning videos, online design, coding and business training, and language-learning.


APRIL 2018

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Request books that the Library doesn't own and have the item shipped directly to you using Amazon Prime.


Ensure your child is exposed to many words with a wearable device that counts the number of words they hear each day.

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Host your own toddler or preschool storytime with a multi-book kit featuring diverse characters.

March 2018

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Consumer Reports
Research your next purchase with reliable product reviews.



National Geographic & National Geographic Kids

Read magazines from 1888 to present, including National Geographic, Kids and Traveler.

Rock's Backpages
Enjoy over 35,000 articles on artists written by top music writers of the last 50 years.

Informe Academico
Search scholarly journals in Spanish and Portuguese.


September 2017

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Learn business, creative and tech skills with expert-led online video tutorials -- anytime, anywhere. Trainings include 3D animation, design, audio & music, business, marketing, photography and more.

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Mango Languages

Learn a new language through conversation and cultural immersion in over 70 world languages, including English.

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Explore the largest ESL curriculum on the planet where you can learn one of over 80 world languages. Course options include citizenship prep.

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Video games
Check out newly released video games for major consoles including Wii U, Xbox 360, Xbox One, PS3, PS4 and Nintendo Switch.

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Board games
Enjoy games for all ages, from multiplayer strategy to quick-play card games that provide hours of entertainment.


June 2017


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Access thousands of ebooks and audiobooks through this simple-to-use app. You can borrow them, instantly, for free, using just the device in your hand.

May 2017

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Ready Rosie
Find learning moments for your child in day-to-day activities with these quick videos.

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