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Apr 14

City offers eServices to library users

Posted on April 14, 2020 at 10:37 pm by Clay Curtin

During the statewide and countywide COVID-19 stay-at-home orders, there are many opportunities available to you with your local Menlo Park Library card. The City's robust digital services give cardholders free access to eBooks and audiobooks, eMagazines, eVideo, homework help and databases full of information.

From your library:
  • During school closures: Get daily help with tutoring and homework from the Princeton Review
  • Stay connected: Text messaging capabilities allow the library to send text message alerts to customers about their library account. Also, customers can send text messages asking for more information about their account.
  • Reading and databases: search many databases to find captivating books or even research on topics that you want to learn about, join virtual book clubs and take part in fun word games.
  • Video: There is a wide array of videos right at your fingertips. Stream films anytime, or look up online video tutorials. Skillsoft is a Learning Management System that provides access to eBooks, courses, and videos that focus on computer software, business skills and personal development. 
For more information on additional offerings from the Menlo Park Library visit

For the latest on the city’s operations and response to the COVID-19 response, visit You can sign up for email notifications by visiting and selecting “Menlo Park City News.” Updates are also posted to the city’s social media channels, including Facebook, Twitter and Nextdoor.

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