San Rafael Public Library

E-Resources for Middle and High School Students

These resources are accessible from anywhere with your library card.

  • Brainfuse – Learning resources for elementary through college level in reading, writing, math, science, social studies, and more. High School and college test prep.
  • Britannica School Edition – Learn about any subject with content for all grades and all reading abilities K-12. Find articles, images, videos, audio clips, primary sources, maps, research tools, and recommended Web sites.
  • Britannica Escolar – Britannica en español.
  • CultureGrams – Concise cultural information on countries around the world. (Grades 3-12)
  • Driving-Tests.org – free California DMV practice tests and guidebooks for cars, motorcycles, and commercial licenses (in English and Spanish)
  • eLibrary – General reference aggregation of periodical and digital media content with editorial guidance for novice researchers.  Two unique interfaces available. (Grades 6+)
  • O’Reilly Learning – Access to 35K+ books, 30K+ hours of video, curated learning paths, case studies, interactive tutorials, audio books, and O’Reilly conference videos about computer science, programming, engineering, data science, and more.
  • School & Educators Complete – eBook subscription database (over 12,000 titles) to support multiple subject areas (English Language Arts, Science, Math, Social Studies, Health, Physical Education, Information Literacy and Technology). (Grades 9+, possibly some content for Middle School, also includes professional development content for faculty)
  • The School of Life – a website devoted to developing emotional intelligence through the help of culture, covering a variety of ideas in the humanities – from philosophy to literature, psychology to the visual arts – ideas that will exercise, stimulate and expand your mind
  • SIRS Discoverer – Selected content for novice researchers, especially elementary and middle school students and educators. (Grades 3-9)
  • SIRS Issues Researcher – Curriculum-aligned database of content organized by complex issues, ideally for middle and high school students and educators. (Grades 6+)
  • Thug Notes – Thug Notes is an American educational web series that summarizes and analyzes various literary works in a comedic manner
  • Downtown Library

    Curbside Pickup Hours (by appointment only)
    Sun: closed
    Mon, Tues, Weds: 10-4
    Thurs: 12-6
    Fri & Sat: 10-4

    Contact
    (415) 485-3323

    Address
    1100 E Street (at 5th Avenue)
    San Rafael, CA 94901

  • Pickleweed Library

    Curbside Pickup Hours (appointment & walk-up)
    Sat, Sun & Mon: Closed
    Tues: 10-4
    Weds & Thurs: 12-6
    Fri: 10-4

    Contact
    (415) 485-3483

    Address
    50 Canal Street
    San Rafael, CA 94901

  • Northgate Library

    Currently Closed

    Contact
    (415) 485-3323

    Address
    5800 Northgate Drive
    San Rafael, CA 94903



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