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Thousands of downloadable audiobooks and e-books. Get the Libby App for iPhone®, Android™, and Kindle® devices. Download to read offline for on-the-go reading! Cardholders can checkout up to 5 items at a time; borrowing period is 3 weeks; no late fees; eBooks and eAudiobooks automatically return at the end of the lending period. Email address required to place holds on titles.
Ebooks for children to listen to and read along with. Find children’s puzzles/games, language learning books and audiobooks. Access using a web browser or download the Tumblebooks app for Apple and Android devices. Use the link provided to access the resource, username and password is not required.
A collection of fifty popular magazines to read using RBDigital's iPhone®, Android™, or Kindle® Fire apps, or using a computer web browser. No holds, no waiting, no due dates. Create a free account with a South Pasadena Library card, username/email address, and password. Sponsored by the Friends of the South Pasadena Library.
OFFERED FREE UNTIL AUGUST 31ST. With this comprehensive collection of math picture books featuring animation and narration, use stories and literature to effectively teach math concepts to children (recommended K-6)! With no limits and waiting, TumbleMath is a quick way to jump into math.
OFFERED FREE UNTIL AUGUST 31ST. Check out Graphic Novels, Enhanced Novels, eBooks, classic literature, National Geographic videos, educator resources, and audiobooks for grades 7-12. The collection is available online around the clock. No downloads, no waiting! If you can access the internet, you can be reading, watching, or listening to fantastic content.
No library card is required, but you must be physically located in state of California. Over 4,000 comics, graphic novels, and children’s materials are available for free to all residents of California through August 31st. All of the eBooks are available in an unlimited simultaneous use model accessed via geolocation, so there are no waits or holds.
No library card is required, but you must be physically located in state of California. Includes over 5,300 simultaneous use ebooks from leading publishers as well as the Indie Author Project Select collection, which features over 400 award-winning indie-published ebooks. Note: this resource does not provide access to the entire enki library collection – just titles that are licensed for simultaneous use (no holds) and that fit the selected curations.
Stream up to 5 films per month from Kanopy's collection of 30,000 titles. Included are independent, foreign language, classic, documentary and educational films. The educational films include more than 3,000 Great Courses titles. Supported platforms include web browsers, apps for iPad/iPhone, Android, and Amazon’s fire Tablet, as well as Apple TV, Roku, and Chromecast. Parental controls can be set to restrict access to films outside of the family friendly Kanopy Kids collection. Visit the Library's Kanopy site to create a free account with your library card, email address, and password. NOTE: Older library cards with the "PSPA" prefix will not work with Kanopy. While the library building is closed, please email firstname.lastname@example.org for library card assistance.
Contains over 1,500,000 pages of historical California newspapers published from 1846-present, including the first California newspaper the “Californian,” and the first daily California newspaper the “Daily Alta California.” No account necessary to access.
Unlimited access to NYTimes.com from 1851 to present. This version of the NYTimes.com is only accessible from within the library.A NYTimes.com user account--including email address and password--is required.
Enjoy the NYTimes.com from outside of the library for 24 hours of unlimited access of articles 1851 to present. When your 24 hour access expires, return to this link and click again to start a new 24 hour access period. A NYTimes.com user account--including email address and password--is required.
Specialized online tutors for Math, Science, English, Social Studies, Essay Writing, resume writing, job hunting, help with Excel, and more. Live tutoring services do not require a free account, but with one, extra services such as math problem and essay drop-off, practice quizzes, and more are available. Live tutors available from 12:00 p.m. to 12:00 a.m. in English and Spanish. Sponsored by the Friends of the South Pasadena Library.
Practice tests including the GED®, Nursing School Exams, and SAT®; exercises; skill-building courses; and information for school and career purposes. Create a free account with your email address and a password.
Fun and immersive language learning software for students, travelers, and life-long learners. Courses are PhD-created, available in 70 languages, and accessible via apps for iPhone®, Android™, Kindle® and Nook®, or on any computer with an internet connection. English language courses are available in 17 different languages. Create a free account to track progress with an email address and password: account is not required for use. Sponsored by the Friends of the South Pasadena Library.
Historical documents and photos from around the world. This database is only accessible from within the Library. Ask a Reference Librarian for assistance or click here from a library computer. Sponsored by the Friends of the South Pasadena Library.