Teen

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Brainfuse

Use your library card for free tutoring! BrainFuse HelpNow provides on-demand, expert online tutoring in math, science, social studies, writing, and English for all ages. Tutoring is available every day from 1 p.m. - 10 p.m. BrainFuse is also available as a mobile app (compatible with iOS and Android systems). Thank you to the Berkeley Library Foundation for providing funds to support Brainfuse at BPL.

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Overdrive provides a large and ever-growing collection of ebooks and digital audiobooks. Download the free Libby app, then listen or read on your device. You will need to create a login and password using your email. Please see this page for support. 

BPL card holders can now check out up to ten Overdrive items simultaneously!

Note: Mac users can read about how to use Overdrive on MacOs Catalina here.

 

Explora

Access magazine articles, primary sources, biographies, reference books and other research resources.

All information comes with citations. (also, see Explora for High School)

Language Learning Centered Around You

Choose from 70+ world languages to learn with tools that adapt to how you learn best. Listen to conversations between native speakers, and use Voice Comparison to match your pronunciation with native-speaker audio. Try Mango now!

Biograph in Context

Research more than 525,000 famous people from the past and present. Find images, audio files, excerpts from primary sources such as newspapers and speeches, and other resources.

National Geographic Lobo
A complete archive of National Geographic magazine — every page of every issue from 1888 to the present day — along with a cross-searchable collection of National Geographic books, maps, images and videos.
Academic OneFile

Features peer-reviewed full-text scholarly content across the academic disciplines. With millions of articles available in both PDF and HTML full-text, Academic OneFile is both authoritative and comprehensive, a terrific first-stop for research.

Includes full-text New York Times back to 1995.

Britannica Library Edition

Teens, use this online version of the Encyclopaedia Britannica to conduct research and work on special projects. You can even store your research in your own personal My Britannica account. 

Start with the encyclopedia and then move on to current magazines, recommended Web sites, an atlas, biographies, news, and more.

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Learn about different careers, plan for your education, get salary and benefit information, search for jobs, improve your resume and get interview tips on this site from the US Department of Labor. Also provides links to local career centers. 

Berkeley Public Schools Home Learning Resources

Resources for the 2020 Coronavirus (COVID-19) School Closure.