Meet the 2024 Berkeley Youth Poet Laureate, Julia Segrè!

Get live help with math, reading, writing, and language arts anytime day or night with Brainfuse HelpNow! The online tutoring you know and love has expanded tutoring hours for all California students. Math, reading, and writing tutors are available 24/7. Tutors in other subjects are available from 10:00 am – 10:00 pm.

FREE Live Online Assistance for, Veterans, and their Families.  Career,  Veteran Support and Learning Tools. Connect with a coach to get help in job search, resumes, career path.   Connect with an expert veteran to learn about VA benefits and community resources. Connect with a live tutor for help with academic  and reading/writing skills.

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Let us help you find more books to read!  Based on the interests you indicate, library staff will identify 3-6 books (or audiobooks!) for you and will place them on hold. Your personalized book picks will be placed on hold in your account within one week after you submit this form. Expect an email when the materials are ready, and you will have one week to pick them up at the… Read More

Activate your access to New York Times Games

Games you can feel good about-including the iconic Crossword
Enjoy access to the New York Times Games, courtesy of Berkeley Public Library
Activate your complimentary access today. Return here any time to renew your free 24 hour access.

For unlimited access on The Library's WiFi, you must sign up for a free account on NYTimes.com, using a valid email address. Click Register Now to sign up and create an account with your personal email address, otherwise, log in if you already have a NY Times account.

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!

Looking for a job? Want to volunteer? The Library can connect you to what you need.

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. 

Northstar Digital Literacy tests your computer skills, helps you build skills in key areas, and lets you demonstrate your knowledge by earning certificates and badges.
Included are assessments, instructor-led curricula, and self-directed online learning in three main areas:
Essential Computer Skills - Basic Computer Skills, Internet Basics, Using Email, Windows OS, Mac OS
Essential Software Skills – Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Google Docs
Using Technology in Daily Life - Social Media, Information Literacy, Career Search Skills, Supporting K-12 Distance Learning, Your Digital Footprint

The Weekly Sky Report is a summary of what's going on in the Berkeley sky each week. Rocket launches and other news are also included. There are new things to see all the time, so keep checking back...