English Language Learning Resources on the Library's WebsiteYou can access these resources for free at the library or from your home. You need to have a Santa Clara City Library card.
Do you want to learn to speak English better?
Under English Courses
on this website, there are 100 free lessons on how to speak English for those who speak Arabic, Chinese (Cantonese and Mandarin), French, German, Greek, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Polish, Brazilian Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, Turkish and Vietnamese.
Do you want to read or listen to a children’s book in English?
You can listen to children's and adult audiobooks via this website.
BookFlix - In Library Access
| Home Access
Watch a video of a children's story book or have a non-fiction book read to you.
TumbleBookCloud is an online collection of read-along books and audiobooks. The read-along books’ sentences are highlighted as they are being read and the pages turn automatically. TumbleBookCloud’s books are for middle school and high school level readers.
TumbleBookCloud Junior is an online collection of read-along books and audiobooks. The read-along books’ sentences are highlighted as they are being read and the pages turn automatically. TumbleBookCloud Junior’s books are for elementary school and middle school level readers.
You can read along or listen to many children's books on this site. It also has puzzles and language learning games you can try.
Do you need to do any of the following?
• Prepare for the GED or the Citizenship exam
• Write a resume or learn how to search for jobs
• Take a practice test
• Take free lessons to improve your English reading, writing or math
You can use this site to help your child (grades 3-12) with homework. This site can also help you! Click on the Adult Learners button. You can get live tutoring help between 1:00 p.m. and 10 p.m. every day. You can turn in an essay in the Writing Lab at any time and get advice from a teacher on how to improve your writing. It has lessons to prepare for the GED, the Citizenship exam, how to write a resume, and learn Microsoft Office. You can take practice tests or get answers to your questions from a teacher. Lessons are available in English and Spanish.
Learning Express Library
This site has many practice exams and courses you can take to improve your English skills, to prepare for college or to find a job. It also has English, math and GED prep for native Spanish speakers (Recursos para Hispanohablantes