Riverside Public Library

Riverside Public Library

Digital Content

Open Library

Free Ebook collection available for check out.

Cloud Library

Browse and check out popular titles from the library.

Gale Virtual Reference Library

Gale Virtual Reference Library (GVRL) is a collection of online reference titles. Topics include: general reference, history, arts, biography, travel, religion, business, history, medicine and more.

Zinio Magazines

Zinio magazine library and the OneClickdigital classical literature library.

DMV Driving Test

Free CA DMV Practice Test.


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The Press-Enterprise Collection: Search more than 25 years of Riverside history with the Press-Enterprise. Coverage from 1992 through today. Explore current and archived issues of the Press-Enterprise with full-color newspaper pages and individual articles.

New York Times

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For Onsite Connection

1.Connect to Riv-Guest Wi-Fi connection.
2.Register or log in at nytime.com/register.
3.You can enjoy unlimited access to NYTimes.com on any device during your visit.

For Off-site Connection

1.Visit NYTimes Access.
2.Redeem access code.
3 Register or log in.
4.You can enjoy unlimited access to NYTimes.com on any device.

Digital Resources


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Explora offers the largest collection of popular full-text magazines, reference books and other highly-regarded sources from the world's leading publishers. Covering virtually every general interest subject area, it also includes an extensive collection of photos, maps and flags.

Research Databases

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Introducing grade appropriate research databases providing full text articles covering wide-ranging subject areas and topics, including history, art, science, current events and more!

Learning Express Library

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LearningExpress product is comprised of a comprehensive selection of interactive online tutorials, practice tests, articles, e-books, and high-stakes test preparation — modeled after official tests. LearningExpress Library is designed to help students and professionals at all levels of learning achieve their educational and career-related goals.


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Pronunciator is a set of webpages, audio and video files, and mobile apps for learning any of 78 languages. Explanations are available in 50 languages.

Britannica School And Escolar

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Britannica School is the go-to site for learning more about any subject—for all grades and all reading abilities—offering thousands of up-to-date, curated, and curriculum-relevant articles, images, videos, audio clips, primary sources, maps, research tools, recommended Web sites, and three separate databases—Elementary, Middle, or High.

Escolar is the leading knowledge-building resource that is universally trusted for accurate and age-appropriate content in Spanish.

Teaching Books

Book Guides & Lesson Plans

Booklists: Build Your Own

Diverse Books

Literature-Based Vocabulary Lists

Meet-the-Author Videos and Book Readings

Resources for Award-Winning Books

Video Book Trailers

Reader's Theater Scripts

Author Name Pronunciations

Web Resources

Useful site to research a verity of topics

Library Catalog

Find books, audiobooks, movies, music and more

California’s Library Services for People with Print Disabilities

California’s Library Services for People with Print Disabilities, in association with the Library of Congress, provides free Braille and audio books, magazines, and playback equipment to all eligible Californians unable to read standard print. Follow the link to find your local braille and talking book library and sign up for free library services.

Web guides

Consumer and business guides to useful resources on the Web


Ask a librarian

Ask a librarian by phone.

Riverside Local History Resource Center

Learn more about Riverside's past and view online collections


Find books, CDs, DVDs, e-books and more

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