Digital Resources



On demand, anytime & anywhere for Alpine County Library Patrons! Brainfuse is for students of all ages and adults to work on academic and life skills. Brainfuse can be used in the classroom, at home, in the library, or wherever works best for you! Have any questions about how to use this great resource? Call us or email us for help!

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California K-12 Digital Resources


Online content from Encyclopedia Britannica, ProQuest research databases, and Book Connections are available — at school, at home, in libraries, on laptops, on phones — to all.

Consumer Reports


Free digital access to the online magazine. To request login information please email staff at or call 530-694-2120 in Markleeville, 209-753-6219 in Bear Valley.

Hoopla Digital


Movies, Music, Audiobooks, ebooks, comics, and TV shows to enjoy on any device.

Simply choose "Sign In,"  "Get Started," or "Sign Up Today" to create an account choosing your home library and using your library card number. Once you have an account you can watch from the browser or download the hoopla digital app for free on your device for easy access!



                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        You have access to resume templates, unemployment assistance, veteran resources, and experts in the field with your library card!



LearningExpress is a totally free digital resource for students & adults to practice academic and professional skills. Create your free account to  access tests, tutorials, and resources for the skill you want to work on!

LearningExpress Job & Career Accelerator 

This LearningExpress extension is another free resource to aid in your job search! Create an account to pursue your professional goals! 



Access Ebooks, Audiobooks, and magazines through Northnet Library System as well as local collections!

New York Times Online


To use the Alpine County Library's free access to the New York Times online, you start by clicking the above link and inputting your email. After creating a NYT account you will be emailed a link to access NYT for 72 hours. After using the emailed link for 72 hours you simply come back to this link and send yourself a new link. Let us know if you need any assistance.  

Project Gutenberg 


 Free access to over 50,000 eBooks, anyone and anytime. No library card required!

Time Magazine 


Online Free digital access 24/7! To request login information, please send an email to or call 530-694-2120 in Markleeville, 209-753-6219 in Bear Valley