The Lawyers in the Library Program is a countywide service coordinated by the Alameda County Law Library and staffed by volunteer attorneys. Volunteers provide free consultation and referrals on a wide variety of issues including landlord tenant disputes, probate matters, employment problems, and other general consumer issues.
Online tutorials, practice tests, and e-books to help patrons of all ages. Find job search and workplace skills improvement, skill building in reading, writing, math, and basic science, career certification and licensure exam prep, college and grad school entrance test prep, GED® test prep, and more.
Increase your knowledge, skills, and confidence with computers and the Internet. Northstar Digital Literacy offers free lessons and assessments to boost your skills in computer basics, Microsoft Word, online career searching and more.
Learn conversational skills and grammar for over 80 languages through live, teacher-led classes or self-directed courses. Also featuring ProCitizen, with practice tests and over 100 videos with interactive exercises to prepare new citizens for the Naturalization Test.
Rosetta Stone offers libraries and their patrons the proven immersion method. The award-winning interactive approach has been used by millions of learners around the world and now is accessible in the library or anywhere, anytime.
Tutor.com provides on-demand tutoring, homework help, test preparation and writing assistance for students in grades K-12 in over 40 subjects. Live tutors are available 1:00 pm - 10:00 pm. You can also use their practice quizzes and SkillsCenter Resource Library to study 24/7.
California public libraries, in partnership with the California Department of Veterans Affairs (CalVet), are working to connect veterans and their families to benefits and services for which they are eligible.