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Achieve your personal and professional goals! Lynda.com contains thousands of instructional videos to help enhance your software, IT, design, technology and business skills.

Get the detailed information you need to tackle vehicle maintenance and repairs.
E-Books

Information regarding ebooks and downloadable audio.
Bestsellers + Staff Picks

Recommended reading for all ages, curated by Hayward librarians.

Resources for homework help, health and wellness, current events, and more.

Get on the road with California DMV practice tests. The wide range of practice tests for car driving, motorcyclists, and for commercial driver’s licenses (CDL) is perfect for anywhere in the state, as the written test is the same at all California DMV locations. Several of our tests are also available in Spanish.
Discover & Go

Use your library card to get instant online access to free and low-cost tickets to museums, science centers, zoos and more.

Instantly stream or download movies, music, and books using your library card.
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LearningExpress Library features online tutorials, practice tests, and e-books to help patrons of all ages. It offers 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.

Breaking news, multimedia, reviews & opinion from the New York Times.

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.
Seed Lending Library

Hayward Public Library’s Seed Lending Library is a community seed exchange in which borrowers are able to “check out” a wide variety of vegetable and flower seeds to plant in their gardens for home use. A library card is not necessary to use the seed library.
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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 2:00 pm - 10:00 pm. You can also use their practice quizzes and SkillsCenter Resource Library to study 24/7.

Using the same expert information found in The World Book Encyclopedia, World Book Online has unique content and features for kids, teens, and adults.