Mono County Library Sponsored Resources

You can access these resources using your 14 digit library card number:

Britannica School 

    • Online encyclopedia with several tools to help students begin their research projects, including a citation generator, a double-click dictionary and audio options. 

Proquest Homework Support Resources - use your Mono County Library Card to access these resources remotely:

    • CultureGrams  Unique cultural information provided by natives and long-term residents on daily life and social customs around the world. The World Edition is written at a higher Lexile for older grades. Grades 3+
    • ELibrary A massive collection of digitized newspapers, magazines and images with editorialized topic pages to aid with navigation. Grades 6+.
    • SIRS Discoverer  Selected articles and graphics and books for social issues for early learners. Grades 3+
    • SIRS Issues Researcher  Selected articles and graphics on the enduring and talked-about issues of the day. Grades 6+.
    • Research Companion (create account by opening at the Library and then use your login for remote access). A tutorial product providing video instruction on the important concepts in information literacy. Grades 9+
    • School and Educators Complete.  Thousands of multidisciplinary ebooks available 24/7. Grade 9+ and educators


California Library Services for People with Print Disabilities

FREE Resources (library card number not required):

Online Archive of California

    • The OAC provides free public access to detailed descriptions of primary source collections (artwork, manuscripts, papers, historic photographs, and so on) maintained by more than 200 libraries, special collections, archives, historical societies, and museums throughout California — including collections maintained by the 10 University of California (UC) campuses. The OAC is a core component of the University of California California Digital Library (CDL) and is administered by the Digital Special Collections program.

California Digital Newspaper Collection

    • The California Digital Newspaper Collection contains over 400,000 pages of significant historical California newspapers published from 1846-1922, including the first California newspaper, the Californian, and the first daily California newspaper, the Daily Alta California. It also contains issues of several current California newspapers that are part of a pilot project to preserve and provide access to contemporary papers.


    • Calisphere is the University of California free public gateway to a world of primary sources. More than 200,000 digitized items — including photographs, documents, newspaper pages, political cartoons, works of art, diaries, transcribed oral histories, advertising, and other unique cultural artifacts — reveal the diverse history and culture of California and its role in national and world history.

 Driver Education Program

    • Includes 11 car practice tests, 6 motorcycle practice tests, 3 CDL (Commercial Driver’s License) practice tests, 3 online driver’s manuals (car, motorcycle, CDL), and a FAQ section with detailed answers to 100+ DMV-related questions.

Historical scans of Bridgeport Chronicle and Mono Herald from - available onsite at Mono County Library branches only.

Historical Archives - So. Mono County Historial Society

Scans of Local Newspapers (Provided by So. Mono County Historical Society)

Tales Along El Camino Sierra, an Eastern Sierra history resource has a YouTube Channel with short historical videos.


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