ProQuest eLibrary

The ProQuest eLibrary simplifies the research process, making it easier for researchers to select their topics and get connected with scholarly information. Includes more than 11,000+ editor-created Research Topics on a vast array of people, places, historical events and eras, literary genres, current events, broad curricular themes, and much more. Editor’s picks and trending topics […]

ProQuest CultureGrams

Access concise and accurate information on the countries of the world. Includes individual reports for 200+ countries, all 50 United States, and the Canadian provinces written and reviewed by in-country experts and updated regularly. The engaging interface includes a worldwide photo gallery, slideshows, video clips, famous people collection, Faces of the Worlds interviews, recipe collection, […]

ProQuest SIRS Discoverer

A general reference database that provides age-appropriate, authoritative, curriculum-aligned content and features for use by students and educators in elementary and middle/intermediate schools. Supports assignments for grades 4 through 8. All content is curated by trained editors and indexed from 2,000+ reliable, high-quality sources. Access with your Library Card  • Perfect for research 

ProQuest SIRS Issues Researcher

Provides background and current analysis necessary for research and understanding of 360+ current and pervasive leading issues. Analysis and opinions cover the pros, cons, and everything in between on the most researched and debated social issues. Supports school curriculum and differentiated instruction through a wide variety of features including State and National standards correlations, text-to-speech […]

Gale Interactive: Science

Imagine what it would be like to learn complex science concepts with more confidence and less fear. Gale Interactive: Science is a virtual lab that gives students in middle and high school grades the power to see beyond static text and embrace learning outside of the classroom. Going beyond textbooks and traditional science curriculum, Gale Interactive: Science is a highly […]

Cool Math Games

Cool Math Games is focused on making mathematics fun, convincing millions of people that cool+math is an equation that makes sense. The website includes logic games, trivia games, strategy games, and much more. Ages 13-100 

Live Tutoring

Select Kern County Library branches offer various tutoring events and homework help. Don’t see what you’re looking for? We are always looking for volunteers to develop more tutoring opportunities at our branches. Email us! In Library Only  • Scheduled event

CK-12

CK-12 is a free, online classroom where students can learn math, science, english, and many more concepts. Students can explore subject-based videos and join the cafe to ask for help from others. Ages 5 – 17