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With a Folsom Public Library card and Internet connection, gain access to current and reliable electronic resources selected especially for our customers.



Academic Search Premier

Full text articles from academic journals and magazines on social sciences, humanities, education, computer sciences, engineering, physics, chemistry, language and linguistics, arts & literature, medical sciences and ethnic studies.
Biography in Context
Authoritative reference content alongside magazine and journal articles, primary sources, videos, audio podcasts, and images. Covering a vast array of people from historically significant figures to present-day newsmakers.

Biography Reference Center
Articles, most in full text, about more than a half-million people from around the world.

History Reference Center
The database features full text for many periodicals, reference books, encyclopedias and non-fiction books from leading history publishers. It also includes historical documents, photos and maps.

Literary Reference Center
Information on thousands of authors and their works. Includes all types of literature and time periods.

Mango Languages
Mango Languages online learning has more than 60 world language courses, English as a Second Language (ESL) courses in 17 different languages, and 14 specialty courses, including Biblical Hebrew, Ancient Greek, and Pirate!

MasterFILE Complete
Full text general reference publications, including complete archived issues of Consumer Reports, and primary source documents covering business, health, education, science, multicultural topics. Also, access to photos, maps, and flags.

MAS Ultra - School Edition
Provides full text from more than 1000 popular general interest and current events publications and pamphlets covering general reference, health, science, and other areas. You will also find 5000 full-text book reviews, charts, graphs, tables and an image library.

Middle Search Plus
Contains full text for more than 150 popular, middle school magazines, thousands of biographies, historical essays and student pamphlets, an image library, and more! Great for middle-school homework help.  

NoveList K-8 Plus

NoveList K-8 Plus
Encourage reading success! NoveList K-8 Plus helps kids find books that are just right for their reading level and interests. Parents, teachers, and librarians can also find tools to teach with books and engage young readers.

NoveList Plus
Your guide to fiction and nonfiction: besides locating books to read, learn more about books and authors through feature articles, what’s next in a series, book discussion guides, awards lists and more. Also includes audiobooks information, including audiobook recommendations and audio samples.

Newspaper Source Plus
Provides cover-to-cover full text for major U.S. and international newspapers, selected full text from hundreds of regional U.S. newspapers, full text television & radio news transcripts are provided from major news networks and NPR.

Points of View Reference Center  
Articles supporting pro and con sides of current issues. Helps you develop arguments to support your position.


Primary Search
Contains full text for more than 60 popular elementary school magazines and 100 student pamphlets, the American Heritage Children's Dictionary and an image library.

Science Reference Center
This database provides access to a multitude of full-text science-oriented materials (science encyclopedias, reference books, periodicals and other multi-media sources).

Student Research Center (Grades 9-12)
Learn more about your favorite subject. Read magazines, newspapers, biographies, primary sources, country information. Find images for class projects and learn vocabulary.  Translate articles into more than 30 languages.

E Reference Books Virtual Reference Library
Electronic reference books with information about animals, health, science, countries, law, and American decades.
World Book Online World Book Online
Comprehensive access to encyclopedia articles, web links, periodical articles, videos, maps and more.

Your eLibrary is alway open!

Books & Media
Accelerated Reader Bookfinder
Find the Accelerated Reader level of many books.

Keep track of your book series.

Free eBooks: The Ultimate Guide

Google Books
Find millions of books you can preview or read for free.

Google Scholar

Lexile Finder
Find the Lexile measure for many books.

Library To Go
Borrow library eBooks and audiobooks anytime, anywhere, on almost any device.

Free public domain audiobooks.

New York Times Bestseller Lists
Browse lists of the bestselling fiction, nonfiction, children's books, and more.

Project Gutenberg
Provides previously published, copyright free, downloadable ebooks to read on your PC, iPhone or other portable devices.

Virtual Reference Library
Reference eBooks with information about animals, health, science, Native American tribes, American decades and literary criticism.

Readers Advisory:

Christian Fiction

Mystery Fiction

Pulitzer Prize for Fiction

Romance Fiction

Science Fiction

Western Fiction

Business & Finance

California Business Portal

Folsom Chamber


Nonprofit association dedicated to helping small businesses get off the ground, grow and achieve their goals through education and mentorship.

California History
Social Studies Fact Cards

Government & Law
California Franchise Tax Board

California Legislative Information

California State Assembly 

California State Senate

United States legislative information

Easy Voter Guide

Folsom City Council

Internal Revenue Service

Legal Books from NOLO
Read selected Nolo books online, organized by topic, for free.

Register to Vote

Health & Wellness
Covered California
Easy-to-use marketplace where you may get financial assistance to make coverage more affordable and compare and choose health coverage that fits your budget.

Your source for reliable health information from the Federal government. Offering quick guides to healthy living, personalized health advice, and tips and tools.

Physician-reviewed information and advice on children's health and parenting issues.

Health information from the National Library of Medicine. Access to Medline and health topics, medical dictionaries, directories and publications.

MedlinePlus Organizations
Health related organizations focused on specific health conditions or concerns.

Learn A New Language
The FSI (Foreign Service Institute)
Free language courses. The FSI language courses cover over 40 languages from the most spoken in the world to some less well known ones.


Nonprofit, nonpartisan organization that helps people 50 and older improve the quality of their lives.

Area 4 Agency on Aging
Helping older adults live as independently as they can, with safety and dignity. Serves the seven counties of Nevada, Placer, Sacramento, Sierra, Sutter, Yolo and Yuba.

Benefits Check Up
Find benefit programs that can help you pay for medications, health care, food, utilities and more.

Folsom Senior Center at 48 Natoma
This full service center offers a variety of social programs, services and classes.

Senior Legal Hotline
Legal Services of Northern California

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