Resources - La Center
Find free sheet music organized by instrument and number of instruments, in several genres: Classical, World, Wedding, Christmas, New, and more. Play along to recorded accompaniment, or subscribe in order to download and print paper copies.
Available in libraries only. Especially for young children: learn pre-reading and reading skills through games, music, and puzzles. Create your own account, so you can log back in each time you visit the library.
Read trade and industry-focused information in journal articles, market reports, industry reports, and news.
Search thousands of academic, peer reviewed, and trade journals or magazines to find articles you can use to stay informed or get ahead.
Locate Washington state government information and services with links to all state agencies with communities information. (Site is available in Spanish, Russian, and more. Use the menu in the upper right to translate.)
U.S. Law that governs health insurance coverage requirements for Americans.
Learn about your ancestors. Search over 1.2 billion records in over 3,000 databases, including the US Census, to find records and digitized documents.
Get your credit report for FREE from all three major credit reporting agencies.
Search for Accelerated Reader books for yourself or your student in AR Book Finder. Look through lists of award nominees and winners or popular topics.
Enjoy a selection of free, downloadable science fiction and fantasy eBooks from Baen. This site includes instructions for downloading titles to various eReaders and portable devices.
Read from a library of over 6000 digitized historical children's books, available online from the University of Florida Digital Collections. This collection includes British and American children's books and magazines from the mid 1800s on by such authors as Lewis Carroll, Louisa May Alcott, Horatio Alger, and many more.
Explore age-appropriate information about the U.S. Government. Learn basic information about the way the government works, how it began, and how citizens can participate.
Search for people in articles and books, based on personal facts such as name, birth and death year, nationality, ethnicity, occupation, and gender.
Install the library app for ease of managing your account and searching for books from a phone or tablet.
Change your brain through fun, cognitive exercises and games. Create a personal account with your email address and Library card, then log in regularly to track your progress, get feedback, and incrementally improve through the 5-minute exercises. Licensed for users 18 and older, or 15 and up with adult permission.
Use Image Quest for more than two million images which may be used in assignments, activities, projects and other non-commercial educational uses.
Find articles, pictures, and videos about animals, arts, language, places, plants, science & math, social studies, sports, and religions. Even tour the USA or compare countries!
Search or browse articles, media, biographies, and a world atlas for information on both academic subjects and personal interests. Start with Research Tools and Materials if you're doing academic research.