Literature & Arts

Language Learning
Pronunciator is a fun and easy way to learn any of 80 different languages, as well as to study English (ESL). This full-spectrum language learning program features speech recognition, scored quizzes, a virtual coach, downloadable MP3s, and virtual conversations, as well as a free app for your tablets, smartphones and listening devices to take your education on the go.

Download free Audio & eBooks
Browse our Overdrive eBooks collection and download books free to your computer, or any handheld device.

Select Reads
Online Readers Advisory includes a variety of monthly genre-specific reading recommendations. Read them online or sign up to receive them in your email.

New Book Alerts

New Book Alerts is replacing the Wowbrary service that you may have been used to. This is where you will find out about the latest books, movies, and music added to our collection each week. Sign up to have these free alerts emailed to you weekly and be the first to know what's new.

Want to know when your favorite author has a new book coming out? Sign up for Author Check and you'll be notified by email whenever the library adds a new title by the authors you select. Be the first to reserve the hot new book by your favorite writer!

Online storybooks and reading games for kids. Includes a Language Learning section with stories in French, Spanish, Italian, Chinese and Russian.

Search Historic Anaheim Photos
A digital archive of nearly 2,000 historic photographs dating back to 1860. These unique local history resources have been organized for easy browsing by Anaheim residents, scholars, and history buffs throughout California and the world.