Online Resources

Looking for online resources the Library has to offer? Expand the tabs below to access media, career resources, research help and more!

Kanopy is a video streaming service that provides instant access to thousands of critically acclaimed movies, documentaries, and Kids favorites. A valid Monterey Park Bruggemeyer Library card is required. 

Note: To register for an account, you will need your library card number and PIN/Password. Your PIN/Password will be your last name. If you are unable to create an account, contact the Adult Reference Desk at (626) 307-1368 for assistance. 

Libby is the new app to enjoy ebooks and audiobooks from OverDrive. Available from the Apple App Store and Google Play Store for smartphones and tablets. To access the Library's eBook and eAudio collection from a desktop, visit the Southern California Digital Library

Libby Tutorial

The L.A. Theatre Works Collections delivers some of the most significant dramatic literature of the 19th, 20th, and 21st centuries by leading actors from around the world, all from the curated archive of the nation’s premiere radio theatre company and recorded specifically for online listening. 

LibriVox provides free public-domain audiobooks read by volunteers from all over the world.

New York Times Digital provides direct access to nytimes.com from 1851 to the present while you are at the Library. You must create an account for access. Click Create Account to create an account with your personal email address, or sign in. 

To activate your subscription, you’ll need to log in or register first from a Library computer or connect to the Library's Wifi. To learn more about accessing the New York Times online, click on the following instructions (PDF). To access the New York Times from home, visit the following website for 72-hour access. 

The Palace Project is a simple easy-to-use app that delivers ebooks and audiobooks. Enjoy thousands of free books from the Palace Bookshelf as well as titles purchased through the Palace Marketplace–available exclusively in the app. Download The Palace Project app for Apple and Android.

PressReader provides access to over 7,000 magazines and newspapers. Includes publications from over 120 countries in more than 60 different languages. Visit the following website to download the PressReader app

PressReader Tutorial

Project Gutenberg is a library of over 60,000 free eBooks. Choose between free epub and Kindle eBooks, download them, or read them online.

Smithsonian Global Sound for Libraries provides an extensive virtual encyclopedia of unique American folk, blues, soul, jazz, and protest songs, as well as a broad range of world music through partnership with Smithsonian Folkways Recordings. 

TumbleBooksLibrary is an online collection of eBooks for children that you can access from home with your library card.

TumbleBooks Tutorial