Digital Resources


On demand, anytime & anywhere for Alpine County Library Patrons! Brainfuse is for students of all ages and adults to work on academic and life skills. Brainfuse can be used in the classroom, at home, in the library, or wherever works best for you! Have any questions about how to use this great resource? Call us or email us for help!

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California K-12 Digital Resources

Online content from Encyclopedia Britannica, ProQuest research databases, and Book Connections are available — at school, at home, in libraries, on laptops, on phones — to all.

Consumer Reports

Free digital access to the online magazine. To request login information please email staff at or call 530-694-2120 in Markleeville, 209-753-6219 in Bear Valley.

Hoopla Digital 

Movies, music, audiobooks, ebooks, comics and TV shows to enjoy on your computer, tablet, phone, and even your TV!  

Simply choose "Sign In,"  "Get Started," or "Sign Up Today" to create an account choosing your home library and using your library card number. Once you have an account you can watch from the browser or download the hoopla digital app for free on your device for easy access!

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Job Now & Vet Now

Adults! You have access to resume templates, unemployment assistance, veteran resources, and experts in the field with your library card!


Access Ebooks, Audiobooks, and magazines through Northnet Library System as well as local collections. Download the free app Libby on your device today, select this library and use your library card number to search our digital content for your immediate check-out! 
Reading on a Kindle? Once you log on to Libby you can have your material sent to your Kindle for free!

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Click this image to go to the Libby app

New York Times Online

To use the Alpine County Library's free access to the New York Times online, you must use this link each time you need access. You will be required to create an account with New York Times online, and login. Your access will last 72 hours at a time. After that, simply use this link again.

Project Gutenberg 

 Free access to over 50,000 eBooks, anyone and anytime. No library card required!

Sign up for 12 months of Free Skillshare before September 30th! 
          Please email or call the library to Join Now! 

After September 30th you can try this learning platform for a 7 day free trial.  

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Time Magazine 

Online Free digital access 24/7! To request login information, please send an email to or call 530-694-2120 in Markleeville, 209-753-6219 in Bear Valley