The Library will be closed on Monday, July 4 in observance of the Independence Day holiday.
Sunnyvale Newspapers go Digital!
Sunnyvale historical newspapers are now available online. Use full text searching to find articles, historical documents and photos. Turn black and white images into real photos with adjustable grayscale.
To get started, select one of these options:
(available inside the Library only)
Newspapers published prior to 1963
Got a story? Sunnyvale Public Library is accepting your food writing to be published in its upcoming eBook called Cooking Up Stories. Submit your entry from April 1 to June 30, 2016.
Click here for more information and to submit your story.
Earn Your High School Diploma!
Looking to expand your career opportunities, re-enter the workforce or continue your education? Apply for a scholarship to earn an accredited high school diploma and career certificate online for free through the Library's Career Online High School program. This unique educational opportunity is being provided by the Library in partnership with the California State Library and Gale, part of Cengage Learning, to provide a limited number of scholarships to Sunnyvale adult learners. Get the education and career skills you need to succeed through Career Online High School's flexible, supportive, online education program!
Click here to learn more about eligibility and requirements.
Study Resources, Career Assistance and Adult Education Live Tutor - New
Are you looking for help with your career? Studying for the GED or Citizenship Test? Are you in elementary school through college and need a little extra study help? Now you can get free one-to-one, real-time assistance from tutors at Tutor.com from 3 - 11 p.m. every day. And if you access Tutor.com outside these hours, find free help in the Resource Library at the bottom of their website.
How to access: Visit the Tutor.com site and type your 14-digit Library card number. If you would like access to more advanced features, create a free Tutor.com account using your name, email address, create a password, and add your date of birth. With a free account, you may save your favorite tutors, use Tutor.com on a mobile device (iPhone, iPad, Android), store files, and visit previous tutoring session.
Download Mobile Library App!
Use the Library on the go with our new Sunnyvale Public Library app powered by Boopsie. Search the catalog, view holds, find Library events, renew materials, and browse our eResources from the palm of your hand. Visit your device's app store to download Sunnyvale Library Boopsie for free! Available for iOS, Android, Windows Phone, Blackberry, and more.
Discover and Go Free Museum Pass Program
Looking for a free, fun, educational outing for the family or an excursion for out-of-town guests? Sunnyvale Public Library has joined with other libraries to offer Discover & Go passes for Library cardholders to many Northern California museums and cultural institutions.
Discover & Go is a new service that allows Sunnyvale Library cardholders to print passes online for specific museums. Each Discover & Go pass expires the day after the reservation date. Library cardholders can reserve up to two passes at one time. Some of the museums that are available for free or at discounted prices include: The Marine Mammal Center, Charles M. Schulz Museum, The Tech Museum and the Pacific Pinball Museum. The full list of participating museums that are available to Sunnyvale Library cardholders can be found by going to Discover & Go.