The Library will be closed on Thursday, November 26 and Friday, November 27 in observance of Thanksgiving.
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 here:
Test Prep Resources
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.
Library Unveils New Maker PC
Have you ever wanted to try out Photoshop, Premier, or Dreamweaver? In November and December, qualifying patrons can borrow a laptop for library use all day to create their own digital Maker projects! This special loan is part of the pilot phase of the project to help the librarians test out demand and logistics for this new Maker PC loan.
Pilot runs from November 4 - December 17.
Wednesdays (for walk-ins)
Thursdays (by reservation only)
Check out the Maker PC website for additional details, requirements, and project ideas for inspiration.
The Maker PC project is brought to you by the Friends of the Sunnyvale Public Library.
Free Streaming Movies and Music
The Library features free streaming movies, TV, music, and audiobooks. Watch on your computer or use the hoopla app to download content temporarily to your smartphone, tablet, computer, or Apple TV. Create a hoopla digital account with your Sunnyvale library card.
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.