February 14, 2022 3:21 PM
by Rachel Foyt
This Valentine’s Day find your perfect match using your Santa Monica Public Library card. Whether you want to learn a new skill, a new language, or relax and be entertained we have multiple databases to start your discovery.
Here are our top five databases to help you add a new skill to your resume, learn a new language, or expand your creativity.
- LinkedIn Learning offers online classes in multiple languages to help you land jobs that are currently in demand.
- Northstar Digital Literacy provides assessments of 14 different digital skills for entry level technology skill learners.
- JobNow helps with writing resumes and conducting job interviews via live assistance and more.
- Mango Languages is perfect for learning a new language from your computer, tablet, or smartphone.
- GetSetUp is a social learning platform for individuals 50+, taught by peers. Course topics: mental/physical health, digital learning, how to use Zoom or YouTube.
If financial literacy is your love language look no further.
- Morningstar Investment Research Center is an all-inclusive database providing comprehensive data and analysis of more than 35,000 investments, including stocks and mutual funds.
- Value Line Investment Survey provides weekly up-to-date investment information and comprehensive reference for investors.
Swipe right on these databases to find your next great read or binge watch.
- OverDrive (Libby App) grants you access to our digital book, magazine, and audiobook collections.
- Hoopla Digital allows you to stream or download (app only) content for all ages in multiple languages, without placing holds.
Intelligence is sexy! Stay up to date on the latest news. PressReader lets you enjoy digital versions of over 7,000 newspapers and magazines in more than 60 languages.
- Recent Newspapers provide the microfilm experience in a digital format.
- Need a library card, visit the Main Library, Montana Avenue Branch or Pico Branch libraries during operating hours. Share your love for SMPL on social media by tagging us @santamonicalibr.
Need a library card, visit the Main Library, Montana Avenue Branch or Pico Branch libraries during operating hours. Share your love for SMPL on social media by tagging us @santamonicalibr.
Explore our databases and everything they have to offer at smpl.org.