General Resources

  • eLibrary - General database with a large variety of topics.  Includes newspaper & magazine articles, articles from scholarly journals, exepts from books and more.   Please ask a library staff member or email the librarian for the login/password if you would like to login from home. (

     Proquest - Proquest has links to a variety of databases, including literature, business, health & medicine, science & technology and newspapers

    Britannica School - the go-to site for learning more about any subject—for all grades and all reading abilities—offering thousands of up-to-date, curated, and curriculum-relevant articles, images, videos, audio clips, primary sources, maps, research tools, recommended Web sites, and three separate databases—Elementary, Middle, or High.

     Escolar - the leading knowledge-building resource that is universally trusted for accurate and age-appropriate content in Spanish.

    Contral Costa County Public Library

    Access all public library resources for free with your countly library card