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Monterey County Free Libraries Still Providing Online Support During Closure!

Post Date:03/14/2020 10:57 AM

Even though Monterey County Free Libraries locations are closed to the public, we are still here to assist you online.  We will continue to provide the many digital services you have come to love.  Please see list below.  We also have our Ask A Librarian reference question platform, which can be accessed online and or by phone.

Brainfuse

Also available via: eMCFL.org click on “Books and More” then “Online Resources” then “Brainfuse”

Online live homework help, writing lab, and other resources for Kindergarten through College Entry.  Live tutoring via chat and shared white board.

Within Brainfuse online homework help is a tool called MEET where a group can set up a private, virtual study room.  For students out of school or unable to meet on campus, they can meet virtually for free through Brainfuse.

All free.

E-books, Audio, Magazines

Many formats, many options – for phones, tablets, laptops, PCs, Kindles … All free

There is a tutorial for two of the apps here: https://www.co.monterey.ca.us/government/departments-i-z/library/learn-explore/e-tutorial

More online resources here: https://www.co.monterey.ca.us/government/departments-i-z/library/books-more/online-resources

Actual Books and Stuff:

Getting a Library Card

If you wish to access these many digital services, you will need a Monterey County Free Libraries Library Card; if you don’t have one today, we can do that too.

If you live in Monterey County, apply for one here, we will mail it to you. 

Reference Questions: we can do that too, via email:

https://www.co.monterey.ca.us/government/departments-i-z/library/how-do-i/ask-a-librarian

All overdue fines are suspended, so if you have physical items from us, just keep them at home.

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