Books and Authors
Our catalog, online resources, and library accounts may be unavailable on Friday, September 28th, between 2 a.m. - 6 a.m. while we work on a catalog upgrade.
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- Connect deeply with a book
- Gain new insights and understanding from the author
- Thoroughly experience the joy of reading.
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RomanceBookCloud features over 1700 ebook titles, with something for everyone. Twenty-five (25) titles are added each month to the list.SimplyE
With the SimplyE app and your ACL card, you can:
- Find eBooks in one place
- Borrow eBooks instantly
- Read eBooks on the app
Search "SimplyE" at your app store and download today!Online Book Club
Choose from eleven different categories and receive chapters from popular books in your daily e-mail or newsreader. Brought to you by Dear Reader.BookBrowse
BookBrowse is an online magazine for booklovers - including reviews, previews, "behind the book" backstories, author interviews, reading guides, and much more.Biblioteca Tumblebooks
Tumblebooks en EspanolBeanstack
Beanstack is a free service designed for families with young readers. Discover our favorite books, matched to your child's interests, and other tools for building literacy.AuthorCheck
Author Check is a library service enabling you to create a list of your favorite authors that are currently available in your library’s catalog. You will receive an email notice as soon as the library orders a new title by one of your authors, with a link into the catalog to place your own hold!New Book Alerts
Online service that showcases the newest titles purchased by Alameda County Library. You can select to receive alerts via email and/or RSS feeds. If you see a new title that you are interested in, just click "borrow" to place a hold on the item right away.Something about the Author