Simi Valley Public Library offers a variety of online resources and databases to help with research and learning experience. Our online resources are accessible at our library or anytime online via our website with a Simi Valley Public Library card. When accessing the databases it is necessary to have a library card and PIN ready as it will be necessary to provide this information to gain access to the databases. 

AR BookFinder
Search by AR points, reading levels, and more.
Brainfuse JobNow & VetNow
Brainfuse JobNow & VetNow is an all-in-one suite of services designed for a wide range of career or veteran needs: whether it’s tackling a resume, writing a cover letter, navigating the VA system, or adjusting to a civilian career. JobNow & VetNow services include expert coaching and self-study tools to empower users. Users may access live, on-demand assistance from expert Job Coaches or Veteran Navigators.
CultureGrams
Concise cultural information on countries around the world. (Grades 3-12)
Login Information:
  • Username: similibrary
  • Password: $VPL93063
Curiosity Machine
Curiosity Machine is a community of scientists, engineers and children creating together. Through this online learning platform children are inspired and equipped to create their own inventions with the support of trained and qualified mentors. In each challenge, children progress through the Engineering Design Process with support from a trained mentor who guides and encourages them to persist through failure and bring their ideas to reality. Sponsored by Boeing and the National Science Foundation.
Proquest eLibrary
General reference aggregation of periodical and digital media content with editorial guidance for novice researchers. Two unique interfaces available. (Grades 6+)
Login Information:
Click "More Access Options" button.
  • Username: similibrary
  • Password: $VPL93063
ProQuest Research Companion
Information literacy tools and tutorials to help develop critical thinking. (Grades 8+)
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  • Username: similibrary
  • Password: $VPL93063
SIRS Discoverer
Selected content for novice researchers, especially elementary and middle school students and educators. (Grades 3-9)
Login Information:
  • Username: similibrary
  • Password: $VPL93063
SIRS Issues Researcher
Curriculum-aligned database of content organized by complex issues, ideally for middle and high school students and educators. (Grades 6+)
Login Information:
  • Username: similibrary
  • Password: $VPL93063
Tuition Funding Sources
Find scholarships and other forms of financial aid to help pay for a college education. TFS program also provides students with college admissions information, a career personality test, and detailed career information. Updated daily with over 5,000 new scholarship awards added every month.

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Simi Valley Library is providing curbside and in-person hold pickup but is closed to the public at this time. FAQ
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