Resources for Seniors

Where to look in the Library

For those experiencing vision-related difficulties, the Library maintains a collection of Large Print materials covering both Fiction and Nonfiction titles.

For those experiencing more severe vision issues, the Library provides use of a Merlin Magnifier.

Additionally, the Library offers a collection of Audiobooks (on CD).

Online resources

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.
CloudLibrary
Download free eBooks and eAudiobooks.
GetSetUp
GetSetUp is focused on those 50+ who are looking to learn new skills and hobbies. Experience a wide range of classes: learn new computer skills, follow along with guided meditation, or exercise with fitness instruction!
Hoopla
Hoopla brings digital content to life through streaming and downloading in many different formats, including: movies, music, audiobooks, eBooks, comics, and TV shows – over 500,000 titles.
MedlinePlus
Find information on health conditions, wellness issues, and more in easy-to-read language on MedlinePlus, the up-to-date, trusted health information site from the National Library of Medicine.
Northstar Digital Literacy
Hone your digital and computer skills with online tutorials and then put those skills to the test with online assessments. Become familiar with Email, Word, Excel, social media, and more!

You might also want to visit

Simi Valley Senior Center 

Braille Institute

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