TumbleBook Library for Kids

TumbleBook Library is an online collection of animated,talking picture books which teach young children the joys of reading in a format they'll love. Kids, TumbleBook Library is now on the children's computers in the library or you can explore TumbleBook Library from your computer at home.


PebbleGo - A Free Online Resource for Kids - also available on the library's children computers or access from home.

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3M e-books: Join the 3M Cloud Library a valuable resource offered free with your Alamosa Public Library card. You can now download to e-readers such as: 'Nook', PC or Apple comuter, 'Sony eReader'(except PRS-T1), 'Kobo', 'iPad', Tablets - Android Market, iPhone, Cell phone - Android Market.

AmericanTowns.com: Find and share the best local info in Alamosa, CO

Basic Math e-Book: Basic Math Quick Reference eBook is a free PDF file containing all of the math facts in the Handbook.

Chilton Library.com: ChiltonLibrary provides exclusive photographs, diagnostics designed by instructors, step-by-step repair procedures, Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) maintenance schedules, wiring diagrams, recalls and Technical Service Bulletins (TSBs) for automobiles and light trucks in one easy-to-use web site. Since this library subscribes to ChiltonLibrary, you are now equipped with decades of data to maintain your vehicle. Mechanics will love the convenience of this new database. Search from anywhere, anytime as long as you have an Alamosa Public Library card.

Colorado Assisted Living Directory - Colorado is becoming more popular with seniors and retirees every year! This page lists several assisted living & senior care options in Colorado, each with varying degrees of services and amenities.

Colorado's Common Grant: Application and Report -The CGA and CGR allow Colorado grantmakers and grantseekers to work from a common set of questions that reinforces solid nonprofit practices.  At the same time, the CGA and CGR save grantseekers time and effort by not having to create many different applications and reports for multiple funders.

Colorado Dept. of Revenue Tax Forms or instructions: Individual Income Tax forms and instructions - Search and print.

Colorado Grants Guide: Note: For free use, you must access this from our public computers at the library. A comprehensive resource that includes up-to-date profiles of national foundations, Colorado foundations, trusts, corporations, state agencies and religious institutions.

Colorado Historic Newspaper Collection -The Colorado Historic Newspapers Collection (CHNC) currently includes 147 newspapers published in Colorado from 1859 to 1923. CHNC contains over 477,000 digitized pages and is a joint endeavor of the Colorado State Library, the Colorado Historical Society, and generous donors throughout the state.

Colorado Judicial Performance Information: a voter education site on ratings and retention recommendations for judges on the ballot.

Colorado Legal Services - Self-help legal information for civil legal matters, where to find no or low-cost legal help, court information and more!

Colorado Legislative Blue Book: Each election cycle CTBL records the Blue Book published by the Colorado Legislative Council. We have posted the 2010 MP3 files on our website as a resource to our patrons and any other Colorado resident who may be interested in listening.

Colorado Public Record: Search Colorado public records statewide for vital information such as death, birth and marriage certificates with official government websites. Get property information, conduct a business search, verify professional licenses and many other public records available online.

Colorado Revised Statutes - Colorado Revised Statutes are made available for public use by the Committee on Legal Services of the Colorado General Assembly through a contractual arrangement with the LexisNexis Group which prepares and maintains this website.

College Scholarships, Colleges, Online Degrees: comprehensive information on Colorado colleges, universities, career colleges, technical colleges, vocational colleges, technical schools, vocational schools, and online degree programs.

Colorado Secretary of State - On this site you can search Colorado Election Division, Licensing division, Business organization information; -Secured Transactions Information
(Uniform commercial code (UCC), effective financing statements (EFS) and other liens), and other information.

Connect for Health Colorado - If you live in Colorado, Connect for Health Colorado is the Health Insurance Marketplace to serve you. Instead of HealthCare.gov, you'll use the Connect for Health Colorado website to apply for coverage, compare plans, and enroll. You can apply as early as October 1, 2013.

DisasterAssistance.gov - user-friendly Web portal that consolidates information about assistance available from multiple government agencies in one place, making it
easier for survivors to research and apply for disaster assistance.

Drug Watch: At DrugWatch.com, we aim to educate the public about prescription and over-the-counter medications, drug recalls, medication interactions, and current developments in the medical field.

EduTrek.com - At EduTrek.com, we work hard to gather information on every American school including career-oriented trade and technical schools (also certification programs and other not-so-well-known schools), so that every student can find the right school for them.

It’s a free site to use. Prospective students can search the database for schools by state, degree, and subject. We also offer a free matching service where prospective students can fill out some basic information about themselves and what they are interested in. The matching engine will take that information and return with a list of schools that match their needs. Using the matching service, kids can also sort and filter through schools based on whatever criteria they choose.

Education Portal Academy - We're completely re-imagining online education as a visually stimulating, engaging, multi-media experience made specifically for the web user, and we're building our courses from the ground up. Over 50 world-class educators, video editors, and animators are working to create the fun and engaging 10-minute video lessons that make up each course.

Family Handman - DIY Home Improvement

Family Search - Discover Your Family History

Free Online Novels - Novels by Jennifer L Armstrong as well as an extensive list of links to free online novels by other authors.

Glassdoor: A comprehensive career resource with information on thousands of companies. Glassdoor includes salary and bonuses and details for specific jobs at specific companies, as well as actual interview questions and hiring process details. Also included are reviews written by employees that highlight the pro's and con's of working for a particular employer.

GotResumeBuilder: Build Resume Online in Minutes with Free Resume Builder

Health and Wellness: San Luis Valley Health Project - SanLuisValleyHealth.org


Health Care Services, Mental Health Services, Local Foods, Acupuncture, Massage, Fitness Centers

HealthCare.gov - If you live in Colorado, Connect for Health Colorado is the Health Insurance Marketplace to serve you. Instead of HealthCare.gov, you’ll use the Connect for Health Colorado website to apply for coverage, compare plans, and enroll. You can apply as early as October 1, 2013.

Heritage Quest - You will find U.S. federal census records, family histories, published genealogies, historical books, Revolutionary War records, Freedman's Bank records, and more to help you trace your American ancestors' paths across history. You may access this online resource from your home or any computer with internet access. The Barcode is: Alamosa

Horizon Information Portal - RMC Health (Prevention Information Center) - There is no cost to borrow any of the material from the Prevention Information Center, including videos. Sorry, they do not lend materials out of the state of Colorado.

.Internal Revenue Service tax forms: IRS Forms and Instructions. Search and Print needed forms or instructions.

Job Applications.com: Online Job Application Form Resource Site

Kaarme.com: Connecting Students with Colleges.

Kelley Blue Book - Research the value of any new or used vehicle.

Language Translation tool - free online text and web page language translation tool.

LearnFree.org - Your Free Learning Source. Free Online Classes. Improve your Microsoft Office Skills and build your resume in just a few short weeks. Learn at your own pace while earning CEU's.

Mango Languages - Mango is an online language-learning system that teaches actual conversation skills.

Medline Plus - 800 topics on conditions, diseases and wellness; About your prescription and over-the-counter medicines, herbs and supplements; Medical Encyclopedia, Includes pictures and diagrams; Current health news and press announcements; Directories to Find doctors, dentists and hospitals; plus much more.

Mister Rogers Neighborhood - In this variety of videos, children are not only introduced to people and places far beyond their own neighborhood, but also are invited to create a relationship with a trusted adult who addresses their inner feelings and concerns.

Money Saving Tips: lists dozens of tips for saving money as well as a step by step guide to reduce budgets, and would fit well into that page.

MySeniorCare: MySeniorCare’s mission is to support families and their aging loved ones during a highly stressful time as they search for information, resources and providers of senior care.

Nursing Career Resource Guide - There is much to consider when looking at nursing as a career option,and there are many online resources that can provide information to help those who want a job in the nursing industry. Here are some of the best links on a career in nursing. They are designed to give users an overview of the profession and also to help them take the next step towards that nursing career.

Occupational Outlook Handbook - For hundreds of different types of jobs—such as teacher, lawyer, and nurse—the Occupational Outlook Handbook tells you:

  • the training and education needed
  • earnings
  • expected job prospects
  • what workers do on the job
  • working conditions

OneClick Digital (click logo): Free access to downloadable audiobooks.

Online Dictionary - Online Dictionary and Thesaurus, Medical Dictionary, Legal and Financial Dictionaries. You can even listen to the pronunciation of the words!

Online Typing - From this course, you will be able to confidently type all the letters, numbers and the most common symbols, with proper ten-finger touch typing technique.

Open Courseware Resource: The project -- http://www.onlinecourses.com/ -- is a free and comprehensive resource that is a collection of open college courses that spans videos, audio lectures, and notes given by professors at Harvard, Princeton and MIT. We offer highly relevant courses such as iPhone Application Development from Stanford and Cyber Humor from Oxford. This is something I believe would be a wonderful resource for those looking to explore additional educational topics and to see what college level course has to offer. "Jasmine Parker"

OpenLibrary: Books to Read - The World's classic literature at your fingertips. Over 1,000,000 free ebook titles available.

Primo PDF - PrimoOnline provides a super-fast way to create PDF files online, without the need to install any PDF software. Simply upload your file, enter your email address, and their server-based PDF creator will quickly convert it to PDF and deliver it straight to your email inbox.

Project Gutenberg - Free E-Books- Project Gutenberg is the place where you can download over 33,000 free ebooks to read on your PC, iPad, Kindle, Sony Reader, iPhone, Android or other portable device.

Resume Builder Online - If you have your job and employment history, you just enter it and it creates a resume for you in Microsoft Word.

Research Articles and books - Millions of news, trade publications, newspapers, magazine, journal and reference documents on business, communications, and entertainment. An invaluable research tool and the fastest, easiest way to locate useful information on virtually any topic

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Sanborn Maps - View digital 'Sanborn Maps' for Colorado free from our public computers at Alamosa Public Library. What are 'Sanborn Maps'? D.A.Sanborn's Company was founded in 1867 in New York City. These maps were originally designed for fire insurance underwriters to determine the risk involved in insuring individual properties. They show the size, shape, and construction of buildings as well as street names, property boundaries, and building use. Currently, they may be used for a variety of purposes, including environmental site assessment, architecture, urban history, and genealogy. Come to Alamosa Public Library to view this valuable research tool if you are hunting for historical data of Alamosa or old buildings.

Senior Living Map - Senior and Assisted Living Facilities

Small Business Administration - Small business free on-line courses

Statutes and Cases (Federal Law) - NOLO Legal Research Federal Law

Statutes and Cases (State Law) - NOLO Legal Research State Law

Word Think - While there are many dictionary sites that provide a "Word of The Day" listing, too often they include obscure words that would never be used in a typical conversation or letter. The WordThink staff routinely examines hundreds of daily news media stories to find words that are compelling and pursuasive in getting your point across — NOT wasting time on cryptic words that will never be spoken or used in a cognitive sentence. WordThink provides you with a daily reminder to use many of the words you may already know, and add hundreds of new words to your vocabulary that you can actually use every day.