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Smart Card is a virtual library card for students that allows them to use their Student ID number to access library services. With a Smart Card, students can:

  • Borrow up to 2 books at a time, at Salinas Public library locations
  • Borrow up to 5 e-books or e-audiobooks at a time through OverDrive
  • Get free online homework help and tutoring everyday through HelpNow (available in English and Spanish)
  • Access to primary sources, encyclopedia, articles, and other resources for homework and research assignments through World Book Online and Explora
  • Learn a new language through Rosetta Stone.

Currently, this pilot program is limited to students of select schools from the Salinas City Elementary School District.

Frequently Asked Questions about the Smart Card