Senior Services

MEALS ON WHEELS

Meals on Wheels Orange County nourishes the well-being of older adults through nutrition, social connections, and supportive services.

 

OC OFFICE ON AGING

OC Office on Aging ensures that Orange County's older adults experience a high quality of life characterized by independence, safety, health, transportation, affordable housing, appropriate nutrition and social activity. 

Resources available online from OC Public Libraries

 

BOOK GROUPS

Join a book group and participate at home through your computer or mobile device.

 

BRAINFUSE JOBNOW & VETNOW 

Brainfuse JobNow & VetNow features live online assistance, resume lab help, and wide range of academic tools to help job seekers and veterans reach their goals.

 

BRAINHQ
More than two dozen scientifically proven exercises to help you think faster, focus better, remember more and enjoy life!

 

BUILDING AND CONSTRUCTION TRADE COLLECTION
Contractor’s, electrical, carpentry, construction, plumbing, alternative energy, HVACR, and welding introductions and reference guides.

 

CATALOG

Search OC Public Libraries catalog, place holds, manage library account (renew, modify holds, pay) and create lists.

 

 

DIGITAL MAGAZINES - OVERDRIVE

Online magazines at home through your computer or mobile device.

 

EXPLORA
Full-test articles from periodicals including Consumer Reports and Consumer Reports Buying Guide.

 

FREEGAL
15 million songs for free from your library. 

 

GOVERNMENT DOCUMENTS
Free access to Federal Government information through print, digital materials, and online resources.

 

HEALTH AND WELLNESS
Health/medical journals, pamphlets, health-related videos and articles.

 

HISTORICAL SHEET MUSIC
Sheet music published before 1923.

 

HOOPLA
Digital movies, music, eBooks, eAudiobooks, TV programs, & comics. 

 

HOW TO VIDEOS

Videos to learn how to search the catalog, place holds, get a library card and more.

 

JOB SEEKER RESOURCES

Locations of One-Stop Centers, Veterans Reemployment Office, Joint Forces Training Base and Workforce Centers in Orange County.

 

JOB SEEKER TOOLKIT

Job resources.

 

LEARNING EXPRESS JOB & CAREER CENTER

Tools and guidance to achieve career goals. Video courses to learn software and computer basics.

 

MANGO
Interactive language learning resource plus ESL.



NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC VIRTUAL LIBRARY
National Geographic magazines and books.

 

NEWSBANK
Select local, regional, national U.S. newspapers and magazines.

 

NOVELIST PLUS
Expert reading recommendations including reviews, articles, lists and more.

 

NY TIMES
Unlimited access to NYTimes.com on any device. Choose from English, Español or 中文.

 

OC REGISTER

OC Register 1987-current, Irvine World News, Orange County Register weekly 2003-current.



 

OC PUBLIC LIBRARIES GENEALOGY PAGE

OC Genealogy Events, Online Resources, Bibliography, Local Organizations, Tips and Obituaries.

 

OC STORIES
Images and stories from Orange County's rich and diverse past.

 

OVERDRIVE 
Read electronic books on your mobile device and listen to electronic audiobooks on your mobile device.

 

REFERENCEUSA

Business database, jobs/internships postings, healthcare physicians and dentist and U.S. consumer/lifestyle listings.

 

SMALL BUSINESS RESOURCES

Small business resources.

 

UNIVERSAL CLASS
Over 500 online continuing education courses.