Important Update:


  COVID-19       Update Click here for links to the latest information.


Library Closed
Reference available byphone
At home eResources
At home activities
Bookdrop Closed

Due to the State and County directives

the Library is CLOSED effective

Saturday, March 14, 2020 until further notice.






 Tumble Books are animated, talking picture books which teach kids the joy of reading!


 Scholastic Learn at Home provides 20 days’ worth of active learning journeys designed to reinforce and sustain educational opportunities for those students who are unable to attend school.


Kids Discover online

 Discover Online Library allows free access to Science and Social Studies materials for three full months to parents with school-aged children who are facing school closures. Select the Educator plan and enter codeFREETHREE.

 Math Game Time Whether you have children in pre-K or seventh grade, Math Game Time provides a fun, educational playground for students to excel in math. 



BrainPOP is here to help you and your curious learners stay informed and on-track with free access during school closures.



Starfall offers educational activities, games, movies and songs in reading, phonics and math,  for children in pre-school through 2nd grade. 



123HomeSchool4Me resources are organized by subject and grade. Helpful education activities to keep kids learning and printable worksheets when you need them to sit and get some work done. 



 Lakeshore You can find more than 1000 resources for the classroom and home
 StoryTimeFamily  The Story Time Family shares favorite stories with you aloud
 NASA Kids Club  Nasa Kids Club is a place for kids to play games and learn about science and NASA

Young Adults & Adults


 Overdrive allows you to check out eBooks, audiobooks and more.

To access Overdrive click on the Overdrive picture. You will be taken to the website. Click on the menu icon ≡ and sign in by choosing National City as your library and enter your library card number.

 EnkiLogo  Enki Library offers access to eBooks in PDF and EPUB formats from publishers

 Flipster allows you to browse digital versions of the latest issues of popular magazines.

When accessing from home you will need to enter your library card number to view the website.


 Americas News Magazines provides full-text articles from various familiar magazines.

 USA TodaySan Diego Union TribuneNew York Post | The AtlanticThe GuardianFinancial Times (30 day embargo)

To access, click on the title you want. Select Click here for additional log in options. For Library Name type in NationalCity and enter your barcode number



 Khan Academy offers free online learning courses
   Typing Club is the most effective way to learn to type. TypingClub is free for both individuals and schools. 

PBS - How to talk to kids about Coronavirus 

ADDitutde - Talking about Coronavirus to Kids with Anxiety

Coronavirus   CDC safety guide for parents