HelpNow Online Tutoring
Available from 1:00 - 10:00 PM daily. Free live homework help every day from 1:00
to 10:00 PM! Kids, teens, and even adults can get connected to a tutor for free
and get help with homework, test preparation, or even resume suggestions. There
are also flash cards and a writing lab to help you polish your papers!
Learn any of over 60 languages from Arabic to Yiddish easily with this resource,
which teaches grammar and vocabulary. There’s also a great section teaching
English to non-native speakers!
General Reference Center Gold
Search through journal articles to answer those difficult research questions here.
Including over 80 million articles spanning from 1980 to the present, this database
includes trade journals, magazines, newspapers and reference books on a wide variety
Access back issues of the LA Daily News, the New York Times, the Washington Post,
and many other newspapers here.
Your one-stop shop for information on many, many topics. Includes full-text access
to almanacs, magazines, dictionaries, encyclopedias, newspapers, maps and pictures
that can help you conduct whatever research you need.
Writing a report on a person? Start here! Covering over 500,000 people, and using
170 different sources, this database has biographical information on politicians,
athletes, scientists, and everyone in between.
Fax service through FAX24
Fax your important documents at the Library for $1.75 for the first page and $1.00
for each additional page (Credit card required)
Don’t forget – if we don’t have it, we can get it! Ask about our
Interlibrary Loan for items not in the system at the Reference Desk.
Rate your books and get great recommendations on new titles using this service.
You can even save a list of the books you want to read in the future!
Donated books can be brought to the Library. Bring them to the Reference desk during
opening hours and get a receipt for tax purposes.
Donate money to the Palmdale City Library through the Palmdale Community Foundation
using this link.
Join the Friends of the Library!
The Friends of the Palmdale City Library is a volunteer group dedicated to promoting
the use of the Library and enhancing the Library through donations and projects,
and they’re always looking for active participants. Pick up an application
at the Library today! Meetings are held on the first Wednesday of each month (except
December) at 6:15 PM in the Chimbole Cultural Center, and visitors are always welcome.
Interested in volunteering your time at the library? We’d be happy to have
you! Please come in and ask for a volunteer application at the Information Desk
or get more information on the City of Palmdale's volunteer information page.
Got a request? Your suggestions and ideas for new materials and programs are always
welcome. Fill out a comment card at the Library, post on Facebook, or email us at