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JLG Digital eBooksJunior Library Guild Digital eBooks is Kennedy's new subscription service. eBooks change every 30 - 90 days so if you see something you are interested in, don't wait! If you don't see something you're interested in, well there's always next month! Login with your regular school username/password to save your reading progress and access features.

Sora eBook and AudioBook AppJFK's eBooks and audio books. Includes most required reading and AP literature list books. Link Sora to your Alameda County Library account for one-stop searching of both JFK and ACL!

Find it on Clever and download the Sora app for your phone or tablet. Set up code is JFKHS.

Click here for a Video Tutorial

Or here to see how to link your JFK Sora account to your public library account for one stop searching.


Alameda County Library eBookseBooks and audiobooks. See New Accounts if you need a library card. The Libby app can link to our Sora app. Once on the app, go to Collections> Special> Teens for an amazing collection of YA novels. Don't have time to look for an eBook that isn't already checked out? See this video tutorial on how to find lists of eBooks that are available now through ACL.

Audible an Amazon CompanyAudiobooks in 6 languages for as long as schools are closed.

Poetry   Short Story Reference CenterPoetry & Short Story Reference Center is a place to read as well as research poets and authors and learn about techniques for your own writing. Username/Password 

eBooks to Keep

Project Gutenberg

Fiction and NonFiction titles. Mostly books in the public domain, including many classics.

Research & NonFiction

Hathi Trust Digital Library

A partnership of academic & research institutions, offering a collection of millions of titles digitized from libraries around the world.

National Academies Press

"Authoritative, independently-researched information on important matters in science and health policy." The National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine has almost 10,000 eBooks available for free. 

National Center for Biotechnology Information, U.S. National Library of Medicine

"Free online access to books and documents in life science and healthcare." Over 700 titles.

University of California Press E-Books Collection

eBooks titles published from 1982 - 2004. Almost 2,000 academic books on a variety of topics including history, culture, and sciences.



How to Use Sora
How To Find eBooks That Are Available Now at ACL
How to Link Your JFK Sora Account to the Public Library's eBook Collection