Computer Science, Knowledge and Systems

The Main Library of SFPL maintains an extensive collection of books covering all aspects of computers and information technology.  These books can be found on the Fourth Floor of the Main Library.

In addition to print materials there are various online platforms that allow access to eBooks, videos, interactive courses and more. Access to these platforms requires a valid SFPL card number and PIN/Password.

Skillport 8i (Skillsoft)

Full-text technology eBooks and thousands of IT videos

Gale Courses

Wide range of interactive courses, including Microsoft Office, led by expert instructors

LearningExpress Library

Practice tests, eBooks, and information. Includes basic computer skills, software and more

Linkedin Learning

Online instructional videos from industry experts


Videos, projects, and quizzes teach design of websites, mobile apps and coding

O'Reilly for Public Libraries

Unlimited access to 50K+ titles (including O’Reilly books in early release), 30K+ hours of video, case studies from top companies, learning paths, expert playlists, and more—with nearly 1,000 topics to explore in technology and business.

Additionally SFPL offers frequent computers classes covering a multitude of subjects.