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Free Resources: Books

This guide provides recommended links for free resources to help you work, study, and play from home.

Finding eBooks from the SBCC Library

Sources of Free eBooks

How to Request Print Books from the SBCC Library

Books for Pickup at the Library

The links below provide instructions and more information about requesting and picking up print books from the library's regular collection. Please note that print textbooks are not available. To request temporary online access to chapters from your textbook, use the eReserve Request Form.

Books by Mail for Out-of-Area Students

We are happy to mail books other than textbooks to SBCC online students who do not live in the immediate Santa Barbara area. Please email to make your request. Be sure to include your SBCC student ID number and your mailing address. Textbooks and other course reserve materials are available for limited loan periods and cannot be shipped.

Santa Barbara Public Library Resources