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  • Little Pim
    Little Pim is an award-winning multimedia program that introduces children to foreign language in a way they can understand and enjoy. Create an account, if you like, or click the "Start Learning" button to jump in immediately.
    Browse related subjects: Do-It-Yourself, Education, Languages
  • Mango Languages
    Mango Languages provides online courses to help you converse in over 40 different languages, plus English as a Second Language courses for non-English speakers. Each lesson combines real life situations and audio from native speakers with simple, clear instructions. The courses are presented with an appreciation for cultural nuance and real-world application that integrates components of vocabulary, pronunciation, grammar and culture. Create an account, if you like, or click the "Start Learning" button to jump in immediately.
    Browse related subjects: Do-It-Yourself, Education, Languages
  • OneClickdigital
    The OneClickdigital collection includes Recorded Books' exclusive/subscriptions titles -- about 9000 audiobooks as of 1/12/2016 for adults, beginning readers, kids and young people, as well as many titles in Spanish. It also includes distributed titles by major audio publishers. In addition, OneClickdigital boasts a large eBook collection of classical literature and popular titles available with Adobe Digital Editions. The service is PC and Mac compatible as well as is iPod and iPhone compatible. The OneClickdigital mobile app is available via the iTunes App Store. You'll need your library card number and pin to access the service from outside the library.
    Browse related subjects: Audio Books, Education, Languages, Literature, Pronunciation, Recreation, Spanish Language

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  • Basic ESL
    Basic ESL improves listening, speaking, reading and writing skills through a simple to follow and instructionally proven curriculum. Students learn English quickly and effectively on relevant topics including: family, home, school and more. In each lesson students learn key vocabulary and how to use that vocabulary in conversation. No computer experience is necessary. Click on "Instant Access" to enter without registering. Registration allows you to save your progress.
    Browse related subjects: Hispanic, Languages, Pronunciation, Spanish Language

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Mystery Spot

Located in the hills of Santa Cruz, the Mystery Spot remains a mysterious attraction for visitors. Discovered in 1939, the Mystery Spot is an area of roughly 150 feet where the laws of gravity are challenged. Tours are given year round.

465 Mystery Spot Rd
Santa Cruz, CA 95065
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