Here you will find a collection of information and resources for older adults. We hope this information is useful in helping you stay informed and active in your daily lives. Please check this page frequently for new updates and new content.
If you have any questions, please call the Palos Verdes Library District reference desk.
(310) 377-9584 x601 or option *5*
Online resources and websites to help you get started with using tech in everyday life. From using your mobile devices to ordering groceries online, and more.
- TechKnows - get one-on-one assistance with the library's teen volunteers with your personal devices. Every first Saturday of the month.
- Connected California Digital Navigators - receive personalized tech help from kind and skilled tech experts that can assist with computer skills, finding online resrouces, and more
- Using FaceTime
- Using Google Chat
- Using Zoom
- Cyber Seniors - Includes videos on how to join Zoom calls, and more!
- Home-delivered meals for older adults
- General Tech Preparedness
- AARP Guide to Online Banking - Please contact your bank by phone or check their website for information specific to them
- Sign up of City of Palos Verdes Estates updates
- Sign up for City of Rancho Palos Verdes updates
- Sign up for City of Rolling Hills Estates updates
- Sign up for the Alert SouthBay System - for alert notifications from all 4 PV Peninsula cities.
Quick answers and links to frequently asked PVLD reference questions.
For more assistance please call the PVLD Information Desk and leave a message. (310) 377-9584 x601
A librarian will return your call as soon as possible.
What is my PIN number?
Your PVLD account PIN number is usually the last 4 digits of the phone number we have on file in your account. If that doesn't work, you can click on the "Forgot my PIN" link at the bottom of the account sign in box, type in your library card number, and you will be emailed instructions on how to proceed. If you do not use email or if you are still experiencing issues, please call the PVLD Information Desk at (310) 377-9584 x601
I don't have a library card or need a new one. How can I do that?
You can fill out an application for a library card online here. Once you receive an email with your library card and PIN number, you are ready to use our online resources and place materials on hold. Or you can stop by any library branch and we can help you fill one out. Call for library hours and locations 310-377-9584 ext. 601
I need help getting started with Libby. Can you help?
Yes, we can! You can always call the PVLD Information Desk and a librarian can help you over the phone or schedule a Book a Librarian Appointment. You can also check out the Libby Help website which has many great video tutorials on how to get started with different devices.
I need help getting started with Hoopla. Can you help?
Yes, we can! You can always call the PVLD Information Desk and a librarian can help you over the phone or schedule a Book a Librarian Appointment. You can also check out the Hoopla Help website which has many great video tutorials on how to get started with different devices.
I need help getting started with Kanopy. Can you help?
Yes, we can! You can always call the PVLD Information Desk and a librarian can help you over the phone or schedule a Book a Librarian Appointment. You can also check out the Kanopy Help website which has many great video tutorials on how to get started with different devices.
Online resources and websites virtual exercise programs and mental health resources and tools.
Online workouts from balance to Zumba!
Fitness For Those In Their 50s, 60s, And Beyond
On demand free 20-60 minute yoga workouts and meditations for a variety of skill levels.
For an introduction to mindfulness meditation that you can practice on your own, download the UCLA Mindful App (App Store / Google Play), stream, or download the guided meditations at the link Recorded by UCLA MARC's Director of Mindfulness Education, Diana Winston.
Partners in Care Foundation offers evidence-based internet wellness programs that will keep you healthy, mentally engaged, entertained, and safe in your own home!
Free app available from the Apple App Store and Google play that provides clinically proven therapies for dealing with stress, anxiety, depression, or whatever you may be going through
On demand videos for group classes including Bootcamp, Yoga, Active Older Adults, and Youth Sports performance. YMCA membership required.
Los Angeles Department of Health: The below links are all resources gathered by the LADH. Visit their site for more info.
Last updated: 07/20/23
Links to local resources and resource guides:
Other assistance programs:
- City of Los Angeles (Dept of Aging Hotline): (213) 263-5226 - 9am-5pm
- Los Angeles County: 1-800-510-2020 or request updates
For adults unable to leave their homes due to COVID-19
Cyber-Seniors Tech help (similar to PVLD's Teen Tech 4 Seniors/TechKnows)
Links to museums, live animal cameras and so much more
Toll-free 1-888-670-1360. Provides a listening ear, a warm voice and a human connection to older Californians facing loneliness, isolation and anxiety.
Last updated 7/13/2021
Residents with disabilities or without computer access can call the Los Angeles County Department of Public Health line for assistance at (833) 540-0473 between 8:00 am and 8:30 pm 7 days a week for assistance with appointments.
Local government Covid-19 resource pages:
Last updated: 7/22/2023