December 24 - 25: All locations closed.
December 26:
Dayton's Bluff and West 7th libraries closed.
The Bookmobile will be out of service December 22 - January 2.

Learning

Free online services to help you learn a new language, prepare for tests and improve your skills, learn to build websites and apps, and much more!

Study at your own pace and keep track of your progress.

Access at home or on the go with your library card.

Lynda.com logoLynda.com Online Training

Easy-to-use video tutorials to help you learn business, technical and creative skills -- anytime, anywhere. Tutorials feature experts on Microsoft Office, Photoshop, Illustrator, web design, digital video and audio, and much more!

Getting started, system requirements, and more information...

LearningExpress LibraryLearningExpress Library

Nearly 1,000 online tutorials, practice tests, and e-books. Covers job search and workplace skills improvement, skill building in reading, writing, math, and basic science, career certification and licensure exam prep, college and grad school entrance test prep, GED test prep, and more.

Adult Learning CenterAdult Learning Center

Offers busy adults the resources to improve their basic skills in reading, writing, and math, prepare for the GED test, or become a U.S. citizen.

School CenterSchool Center

Resources to help students in elementary, middle, and high school prepare for important tests, get extra help with assignments, and boost their skills in important subjects.

College Prep CenterCollege Prep Center

Getting into college is an important step to building a strong future. First, you must do well on your college admission tests and write a personal essay that highlights your special talents. Use this center to get the resources you need to achieve your college preparation goals, including SAT and ACT test preparation and practice.

Career CenterCareer Center

Are you preparing for a professional exam? Are you curious about a particular occupation or looking to improve your workplace skills? Choose the Career Center and begin your path to a bright future.

High School Equivalency CenterHigh School Equivalency Center

Earning a high school equivalency credential can open the door to better income, a more fulfilling job, and a college education. If you are preparing for the GED test, HiSET or TASC exams, these practice tests, interactive tutorials, and e-books will help you reach your goal.

Recursos en espanolRecursos en español
Este centro ofrece a los adultos que están muy ocupados los recursos para mejorar sus habilidades básicas, ganar sus credenciales de GED o ser ciudadano estadounidense.

Computer SkillsComputer Skills Center

Video courses are the fastest and easiest way to learn how to use a computer. Use the materials in this center to learn the basics of computers, from searching the Internet to using popular programs for word processing, creating spreadsheets and databases, implementing design, and more.

Job and Career AcceleratorJob & Career Accelerator

Whether you're looking to find a new job in your current field or pursue a career in an exciting new industry, Job & Career Accelerator has the powerful tools and expert guidance to help you through every step of the process.

College CenterCollege Center

Strengthen your academic skills and prepare for placement tests and graduate school entrance exams here.

Transparent Language OnlineTransparent Language Online

An effective, fun and engaging way to learn over 80 languages.

Learn language essentials and expand your vocabulary. After you have registered, you will also have access to a free mobile app that will help you study and keep your language skills fresh while on the go.

TreehouseTreehouse

An interactive learning platform that teaches you how to build websites, create mobile apps and program using coding languages.

Follow along with projects through short videos, code challenges, and quizzes.


Upgrade Your Computer Skills

Northstar Digital Literacy AssessmentNorthstar Learning Guide

Instructional materials designed to help learners build the basic computer skills defined by the Northstar Digital Literacy Assessments.

Websites

More online learning at your own pace, available for free from these websites.

Code.org
Write your first computer program! Learn an "hour of code" and find links to take you beyond the first hour.

Coursera
Partners with top universities and organizations worldwide, to offer courses online for anyone to take, for free.

Khan Academy
An extensive library of content, including interactive challenges, assessments, and videos covering math, biology, chemistry, physics, finance, and history.