Lynda.com Online Training

Lynda.com logoEasy-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!

Use your library card to log in to Lynda.com for free.

 

June 28, 2017: Sign-on issues for SPPL have been fixed. If you are having trouble logging in, please contact library staff for assistance.

Log in to Lynda.com

Getting Started

The first time you visit Lynda.com, click "Create a profile".

Enter your library card number (with no spaces between the numbers) and create a password. Your password must be at least 6 characters long and include a number and a letter. The next time you log in, use your library card number and the password you created.

  • Need a library card? Here's how to get one.
  • Need to reset your Lynda.com password? Contact Lynda.com Customer Service toll-free at 1-888-335-9632.

How to Use Lynda.com - Online Video Course

Technical Details

System Requirements

Maximum number of simultaneous users

The library's contract with Lynda.com allows up to 75 people to use the service at the same time. If 75 people are using Lynda.com simultaneously, any additional users will need to wait until one of the current users logs out.

Mobile and Desktop Apps

Available for iOS, Android, Windows 10 or 8.1, or Windows and Mac desktop computers.

With the lynda.com app you can download an entire course for offline viewing.

How to get started:

  • After launching the app, select, "Already a Member," and then move from the Individual to Organization tab.
  • Type "sppl.org" under Web Portal and press the Log in button.
  • You will then see the lynda.com screen asking for your library card number and password.

Notice Regarding December 2016 Lynda.com Security Breach

In December, 2016, Lynda.com -- an online resource available for free with your Saint Paul Public Library card -- announced a security breach of user data affecting a small percentage of its users.

There is no evidence that SPPL user accounts were accessed. We are informing patrons only as a precautionary measure. No breach of the Library's system occurred, and no Library patron data was accessed.

Compromised information included contact information and courses viewed. There is no evidence that it included email addresses or passwords or that any data has been made publicly available.

Lynda.com has emailed users who have been potentially affected by this breach. If you have received an email notice from Lynda.com, you are advised to change your Lynda.com password as soon as possible. Please contact Lynda.com directly at 1-888-335-9632 with any questions.