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Resources for Online Learners

Creativebug

Over 1,000 art and craft video classes for adults and kids, taught by recognized design experts and artists. Topics include fiber and paper arts, jewelry making, sewing and quilting, food, home and more. Create your free account and enjoy unlimited access to instructional videos, patterns, and access to exclusive documentaries and live video feeds on Creativebug Television (CBTV). Click here for a video tutorial about using this resource.

Driving-Tests.org

Driving-Tests.org provides access to the following state-specific information:
 - 11 car practice tests
 - 8 motorcycle practice tests
 - 3 CDL (Commercial Driver’s License) practice tests
 - 3 online driver’s manuals (car, motorcycle, CDL)
 - An FAQ section with detailed answers to 100+ DMV-related questions

Gale Courses

Gale Courses offers a wide range of highly interactive, instructor led courses that you can take entirely online.  As a library card holder in good standing, you are entitled to these courses at no cost. Courses run for six weeks and new sessions begin every month.  You must click to enter Lessons 1 and 2 within the first two weeks of the class or you will be automatically dropped. Click here for a video tutorial about using this resource.

Lynda.com

Lynda.com provides access to thousands of video tutorials to help you learn more about software, technology, business, management, customer service, and many other essential job skills. Videos vary from a few minutes long to multi-hour Learning Paths, a curated playlist of video courses. Create a profile using your library card and a password of your own choice. If you forget your password, call Lynda.com at 1 (888) 335-9632 for help. Click here for a video tutorial about using this resource.

News For You

News for You provides adult ESL students and struggling readers with news and human interest stories that are easy to read and understand. These engaging, timely stories will help students build language, reading comprehension, vocabulary, writing, listening and speaking skills. Use the password 0EEEB7 to enter.

Tutor.com

Click here to enter your library card information and get started with Tutor.com. Tutor.com offers free and unlimited live one-on-one tutoring for all ages from 10:00am to 10:00pm every day of the week. Work with tutors in over 100 subject and test prep areas including study skills coaching. Tutor.com also offers 24/7 drop-off for review of written assignments and math questions, over 400 video lessons in math and language including AP classes, and tons of practice quizzes. Use Princeton Review material to prepare for the ACT, SAT, GMAT, GRE, LSAT, and MCAT exams with practice tests, video lessons, and skill drills. In addition to school, Tutor.com offers job search assistance including help creating resumes and cover letters, completing applications, and interview prep. Create a free optional Tutor.com account to save your sessions and list your favorite tutors.