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We offer free access to digital and audio books, foreign language learning, courses and more!
To access content from our world-class e-media providers please follow the steps below:
1) Click below this where it says eBooks & eAudiobooks
2) Enter your library card number and PIN (or create an account, if required).
3) Search their site to stream or download content!
To access Brainfuse, JobNow/VetNow, Learning Express, Small Business Reference Center, and many more CLICK on the IMAGE for access.
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A fun-infused way to learn a new language. Download the app to learn on the go with hands-free features and offline accessibility. Conversation based learning with over 70 world languages, including 16 English as a Second Language (ESL) courses.
New York Times
Read the NY Times in the library, at home, or on-the-go using mobile browsing or an app on your smartphone! You will need an email address to set up an account with The New York Times (which is separate from your library account), but access will be free if you connect using the library’s links.
Brainfuse HelpNow is delivered via a web browser where you select a service and the WebConnect online classroom launches. WebConnect allows tutors and patrons to communicate in live, online sessions for FREE. You can create an account if you'd like or use as is.
VetNow by Brainfuse
Brainfuse VetNow features live online assistance, resume lab help, and wide range of academic tools to help job seekers and veterans reach their goals.
Features nearly 1,000 online tutorials, practice tests, and eBooks to help patrons of all ages. It offers 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.
Small Business Reference Center
Contains more than 310 full-text publications and thousands of legal forms. Many of the full-text legal reference books are provided through Nolo, the nation's oldest and most-respected provider of legal information for consumers and small businesses. This database offers the everyday user the necessary tools and detailed “how-to” instructions to independently address a wide-range of legal issues including business law, financial planning, family law, property & real estate and rights & disputes.
Coursera’s mission is to help individuals build the skills they need for in-demand jobs.
Provides learners with access to more than 5,000 courses and certifications led by top businesses, universities, and organizations.
Courses include: English for Business and Entrepreneurship (ESL), Foundations of Public Health Practice, Become an EMT, Bookkeeping Basics, Introduction to Google Docs, Design a Restaurant Menu, Food and Beverage Management, Branding: The Creative Journey.
Contains “Gateway Certification,” a program for people without a college degree and with no experience in the field, built by leading companies such as Google. Facebook, and Salesforce.
Offers subtitles in more than 50 languages
GetSetUp Is a social learning platform for individuals 50+, taught by peers who are experts in their field.
Hosts live classes covering digital learning, physical health, mental health, social health, and vocational health.
Courses include: Introduction to Youtube, Get Started with Zoom, Common Scams and Frauds, Being the Best Grandparent Ever, Android Smartphone Security and Safety, TV Streaming Devices, Blue Zones – What Are They?
Offers live classes, social hours hosted by community members, and special events with speakers who directly address areas of interest to older adults.
Classes are taught in English, Spanish, Hindi and Mandarin.
Job & Career Accelerator
Job & Career Accelerator is an easy-to-use search tool with everything patrons and students need to find, apply for, and get hired into ideal positions.
Provides tools to create professional and competitive resumes and cover letters.
Features job and internship search engines matched to the user’s profile and needs.
Offers professional interview preparation and practice tools.
Includes occupation explorers to find the profession that suits the user’s wants and directs to the skills needed for chosen professions.
Contains college and scholarship finders.
LinkedIn Learning focuses on the skills needed to land the most sought after jobs.
Provides professional certificates that can be added to a LinkedIn profile
Courses include: Pitching Yourself, Expert Tips for Answering Common Interview Questions, New Revenue Ideas for Food and Beverage Businesses, Construction Management: Technology on the Job Site
Includes a concentration on the “whole” person, emphasizing mental health and wellness resources, guidance for managing stress/burnout, and other items like “Balancing Work and Life as a Work-from-Home Parent”.
Contains critical soft skills training, such as resilience, team work, and time management.
Offers courses in English, Spanish, Mandarin, and four other languages.
Skillshare is for creatives and others wanting to build or grow a business and/or learn new skills.
Provides 35,000 video courses on topics including entrepreneurship, graphic design, productivity, freelancing, marketing, illustration, and time management.
Courses include: Pricing Your Work and Negotiating with Clients, Etsy Launch: How to Open an Etsy Shop, Organizational Culture: How to Build an Inclusive Work Environment, Inclusive UX: Designing Websites for Everyone, and Starting a Successful Side Hustle
Skillshare’s short online classes help users find inspiration that fits their personal routine.
Northstar focuses on people with no, low, or limited technology skills
Build skills in key digital literacy areas and demonstrate knowledge by earning certificates and badges.
Courses include: Your Digital Footprint, Supporting K-12 Distance Learning, Email, Internet Basics, Information Literacy
Defines the basic skills needed to use a computer and the internet in daily life, employment, and higher education.
Online, self-guided assessments measure mastery of basic skills in 14 areas.
Classroom curricula provide detailed lesson plans for teachers, and can be used remotely or in person.