Online Learning

Title Description Use @ home?
Computer eBooks (3M)
Includes titles from popular series such as  "Dummies" and "Teach Yourself Visually."
Yes
Computer eBooks (Overdrive)
Includes titles from popular series such as  "Dummies" and "Teach Yourself Visually."
Yes
DigitalLearn.org
Free online tech training on topics like basic PC/Mac skills, Word, Excel, using the web, job searching, etc.
Yes
Gale Courses
In-depth, instructor-led, 6-week classes on tech topics, health-care training, business/accounting, personal development, law, test prep, and more. Some classes can lead to certification. Arlington Heights cardholders only.| More Info
Yes
Little Pim
Language learning for kids, pre-K to Grade 2; covers Spanish, French, Chinese, Italian, Japanese, Hebrew, English, German, Arabic, Russian.
Yes
LyndaLibrary (Lynda.com)
Video tutorials on software, web design, business/management skills, financial literacy, job/career skills, social networking, etc. Includes Microsoft Office, Windows, and Mac OS. Requires free account creation. Arlington Heights cardholders only.
Yes
Mango Languages
Languages/cultural awareness. French, Italian, Spanish, Japanese German, English (for Spanish, Portuguese, and Polish speakers) and more, plus Little Pim for kids. Apps.
Yes
Pronunciator
Lessons in over 80 languages, focusing on pronunciation. Also teaches English from 50 source languages. App | About
Yes
Testing & Education Reference Center
Prepare for standardized (ACT, GRE, SAT, etc.) and job-related tests, including Advanced Placement (AP) exams.  Includes college/scholarship search tools and has an online resume builder and career exploration tools. | See also: Access My Library App.
Yes
Treehouse: Online Training
Learn web design, coding, mobile app development and more. Earn points/badges to track your progress and create a showcase for potential employers. Arlington Heights cardholders only. | iPad App | About Treehouse
Yes
Tutor.com: Live Homework Help & More
Live tutors online to help with math, science, English, social studies etc., as well as standardized tests (ACT, SAT, GRE, etc.) and career help (1-on-1 resume reviews, etc.) | App (iOS)
Yes
Visual Thesaurus
Explore words using an interactive map; great ESL tool. Tutorial.
Yes
Schedule an appointment to get help with these and other interests:
 
  • downloading eBooks
  • researching genealogy
  • finding a job
  • computers and technology
 

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