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Recipes and cultural background of US regional food and traditions.
NEW: Recordings of many of the library's virtual programs on a wide variety of topics--books & authors, crafts, history, genealogy, business, test prep, and more.
More than 1,000 award-winning art & craft video classes taught by recognized design experts and artists. Includes sewing/quilting/knitting, paper crafts, food, jewelry, holiday crafts and more. | Privacy note.Arlington Heights cardholders only
Free online tech training on topics like basic PC/Mac skills, Word, Excel, using the web, job searching, etc.
Practice tests and FAQs to help get and renew your driver's license.
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 and continuing education units (CEUs)Arlington Heights cardholders only
Free tutorials, designed by Goodwill, focusing on computer, job and life skills.
tream thousands of classic/foreign/independent films, documentaries, and educational videos via your PC or device web browser, up to 10 per month (three-day loan period).Arlington Heights cardholders only
Language learning for kids, pre-K to Grade 2; covers Spanish, French, Chinese, Italian, Japanese, Hebrew, English, German, Arabic, Russian.
Languages/cultural awareness. French, Italian, Spanish, Japanese German, English (for Spanish, Portuguese, and Polish speakers) and more, plus Little Pim for kids.
An award-winning, online curriculum for children preschool through kindergarten, providing strength in core subject areas: math, science and social studies, language and literacy, art, and music.
Information on the effectiveness of herbs, supplements, vitamins, minerals, diets, nutrition, and exercises. Includes a Continuing Education section for medical professionals and a "Colleagues Interact" discussion forum.
Easy-to-read news stories that can help you learn to read, write, speak, and understand the English language.
Self-paced, self-directed set of online and in-library activities designed to help new and returning job seekers develop effective resumes/cover letters, interview skills and workplace competencies.Arlington Heights cardholders only
FORMERLY TESTING & EDUCATION REFERENCE CENTER. Prep/practice tests for GED, ACT, GRE, GMAT, SAT, AP, job-related tests, TOEFL, citizenship and more. Search for colleges/scholarships or use the online resume builder and career exploration tools. Full list of tests & courses.
U.S. citizenship preparation course from the makers of the Pronunciator language-learning product.
Lessons in over 80 languages, focusing on pronunciation. Also, teaches English from 50 source languages.
Online tool offering unlimited access to award-winning activities and printable skills sheets, lesson plans, clip art, games, and other resources for teaching kids grades Pre-K to 8.
Simple, straightforward tutorials from Niche Academy on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, GMail, Google Drive/Docs/Sheets and more. Use these as a "quick start" before trying more in-depth tutorials from GCFLearnFree.org, Udemy or Gale Courses.
A read-along collection of international folktales.
Web design, coding, mobile app development and more. Earn points/badges to track your progress and create a showcase for potential employers.
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Additional FREE resources (no account required):Arlington Heights cardholders only
Fun, simple math lessons, focusing on basics, in the form of read-alongs. Includes quizzes and lesson planning tools for home-schoolers
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.) IOS App available.
Gale Presents: Udemy offers over 3500 on-demand video tutorials covering technology (e.g., Office, Windows, and Mac OS, coding, etc.), business & management, job & career skills, and personal growth. Some courses offer IT certification test prep or project management professional development units (PDUs). Also includes test prep for GMAT, GRE, PMP and other professional/technical certifications.