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Learn Something New from Home with Your Library Card

Learn Something New from Home with Your Library Card

Eager to learn something new? With your free Library card, you can learn a new skill, take on a new hobby, or expand your existing knowledge with hundreds of free courses in our Digital Library. 

World Languages  

Always dreamed of learning another language? With Rosetta Stone Library Solution choose from 30 languages, including Arabic, Chinese (Mandarin), English, French,  Hindi, Italian, and Japanese. Pronunciator features lessons, pronunciation analysis, live tutoring, and quizzes for adults and children in 80 languages. Gale Courses also offers a course in Interested in American Sign Language.

Business 

Amaze your coworkers with your Microsoft Office skills after taking a course on Lynda.com. Improve your proficiency in Microsoft Excel, learn to more effectively manage projects, and even develop the skills to rise to management positions. You get a certificate of achievement for every course you complete, so you can also add the experience to your resume. 

Car Repair 

Bet you didn’t know you could teach yourself to be a pro mechanic at the Library! Study up on valuable automotive information, including consumer reports, reviews, recommendations, and trends using ConsumerReports.Org + Cars Best Deals. For car and truck repair and maintenance info, browse AutoMate. This resource also includes service bulletins, electrical wiring diagrams, and diagnostic troubleshooting aids. 

Music 

Make your rockstar dreams a reality with ArtistWorks by RBDigital. Get hands-on music  instruction from greats like Grammy-nominated Paul Gilbert, or blues guitar legend Keith Wyatt through step-by-step videos. Choose your instrument of choice everything from piano and voice to mandolin, harmonica, saxophone, and hip-hop scratch and work your way up from beginner to pro at your own pace. On Gale Courses, you can learn guitar basics or take an online certificate in music therapy.  Lynda.com also offers lessons beginner chord progression and learning to monetize your sweet tunes 

Writing 

Whether you’re interested in facts or fiction, Gale Courses can help you master the written word. Learn to plot a novel, edit effectively, and make money from your writing. Classes are interactive and instructor-led online, with six-week instruction periods, so you’ll have plenty of time to review and practice everything you need to know to become a bestseller. 

The Library helps people learn new skills and try new things every day. Check out all our online resources to discover for yourself.

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