The library is a fantastic place to find a new book, or movie, or browse the daily newspapers. Did you know that we provide access to a wide range of online learning tools? Explore our resources here. And keep reading to see some of the highlights of our collection.
Have you always wanted to learn another language? Are you studying a language currently but need just a little boost? Create a free account with Mango and immerse yourself in another language. Listen to the language being spoke, follow the lessons, and read further to learn about the culture and history of the language. Bonus lessons: You can learn to speak pirate!!!
Our library has a very large collection of test prep books, but they are often checked out. Want to keep studying while waiting for your hold to come in? Log into LearningExpress Library and keep studying. There is test preparation for the ACT, ASVAB, Civil Service, EMS, Firefighter, GED, GMAT, GRE, Law Enforcement, Praxis/PPST, Real Estate, SAT, U.S. Citizenship and more.
Lynda.com is a great overall learning site. Listen to lectures on anything from Excel to Social Media Marketing to AutoCAD and everything in between. All you need for this is your library card number and PIN. Learn about new skills and new software to help better your career and life!
It may be under the kids section, but Britannica School is a great resource. It's your traditional encyclopedia, but it can be changed according to reading and comprehension levels. Where it veers from being a tradition print book, you can watch videos, listen to sound recordings, and follow links within the articles to directly lead you to further information.
There are many other resources available to our patrons. Research history, Michigan-specific history, business research, medical research, etc. There are many different database options shared with us from MeL.org. These are free and readily available to all our patrons.