Learn Something New
Do you find yourself with lots of free time on your hands? Keep your mind occupied by learning something new! Watch a How-To video on Video On Demand, freshen up your computer skills with Lynda.com, learn how to sing or play an instrument with ArtistWorks and so much more. We have also combed through the internet and put together a list of some great external websites which we recommend
Access Video on Demand is a streaming video platform with a focus on educational films. The collection includes 41,213 videos, 331,668 video segments and 1,094 subject categories. The topics range from Arts and Humanities, Business and Economics, Science, Mathematics and...
A collection of thousands of individual genealogy databases from many different institutions. It includes American, Canadian and U.K. sources as well as some for Australia, New Zealand and Europe. Canadian coverage includes major sources such as the censuses from 1851...Remote Access will be valid temporarily until March 31, 2021. Previously Ancestry Library was only available for in-library use.
With over 4,000 video courses from top experts, Lynda.com is the place to go for learning technology, creative and business skills you can use today.Lynda.com will be upgraded to LinkedIn Learning on January 13, 2021. For more detailed information, please check the blog post “Lynda.com upgrading to LinkedIn Learning”
Online courses to improve your French grammar.L'amour des temps is no longer available. This application requires Adobe's Flash player, Adobe will block Flash content from running in Flash Player beginning January 12, 2021The vendor ClarityEnglish didn’t migrate Flash content to new standards yet and could not provide the timeline on when they could finish this update
Mango Languages offers 40 online language learning courses for English speakers and 15 English courses for non-English speakers. Each course has 100 lessons. In each lesson, the students see text and hear dialog that they are invited to repeat.
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- Danny Forest’s comprehensive article, covers the top skills people have reported wanting to learn from the SkillUp your Life program. For each skill, he provides suggestions on how to break down what the skill involves, how to learn it, and some resources or ways to find resources to help you learn them online.
- Duolingo is the world's most popular way to learn a language. It's 100% free, fun and science-based. Practice online on duolingo.com or on the apps! Choose your mother tongue as the point of departure and have fun!
- 13 leçons de guitare avec Claude Saindon
- Scotty Kilmer has new videos every day on How Cars Work and How to Fix Your Car
- Learn everything you need to unlock your camera. Learn about the basic features of digital cameras so you can finally know what all those buttons actually do. This is a free 2-3 hour course.
- A comprehensive website with tutorials on everything you need to get you up and running with knitting!
- Clear illustrations of folds, starting from the beginner level and illustrating projects, step-by-step.
- Sketching and more. The Online College Of Art & Design offers playlists of free video tutorials.
- Do you like woodworking? Join an online community of Lumberjocks for project ideas, videos, blogs, tips, and advice.
- How about trying some embroidery? This blog includes links to other websites with tutorials you can access for free to begin basic embroidery and also to learn traditional and ethnic stitches, tips and tricks.