Online training & education
- Books24x7 (Skillsoft)
- Books24x7 has more than 13,500 full-text technology and business eBooks from 210 publishers, plus 25,000+ IT and Desktop Video tutorials from industry experts. Note: Library card required.
- Live homework help with one-on-one expert tutors. Every day 1-10pm. Also includes cover letter, resume, and interviewing resources.
- California DMV Practice Tests
- Free online California DMV practice tests, including tests for cars, motorcycles, and commercial vehicles. Practice tests are currently available in English and Spanish. (Driving-Tests.org)
- Career Online High School
- Adult learners earn an accredited high school diploma as well as a career certificate in one of eight high-demand career fields.
- Classes at the Library
- Classes and workshops regularly taught by staff at the Library.
- Computer Tutorials and Job Skills
- Job seeking computer skills, basics about computers and the Internet, email, social media, surfing the web, and search engines.
- Computing and IT Books (Safari Techbooks Online)
- Full-text online access to over 4000 computing, IT, and management titles that you can read online.
- Financial Literacy (Rosen Publishing)
- Personal and household finance, and money management made easy to understand with interactive calculators for budgeting, mortgage repayment, loans, and savings and retirement.
- Gale Courses
- Wide range of interactive courses, led by expert instructors. Also includes cover letter, resume and interviewing resources.
- Jobs & Careers Resources
- Practical information on topics such as job-hunting skills, choosing an occupation, education sources and employment agencies.
- JobNow, powered by Brainfuse, provides live interactive online help combined with online resources to guide you through the necessary tasks to get a job.
- Language Learning
- Language and ESL courses with gradual immersion, using real-life situations and actual conversations to effectively teach a new language
- Learning Express
- Practice tests, exercises, skill-building courses, eBooks, and information to reach your personal and professional goals. Also includes cover letter, resume, and interviewing resources.
- Online learning platform for business, software, technology, and creative skills. Learners watch video instruction from recognized industry experts.
- Videos, projects and quizzes teach design and development of websites and mobile apps, coding languages, and basic computing.
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