eLearning

Public libraries have always supported self-directed learning, through printed books to audio language courses on disc. Providing access to high quality, online lessons builds on that important mission. Try out the resources below to take your skills and expertise to a higher level. 

Each resource below allows you to create accounts and track your progress, often earning certificates of learning along the way. Grab your all important library card and get started!

LearningExpress

Nearly 1000 online tutorials, practice tests, and eBooks to help patrons of all ages.

Click here to get started.

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Hobbies & Crafts Reference Center

Part of digitalmainelibrary, Hobbies & Crafts Reference Center provides links to projects and how-to videos on a wide range of creative endeavors.

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Udemy

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Coming soon!

Click here for an (already out-of-date) catalog of courses soon to be available to you with just your library card. We'll connect you to more than just the free courses.

Kanopy Video Streaming

In addition to entertaining movies and children's programs, our new video streaming service Kanopy offers instructional films and lessons including access to the Great Courses.

Click here to check out Kanopy's offerings.
 

Language Learning

Available through digitalmainelibrary, a service of of the Maine State Library.

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Online Tutorial
 

Lynda.com

We've had to cancel our Lynda.com subscription due to changes made to the service. We apologize for the inconvenience.

However, we'll soon be adding Udemy, another popular learning platform.