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Name Description Use At Home?

Atomic Training

Atomic Training

Online how-to training tutorials on software applications from Microsoft, Adobe, Apple, Google, and more. See, hear, and learn! (Complete course listing)

Yes

Basic ESL

BasicESL

Learn English quickly and effectively on relevant topics including: family, home, school and many other topics. In each lesson students learn key vocabulary and how to use that vocabulary in conversation. Click on "Instant  Access" to enter without registering.

Yes

Driving-Tests.org

driving-tests.org

Free driver education program containing 11 car practice tests, 9 motorcycle practice tests, 10 CDL (Commercial Driver’s License) practice tests, 3 online driver’s manuals (car, motorcycle, CDL), and an FAQ section with detailed answers to 100+ DMV-related questions

Yes

Gale Courses

Gale Courses

Gale Courses offers hundreds of courses focused on professional development, technology skills, and personal enrichment. Six-week long courses are taught entirely online by instructors, and new sessions begin every month. Learn More

Please disregard messages about submitting payment for courses. The library has paid all fees associated with these classes.

Yes

HelpNow from Brainfuse

LogoHelpNow

Get live, one-to-one, Illinois-aligned skill-building, homework and test preparation help especially for everyone, from kindegardeners to adults. English as a second language and Spanish foreign language  assistance are included, as well as Microsoft Office help and Career Resources. Available seven days a week, from 2PM-11PM with 24-hour access to writing lab, SkillSurfer and more.

Yes

Learning Express Library

Learning Express Library

Provides interactive practice tests, including the SAT, ACT, GED, civil service, military, real estate, teacher certification, and more. Also includes computer skills training and United States citizenship.

Recursos para hispanohablantes

Yes

Live Homework Help from Tutor.com

Live Homework Help

Free online help from tutors for students, as well as resume, GED, and citizenship assistance for adults. Hours: Every day from 10:00 a.m. to midnight.
Ayuda gratis, en línea, de tutores para estudiantes, y también para resumen, GED, y asistencia de ciudadanía para adultos. Diariamente de 10:00 a.m. hasta la medianoche.

Yes

Live Resume Help

Live Homework Help

Free online help from resume experts. Help with homework, GED and citizenship exams also available.

Yes

Living Language

LivingLanguage

Provides basic, intermediate, and advanced instruction in 22 languages offer the standard grammar and vocabulary reviews as well as interactive games to increase retention; also includes 3 ESL courses and specialized courses for vacationers, and Spanish for healthcare workers and librarians.

Yes

Lynda.com

Lynda-com

Leading online learning platform that helps anyone learn business, software, technology and creative skills to achieve personal and professional goals.

Yes

Mango Languages

Mango Languages

Mango offers access to 71 foreign language courses and 19 ESL courses. In addition to traditional language courses, Mango also offers the opportunity to learn through foreign film with Mango Premiere™ and access to a variety of specialty mini courses, such as Pirate, Medical Spanish and romance courses. Mango can be accessed at the library, remotely, or even on-the-go with apps for iPhone®, Android™, Kindle® and Nook®. Guided Tour

Yes

Pronunciator

Pronunciator

You can learn 80 languages in any of 50 languages with Pronunciator, including the largest ESL curriculum on the planet. Simply use your library card number to create an account and start learning through a variety of vocabulary exercises, quizzes, culture and business notes, and grammar review. You can learn on your desktop computer or install the app on your mobile device. Includes lessons for 3 to 6 and 7 to 12 year-olds. Take a tour.

Yes

Websites

• ACT

• How to study

• Test Prep Review

• GED Illinois

• INeedAPencil - free SAT test preparation and online textbooks.