Learning

  1. The New Library Is Now Open!

    We've officially re-opened!. Come see - and use - our newly expanded and renovated library building at 120 N. Virginia Avenue. All visitors to the library (and other City buildings) are required to wear a mask. Learn more...

BrainFuse JobNow

Support for job-seekers and individuals changing careers through live resume building, career coaching, interview preparation, and more. 

Brainfuse HelpNow

Find study materials, tutoring help or collaborate in our virtual private study rooms. Connects people who want to learn with experts who love to teach! This amazing resource includes LIVE online tutoring for Kindergarten up to post-secondary, Adult Learner resources, test prep, and more.

Brainfuse VetNow

Assistance for veterans and their families to navigate the VA system, transition to civilian employment, and excel in academics. 

The Great Courses

Continue your lifelong learning using these audiobook lecture series (in our Overdrive collection) taught by the top 1% of university professors and experts from the Ivy League and other renowned schools and institutions. Subjects range from photography to physics, astronomy to art, history to health, and more.

Just for Kids (Access Video)

Just for Kids offers a kid-safe, advertisement-free, media platform where young patrons can learn, explore and enjoy. Just for Kids has the educational videos that children want to watch—from Sesame Street, The Electric Company, Franklin, Arthur, to The Berenstain Bears, and more! Games, songs and interactives will keep these early learners interested and engaged as they discover a learning environment that is fun, safe and entertaining.

Morningstar Investment Research Center

Morningstar Investment Research Center not only allows you to research stocks, mutual funds, and other investment tools but also provides guides and tutorials to help you sharpen your investment skills. Just click on the "Help & Education" tab once you are in the database.

Peterson's Career Prep

Gale Presents: Peterson’s Career Prep accommodates job seekers at all levels, whether they are entering the workforce for the first time or searching for new opportunities. Career assessments prompt personalized career recommendations and guidance on programs, knowledge, skills, and ability. Search for open jobs opportunities and create visually interesting résumés, cover letters, and websites that can be externally shared with prospective employers, using prebuilt templates.

ReadIt!

Practice Reading Skills with Read It!  Read It!™ Helps students with a basic foundation in English grammar and reading who need adapted reading material for many subjects and is also a great tool for English Language Learners.

Rocket Languages

Speak and understand a new language better. With 12 languages to choose from, including American Sign Language, Rocket Languages also features modules in Spanish and Chinese to learn English. Rocket Languages is perfect for the business or traveler learner, as well as extra practice for students.

Universal Class

High quality, online courses covering a wide range of subjects to help you learn the skills needed to achieve your goals. Courses include lessons, exams, assignments, discussion boards and actual assessments of your progress to help you master the learning outcomes.

World Book Early Learning

World Book Online’s early childhood digital resource, is a child’s first encyclopedia, eBook, and introduction to core early concepts.  With read-aloud across all functions, the 60 stories in “World of Reading” and “Trek’s Travels” tie learning together through videos, games, and printable activities.