Online training & tutorials

Learn software, a new language, or polish your career skills. Our online resources offer training and tutorials to help you become the person you want to be.

Master Technology

LinkedIn Learning (formerly Lynda.com)

Watch thousands of step-by-step online video tutorials on software, apps, media, marketing, business, and technology.

If you previously had a Lynda.com account through the library, you do not need to create a new one for LinkedIn Learning. Simply login with your library card number and PIN.

Treehouse.com

Learn from over 1,000 in-depth videos created by expert teachers on intermediate web design, coding, business, and much more. Treehouse.com is continually refreshed with the latest on web technology, so you'll never fall behind.

Digital Learn

If you are new to computers or need a refresher, Digital Learn helps you tackle technology at your own pace and gain the confidence you need to succeed.

Master a Craft

Creativebug

Thousands of award-winning art & craft video classes taught by recognized design experts and artists. You must be 13 years or older to use this service. Users under 18 need parent or legal guardian permission to sign up.

TAKE A COLLEGE COURSE

Gale Courses

Jump-start your professional and personal development with free, instructor-led, non-credit online courses in technology, business, health, wellness, education, parenting, and the arts. New sessions begin every month.

Learn a language

Mango Languages

Lessons in 60-plus languages, including English. Includes specialty courses, such as medical Spanish, and full-length theatrical movies with subtitles and enhanced instruction. Download the Mango Languages app to use on mobile devices.

Pass a test

Driving-Tests.org

Take free online practice tests based on Illinois Department of Motor Vehicles standards, including motorcycle exams and a sample commercial driver license (CDL) test.

We also offer test proctoring in the library. Use our online form to make a request.

Get a job

Career Center from Tutor.com

Get tips on job searching and interview prep. From 10 am to 12 am daily, upload resumes and cover letters and a career expert will give you feedback within 24 hours.