Video tutorials for all the most commonly used library e-resources, including Libby, by Overdrive, Hoopla Digital, Tumblebook Library, Flipster, Cloud Library, Press Reader, RB Digital, and Kanopy. In addition look for tutorials on commonly used programs and social media platforms.
Tutor.com is a live, on-demand, one-on-one tutoring service for grades K - 1st year college, adult learners and job seekers. Access is free via your library card number and PIN. Adult learners and job seekers will find tutors and test prep for the GED/HiSET, and U.S.Citizenship, plus job searching online, resume review, interview preparation and more.
Tutor.com es un servicio de tutoría individual, en vivo y bajo demanda para los grados K - 1er año universitario, estudiantes adultos y solicitantes de empleo. El acceso es gratuito a través de su número de tarjeta de biblioteca y PIN. Los estudiantes adultos y los que buscan trabajo encontrarán tutores y preparación para los exámenes de GED / HiSET y Ciudadanía de los EE. UU., Además de buscar trabajo en línea, revisar currículums, preparar entrevistas y más.
The Learning Express Library is available through the Westchester Library System. This database provides the most comprehensive selection of academic and career-related resources available in one platform. It provides academic skill building in reading, writing, math, and science, standardized test preparation, soft skills training, job search and career advancement, college admissions test preparation, professional licensing and certification test preparation, high school equivalency test prep, an extensive subject library of downloadable eBooks and much more.
Lynda.com is a leading online learning platform that helps anyone learn business, software, technology and creative skills to achieve personal and professional goals. Through the library's subscription, patrons have access to the Lynda.com video library of engaging, top-quality courses taught by recognized industry experts. There are over 4,000 engaging, top-quality courses taught by recognized industry experts. Patrons have unlimited access to the entire collection 24/7 from both in the library or home.
A free online educational website focusing on technology, job training, reading, and math skills.The GCF Global programs are designed around self-paced instruction. The website offers dozens of free, self-paced tutorials in technology, Microsoft Office, work and career, reading, math, and everyday life.
A free educational website, featuring tutorials that teach older adults and other inexperienced technology users how to use the most popular and trusted websites and Internet apps. They currently offer over 60 free courses packed with video and article tutorials tailored for those with limited computer skills: written in easily-understood, non-technical language; providing context through real-world parallels.
The ABCmouse Early Learning Academy is a digital education program for children ages 2-8. Checkout an account with your library card, download the app, set up a username and password to start learning. Also available in Spanish.
Access your account for 21 days and renew access for another 21 days.
Available for mobile devices running iOS 5.1.1 or later and Android OS 10.7 or later. Also available for desktops running Windows 7 or later and OSX 10.7 or later.
The Tumblebook Library is a fun and interactive library of animated, talking story books for preschoolers, beginner readers and older independent readers too. Hundreds of full-color animated books in which words are highlighted as they are read aloud, many with musical accompaniment are available. Topics from fairy tales to science facts offer fun for children from preschool age through 6th grade. Also available in Spanish.
The Tumblebook Library items are streaming only; therefore a live internet connection is required to use this product.
In partnership with Driving-Tests.org, the Westchester Library System is proud to offer free New York State Driver Permit practice tests and driver handbooks. Automobile, motorcycle and commercial handbooks and practice tests are available.
FirstFind is an easy-to-use website with information and resources to help Westchester residents reach their goals. FirstFind.org will help you get your high school diploma, learn English, look for a job, update your computer skills, and find out if you qualify for benefits.
FirstFind es un sitio web fácil de usar con información y recursos para ayudar a los residentes de Westchester a alcanzar sus objetivos. FirstFind.org lo ayudará a obtener su diploma de escuela secundaria, aprender inglés, buscar trabajo, actualizar sus habilidades informáticas y averiguar si califica para los beneficios.
Learning Upgrade is a fun way to learn reading and math from elementary school through high school level. Short game-like lessons include pictures and music. Select Get Started and pick the skill you want to build first – English or Math. Pick a starting level or take a placement test. See these instructions to create your account. A library card is not required. NOTE: Accounts unused for 4 weeks will be deactivated; you will need to restart to continue. Learning Upgrade no está disponible en español, pero este programa es una forma comprobada de aprender inglés. Usa estas instrucciones para registrarse.
A library card is not required. NOTE: Accounts unused for 4 weeks will be deactivated; you will need to restart to continue. To sign up
Step 1: Download the Learning Upgrade App on your smartphone or tablet
• Or visit LearningUpgrade.com from any computer
Step 2: Launch the app, click ‘Get Started’, and choose Math or English
• You can pick a grade level, take a placement test, or start from the beginning
Create an Account with your Name, Email Address and Class Code 6600454