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A leading online learning company that helps anyone learn software, technology, creative and business skills to achieve personal and professional goals through a video library of engaging, top-quality courses taught by recognized industry experts.

Lynda.com no longer requires a username and password to access your account. Access your Lynda.com account with your library card and PIN.

Click here to watch a video tutorial on using Lynda.com.

LearningExpress Library features nearly 1,000 online tutorials, practice tests, and eBooks to help patrons of all ages. It offers job search and workplace skills improvement, skill building in reading, writing, math and basic science, career certification and licensure exam prep, college and grad school entrance test prep, and more. The 3.0 version will require a new account if you established an account with version 2.0.

Click here to watch a video tutorial on using Learning Express.

 

 

A free online educational website focusing on technology, job training, reading, and math skills.The GCFLearnFree.org 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. To see a list of the subjects covered click here.

Click here to watch a video tutorial on using GCFLearnFree.org.

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.

TechBoomers.com is 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.

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.

Brings together the best fashion industry professionals to create lessons that inspire and educate students, teachers, home sewers and the fashion curious.

Click here, for a description of the areas offered by the University of Fashion, including draping, sewing, fashion drawing, computer assisted design, pattern making, product development, business of fashion, working with knits, childrenswear, menswear and accessories.  

Provides many free online tutorials on Web Development, Microsoft, Adobe, Java and more.