Lifelong Learning

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Hobbies and Crafts Reference Center - Offers "how-to" instructions for virtually every hobby enthusiast with full-text for more than 1,500 leading hobby books and craft magazines that cover Arts & Crafts, Collecting, Home & Garden, Indoor Recreation, Kids’ Crafts, Model Building, Needlecrafts & Textiles, and more. 
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Home Improvement Reference Center - Provides users with user-friendly “how-to” information covering a range of home improvement and repair projects, full-text content from leading magazines, and videos of popular home repair projects. 
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LearningExpress Library - In today’s global economy 21st Century skills, career-based knowledge, and ongoing professional improvement is critical to succeeding in the workplace and in life. This interactive online learning platform provides resources for job preparation, career advancement, career changes, and re-entry into the workforce.
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Lynda.com - Explore interactive tutorials on business, software, technology, and creative skills. Learn Adobe Photoshop, app design, JavaScript, HTML, and more. 
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Mango Languages - Learn to speak new languages with over 70 foreign language courses featuring native speakers, over 17 English as a Second Language/English Language Learners courses, and mobile apps with self-paced lessons.
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Small Business Reference Center - Contains more than 450 full-text reference books and nearly 400 full-text periodicals that provide detailed “how-to” instructions to address small business topics, such as buying and selling a business, managing employees, writing business plans, and much more. 


Community Resources

Visit these organizations to register for fee-based lifelong learning courses in the community.

Highland Park Independent School District - Academy for Lifelong Learning

SMU Global and Online