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Lifelong Learning

Learn a new skill or brush up on existing ones. The online resources below will help library card holders keep learning whether for professional or personal reasons.

Learn New Technology Skills with Lynda.com

Lynda.com Logo Website.pngLynda.com - Explore interactive tutorials on business, software, technology, and creative skills. Learn Adobe Photoshop, app design, JavaScript, HTML, and more. Log in with your library card number and PIN to create an account.



Learn Anything, Anytime, Anywhere with Universal Class

Universal Class Logo.pngUniversal Class - Access over 500 lifelong learning courses in over 30 subject areas including cooking, gardening, event planning, business, accounting, dog training and more. Log in with your library card number to create an account.

 

Learn a New Language with Mango Languages

Mango Languages LogoMango Languages - Access over 60 foreign language courses featuring native speakers, over 17 English as a Second Language/English Language Learners courses, and mobile apps with self-paced lessons that are available anytime-anywhere. Use your library card number to set up an account.



Learn New Computer Skills with LearningExpress Library

LearningExpress Library LogoLearn the fundamentals of your computer, the Internet, and popular software applications with easy-to-follow multimedia tutorials in LearningExpress Library's Computer Skills Center. 

To access this resource, click here and log in with your library card number an PIN. Then create an account in the resource to start taking tutorials and track your progress.



Learn New Test Prep Skills with LearningExpress Library

LearningExpress Library LogoPractice tests, interactive tutorials, and eBooks to help prepare for college and graduate school success. Test prep materials available for SAT, ACT, GMAT, GRE and more in LearningExpress Library's College Prep Center and College Center Plus.

To access this resource, click here and log in with your library card number an PIN. Then create an account in the resource to start taking tutorials and track your progress. 





Learn a New Hobby with Hobbies and Crafts Reference Center

Hobbies and Craft Reference Center LogoOffers "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.


To access this resource, click here and log in with your library card number an PIN. 


Learn New Business Skills with Small Business Reference Center

Small Business Reference Center LogoContains 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.

To access this resource, click here and log in with your library card number an PIN.





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