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First-time users: Verify that you are a TRL patron, then create a Creativebug account with an email and password.  (Creativebug Tutorial) Download the App (iTunes / Google Play). Login with the email and password you created at the Creativebug website.

DigitalLearn.org is a collection of self-directed tutorials to improve digital literacy. Courses cover basic skills, such as using a mouse & computer, navigating a web site, creating an email address and searching. Other courses include specific topics like applying for jobs online, using Microsoft Word, searching for quality health information and staying safe online. Modules are video-based with narration, 6 to 22 minutes long.

Stream over 30,000 indie and classic films. Users are allowed 8 plays per month. **Please note, per Kanopy's Terms of Service users must be 18 years old or over OR have the involvement of their parent or legal guardian to use Kanopy. Set up a personalized PIN to keep your kids inside Kanopy Kids.

LyndaLibrary is now Linkedin Learning for Library. See this FAQ for more details. Learn software, technology, creative, and business skills with over 16,000 courses and expanded language options. LiL is provided by the Washington State Library. See the apps page for LiL details.

The MIA learning site is no longer available. Follow the link to free learning materials from Microsoft covering Microsoft Office applications, computer science, data science and IT infrastructure hosted at the Washington State Library. 

Short video tutorials on online resources offered by Timberland, such as Consumer Reports, Pronunciator, Chilton Automotive Repair, OverDrive, Universal Class and more.  

Northstar Digital Literacy tests your computer skills. You can build skills in key areas, and demonstrate your knowledge by earning certificates and badges.

Courses in 160+ languages, instruction in 130+ home languages, ESL, American Sign Language, and Mexican Sign Language. No app is required, can be used in any browser. Bluebird App also available (register at browser based app before downloading Android | iOS, pin: TIMB) (Pronunciator Tutorial)

Universal Class online learning courses for people interested in the lifelong pursuit of knowledge. There are over 500 courses that you can take at any time without waiting for sessions to start or end. Once enrolled in a course, watch engaging videos, complete assignments, and receive feedback from instructors. For many courses a Continuing Education Unit (CEU) certificate is offered at successful completion. Some courses are also available for video-only auditing. (Universal Class Tutorial)