There are always new skills to learn, different talents to master, and certifications to achieve. We are pleased to offer a variety of quality, self-paced, online courses for personal and professional development.
ATTENTION LYNDA.COM USERS: We are anticipating a change coming to Lynda.com as the product transitions to LinkedInLearning. You are encouraged to download any earned certificates so they remain accessible to you. As we get more information on this update, we will be contacting existing Lynda.com users and posting information here.
Test preparation for ACT, SAT, PSAT/NMSQT, AP Exams, TOEFL iBT. Includes tutorials, flash reviews, practice exams and ebooks.
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.
Learn software, technology, creative, and business skills to achieve your personal and professional goals. Lynda.com is provided by the Washington State Library. (Lynda.com Tutorial) **Please note: Previously announced changes to Lynda.com have been postponed to at least January 2020. Also, if you change your library card number you will lose access to your saved playlists and certificates under your previous library card account.**
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.
ProCitizen (via the Pronunciator language learning site) will help you prepare for the Civics, Reading, and Writing portions of the Naturalization Test. Through a series of 100 informative videos, plus practice exercises and quizzes, you will learn everything you need to know to successfully pass the Naturalization Test.
A fun and free way to learn any of 80 languages with self-directed lessons, live teachers, movies, music, and more. (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 avaialble for video-only auditing. (Universal Class Tutorial)