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The live hours for all other subjects is from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. (Kindergarten & up). Bilingual tutors in Spanish, Cantonese, Mandarin, Tagalong, and Vietnamese.
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This resource is supported in whole or in part by funding provided by the State of California, administered by the California State Library.
CSL Digital Workforce button The California State Library Career Pathways offers several learning platforms for job skills training, digital literacy, and life-long learning. Learn online from Coursera, GetSetUp, EBSCO LearningExpress, NorthStar Digital Literacy, and Skillshare.
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Coursera button Coursera partners with over 200+ universities and companies to bring job-relevant online learning to individuals.  Learning opportunities range from hands-on projects to certificates and degree programs. Patrons can sign up to Coursera through the CA State Library website. After registering, Coursera can be accessed directly at coursera.org.
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LearningExpress Library Complete button EBSCO LearningExpress Complete offers interactive tutorials, practice tests, study tools for academic skill-building, standardized test preparation, career tests, as well as  U.S. Citizenship classes.
This resource is supported in whole or in part by funding provided by the State of California, administered by the California State Library.
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GetSetUp button GetSetUp is a wonderful resource for 55+ adults, offering live classes taught by experts in their field, social hours hosted by community members, and special events with speakers. Classes are taught in English, Spanish, Hindi, and Mandarin.
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LE Job and Career Accerator button LearningExpress Job & Career Accelerator offers the tools you need to explore careers, find open positions, apply for jobs, and get hired.
This resource is supported in whole or in part by funding provided by the State of California, administered by the California State Library.
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NorthStar button NorthStar Digital Literacy provides self-guided assessments modules, ready-to-go lesson plans, adhering to a digital literacy standard defining the basic skills needed to perform tasks on computers and in an online environment.
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Codecademy - Offers free courses on programming such as HTML, CSS, JavaScript, Ruby on Rails, jQuery, APIs, PHP and Python.
DigitalLearn.org - An Institute of Museum and Library Services grant funded project by the Public Library Association, to create an online hub for digital literacy support and training including videos and printable handouts. A great complimentary resource to the Learning @ Your Library series.
edX - Founded by Harvard University and MIT in 2012, edX is an online learning destination and MOOC provider, offering high-quality courses from the world’s best universities and institutions to learners everywhere.
GCF LearnFree.org - Provides free lessons and self-paced tutorials for MS office, reading, math, basic computer and Internet skills. A great complimentary resource to the Learning @ Your Library series.
Khan Academy - A non-profit organization provides free education for anyone anywhere with an extensive video library covering K-12 math, science, biology, chemistry and physics. It also includes topics such as finance and history.
MIT Open CourseWare - Access to free lecture notes, exams, and videos from Massachusetts Institute of Technology. MIT OpenCourseWare (OCW) reflects almost all the undergraduate and graduate subjects taught at MIT.
Tech Boomers - Free educational website that teaches older adults and other inexperienced Internet users with basic computer skills about websites that can help improve their quality of life. A great complimentary resource to the Learning @ Your Library series.