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Online Learning

Lifelong learning and public libraries have always gone hand in hand.  Now, take the power of the Library's learning resources with you by using these tools at home, at school, or on the go.

Library Services

Web Resources

 

Library Services

These services can be accessed for free with your library card:

LearningExpress Library

Practice tests, exercises, skill-building courses, eBooks, and information you need to achieve the results you want.  Study for the GED, ACT, SAT, and many other entrance and professional exams.  Looking to land a job? You'll find an entire Learning Center dedicated to helping you get the one that's right for you.

 

Mango Languages

Mango is an online language-learning system that can help you learn languages like Spanish, French, Japanese, Brazilian Portuguese, German, Mandarin Chinese, Greek, Italian and more.  Learn English with narration in your native tongue through ESL courses taught in 15 different languages.

(Note: You must create a Mango account before using the app.)

Tutor.com

Live Homework Help is just the beginning.  Pass the Citizenship test or study for the GED with help from an academic tutor.  Search for a job, write an effective resume, or prepare for an interview with a career tutor.  Real-time help on reports, essays and papers with tutors who explain the writing and proofreading process.

(Note: You must create a Tutor.com account before using the app.)

Universal Class

Over 500 online, non-credit, continuing education courses in fields such as art, business, career training, computers, cooking, self-help, technology, and many more.

 

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Web Resources

These sites provide additional educational opportunities:

Coursera

Coursera is an education company that partners with the top universities and organizations in the world to offer courses online for anyone to take, for free.

edX

EdX is a non-profit created by founding partners Harvard and MIT.  EdX offers MOOCs and interactive online classes in subjects including law, history, science, engineering, business, social sciences, computer science, public health, and artificial intelligence.

GED Connection

Study for your GED diploma at home - at your own pace - with KET's GED Connection test-prep service. If you are a Kentucky resident without a high school diploma, your next step toward success is closer than you think!

Khan Academy

Khan Academy is an organization on a mission. We're a not-for-profit with the goal of changing education for the better by providing a free world-class education for anyone anywhere.

MIT OpenCourseWare

MIT OpenCourseWare (OCW) is a web-based publication of virtually all MIT course content. OCW is open and available to the world and is a permanent MIT activity.

Udacity

Udacity is the future of online higher education. We offer accessible, affordable, engaging classes that anyone can take, anytime.