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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

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Library Services

These services can be accessed for free with your library card.  Book a Librarian for a quick, one-on-one tutorial.

Adult Core Skills

Helps adults achieve their personal, education and career goals by offering resources to help them improve their basic skills in reading, writing, and math, and prepare for the U.S. citizenship exam.  Provided by the Kentucky Virtual Library.

Brainfuse Adult Learning Center

Achieve your learning and career goals with live one-on-one academic coaching, resume assistance, and test preparation, including the U.S. Citizenship Test.

Brainfuse HelpNow

Brainfuse HelpNow is a comprehensive learning suite, consisting of tutoring, collaboration, and study tools on your computer or mobile device.  Live homework help for grades K-12 is available from 2pm-11pm daily with professional tutors.  (Note:  You must create an account on the Brainfuse site before you can log into the mobile app.)

College Admissions Test Preparation

Getting into college is an important step to building a strong future. First, you must do well on your college admission tests and write a personal essay that highlights your special talents. Use this center to get the resources you need to achieve your college preparation goals.  Provided by the Kentucky Virtual Library.

College Students

Provides valuable resources that help college students strengthen their academic skills, prepare for placement tests, and get ready for graduate school entrance exams.  Provided by the Kentucky Virtual Library.

GED Test Prep Center

Earning a high school equivalency credential can open the door to better income, a more fulfilling job, and a college education. If you are preparing for the GED test, these practice tests, interactive tutorials, and e-books will help you reach your goal.  Provided by the Kentucky Virtual Library.

LinkedIn Learning

Helps anyone learn software, technology, creative, and business skills to achieve their personal and professional goals. Users receive unlimited access to a vast library of high-quality, current, and engaging video tutorials taught by recognized industry experts.


Download the LinkedIn Learning app!
(Note:  To log into the mobile app, enter lex for your Library ID.  You will be prompted to enter your library card number and PIN.)

Mango Languages

Learn practical conversation skills for over 70 languages spoken around the world on your computer or mobile device.  Learn English with narration in your native tongue through ESL courses taught in 15+ different languages.

Recursos Para Hispanohablantes / Resources in Spanish

Herramientas de aprendizaje, carrera y ciudadanía en español. Este centro ofrece a los adultos que están muy ocupados los recursos para mejorar sus habilidades básicas, ganar sus credenciales de GED® o ser ciudadano estadounidense.

This center provides learning tools as well as career and citizenship resources to help busy adults improve their basic skills, earn a GED credential, or become a U.S. citizen.  Provided by the Kentucky Virtual Library.

School Center

Provides skill-building for classroom and homework success. The school center helps students in elementary, middle, and high school prepare for important tests, get extra help with assignments, and boost their skills in important subjects.  Provided by the Kentucky Virtual Library.

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Web Resources

These sites provide additional educational opportunities:

Coursera
Partners with more than 200 leading universities and companies to bring flexible, affordable, job-relevant online learning to individuals and organizations worldwide

edX
By opening the classroom through online learning, edX empowers millions of learners to unlock their potential and become changemakers.

KET Fast Forward
Get the help you need to pass the GED®, HiSET® or TASC™ test with the proven success of the FastForward online test-prep system.  FastForward offers on-demand courses in all four test areas: math, language arts, science, and social studies – all conveniently accessed online via your laptop, tablet, or even your smartphone!

Khan Academy
Offers practice exercises, instructional videos, and a personalized learning dashboard that empower learners to study at their own pace in and outside of the classroom.

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

Udacity
Offers aspiring learners across the globe the opportunity to participate in—and contribute to—some of the most exciting and innovative fields in the world.