You are here

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.  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.

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.

Lynda.com

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 Lynda.com app!
(Note:  To log into the mobile app, select the "Organization" tab and enter lexpublib.org in the "Web Portal" section.  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.

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

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.

top

 

 

Web Resources

These sites provide additional educational opportunities:

Coursera
Online education company that offers courses, specializations, and degrees from 150 of the world’s top universities and educational institutions.

edX
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.

KET Fast Forward
With a more rigorous GED® test and alternate tests now required for dropouts to prove high school equivalency proficiency, KET has created Fast Forward: College and Career Ready—an innovative, highly effective, multi-platform learning system to help students get ahead.

Khan Academy
Not-for-profit with the goal of changing education for the better by providing a free world-class education for anyone anywhere.

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
Accessible, affordable, engaging classes that anyone can take, anytime.