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Adult Core Skills & Citizenship - LearningExpress Library

The Adult Core Skills center 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.
Note: Requires creating an account using your name and email address.

Basic Computer Skills - LearningExpress Library

Learn the basics of using a computer, the Internet, and Microsoft Office.
Note: Requires creating an account using your name and email address.

Career Preparation - LearningExpress Library

Offers preparation for professional exams, information about occupations, and skill-building for the workplace.
Note: Requires creating an account using your name and email address.

College Admission & Test Preparation - LearningExpress Library

Getting into college is an important step to building a strong future. Use this center to get the resources you need to achieve your college preparation goals.
Note: Requires creating an account using your name and email address.

College Skill Center - LearningExpress Library

Provides resources to help college students strengthen their academic skills, prepare for placement tests, and get ready for graduate school entrance exams.
Note: Requires creating an account using your name and email address.

Coursera

Access to over 5,000 courses and certifications led by top businesses, universities and organizations.
Note: Requires creating an account using your name and email address.

Gale Presents: Peterson's Test Prep

A valuable online tool library patrons and students of all ages can use for standardized test preparation, researching and selecting college and graduate schools, finding tuition assistance, and exploring careers.

GetSetUp (Personal Growth for Adults 50+)

GetSetUp Is a social learning platform for individuals 50+, taught by peers who are experts in their field.
Note: Requires creating an account using your name and email address.

HelpNow

Offers academic support for kindergarten through college as well as support for adults including computer skills, resume help, and citizenship test prep.

High School Equivalency Center - LearningExpress Library

Prepare for the GED® test, HiSET® or TASC exams with practice tests, interactive tutorials, and eBooks.
Note: Requires creating an account using your name and email address.

Job & Career Accelerator - LearningExpress Library

Everything you need to find, apply for, and get hired into an ideal position.
Note: Requires creating an account using your name and email address.

LinkedIn Learning (Formerly Lynda.com)

An online learning site that hosts a growing library of over 16,000 courses available in seven languages. Courses are delivered by expert instructors on creative, business and technology topics. Library ID for the app: sjpl.
Note: Library ID for mobile users: sjpl

Northstar (Digital Literacy)

Northstar is a set of online, self-guided modules used to test computer and technology skills. Access is provided courtesy of the California State Library.
Note: Enter your name to take assessments only or create an account to access course content.

Recursos Para Hispanohablantes - LearningExpress Library

LearningExpress Library apoya a aquellos que buscan mejorar sus habilidades de lectoescritura y matemáticas; obtener un diploma equivalente a la escuela secundaria en California; o convertirse en ciudadanos estadounidenses.
Note: Requiere crear una cuenta con su nombre y dirección de correo electrónico

Reference Solutions Business Directory

Access detailed directory information on millions of U.S. and Canadian businesses, including address, sales, headquarter and subsidiary information, and SIC and NAICS numbers. 

Treehouse (Technology Learning)

Learn to design and develop websites and mobile apps. Improve business skills in project management, marketing, and finance. Most courses are at a professional level.

Tuition Funding Sources

Find scholarships, loans and financial aid.

Tutor.com Adult Education and Career Center

Get help with test prep, job searching, and more.  Includes GED and Citizenship exams. Get your resume/cover letter reviewed by trained professionals. 

VetNow

VetNow offers live online assistance for veterans and their families. Connect with a live navigator to get help determining your VA benefits, translating your resume for civilian jobs, building academic skills, and more.
Note: Live coaching is available daily 1:00 PM - 10:00 PM PST. Support materials are available 24/7.