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ABCmouse Home Checkout (4-week checkout)

ABCmouse is designed to teach children ages 2-8+.

ABCmouse In-Library Use

ABCmouse is designed to teach children ages 2-8+. Note that the in-Library use link only works inside our branch libraries or at the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Library. No library card required.

College Center - LearningExpress Library

The College Center provides valuable resources that help college students strengthen their academic skills, prepare for placement tests, and get ready for graduate school entrance exams.

EBSCOhost Basic

EBSCOhost offers high-quality articles licensed from reputable publishers recognized by library professionals, chosen to meet the specific needs of researchers.

Elementary & Middle School Educator Resources - LearningExpress Library

Offers test preparation, homework help, and skill building for elementary and middle school students.

Gale Interactive Science

A virtual lab that gives students in middle and high school grades the power to see beyond static text and embrace learning outside of the classroom.

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.

High School Equivalency Center - LearningExpress Library

Prepare for the GED® test, HiSET® or TASC exams with practice tests, interactive tutorials, and eBooks.

High School Resources - LearningExpress Library (Offers test preparation, homework help, and skill building for high school students.)

Offers test preparation, homework help, and skill building for high school students.

LearningExpress Library Tutorials, Tests, eBooks (Grades 4-adult)

eBooks and practice tests for SAT, ACT, GED, ASVAB, U.S. Citizenship and much more. Study English, Math, Social Studies, and improve job skills.

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.

Mango Languages

Learn conversation skills for over 70 different languages. Some languages include feature films.
Note: Internet Explorer users must update to version 11.0 or higher to access Mango.

O'Reilly for Public Libraries

Use online learning content and tools to learn new technologies and research business trends. O'Reilly provides access to eBooks, videos, learning paths and case studies.

Prenda Code Club

Prenda Code Club is a self-paced learn-to-code software for kids ages 8-18. Through gamified projects and tutorials, kids can learn a variety of coding skills.
Note: After signing in with library card number and PIN, create a Prenda account.

Pronunciator

Learn conversational skills and grammar for over 80 languages. Some languages include special modules for children, feature-length films, music, and poetry.

The Great Courses Libby Collection

Enjoy over 250 streaming video courses taught by top professors and instructors.
Note: Streaming video - must have internet connection

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.