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Test Prep I  Learn a New Language or Skill

Use these resources to search for magazine & newspaper articles, encyclopedia entries or business and job information; find a recommendation for a good novel; and much more. Your  library card  is required to search most of the databases.

Learn a New Language or Skill

Chilton Library

Authoritative vehicle maintenance and repair guidance with ASE test prep quizzes. 

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Gale eBooks

Reference eBooks on subjects such as: business, education, history, science, and more.

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Mango Languages

Casual, cultural, and conversational learning. Speak like a local in 70+ languages with practical, conversation-based language lessons for web, iOS, and Android. Learn Spanish, French, German, and more — download the free Mango app to get started.

Other resources

Cisco Networking Academy
Cisco Network Academy

Join the growing IT workforce of tomorrow.  Learn about the Cisco Networking Academy curriculum, learning platform, support & training.

Digital Learn
Digital Learn

The Public Library Association’s site,, is an Institute of Museum and Library Services grant-funded project to create an online hub for digital literacy support and training.   Included in is a collection of self-directed tutorials for end-users to increase their digital literacy. Feedback from public library staff directed PLA to develop courses on the most basic skills, such as using a computer, navigating a web site, and searching.

Grow with Google

Free training, tools, and resources to help you grow your skills, career, or business.

IT Center of Excellence Western Maryland

The Western Maryland IT Center of Excellence strives to instill a high level of interest in Information Technology business development in Western Maryland while educating a local workforce to meet the demands of IT business retention, expansion, and attraction.

Open CourseWare

MIT OpenCourseWare 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.

Skill Share

Skillshare is an online education platform with thousands of free classes taught by the world’s best practitioners. Personalized, on-demand learning in design, business, photography, and more.