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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

Adult Basic Education Cources

ACM – Adult Basic Education Courses

Adult Basic Education (ABE) is currently offering Hybrid courses to allow adult learners a flexible way to engage in learning while maintaining safety and flexibility. Our courses will still provide the opportunity for contact with the instructor and classmates in face to face formats coupled with digital and remote learning.

Adult Basic Education (ABE) Earn a Maryland High School Diploma

Adult Basic Education GED/NEDP

The program provides educational services to Maryland residents who would like to earn the credential of a Maryland high school diploma by taking the GED test or by completing the National External Diploma Program, or who may need a skills refresher for their jobs or continuing education.


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, DigitalLearn.org, is an Institute of Museum and Library Services grant-funded project to create an online hub for digital literacy support and training.   Included in DigitalLearn.org 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
OpenCourseWare

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

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.