BCPL wants to help you explore a multitude of learning opportunities that can aid you in achieving your education, career, and personal goals through free and open access to the many available tools we provide. Whether you need to pass a test, master technology, or do a DIY small engine repair, you'll find the information you need at your library.
AtoZdatabases is a premier online reference and research tool providing instant, up-to-date information on US businesses and residents, including marketing and sales leads; mailing lists; employment opportunities; background searches; and profiles on companies, executives, and healthcare professionals. Plus, search historical addresses, locate lost friends and family, attend live training webinars, or send group e-mails for free with pre-designed templates.
Find inspiration and instruction with video classes taught by recognized artists, crafters, designers, and makers! With over 1,000 delectable, quick classes and in-depth workshops, Creativebug is the perfect creative companion for those who like to mix imagination and step-by-step DIY instruction. Explore art, knitting, jewelry making, cooking, home décor, holiday crafts, projects for kids, and more.
State-specific resources, presented in partnership with Driving-Tests.org. Includes both current manuals and multiple practice tests for standard vehicles, motorcycles, and CDL.
Designed to meet the unique needs of its users, supporting both student research and classroom instruction with rich, reliable content and easy-to-use functionality.
Designed especially for primary school students, with rich, reliable, and age-appropriate content content and easy-to-use functionality.
Kanopy offers a unique and extensive collection of indie flicks, world cinema, classic films, and award-winning documentaries. Plus, enjoy celebrated educational series like NOVA, Ken Burns America, and The Great Courses and explore educational videos covering Business Skills, Dance, Engineering, History, Photography, Religion & Philosophy, Sports & Fitness, and more. Instructional video topics range from refrigeration and air conditioning to first aid and therapeutic massage. There are even curated collections for educators and students that provide lessons in mathematics, languages (including ESL), and science!
Offers practice tests, e-books, and skill-building courses for students and adult learners. Includes specialized learning centers for different interests and age groups cover learning topics like skills improvement in reading, writing, and mathematics; occupational exams and workplace skills; test preparation and study courses for elementary, middle, and high school students; and instructional videos for computer skills ranging from security to Photoshop. Many courses are available in Spanish.
Be ready for college entrance exams! Discover e-books, video tutorials, and practice tests to help you prepare for the ACT, SAT, and PSAT/NMSQT. The College Preparation Center also covers AP exams and the TOEFL iBT.
In addition to useful skills reviews in math, reading, grammar, and writing, the College Students portal offers practice tests for college placement exams and graduate school admission exams. Includes GMAT, GRE, LSAT, MAT, MCAT, and PCAT.
Enjoy video courses on topics ranging from computer maintenance and internet safety to popular software programs like Word, Excel, Outlook, and Adobe Photoshop.
Test preparation and skills improvement tutorials for elementary, middle, and high school students. Topics include mathematics, English/language arts, and more.
Find the necessary tools and detailed how-to instructions to understand and navigate a wide range of legal issues. Covered topics include adoption, bankruptcy, business, child custody, criminal law, divorce, estate planning, immigration, patents and copyright, property and real estate, rights and disputes, small claims court, and more. Plus, with the Legal Forms by U.S. State feature, you can search state-specific legal forms by top subject areas!
Lynda is a premier online learning resource offering tutorials from recognized experts in their fields covering technical skills, creative techniques, business strategies, career development, and more. Learning is self-paced and courses and tutorials are broken up into short videos, so it’s easy fit into a busy schedule. To get started, you just need your BCPL card number and PIN. **PLEASE NOTE: The planned transition to LinkedIn Learning has been postponed by our content provider.
Learn a new language on your computer or with the Mango app. Includes Portuguese, Japanese, German, Greek, Chinese, Spanish, French, Italian, Russian, ESL (Spanish, Polish, Portuguese), and more.