Learning never gets old at BCPL! Whether you want to brush up your knowledge for a return to school or are a lifelong learner who's always looking to explore something new, we can help you find the tools you need to achieve your education, career, and personal goals.
Online Learning through BCPL
Your BCPL library card grants you access to several subscription-based sites for online learning. Take advantage of these great websites from home or here at the library!
The Great Courses Series
These recorded lectures hail from respected scholars and are designed for high school students, college students, and lifelong learners. Streaming video courses can be found on Hoopla, Kanopy, or Kentucky Libraries Unbound.
BCPL offers over 50 Great Courses kits for checkout, including:
The Art of Conflict Management
The Art of Teaching
A Brief History of the World
Change and Motion: Calculus Made Clear
The Everyday Guide to Wine
How to Stay Fit as You Age
Mastering the Fundamentals of Mathematics
The Medieval World
Scientific Secrets for Raising Kids Who Thrive
Scientific Secrets for a Powerful Memory
Understanding the Universe
College Courses & Lectures
First-rate college institutions like MIT, Harvard, Stanford, and others offer massive open online courses (MOOCs) for students and adult learners. The courses aren't for college credit, but they are a great way to prepare for a return to school, to supplement traditional education, or to just explore in-depth a topic you are passionate about with the guidance of highly qualified instructors.