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.
LearningExpress Library’s Adult Core Skills offers resources for busy adults who need to brush up on their math skills; improve their writing, speaking, or grammar; and even offers assistance to become a US citizen.
Build job search and workplace skills, prepare for occupational exams, and more. Includes military and officer exam training and aptitude tests, plus e-books and practice exams in several other fields ranging from nursing and allied health to culinary arts and cosmetology.
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 cover 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.
Build basic skills and enjoy GED tutorial and practice tests, in English or Spanish. Also includes tools to prepare for the HiSET and TASC.
The Job & Career Accelerator offered by LearningExpress Library can help you accelerate your career by offering expert guidance on interviewing skills, resume writing, and searching for the right job for you.
From LearningExpress Library: Recursos para Hispanohablantes: Este centro ofrece práctica para mejorar las habilidades básicas, práctica para el examen de GED® o ser ciudadano estadounidense.
Test preparation and skills improvement tutorials for elementary, middle, and high school students. Topics include mathematics, English/language arts, and more.
LGBTQ books have taken awards lists by storm in recent years, and the popularity of these novels has risen. So our BCPL reference staff gathered a list of LGBTQ titles for you to peruse in fiction, nonfiction, and movies!
This database provides information on thousands of authors and their works across literary disciplines and timeframes. Students, professors and researchers can use this comprehensive database for their research needs, including plot summaries, articles/essays, biographies, book reviews, and more!
Lynda is a premier online learning resource offering tutorials from recognized experts in their fields covering technical skills, creative techniques, business strategies, 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.
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.
It’s no secret that music makes the world go ’round. From campfire songs to today’s hottest pop tunes, music permeates daily life for us. Whether we live in a remote Aboriginal tribe or a fast-paced, urban city, music helps us share our stories and relate to one another. Your BCPL reference staff gathered some of our favorite books and movies about music —both fiction and nonfiction — for you to peruse.
In Kentucky, many of us carry Native American heritage in our family lines. Our BCPL staff has compiled this handy list of fiction, nonfiction, and media about Native Americans for those patrons who want to learn more about their heritage.
Search current and archived coverage of issues, events, people, government, sports, and more with the largest collection of full-text U.S. newspapers. Includes staff-written articles, obituaries, editorials, announcements, real estate, and other sections. Kentucky news sources include the Pioneer News (9/26/2008–Current), the Lexington Herald-Leader (4/25/1983–Current), and even transcript and video from Channel 32- WLKY (09/11/2009–Current).
Look up authors or specific books. Discover readalikes, recommendations, book discussion guides, book reviews, and more for fiction, narrative nonfiction, and audiobooks.
Staying healthy can be hard! Our BCPL reference staff wants to help you find the resources you need to learn about important nutrition and fitness information. This pathfinder includes books, DVDs, and magazines that can help you on your path to wellness.
FirstSearch is a collection of databases that includes access to magazine articles. World Cat lists books and materials kept in other libraries around the world. If you are looking for material that is not available in Bullitt County and have a Bullitt County Library card, you may request that an item be “Interlibrary Loaned” using the online request form from World Cat.