Online Courses



Lynda.com

Lynda.com is an online education platform offering video courses taught by industry experts in software, creative, and business skills. With Lynda.com, you can develop new skills to achieve your personal and professional goals. Watch high-quality, engaging video tutorials taught by recognized industry experts on thousands of courses. Topics include: business, design, coding, technology, marketing, film, photography, education, and more.

  • Available on computer, tablet and phone.
  • To sign in, click here and enter your library barcode number and PIN (the last 4 digits of the phone number on your library account).
  • If you are signing in for the first time, select “No, I’ve Never Had An Account,” and enter your name and email address.
  • The library’s subscription to Lynda.com allows for 20 cardholders to be logged in concurrently at any given time.




Brainfuse

Brainfuse provides live, online homework help, skills-building, writing assistance, test preparation, FAFSA assistance, and more is available from 2 p.m. – 11 p.m. daily.

  • Available in the library to all, cardholders may access from home
  • Live tutoring available from 2-11 pm daily
  • Offers test prep for PSAT, ACT, SAT, AP, TOEFL, Nursing exams and more
  • Under the Adult Learners tab, use the Our HelpNow experts to craft a resume
  • Provides lessons and practice tests for all academic levels, kindergarten through high school
  • Connect with live help for MS Word, Excel, and Powerpoint
  • Provides test preparation and practice tests for the US Citizenship Test




Creativebug

Creativebug offers 1000+ online art and craft classes. You can watch the instructor-led classes on your own time, at your own pace. There is access to downloadable patterns, templates, and recipes. Subjects include: art + design, sewing, quilting, paper, knitting, crochet, food + home, jewelry, holiday + party, and kids.

  • Available on computer, tablet, and phone.
  • To sign in, click here and enter your library barcode number and PIN (the last 4 digits of the phone number on your library account).

 



L2B: Libraries to Business

Prepare for your next job or strengthen your existing business with free webinars found on L2B’s calendar, representing combined efforts and expert insights from the collaborations of New Jersey government entities, businesses, nonprofit organizations, NGOs, and individual experts.

  • Available to all, no library card necessary to access webinars.
  • All webinar events are free of charge and do not require membership to the organization hosting the event.
  • No limit to the number of webinars you can attend.
  • Schedule of webinars found under the Calendar tab. Narrow results by subject, date, time, and organizer.
  • Gain quick access to RefUSA, Job & Career Accelerator, Gale Small Business Resource Center, and EBSCO Regional Business News under the eResources tab.
  • Find contact information for local business organizations under the Affiliates tab.