Quick Links to Learning Resources

Online Classes

Universal Class

Lifelong learning courses in over 30 subject areas, many of which offer continuing education units (CEUs). More than 500 courses are available, and all are designed and led by professional instructors to build deeper understanding and mastery of subject matter. Take multiple classes and learn at your own pace.


1000+ art and craft classes and series taught by experts working in the field. Perfect for channeling your inner artist and learning new skills.

The Great Courses

Use your library card to access over 6,000 streaming videos from The Great Courses series on diverse topics from history, hobbies, and humanities to science and skill-building through our Kanopy account.

Coursera Online Learning

The New York State Department of Labor is partnering with Coursera to offer free online classes for job seekers. Through Coursera, unemployed New Yorkers will have access to nearly 4,000 programs across high-growth industries and can hone skills in data science, business, and technology. Many of these programs are pathways to professional certificates and can help elevate your career.

Language Tutorials

Transparent Language

Learn 120 new languages at home, in the library, or on the go!

Kanopy for Kids: Kids Languages

Access language learning videos for kids from Little Pim and the BBC’s Muzzy through the Kanopy streaming video service.

Homework Help

High School Homework Help

Gale Testing and Education Resource Center

Basic Arithmetic, Algebra, Geometry, and College Level Math Lessons and Videos and Reading Comprehension and Writing Lessons + AP and SAT Exam Help and STEM Resources. Please note: when prompted for a password to log in, enter your library card number.

Britannica Academic Online Encyclopedia

Britannica Academic Online Encyclopedia combines Encyclopedia Britannica plus Merriam-Webster’s Collegiate Dictionary, magazines and periodicals, and many other research tools, providing a variety of reliable sources suitable for college students conducting research.

Britannica High School

Britannica High School edition provides thousands of up-to-date, curated, and curriculum-relevant articles, images, videos, audio clips, primary sources, maps, research tools, and recommended websites targeted toward high school students completing schoolwork or private study.

Opposing Viewpoints in Context

From offshore drilling to climate change, health care to immigration, Opposing Viewpoints in Context presents the issues of the day in an engaging, debate-style format, helping students research, analyze and organize a broad variety of data for conducting research, completing writing assignments, preparing for debates, creating presentations and more.

Gale OneFile Diversity Studies Collection

For social science, history and liberal arts coursework, this collection of more than 150 journals explores cultural differences, contributions and influences in our global community.

Middle School Homework Help

Britannica Middle School

Designed especially for middle school students, Britanica Middle School offers thousands of up-to-date, curated, and curriculum-relevant articles, images, videos, audio clips, primary sources, maps, research tools, and recommended websites.

Research in Context

Offers magazines, newspapers, primary sources, over 12,000 videos and more on a variety of topics. Supports national and state curriculum standards in language arts, social studies and science.

Elementary School Homework Help

Britannica Elementary School

Britannica Elementary School is a safe, up-to-date, and age-appropriate information resource, offering curriculum relevant encyclopedia articles, web sites, videos, and articles from magazines.

Kids InfoBits

Contains over 100 age-appropriate magazines for grades K-5. Also includes Merriam-Webster’s Elementary Dictionary, maps, flags, seals, charts and graphs.

Test Preparation for Academic + Vocational Exams



Expert Resume Review, Interview Help, and Practice Vocational Exams