ABCmouse.com helps kids learn to read through phonics, and teaches lessons in math, social studies, art, music, and much more. Over 5,000 learning activities (fun games, puzzles, art, etc.) for kids ages 2-7+.
Access career resources, resume help, practice tests and Microsoft Office help. Live online tutoring is available 24/7.*
Get live job coaching, resume assistance, and more. Available 24/7; Powered by Brainfuse.*
Free online instructor-led courses on a variety of topics such as business, technology and computer applications, college prep, healthcare, writing, and personal development, and sign language. 6-week courses begin monthly. A valid library card is required to register.*
Great Courses opens a world of knowledge: Over 180 of the most popular courses taught by the world’s top professors. Access this RBdigital Streaming Video on Demand service through a browser or download the RBdigital app to your favorite device, sign in with your library card and PIN, then create an account. A checkout provides 7 days unlimited access, no monthly checkout limits. *
Kanopy has generously opened their catalog of streaming movies, documentaries, and a host of educational resources to Houston Public Library customers through the month of April 2020. Explore Kanopy Kids and Great Courses. Log in with your library card and PIN then register an account with your email and 6-character password. Must be 13 & up to register. No check-out limits. Use in a browser or get the app. *
Interactive practice exams as well as a Job and Career Center. Include TAKS, GED, SAT, civil service, ASVAB, law enforcement, real estate and basic skills tests.*
Wellness and Personal Development: Learn something new through thousands of live and on-demand classes representing over 100 topics with a focus on health, wellness, and personal development. Access this RBdigital Streaming Video on Demand service through a browser or download the RBdigital app to your favorite device, sign into it with your library card and PIN, then create an account. A checkout provides 7 days unlimited watching, no monthly checkout limits. *
**Beginning January 27, 2020, you will be required to enter your PIN when logging in to Lynda Library / LinkedIn Learning. For PIN assistance, please contact 832-393-1313 or your nearest neighborhood library.**
A vast library of video tutorials covering software, technology, and business skills taught by recognized industry experts. Lynda Library / LinkedIn Learning provides 24/7 access to online learning to help you achieve personal and professional goals. If you need to reset your Lynda.com password please call Lynda.com at 888-335-9632 Monday--Friday, 8 am to 7 pm, or Saturday--Sunday, 9 am to 6 pm. *
Over 500 video-based courses on a wide variety of subjects, from hard and soft business skills like management and technology to law, academics, alternative medicine, real estate, homeschooling, bartending, arts and crafts. Courses are self-paced and Continuing Education credits are available. (Sign up with your library card number and create a password. Must be 14 & up to register.) *
Professional development for teachers and classroom resources across the curriculum. Features streaming videos that teach topics including language learning (Spanish, French, German, ESL, etc.), math and science.
Ofrece lecciones de tecnologia, ingles, matematicas, y vida diaria.
An online collaborative learning environment for students and educations; offers study guides for STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) and assistance in curriculum development.
Free computer tutorials from GCF Global. Topics covers basics such as typing, email, Internet safety etc.
Sign up for free online courses from universities around the world.
Free online typing tutorial.
Directory of quality higher education programs in the medical and allied health fields. Includes information about careers, how online and hybrid programs work, key information about accreditation, financial aid, and scholarships and issues faced by health care professionals such as compassion fatigue.
Short English Language videos about grammar and culture.
A collaborative do-it-yourself website where people share what they do and how they do it, covering topics ranging from crafts to sports and games to technology and more.
Khan Academy has over 3,300 videos on everything from arithmetic to physics, finance, and history and hundreds of skills to practice.
Free online knitting how-to videos.
Free online learning modules on computer technology, reading, math and everyday life.
Tips and downloads for getting things done with a focus on computers and technology.
Learn about job opportunities and career paths for a Data Science degree.
MIT's free, web-based course content.
Site for beginning computer users to practice with the mouse.
Step by step basic tutorial on the use of a computer mouse.
Learn about highly rated online MBA and Executive MBA programs in the areas of finance, marketing, and healthcare, what to consider in selecting an online program, and possible career paths for degree-holders.
Open Education Database is a comprehensive collection of online college rankings and free courses online.
This site offers the best of public media content and produced specifically for PreK-16 teachers. Parents and teachers have free access to over 14,000 high-quality resources.
Offers lessons in English and Spanish emphasizing basic skills such as reading, writing, math, English language competency and problem-solving.
Learn English with free tools for ESL students, including English language references, activities including tests and polls, and articles on English usage.
Microsoft Digital Learning Training materials covering computer basics and Microsoft Office provided by WeCAN (Wireless Empowerment Community Access Network), a part of the Houston Public Library.
wikiHow is a collaborative effort to build and share the world's largest, highest quality how-to manual.