Education & Test Prep Resources
Creativebug – Offers over 1,000 free video classes in drawing, painting, sketchbooking, sewing, quilting, knitting, jewelry making, and much more. New classes are added daily. Here are PDF Instructions on how to use Creativebug.
Early Learning by World Book – Early childhood digital resource that includes a child’s first encyclopedia, read-aloud eBook, videos, and games. Each of these help introduce early educational concepts. Stories are available in both English and Spanish. Requires a library card number for login outside of the library. Early World of Learning will be discontinued on 6/2.
EBSCO Read It! – provides those who have a basic foundation in grammar and reading with quality educational articles on a range of topics such as history, literature, science and life skills. Requires a library card number for login outside of the library.
Find It Virginia – Access a variety of academic and popular databases relating to a multitude of topics such as biographies, business, health and wellness, and computers. Requires a library card number for login outside of the library.
Gale In Context: Elementary – Is an exciting resource designed especially for students in kindergarten through grade five that includes educational and engaging videos, images, and magazines.
Learning Express – Test preparation and skill building courses for all levels of students from elementary to graduate, including GED prep. Learning Express has a new look. Get an overview of the changes in our recent blog post. Requires a library card number for login outside of the library.
Universal Class – offers more than 500 online courses, which are either self-paced or instructor-led. Classes offered cover a wide variety of topics such as accounting, computers, writing, cooking, crafts, and many more. Requires a library card number for login outside of the library.