Pittsylvania County Library

Education

LIBRARY RESOURCES (*Provided by the Library of Virginia through a grant from IMLS)

Gale Cengage Career Transitions* — Career Transitions provides guidance and essential activities for job seekers and those investigating new careers options, including the college bound, enrolled students, and soon to be graduates and alumni.

 

Great Courses (on Hoopla) – audio downloads available on Hoopla (requires free registration using your library card)

 

 

Rocket Languages* – language learning for high school students and the general public; includes learning English for Spanish-speakers

 

Universal Class* — 500+ free online courses, from accounting to writing skills, including homeschool and teacher resources

 

OTHER USEFUL LINKS: Free and trusted resources available on the internet, curated for our patrons.

Applied Math and Science Education Repository (AMSER) – a portal of educational resources and services in math and sciences, funded by the National Science Foundation

Coursera – Online courses & credential programs from top educators

Duolingo – free online foreign language learning

EdX – Online courses from the world’s best universities

Financial Foundations – free interactive courses on financial matters from BB&T bank (free, but registration required)

FutureLearn – free online courses from top universities and specialist organizations, from The Open University

GED Test preparation – online study guides, practice tests, and tips

Khan Academy – Free online courses, lessons, and practice

Money Smart – Financial education programs from the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation

Open2Study – Free online courses

Virginia’s Community Colleges – official portal for all of Virginia’s community colleges