Pittsylvania County Library

For Students

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

 

Online Resources for Students

Pre-K and Kindergarten

Early World of Learning

Ebsco K-8

Storyline Online

Sesame Street online

PBS Kids

NickJr

Starfall (contains free and subscription materials)

The Kidz Page

Learning Games for Kids

Fun Brain

CoolMath

Learn to Code

 

Elementary

Ebsco Cricket

Ebsco K-8

AR Bookfinder

Starfall (contains free and subscription materials)

The Kidz Page

CoolMath

Learn to Code

Learning Games for Kids

Old Farmer’s Almanac for kids

How Stuff Works

Fun Brain

National Geographic for Kids

BBC History for Kids

Google Arts and Culture (virtual museum tours and exhibits)

Whyville virtual learning world

Rocket Languages

Duolingo

 

Middle School

Khan Academy

Ebsco K-8

AR Bookfinder

EdX

CoolMath

Learn to Code

How Stuff Works

National Geographic for Kids

Exploratorium

BBC History for Kids

Fun Brain

Google Arts and Culture (virtual museum tours and exhibits)

Whyville virtual learning world

Rocket Languages

Duolingo

 

High School

Ebsco High School

Ebsco History Collection

Khan Academy

CoolMath

Learn to Code

Codecademy (basic courses are free)

USA Learns (ESOL, Citizenship)

Exploratorium

Google Arts and Culture (virtual museum tours and exhibits)

Flinn Scientific At Home Science Lab Series

GED Test Prep

Money Smart

Rocket Languages

Duolingo

Memrise language learning

 

College

Future Learn

Coursera

EdX

Khan Academy

Virginia’s Community Colleges

Money Smart

Applied Math and Science Education Repository

Google Arts and Culture (virtual museum tours and exhibits)

Open Culture Free Online Courses

Academic Earth

Alison free online education and skills training. Certificate programs possible (pay if you want a certificate)

iTunes U free courses (only available on iPhone, iPad, or iPod Touch)

Stanford Online (select free courses; also offers degree and certificate courses for a fee)

Harvard Extension Courses (offers free non-credit courses as well as paid certificate courses)

Open Yale Courses (free no-credit courses)

UC Berkeley Class Central (free no-credit courses)

MIT Open Courseware (free no-credit courses)

Carnegie Mellon Open Learning Initiative (free no-credit courses)

Rocket Languages

Duolingo

Memrise language learning