Interested in sponsoring a WLS Learning Tool? Please contact Pat Brigham at firstname.lastname@example.org for information.
Requires a library card
Paid for with Central Library funds
Learning Upgrade – is an interactive, fun and effective way to enrich your studies in reading and math. Music and graphics make this a good add-on to any other study resource you may be using…or you can just use this tool and go all the way through high school-level reading and math. Download the free app to your Android or iOS device. Select GET STARTED and pick the skill you want to build first – English or Math. Pick a starting level or take a placement test. Before you begin you will have the chance to create your account. Use the special referral code 3355738. If you practice your skill on three separate days between now and 8/31/2019 you can help WLS win a cash prize that will allow us to make learning tools available to you.
Lynda.com – A leading online learning company that helps anyone learn software, technology, creative and business skills to achieve personal and professional goals through a video library of engaging, top-quality courses taught by recognized industry experts. Note: Lynda.com now authenticates with your library card number and PIN. If you previously registered for an account using a password, you will now log in with your PIN.
Tutor.com – A fully online tutoring service. You can get a tutor in more than 40 subjects including Math, Science, Social Studies, English, AP support, Foreign Languages and Business. Tutoring sessions take place in our easy-to-use online classroom which runs in your browser.
University of Fashion – Brings together the best fashion industry professionals to create lessons that inspire and educate students, teachers, home sewers and the fashion curious.
ABCmouse.com in the Library – Helps children build a strong foundation for future academic success by providing a comprehensive and engaging online curriculum to greatly assist early learners to succeed in pre-K, kindergarten, and early elementary school programs.
ABCmouse.com at Home – WLS is pleased to bring you a pilot of a new product from ABCmouse.com allowing patrons to access the service at home. ABCmouse.com helps children build a strong foundation for future academic success by providing a comprehensive and engaging online curriculum to greatly assist early learners to succeed in pre-K, kindergarten, and early elementary school programs.
Driving-Tests.org – In partnership with Driving-Tests.org, the Westchester Library System is proud to offer free New York State Driver Permit practice tests and driver handbooks. Automobile, motorcycle and commercial handbooks and practice tests are available.
LearningExpress Library 3.0 – LearningExpress Library features nearly 1,000 online tutorials, practice tests, and eBooks to help patrons of all ages. It offers job search and workplace skills improvement, skill building in reading, writing, math and basic science, career certification and licensure exam prep, college and grad school entrance test prep, and more.
First Find – Has basic information on easy to read websites.
- Learn English – Practice and learn English using several websites that include: Grammar, Vocabulary, Listening, Reading, Pronunciation and Writing. Test your progress with games and quizzes.
- Get Your GED – Connect to websites that can help build your knowledge and skills you will need to pass the GED. You will also find general information about the GED and how to take the GED test in New York State.
- Basic Computer Tips – How computers work and tutorials on how to use software.