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Online Learning

For Personal & Professional Development

Did you know the Library offers free online classes? From new skills to new languages, diplomas to tutors, we have something for you! The Library can help you find the best tools for learning whatever you want!

What do you need?

  • Your LA County Library card
  • Your PIN
  • A device with internet access
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Lynda.com

Stream online instructional videos covering the latest software, creative, and business skills. Taught by accomplished teachers and recognized industry experts, Lynda.com is for anyone looking to learn new skills in a wide range of subjects including photography, animation, music, web development, software, and project management. Access an unlimited number of courses 24/7.

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Gale Courses

Take a wide range of free online classes, led by expert instructors. You’re entitled to take six courses per calendar year. Courses run for six weeks and new sessions begin every month.

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Universal Class

Access nearly 500 online classes taught by real instructors and explore a diverse range of subjects including computers, business, home & garden, health, and technology. You may start a class at any time.

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Already have a Universal Class account, start learning a new skill!

Get help on demand, anytime, anywhere. Brainfuse is eLearning for all ages and all levels offering skill-building in a variety of subjects and features like live tutoring, job coaching, and a 24-hour writing lab.

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Gain access to practice tests, tutorials, and eBooks for school and career, including college entrance, civil service and citizenship. También en Español.

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Mango Languages

Free, online language-learning classes for all ages.

Enroll in self-paced classes for over 70 languages.

Mango also offers ESL courses in Spanish, Mandarin, Arabic, Japanese, and other languages.

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Khan Academy

Free world-class education for anyone anywhere. Study at your own pace, wherever you are! Subjects include, math, science, computer programming, humanities, and more.

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California Driving Tests Access to car, motorcycle, and commercial driver’s license practice tests and online manuals in English and Spanish.

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All LA County Library locations are closed until further notice. Get more information on available library resources and assistance for those affected by COVID-19.


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