Online Learning

All Library locations will be closed on Monday, May 25 in observance of Memorial Day.

Lifelong Learning creates and provides quality, innovative online learning opportunities to anyone who wants to improve the technology, literacy and math skills needed to be successful in both work and life. A program of Goodwill Industries of Eastern NC, Inc.® (GIENC®).

Gale Courses
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Beginning in July, the Kansas City Public Library will offer a new & exciting online learning opportunity! Gale Courses will no longer be accessible after June 30.

Gale Courses (formerly called Learn4Life) offers a wide range of highly interactive, instructor led courses that you can take entirely online. As a library card holder in good standing, you are entitled to these courses at no cost. Courses run for six weeks and new sessions begin every month.

Khan Academy

The motto of Khan Academy is "learn almost anything for free", and their list of topics and tutorials just keeps on growing. Anyone, at any age, can sign up and start learning. With over 3,300+ video tutorials with complementary exercises, you learn what you want, when you want. The subject areas are math, science, finance & economics, humanities, test prep and, most recently, computer science.

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Pronunciator offers phrase tutorials for over 80 languages, including ESL. Courses are available for English speakers or for native speakers of 50 other languages. Learn on a desktop or access Pronunciator from your mobile device.

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Homework Help & Practice Tests

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Get live online homework help or writing assistance from expert tutors. Available every day from 2 - 11 p.m.

LearningExpress Library
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Prepare for entrance exams and certification tests by taking practice tests and tutorials.

Career Education

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JobNow provides live help combined with online resources to guide you through the necessary tasks to get a job, including acing the interview, building a resume, and personality & career assessments.

Job & Career Accelerator
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Create and save resumes and cover letters, research careers, and search for jobs.