Online Learning

ONENORTH Technology Center

ONENORTH, the Kansas City Public Library’s learning and technology hub, provides an exciting new space for discovery, creativity, and personal enrichment. We seek to actively engage with individuals to:

  • Meet your technology learning needs
  • Enhance access to digital & collaboration tools
  • Enrich access to digital information
  • Support the Library's online services

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Lifelong Learning

Lynda.com
Lynda.com is a leading online learning company that helps anyone learn business, software, technology and creative skills to achieve personal and professional goals. Access their library of high-quality, current, and engaging video tutorials taught by recognized industry experts, thousands of course you can take at your own pace on any device. Library card required to register.

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.

Career Online High School
The Kansas City Public Public Library is pleased offer a fully accredited, online high school program to selected, qualified adults via Career Online High School (COHS). We are offering a small number of scholarships to adult learners 19 years of age and older who apply and meet the criteria established by our selection committee.

Digital Skills

GCF Learn Free
GCFLearnFree.org 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®).

Language Learning

Pronunciator
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. Library card required from home.

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Homework Help & Practice Tests

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

Learning Express Library
Prepare for entrance exams and certification tests by taking practice tests and tutorials. Library card required from home.

Jobs & Careers

JobNow
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. Library card required from home.

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