Learning & Training


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    Learning Express Library

    Practice for the:

    • SAT
    • ACT
    • GED
    • Citizenship tests

    Plus, access specific subject help for K-12 students, explore careers, find internships, create a resume and so much more!

     

     

     

     

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    Microsoft Imagine Academy

    Whether you want to brush up on your Microsoft skills or are working towards being Microsoft Certified the library is there to support you. 

    Study at home, work or the library..all at your own pace. The best part is..it's free!


    Sign up today!

     

     

     

     

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    driving tests.org

    Driving-tests.org offers a variety of free practice tests for standard vehicle licences, motorcycle licences and commercial driver licences (CDLs).

     

     

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    ancestry.com

    Start your family history search here at the library! Ancestry.com offers free access to all library patrons. (In library only)

     

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    Florida Electronic Library

    Features over 50 different GALE databases that search magazines and newspapers for research topics, many providing full-text articles. Also, Florida History is featured with links to the Florida Memory Project, as well as other digital sources. 
    No library card needed for access.

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    treehouse

    Introducing Treehouse, an online tech training program. 

    Choose from a variety of courses including web design, development tools, coding languages, app development and more!  Courses are self-paced, video-based classes with hands-on practice, interactive quizzes and code challenges taught by tech experts. Learn at home, at the library, anywhere there is an internet connection.

    The library offers this training for 3 months at a time and is FREE!  

    Register to use treehouse by filling out the form below.

     

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    Self-e

    Self-Publishing E-books at the Lakeland Public Library 

    The Lakeland Public Library is partnering with Library Journal  to bring the SELF-e public library ebook service to you.  The SELF-e discovery platform is designed to expose your ebook to readers through the public library.   SELF-e helps authors upload their work for inclusion into one or both of two online collections:  Library Journal’s SELF-e Select nation-wide collection and SELF-e Florida. 

    By submitting your book through SELF-e, you can earn readers and build buzz on your book.  Go to Self-e through JPL to read the terms of agreement and submit your title

    Access SELF-e to find out more Information for Authors. 

    SELF-e Ebooks


     Want to read some of the books that have been submitted through Self-E?  Read books online through Biblioboard or download the Biblioboard Library app on your mobile device to read on the go!

    Enjoy great reads from local authors.  Check out mysteries, romances, memoirs and more.   Access the collection and start reading today to find your next favorite book or discover a great new author.

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    Biblioboard - Lakeland Public library

    Want to read books submitted by great local authors? Check out mysteries, romances, memoirs and more.   Access the collection and start reading today to find your next favorite book or discover a great new author.

    Read books online through Biblioboard or download the Biblioboard Library app on your mobile device to read on the go!

    The Lakeland Public Library is proud to announce that it will offer free access to BiblioBoard Library to all library patrons. Whether patrons are interested in comics and graphic novels, popular fiction, children’s books, young adult novels, history, science or art, BiblioBoard Library’s diverse digital content holds something for everyone.

    BiblioBoard Library is an easy-to-use platform that allows us to offer high-quality content to patrons on the web and on eReaders. Supporting books, articles, documents, images, audio and video, BiblioBoard Library is host to content from traditional publishers, indie authors, cultural institutions and local thought leaders. Users can access BiblioBoard Library through the library’s website or on the device of their choice, including the iPad®, iPad® mini, Kindle Fire® HD, Galaxy Tab ®, Nexus® and more.

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    World Book Encyclopedia

    The World Book Encyclopedia online and at your fingertips. This provides access to a variety of databases, including reference resources and academic libraries. Perfect for K-12 students!

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