The Library subscribes to online tools that help you to learn new skills using self-paced lessons.
LinkedIN Learning for Library offers online, self-paced courses on a wide variety of topics, with new courses added weekly. All of the content from Lynda.com is included, plus much more.
To get started you’ll need your library card number and PIN.
Their online help pages are extensive, and are a good place to start if you have questions.
Visit LinkedIN Learning for Library
To use the LinkedIN app. for iOS or Android you will also need this Library ID: bellinghampubliclibrary
Learn 70+ languages, including courses for ESL learners. Lessons contain reading, writing, and listening components.
Visit Mango Languages
The Mango app. for iOS and Android offers features like auto-advance for hands-free studying, and downloading lessons for offline access.
Northstar Digital Literacy is an online learning platform focused on everyday computer skills. Register for a free account to get access to their courses and tests, as listed below.
|Online Self-Directed Course||Assessment Test|
|Essential Computer Skills|
|Basic Computer Skills||✔||✔|
|Essential Software Skills|
|Using Technology in Daily Life|
|Career Search Skills||✔||✔|
|Accessing Telehealth Appointments||—||✔|
|Your Digital Footprint||✔||✔|
|K-12 Distance Learning||—||✔|
To receive a certificate for passing one of the assessment tests, the test must be proctored. Email the Washington State Library at firstname.lastname@example.org to inquire about taking a proctored assessment; be sure to include your ZIP code in the request.
Northstar is made available to Washington citizens by the Washington State Library.