New! Gale Courses

gale_coursesGale Courses offers interactive, online, instructor-led courses in a variety of topics. These courses are free with your library card, and can be accessed at home or in either library location. Courses are six weeks long and new sessions begin each month.

Khan Academy — A free world-class education for anyone anywhere.

khan-logo-vertical-transparentThe Khan Academy is an organization on a mission. We’re a not-for-profit with the goal of changing education for the better by providing a free world-class education for anyone anywhere.

All of the site’s resources are available to anyone. It doesn’t matter if you are a student, teacher, home-schooler, principal, adult returning to the classroom after 20 years, or a friendly alien just trying to get a leg up in earthly biology. The Khan Academy’s materials and resources are available to you completely free of charge.

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Online College Database — Directory of U.S. Colleges strives to provide helpful information about colleges, universities, community colleges and vocational schools at the local city and state level. Our research indicates that prospective students of the internet age desire clear and accurate information, displayed in a friendly and easy to use interface. We have created data sets, graphs, and Google Maps to help achieve this goal.

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skitchDuolingo — Learn a language free. Forever.

Duolingo offers free, bite-size lessons to learn a variety of languages. Gamification makes learning a new language fun, and studies show Duolingo’s method works.