Learning Resources

If you seem to be dedicated to books with certain themes, appeals or genres, than NoveList is the book discovering resource for you! NoveList has been helping readers find their next favorite book for more than 25 years and continues to develop innovative solutions for connecting readers, books, and libraries.

Codeacademy wants to create a world where anyone can build something meaningful with technology, and everyone has the learning tools, resources, and opportunities to do so. Code contains a world of possibilities — all that’s required is the curiosity and drive to learn. At Codecademy, they are committed to empowering all people, regardless of where they are in their coding journeys, to continue to learn, grow, and make an impact on the world around them.

Learn a language here! Mango Language offers Spanish, French, Brazilian Portuguese, German, Russian, Japanese, Mandarin Chinese, Greek, English for Spanish speakers, English for Portuguese speakers and English for Polish speakers and more. Mango is a web based interactive program with a simple, step-by-step interface that makes learning a language fun. Each lesson includes audio and visual learning methods that are suited to all language learners. No downloads or technical expertise is necessary to effectively use Mango.

Overdrive is a global distributor of digital content and digital reading platform for libraries and schools worldwide. They are dedicated to creating “a world enlightened by reading” by delivering the industry’s largest catalog of ebooks, audiobooks and other digital media to a growing network of 65,000 libraries and schools in 84 countries.

LinkedIn Learning combines all of Lynda.com’s 15,000+ high-quality courses with insights from LinkedIn data, to provide you with personalized course recommendations based on your current job, skills, and what professionals like you are learning.

Patrons have an all-access, no-boundaries pass to explore thousands of classes. People of all skill levels can work alongside instructors to learn craft techniques.  The easy-to-use, personalized platform that is simple and intuitive, with features like chapter divisions, note-taking tools, 20-second rewind and more. Users can save favorite classes and receive personalized recommendations. High-quality, expert-driven video are produced by renowned artists and creative experts. Instructors bring a lifetime of practice, passion, and proven teaching methods.

Expand your reach and engagement by extending beyond your physical walls and offering anytime, anywhere access to ebooks, audiobooks, magazines and streaming video.  Enjoy with the Libby app or the OverDrive app, in your browser, on ereaders or MP3 players, or on Kindle devices and reading apps (U.S. only).

You can search for popular books, music CDs and videos—all of the physical items you’re used to getting from libraries. You can also discover many new kinds of digital content, such as downloadable audiobooks. You may also find article citations with links to their full text; authoritative research materials, such as documents and photos of local or historic significance; and digital versions of rare items that aren’t available to the public. Because WorldCat libraries serve diverse communities in dozens of countries, resources are available in many languages.

Your guide to exceptional books.  BookBrowse seeks out and recommends the best in contemporary fiction and nonfiction—books that not only engage and entertain but also deepen our understanding of ourselves and the world around us. Click to search Fairmount Community Library/Onondaga County Public Libraries.