Adult Education


Adult Education at the Library
Your Library offers several unique learning opportunities: take a class, participate in online training, check out maker kits, and more!

***Access to TERC will end March 30th. Please use OhioMeansJobs Assessment & Training Center for practice exams and job prep.***

***The transition of Lynda.com into LinkedIn Learning for libraries has been delayed. Please continue to access to Lynda.com through your Library account. More information will be coming soon. ***
Database Instruction

Business

Great networking and business learning opportunities await! SCORE Workshops offer a variety of topics and schedules.

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Computer Instruction

Computer & Tablet Skills

It's always fun to learn something new! Put your new tablet to good use, or take a class on sharpening your Internet searching skills.

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Research Instruction

Research Instruction

Max out your library card! While consumer, genealogy, & other databases cost, here they’re free & we teach you to use them.

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Software

Social Media

Get caught up with social media! With classes in LinkedIn, Facebook, and Pinterest to start, you'll be up to speed in no time.

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Software

Software

Offering Beginning, Intermediate, and Advanced levels on most Microsoft Office 2016 programs.

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lynda.com

lynda.com

Over 4,500 courses to learn business, software, technology & creative skills to achieve personal & professional goals.

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Treehouse

Treehouse

Learn new technology skills or improve existing skills like website building, smartphone app programming and advanced computer techniques.

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Creativebug

Creativebug

Award-winning, instructional videos on drawing, painting, sewing, knitting, crochet, quilting, baking and more!

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Kanopy

Kanopy

A large catalog of educational, entertaining, and enriching films.

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Method Test Prep from RBdigital Logo

from RBdigital

Online ACT and SAT test prep videos.


OhioMeansJobs Assessment & Training Center from EBSCO

by EBSCO LearningExpress

Free access to test prep ebooks, practice tests and scholarship information.

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JobNow

JobNow

Support for every stage of the job search. eParachute to find a career, resume building, and live tutors to get ready for the interview.

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Gale Business:  Plan Builder

Plan Builder

A step-by-step online planning tool for starting, managing and optimizing a business.

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Transparent Language Online

TLO

Build all four core skills: listening, speaking, reading, & writing. 100+ languages, 25+ ESL lessons, and mobile apps!

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BrainHQ

BrainHQ

27 brain fitness exercises with 840+ levels to help improve memory, visual and auditory processing and reaction time.

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from RBdigital

Thousands of videos on subjects like Science, History, Travel, Health & Wellness, Professional Development, Photography, Cooking and more!


Hobbies & Crafts Reference Center

Hobbies & Crafts

Detailed "how-to" instructions and creative ideas to meet the interests of virtually every hobby enthusiast.

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Gale: Testing & Education Reference Center

TERC

Free access to test prep ebooks, practice tests and scholarship information with your Library card!

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Adult Maker Kits

View the Loan Rules for the Maker Kit Collection.

360 Degree Camera Maker Kit

360° Camera

Get the whole story with the pocket-sized Samsung Gear 360 VR camera that captures every angle in 4K brilliance.

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3D Printing Pen Kit

3D Printing Pen

Transform 3 dimensional shapes and designs into fine art, scale models and decorations using the 3Doodler pen.

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Guitar Kit

Acoustic Guitar

Learn to play chords, scales, licks, and melodies. Perform fun songs in a variety of styles including rock, blues, jazz, & folk.

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Hue Animation Maker Kit

Animation

Create your own animated adventure using clay, mini-figures, or your own ideas and designs.

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Arduino Maker Kit

Arduino

An electronics platform with no soldering. Components are built into the circuit board and use easy "plug and play" connectors.

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Astronomy Kit

Astronomy

A portable telescope, perfect for backyard star and moon gazing, school projects, and casual astronomical observing.

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Birding Maker Kit

Birding

Enjoy birdwatching with high-quality, accessorized binoculars, a comprehensive field guide, and educational DVD.

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Button Badge Machine Kit

Button Machine

Everything you need to make quality pinback button badges for any occasion.

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Cake Decorating Maker Kit

Cake Decorating

Use icing, frosting and other edible decorative elements to make plain cakes more interesting.

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Calligraphy Maker Kit

Calligraphy

Elevate your penmanship and find your own personal style of lettering for announcements and invitations.

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Cello Maker Kit

Cello

Learn to create music with the cello and perform songs for your friends and family.

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Crocheting Kit

Crocheting

All you need to get started on your first crochet project. Once you start, you might never stop!

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EggBot Kit

EggBot

The EggBot is a compact, easy to use open-source art robot that can draw on spherical or egg-shaped objects.

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Escape Maker Kit

Escape Room in a Box

Bring an escape room home! Race against the clock to solve puzzles and decipher clues.

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Evo Robot Maker Kit

Evo Robot (NEW!)

Teach yourself to code with five skill levels from beginner to master.

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Geocaching Kit

Geocaching

Great outdoor adventure fun awaits! Armed with a GPS, tips, & a list of cache points, you’ll be hooked in no time.

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Jewelry Making Maker Kit

Jewelry Making

Create beautiful, wire-wrapped jewelry. Personalize it by adding your own beads, stones, and other trinkets!

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Keyboard Maker Kit

Keyboard (NEW!)

Learn the notes and finger placement, then start making music!

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Knitting Kit

Knitting

All you need to get started on your first knitting project. Once you start, you might never stop!

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Little Bits Premium Kit

littleBits

Easy-to-use electronic building blocks from littleBits. Snap ideas together with friends & family.

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Makey, Makey Kit

Makey, Makey

A creative way to interact with computers with everyday objects. The world is your construction kit. Sky's the limit!!

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Metal Detecting Maker Kit

Metal Detecting

Discovery awaits with this versatile metal detector and all the gear you need for your next prospecting adventure.

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Microscope Maker Kit

Microscope

Explore the world through a portable microscope lens! 25 prepared slides and 10 blank slides are included.

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Movie Making Kit

Movie Making

The world’s most versatile camera, GoPro, can capture and share life experiences anywhere!

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Needle Felting Maker Kit

Needle Felting

Needle felting is simple, fun, and allows you to design fantastic wool creations or felt appliques.

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Portable Photo Studio Maker Kit

Photo Studio

A collapsible photo studio featuring LED lights that make it possible to capture high-quality images with a camera or smartphone.

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Drone Maker Kit

Quadcopter Drone

Pilot this foldable mini-drone equipped with HD camera to see the world from a whole new perspective.

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Raspberry Pi Maker Kit

Raspberry Pi

A tiny computer to learn programming and code fun, practical projects. Includes multiple sensors and coding languages.

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Robotics Kit

Robotics

Make robots, kinetic sculptures, and animatronics out of a combinations of kit parts and crafting materials.

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Sphero Robot Kit

Sphero Robot

Learn, play, and explore with this awesome robot. Sphero is pet proof, waterproof, and ready for any adventure.

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Ukulele Kit

Ukulele

Learn to play chords & melodies, different strumming techniques & in a variety of styles including that wonderful island sound.

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Video Blogging Maker Kit

Video Blogging (NEW!)

Use this webcam for video calling and to record short videos.

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Violin Maker Kit

Violin

Make some music with a Mendini full size violin! Learn basic fingering, music reading, scales, and bowing techniques.

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Kids Maker Kits

3Doodler Start Pen Maker Kit

3D Start Printing Pen

A kid-safe 3D printing pen inspires kids to bring their ideas to life in 3 dimension! Kids learn to literally draw in the air!

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Circuit Maze Maker Kit

Circuit Maze (NEW!)

Create a real electrical circuit that lights up designated beacons.

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Code and Go Robot Mouse Maker Kit

Code & Go Robot Mouse

Build your maze, and then use the coding cards to create a step-by-step path for Colby, the Programmable Robot Mouse.

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Cubetto Maker Kit

Cubetto

Teach your child the basics of computer programming through adventure and hands-on play.

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Dash and Dot Robots Maker Kit

Dash and Dot Robots

Uses block coding to make learning code simple. Includes challenge cards and curriculum guide.

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Kano Maker Kit

Kano

Plug together bits, boards, buttons, and cables to explore how they work.

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Kibo Robot Maker Kit

KIBO Robot

Design, decorate and bring their own robot to life! KIBO lets kids' imaginations soar - all without requiring screen time on PCs, tablets, or smartphones.

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Makedo Maker Kit

Makedo

Tools designed to allow kids to think creatively and build using materials around them.

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Rigamajig Maker Kit

Rigamajig

Build anything or follow the Rigamajig challenges to discover engineering principles.

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Strawbees Crazy Scientist Kit

Strawbees

The straw construction set! Start creating your own mad scientist lair full of weird and wobbly inventions.

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Tinker Lab Maker Kit

Tinkering Lab

Use a set of electric motors, wooden parts, axles, and challenges to get your child to think creatively.

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