Online Learning

Adult Learning Center from Brainfuse

Whether you're going back to school, switching jobs, or just want to brush up on skills, achieve your learning and career goals with live one-on-one coaching, practice test center, and online resources. Live coaches are available from 2 – 11 p.m.

Alldata

Find all the supporting information you need to fix automobiles and run a shop. Perfect for the knowledgeable amateur or professional mechanic. Available for patrons at the Central, Plaza, and Bluford locations only.

Brainfuse

Brainfuse's signature service, HelpNow, offers online homework help, writing assistance, and collaboration tools available 24 hours a day for students of all ages. You can even connect to live tutors online between 2 – 11 p.m.

Career Online High School

The Kansas City Public Public Library, in partnership with Literacy Kansas City and Mid-Continent Public Library, is pleased offer a fully accredited, online high school program to selected, qualified adults via Career Online High School (COHS). We are offering a small number of scholarships to adult learners 19 years of age and older who apply and meet the criteria established by our selection committee.

Chilton

Online automobile repair manuals provide instructions, diagrams, and pictures about fixing cars of any make and model.

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Creativebug has more than 1,000 award-winning art & craft video classes taught by recognized design experts and artists. Visit the site through the Library's link and access the entire collection for free.

Gale Business: Plan Builder

Gale Business: Plan Builder offers personalized tools and guidance to help you build your business, including your business plan, from new entrepreneurs to experienced business owners to nonprofit fundraisers.

Please note: You will need to create an individual login to use this service.

HelpNow from Brainfuse

Online homework help, writing assistance, and collaboration tools available 24 hours a day. Connect live with expert tutors from 2 – 11 p.m.

JobNow from Brainfuse

JobNow provides live help combined with online resources to guide you through the necessary tasks to get a job, including acing the interview, building a resume, and personality & career assessments. Live job coaches are available from 2 – 11 p.m.

Prepare for entrance exams and certification tests by taking practice tests and tutorials.

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Lynda.com is a leading online learning company that helps anyone learn business, software, technology and creative skills to achieve personal and professional goals.

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Niche Academy provides ready-to-use tutorials for the most commonly used library electronic resources. These video and text tutorials are maintained and kept current by Niche Academy's staff.

Pronunciator offers phrase tutorials for over 80 languages, including ESL.

Universal Class

Universal Class offers the highest quality online courses for people interested in the lifelong pursuit of knowledge for either personal or professional reasons. Hundreds of self-guided courses are available covering topics such as event planning, cooking, business writing, candle making, estate planning, and public speaking.

3,300+ video tutorials with complementary exercises, geared toward self-guided learning.