Learning and Job Search

Driving Tests - offers free New York State Driver Permit practice tests and driver handbooks. Use to study for your license or get a refresher on the rules of the road. ¿Habla español? Vaya al sitio web y selecciona la pestaña “en español” a la derecha para estudiar para el examen de manejo.

First Find - offers information and links to learning tools for those who want to get their high school equivalency diploma, go to college, learn English, or get a job. Good starting point for teens and adults.

LearningExpress Library 3.0 – LearningExpress helps students and adult learners improve the skills required for academic and career success. The LearningExpress Library provides a comprehensive selection of educational resources for basic skills mastery, academic success, job preparation, and career advancement. Also included in this great resource are popular software tutorials, Internet instruction and basic computer. Use your library card number as your user name and create a password.

LinkedIn Learning for Libraries – LinkedIn Learning– formerly Lynda.com—has made changes to its terms of service to provide a solution that preserves library users’ privacy. Under LinkedIn Learning’s revised terms, a library cardholder will no longer need to create a LinkedIn profile in order to access LinkedIn Learning. You will need your Library Card Number and Pin. LIBRARY ID IS westchesterlibraries

Mergent Intellect Job Search– Database has over 20 million employers in the U.S., over 400,000 employers in Canada, and over one million employers in Mexico.

Resume Builder This free resume building app to take candidates through every step of the resume process, from choosing the correct format, to avoiding red flags that may cost them their dream job.

Tutor.com - Online tutoring company that connects students K- 12 and beyond to tutors in an online classroom. This is a FREE service that includes live, online tutors for homework help, test prep for ACT and SAT, and resume review.

University of Fashion - gives you expert-led video tutorials that guide you in applying creative and critical thinking skills to fashion design, pattern making, and practical sewing projects. Note: A library card is required for home access.

 

 

For English Language Learners

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English Language Classes:

Putnam/Northern Westchester BOCES Call to confirm start dates – the fee is $30.00. (914) 248-2416. Classes are held in Yorktown, Peekskill, Ossining, Mahopac and Mt. Kisco.

Literacy Volunteers of Westchester Free, confidential one-on-one tutoring is available to adults over 18 who need help learning survival language English. There may be a wait for an available tutor in an area near you. Call (914) 375-7964.