Learn a new skill this month with Charlotte Mecklenburg Library

Whatever your reason for wanting to learn something new, Charlotte Mecklenburg Library is here to help by offering access to a variety of great online resources to help you on your way.

Are you looking for ways to grow your knowledge bank with a new skill? Or maybe you’re ready to dive into that quarantine passion project and just don’t know where to start. Whatever your reason for wanting to learn something new, Charlotte Mecklenburg Library is here to help by offering access to a variety of great online resources to help you on your way. Continue reading to learn about some of the wonderful free resources available to you with your Library card.

Linkedin Learning (formerly Lynda.com)

LinkedIn Learning offers courses that can help you navigate your new at-home work environmentThis online educational site includes over 3,000 courses (and over 130,000 videos) in popular fields like web design, web development, IT, education/instruction, media production, and business.  

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Universal Class

Universal Class provides 540 self-paced courses and offers learners the opportunity to earn Continuing Education Units (CEUs) as well as certificates of completion. It’s a wonderful asset if you want to further your education or need to brush up on work skills, but you might be surprised to learn that there’s much more to Universal Class than that. There are great classes in pet and animal care, cooking, photography and much more.

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Transparent Language (replaces Mango Languages)

Transparent Language provides a fun, effective, and engaging experience for learners of all levels looking to build their listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills in a foreign language. Combining extensive courses and supplemental resources for over 100 languages, including English, Transparent Language Online is the most complete language-learning system.

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Chilton Library

Chilton Library supplies repair, maintenance, recalls, specification tables on thousands of domestic and imported models of cars, trucks, vans and SUVs from 1940 onward. The library also includes ASE test prep.

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This blog was written by Darrell Anderson, marketing and communications specialist for Charlotte Mecklenburg Library.