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Online Learning

Learn new skills from home with these classes and tutorials, available free to Schaumburg Township District Library cardholders.

Brainfuse HelpNow

  • Live homework help for math, science, English, Spanish, social studies and adult learning.
  • Get expert writing assistance and feedback.
  • Practice school skills and take practice tests for SAT, ACT, AP, GED and US Citizenship.
  • Tutors are available from 2:00 to 9:00 p.m., seven days a week. All materials and help are offered in English and Spanish.

Brainfuse JobNow

  • Live career coaching, interview prep and resume assistance.
  • Get expert assistance and feedback on resumes and cover letters.
  • Discover careers and find jobs that match your interests.
  • Career coaches are available from 2:00 to 9:00 p.m., seven days a week. All materials and help are offered in English and Spanish.

Gale Courses

  • In-depth courses led by instructors on business, technology, health care training, career skills, test prep, personal development and more.
  • Six-week sessions begin every month, generally on the third Wednesday of the month.
  • Available for STDL cardholders only.

LyndaLibrary by Lynda.com

  • Learn technology and career skills with video tutorials from Lynda.com
  • Courses on software (Word, Excel, Photoshop, etc.), coding and web design, multimedia production, photography, business management, social media, and more.
  • Available for STDL cardholders only.

Mango Languages

  • Step-by-step language lessons
  • Lessons in more than 50 languages, including Spanish, Chinese, French, Arabic and German
  • ESL lessons for Korean, Spanish, German and Chinese speakers
  • Includes ESL lessons for 17 different languages

Safari Books Online

  • In-depth video courses on technology topics
  • Includes training videos for Windows, Mac OS X, Microsoft Office, Adobe Creative Suite, software development, CompTIA A+ and more
  • Click “video courses” in the upper-left menu to browse courses or search for a topic and select the “Video” tab

Treehouse

  • More than 1,000 videos created by expert teachers on web design, coding, business, and more
  • Learn the basics to building a website with an introduction to text editors, basic HTML tags, and advanced HTML skills.
  • Available for STDL cardholders only; limited accounts available