Join us for online conversations and activities for adults 50+. We are partnering with SilverKite to offer online art and creativity workshops for adults 50+. Join us for arts and crafts, dance and Civic Coffee Hour for older adults.
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Digital Magazines & Newspapers
Read the latest articles from magazines and newspapers from around the world, will access to full articles and no pay walls.
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E-books and E-Audiobooks
Download great books to listen to or read on your device.
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Virtual English Circle
Practice your English in our free, online conversation groups for English-learners of all levels.
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Virtual Financial Literacy Month
We are partnering with BetterInvesting Puget Sound to offer online workshops on financial literacy. Learn the basics of investing, how to plan for retirement and more.
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Virtual Library to Business
Schedule a 1:1 virtual appointment to get help with your business. Business librarians can help you navigate SBA loans and more.
Make a Business Appointment
Lynda.com by LinkedIn
Learn a new skill at your own pace, with thousands of courses covering animation, audio, video, business skills, marketing, design, photography, programming and much more.
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Want to improve your conversation skills in another language? This interactive tool offers more than 70 languages, including English, for children and adults.
Explore Mango Languages
Microsoft Certification Exam Prep
Now through June 18th our exam partner Certiport is pleased to provide free learning trials to some of their most popular MOS and MTA web-based learning resources:
- Gmetrix – practice MOS and MTA exams
- LearnKey – video MOS and MTA e-courses with pre/post assessments, project based learning, and student workbooks with practice files
If you are interested in preparing for a MOS and/or MTA exam from home, please email MicrosoftCertifications@spl.org to request a temporary access code for Gmetrix and/or LearnKey.
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Movies & TV
Stream classic films, new favorites, documentaries and kids’ movies, or binge watch a TV series. We offer several streaming platforms that are free to use with your Library card.
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Discover a new local band from PlayBack, or stream music by thousands of artists on one of our music services. Tracks are available to download and keep with your Library card.
Even if you are not able to go to a Library event right now, we have years of event recordings in our podcast archives for you to enjoy from home.
Your Next 5 Books
Our librarians are available for reading recommendations. Just let us know what you like to read, and we’ll send you a personalized reading list. Follow us on Facebook and Twitter, and join us Thursdays from 2-4 p.m. PDT for Your Next Book: Live! Librarians are standing by to help you find your next great read.
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Your Next Skill
Get a personalized learning plan for any new skill or hobby, with plenty of options for online learning.
Explore Your Next Skill