Interactive, self-paced online high school diploma and career certificate program. Scholarship-based, free to qualifying St. Louis City residents, age 25 and older, with valid St. Louis Public Library cards. Applicants take the online assessment, complete a two-week prerequisite course and an in-person interview. After the interview, the Library will select applicants who will complete two more courses within 30 days to qualify for enrollment. Applicants must sign a commitment pledge to enroll. After accepting a scholarship, each student pairs with an online academic coach and has up to 18 months to complete the program.
Creativebug provides access to 1,000+ video classes on arts and crafts techniques. Learn how to paint, knit, crochet, sew, screen print, bake, and more!
Interactive, instructor-led online courses covering a wide range of topics. Free for cardholders. New six week courses start on the second Wednesday of every month.
- Please read the syllabus and course requirements carefully prior to enrolling, as SLPL cannot drop or transfer you from a course.
- If you don't visit the week 2 class of a course within 13 days of the start of the course, you are automatically dropped from the course. There is no penalty for dropped courses. You can enroll for the same course again in the next six-week session.
- You are allowed one, 10 day extension after the final exam due date to finish your course. SLPL cannot provide additional extensions.
LearningExpress Library’s unique, self-guided, interactive, online learning platform provides users with a comprehensive selection of academic and career-oriented resources. More than a database, it offers tools needed to conduct successful job searches, resume and cover letter builders and educational test preparation materials (HiSET, ACT, SAT), plus much more, all on one platform.
Lynda.com provides access to thousands of video courses taught by industry experts. Learn more about business, software, technology, and creative skills!
Access to over 60 foreign-language courses and 17 English courses taught in the native language of the user. Each Mango lesson incorporates the four key conversational components crucial for successful communication: vocabulary, pronunciation, grammar, and culture.