March marks the beginning of spring, with graduation approaching and decision time for many. The library offers resources for people of all ages who are making life decisions and looking to improve skills. Several online databases are available on the library website for those setting their sights on a new career, getting a GED, going to college or looking to improve basic skills in the 3 Rs.
Learning Express Library offers practice exams for a variety of occupations, entrance exams such as the ACT, SAT/PSAT and GRE, practice tests for AP exams and even offers skill-building resources for classroom and homework success for elementary, middle and high school students. If you are looking for tools to help you achieve your career goals, Learning Express'™ Job & Career Accelerator can help users find a career match, explore occupations, search for jobs and internships and find scholarships, and learn popular software and computer basics. The database can even help those studying to become a U.S. citizen.
Lumos Learning is a resource for students and parents that provides hundreds of grade-appropriate questions based on Common Core standards and provides preparation for the PARCC tests. Lumos Learning provides resources to improve writing and study skills, math and language for grades 3 through 8.
Lynda.com is an online video library of thousands of engaging, top quality videos providing instruction in business, design and technology.
Improve skills, learn something new, find a new career and do it all from your library website.
Susan Permahos, Director
Summit Free Public Library