Adult education

Build your confidence with lifelong learning tools from the library. Learn a trade, practice reading, or level up for a promotion at work. It’s never too late to learn a new skill.

An introduction to Udemy

Follow along during this quick two-minute video for a tour of Udemy. Access thousands of tutorials normally valued at $240 a year, free with your library card. Scroll down to the “Library resources” section of this page to start exploring Udemy.

 

Library resources

With your library card, access the tools you need to build confidence in professional skills.

Chilton Library

Access the detailed information you need to tackle vehicle maintenance and repairs. Includes unique data for each specific vehicle, step-by-step service and repair procedures, vacuum and wiring diagrams, ASE test prep, and more.

JobNow

Find self-assessment tools to find a job that fits your skills and interests; resume samples, templates, and expert analysis of your resume and cover letter; as well as interview tips, strategies, and online coaching to help you succeed with Brainfuse JobNow.

Udemy Online Courses

Explore thousands of self-paced online courses taught by experts. Learn to code, prep for IT certifications, sharpen your leadership skills, produce a podcast, increase office productivity, tap into your creativity, and more.

VetNow

With your library card, get live help applying for eligible benefits; receive guidance and assistance to help transition from military to civilian employment; and more with Brainfuse VetNow.

Rogue Community College

Rogue Community College, located in both Josephine and Jackson counties, offers a variety of basic skills classes, as well as vocational training, and classes towards numerous associate degrees or certifications. Explore the academic, vocational and recreational offerings, including distance learning and continuing education opportunities.

Visit Rogue Community College

Literacy Council

The Literacy Council for Josephine County is an all-volunteer, community organization dedicated to fostering adult literacy through tutoring in basic reading, writing, math, and English language skills. They offer one-on-one tutoring for adults (18 years of age or over) at no charge. Each learning program is tailored to the goals and needs of the student.

VISIT LITERACY COUNCIL FOR JOSEPHINE COUNTY

Online resources

LearningExpress Library Adult Core Skills
Build your math skills, become a better reader, study for the GED test, take practice tests to become a U.S. citizen, and more using LearningExpress Library. VISIT LEARNINGEXPRESS HUB
GCF Learn Free
GCF Learn Free has hundreds of tutorials focusing on technology, job training, reading, and math skills. VISIT GCF LEARN FREE
Beating Dyslexia
Beating Dyslexia is a website developed by dyslexics to provide free resources and support to those experiencing dyslexia. Visit Beating Dyslexia
Learning Disabilities of America
If you are a parent or teacher of a child with a learning disability or have learning disabilities yourself, you are not alone. Use this website for parent support, referrals, school program development, adult issues, and more. Visit Learning Disabilities of America