Whether you’re looking for resources to help you learn a new skill, prepare for a new career, explore a topic that interests you, cook a new recipe, or complete a project, the Library has a variety of online resources to help you get started!
Resources with the Arkansas Traveler icon are made available through the Arkansas State Library. The Arkansas Traveler program is made possible by a grant from U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services to the Arkansas State Library under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act. Additional state funds are provided by the Arkansas Department of Education.
Explore food culture and traditional recipes from around the world. Learn to make classic dishes from 174 countries, explore international ingredients, research regional food history, and more.
This database contains do-it-yourself repair and maintenance information on most major manufacturers of domestic and imported vehicles. New repair procedures, bulletins and updates are added to the product on a regular basis. All of the content has been created by ASE certified technicians.
This database offers detailed “how-to” instructions and creative ideas to meet the interests of virtually every hobby enthusiast. Full text is provided from leading hobby and craft magazines, including Bead & Button, Creative Knitting, FineScale Modeler, Quilter’s World and many more.
Through a collection of comprehensive full-text content, this database provides users with detailed, user-friendly “how-to” information covering a variety of home improvement and repair projects.
LearningExpress Library is an interactive online learning platform featuring over 770 practice tests, tutorials, and eBooks related to job search and workplace skills improvement, career certification and licensing exam preparation, college entrance and graduate school admissions exam preparation, GED exam preparation, and basic skills improvement in reading, writing, and math, for all ages. You’ll get immediate scoring, complete answer explanations, and an individualized analysis of your results. Patrons will need to use their library card number for their user name.
Lynda.com is an online learning site that hosts a constantly growing library of over 3,000 courses that include over 130,000 videos. Courses cover a variety of topics (including business, design, web development and multimedia skills) and software (Microsoft Office, Adobe Creative Suite and open source applications) that can help you pursue personal and professional goals. These courses are delivered by expert instructors and feature searchable transcripts that make it easy to find quick answers to questions. They also feature Certificates of Completion that can be uploaded to a LinkedIn profile.
To sign in, you’ll need your Springdale Public Library card number and password (by default, the last four digits of your telephone number).
This online language-learning system teaches actual conversation skills for 12 different languages. It’s so easy you’ll see incredible results after just one lesson.
Pronunciator is a fun and free way to learn any of 80 languages. Learn online, and get the app for your mobile device.