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.
Patrons have an all-access, no-boundaries pass to explore 1000+ classes with Creativebug . People of all skill levels can work alongside instructors to learn craft techniques. The platform is simple and intuitive, with features like chapter divisions, note-taking tools, 20-second rewind and more. Users can save favorite classes and receive personalized recommendations. Videos are produced by renowned artists and creative experts. Instructors bring a lifetime of practice, passion, and proven teaching methods.
LearningExpress Library features online tutorials, practice tests, and e-books to help patrons of all ages. It offers job search and workplace skills improvement, skill building in reading, writing, math, and basic science, career certification and licensure exam prep, college and grad school entrance test prep, GED® test prep, and more.
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 over 70 different languages. It’s so easy you’ll see incredible results after just one lesson.