Learning with the Library
We never stop learning, do we? You may already think of the library as a place where you can access endless entertainment in the form of books, movies, magazines, and more. But did you know you can also benefit from a variety of invaluable learning opportunities?
Advance your abilities with LinkedIn Learning
Looking to bolster your tech skills or pursue a new pastime? As a Sno-Isle library card holder, you have access to several powerful online learning platforms. LinkedIn Learning at https://www.linkedin.com/learning-login/go/snoislelibraries offers relevant, up-to-date content taught by industry experts on a wide range of subjects from Microsoft Excel to learning graphic design.
Book a Librarian for one-on-one help
Whether you need help downloading eBooks, navigating online resources, or basic computer skills, we can help. With our Book-a-Librarian service at https://www.sno-isle.org/book-a-librarian/, you receive a personalized virtual or in-person session with a library professional. Learn how to:
• Create an email account
• Browse the library’s catalog
• Download eBooks and digital audiobooks
• Search the internet
• Use databases
We can also help with a research project or discover new books and authors that match your tastes and interests.
Get acquainted with Libby
If you have been intimidated by the idea of finding and using digital audiobooks and eBooks through the library system, it’s time you met Libby. This library-loaning app is easy to browse and lets you borrow and reserve digital audiobooks and eBooks that will be delivered to your preferred device for reading or listening at your leisure. Plus, you can use the app to renew selections you have not finished.
Libby is also compatible with screen readers, allowing users with low vision or vision impairment to browse, borrow, and read with ease. Ready to get started, watch an online tutorial at https://www.sno-isle.org/blogs/post/get-started-with-libby/ or visit your local library.
Explore resources available to you
Did you know that your library card grants you access to a treasure trove of valuable databases? From researching your next big purchase with Consumer Reports to expanding your knowledge of the Birds of the World to learning about your heritage on Ancestry Library Edition, these powerful resources will give you new avenues of learning, exploration, and empowerment.
To experience the full list of learning resources available to you, view the all resources page at Sno-Isle.org or speak to a librarian at your local library.