Below is a list of digital platforms that offer structured educational content that Teaneck Public Library provides to library cardholders. All services can be accessed remotely with your library card number, and many allow you to download an app to smartphones and tablets. Check your mobile app stores for more information.
Help Now! Free live one-on-one online tutoring from a Brainfuse tutor. Tutoring is available in math, science, writing and other subjects for elementary, middle school, high school and college students. All BrainFuse tutors have at least a four year degree and are background checked. Includes live online help for Spanish Language help from Spanish speaking tutors, a writing lab that gives feedback on written assignments within 24 hours and much more. Requires a Teaneck Public Library card barcode number. This database is provided with funding from the Teaneck Public Library. Includes resources for GED, US citizenship test prep, resume writing, help with Microsoft Office, Excel, Powerpoint, and more. (Teaneck residents only) Tutorial for using Brainfuse
Creativebug offers thousands of free online art and craft classes, available anytime, anywhere. Videos are produced by renowned artists and creative experts. Class categories include sewing, quilting, paper, knitting, crochet, food, jewelry, kids, and more. Creativebug is simple and intuitive, with features like chapter divisions, notetaking tools, 20-second rewind, saving classes, recommendations, and more. (Teaneck Residents Only) Tutorial for using Creativebug
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. Tutorial for using Lynda.com
And it doesn’t stop there; you can also find tutorials on how to use Microsoft Office, social media, Google apps, and more!