Libraries of Stevens County offers free online educational courses

Libraries of Stevens County offers free online educational courses
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Libraries of Stevens County now offers cardholders free access to online educational courses from Lynda.com.

“Providing Lynda.com is another way the Libraries of Stevens County supports our local communities and small businesses,” said Amanda Six, Director of Libraries of Stevens County.

Lynda.com, now owned by LinkedIn, offers over 12,000 courses. The courses are free to those with their library card number and PIN. The database can be accessed by any device with internet connection, and there is an option to download course content to view later without an active connection.

“We have numerous resources that can help individuals gain the skills they need for the job they want,” said Six. “Whether your an employer or a job seeker, Lynda.com can provide the instruction you need.”

Lynda.com offers training for dozens of popular software, including: Microsoft Office, Adobe Creative Suite, and coding languages such as C, Java, and Python. Additionally, Lynda.com offers courses on business topics and personal advancement, such as: resume and cover letter writing, business skills and leadership, and data analysis and server management. There also offer leisure and hobby videos such as novel writing, learning guitar, and how to draw.

If you already have a library card, you can get started at Lynda.com. If not, you can get a free library card with proof of Stevens County residency. For questions or more information contact Jessica at jessica@scrld.org or (509) 233-9621

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