Learn Something New

Explore this list of free elearning opportunities compiled by library staff.

Learning with Your Library Card

  • Creativebug– Get crafty! Creativebug.com has thousands of award-winning art & craft video classes taught by recognized design experts and artists.
  • Mango Languages– Learn a new world language! Mango is designed to equip you with conversational abilities from the very start.
    • Note: If you don’t live in Brookline, some of the above resources won’t work for you. Check in with your home library to see what they have to offer!

Free Online Courses

  • Khan Academy– Khan Academy is a nonprofit with the mission to provide free, world-class education for anyone, anywhere. It has courses which cover the span of elementary reading to organic chemistry.
  • Class Central– Learn from the best. Discover thousands of free online courses from top universities around the world like MIT, Stanford, and Harvard.

Learn to Code

  • W3 Schools– Master web development from A to Z. W3 Schools has free tutorials on everything that goes into web development, from the basics of HTML to server-size scripting with Node.js.
  • Coursera– Build skills with courses, certificates, and degrees online from world-class universities and companies. Note: users have to create an account. Membership and some courses are free.
  • Codecademy– Get acquainted with coding — Codecademy makes learning to code easy and intuitive. It has courses on programming, data science, and web development. Note: users have to create an account. Membership and some courses are free.