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.