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Did you know that one of the most powerful tools you own is right in your wallet or back pocket? You probably carry it with you every day and flip right past it when looking for that grocery store rewards card. Your library card comes with built-in rewards that last a lifetime. Just take a look at some of the free online learning experiences offered through the Chattanooga Public Library. Get started today.

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Your library card is a gateway to free online courses, tools and tutorials

Submitted by the Chattanooga Public Library

Did you know that one of the most powerful tools you own is right in your wallet or back pocket? You probably carry it with you every day and flip right past it when looking for that grocery store rewards card. Your library card comes with built-in rewards that last a lifetime. Just take a look at some of the free online learning experiences offered through the Chattanooga Public Library. Get started today.

Brainfuse offers expert online services in live tutoring, professional skills building, a writing lab, a foreign language lab and all manner of study tools. WIth your library card you cand your family can access the Brainfuse assessment library online and take practice quizzes in standardized tests (SAT, ACT, GED and more). You’ll gain 24/7 access to an extensive library of online flashcard sets in hundreds of subjects. There is also live resume help and support in mastering Microsoft Word, Excel and Powerpoint. ​Additional subject areas include algebra and calculus, ​reading, math and social studies for all grade levels.

Treehouse is a popular and powerful online resource for all levels of technology education. From entry level fundamentals to advance coding and development, the Treehouse library is full of tutorials and projects to get you ready for your next career move or pet project. The extensive Treehouse library of step-by-step video courses and training exercises provides a wide range of competitive, in-demand technology skills. Your library card brings all of this to your desktop for free.

Learn4Life offers a wide range of subject areas including writing and publishing for business, grants and creativity. Tech courses include computer programming, database management, graphics and multi media design, and basic computer fundamentals. Learn4Life also has a legal path including LSAT prep and paralegal coursework. Healthcare and medical field offerings focuses on health information management, EMS and alternative medicine. College readiness is also available in math, science and test prep. The site can also support your interest in business, accounting and finance.

Mango is an online language-learning system that can help you learn languages like Spanish, French, Japanese, Brazilian Portuguese, German, Mandarin Chinese, Greek, Italian and more. If you are planning for a trip or working on expanding your foreign language vocabulary, your library card is a powerful passport that can take you almost anywhere.

Safari is one of the premier on-demand digital libraries providing over 30,000 technology, digital media, and business books and videos online. Categories include project management, personal and professional development, network administration, Apple and Microsoft development, digital media and so many more. Access to this deep and broad resource is as near as reaching for that library card in your wallet.