As students everywhere get ready to go back to school, East Central Regional Library wants to remind you to pack your library card — a powerful way to promote academic success. With innovative programming, access to resources, and hands-on mentorship, the library has something to spark every student’s interest.
September is Library Card Sign-Up Month; visit one of our library locations today to get your FREE card.
Did you know? The library offers access to over 40 online educational resources. With resources such as Hoonuit and Learning Express Library, students of all ages can learn everything from how to format their PowerPoint presentation to studying for the SAT. Or maybe you want to learn a new skill? Take one of over 500+ self-paced, instructor-led online courses with Universal Class which offers everything from Canoeing 101 to American History to an Introduction to Essential Oils.
Prefer learning the old fashioned way? Check out one of the Great Courses on DVD or CD audio.
Need a book to read, but can’t get to the library? Visit Ebooks Minnesota for a great selection of materials from Minnesota’s independent publishers or download one of 11,000+ popular titles in eBook or eAudiobook from the Libby app.
All of this and more are available with your FREE East Central Regional Library Card. Stop by one of our branches to apply or renew your card today!
East Central Regional Library is pleased to introduce LearningExpress Library‘s improved look with new features and functions.
The new LearningExpress Library is noticeably sleeker and easier to navigate, with a more prominent search box that allows you to search on the type of resources you want: practice tests, tutorials, eBooks and articles within the resource page.
The clicks on a page needed to see the resources have been reduced by more than 50 percent making it easier and faster to get to the subject matter you need!
LearningExpress Library is your stop to prepare for:
- Job searches and career exploration
- Careers, including occupation and military exams
- High school equivalency
- College admissions tests
- College placement exams and coursework
- Graduate school admissions exams
- Elementary through high school coursework
- Improving computer and software skills
Check out the new and improved LearningExpress Library today!
Existing users: Your login information (ID/Password) remains the same. Your MyCenter information has been retained, including saved tests, tutorials, eBooks, flashcards and other materials such as resumes and letters in Job & Career Accelerator.
LearningExpress Library has recently added some new content including eBooks, tutorials, and practice tests!
The Job & Career Accelerator now includes a Graduate School Finder which can help college students locate graduate programs around the country specializing in specific subjects.
Many new occupational and entrance practice exams are included in the Career Center like the PSI and Pearson Vue Real Estate exams, the ASWB Social Worker exam, Pharmacy Tech exam, and Certified Medical Assistant exams.
For success in high school you can now find tutorials on succeeding in online classes, the basics of debt, and even a tutorial on information literacy.
Many tests included in LearningExpress Library have recently been revised to meet new 2017 specifications like the TASC, military flight, and officer candidate tests.
Remember that all tests, tutorials, and eBooks you access while in LearningExpress Library will automatically be saved to your account for future access.
*Database access available courtesy of Electronic Library for Minnesota (ELM).