eResources & Learning Tools

Please note is available in select libraries; is available in all libraries; is also available outside the library with your card; and is freely available online.

Learning Express Library

  

Learn new skills or prepare for exams of all kinds in one of the many learning centers:

  • Adult Learning Center - Improve your basic skills in math, reading, writing, speaking, and grammar, or prepare to become a U.S. citizen.
  • Career Center - Learn about careers, prepare for entrance and occupational exams, like the civil service or ASVAB, or even the TOEIC if you're an English language learner.
  • Popular Software Tutorials - Expand your skills and claim some self-study time with common computer software from Adobe and Microsoft.
  • School Center - Find extra lessons and practice exams for elementary, middle and high school students on topics ranging from reading comprehension to trigonometry.
  • High School Equivalency Center - Build your basic skills and prepare for the GED test.
  • College Prep Center - Study up before you take standardized tests for college such as PSAT/NMSQT, AP Exams, SAT and ACT.
  • College Center - Strengthen your academic skills in science, grammar and writing, reading, or math; and prepare for placement tests and graduate entrance exams.

Library Elf

  

Keep track of activity on multiple FVRL library card accounts. Create an account and add library cards to it to have all physical holds, due dates, and notifications in one place. Follow these instructions to sign up or add library cards to your account.

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Little Pim

  

Have fun with languages! Children can start learning a second language before they can read a first one. Create an account in Little Pim and get started!

Mayo Clinic

Read detailed, easy-to-understand information on thousands of diseases or conditions and for over 8,000 prescription drugs.

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Microsoft Imagine Academy

Learn anything from computer basics and Word, Excel or PowerPoint to Microsoft server technician coursework; even prepare for certification exams.
This resource is intended for Washington State residents only. To access this resource you will need:

  • A personal, Microsoft email account, such as one you use for OneDrive, Xbox Live, Outlook.com, Hotmail, or other Microsoft Services. You can create a Microsoft email, or you can use a compatible address you already have.
  • A compatible computer with internet access. Watch a getting started video. (Courses are best viewed in Internet Explorer.)
  • A Microsoft account. Here's how to get one.
  • An access code, which you may obtain by answering the following question:
    Are you a Washington State resident or FVRL cardholder?    

     

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