Free Online Courses from the Denver Public Library

Kanopy - The Great Courses
The Great Courses on Kanopy streaming video are crafted for lifelong learners, with engaging, immersive learning experiences. You may be familiar with the Great Courses topics like History and the  Humanities and Sciences, but don’t overlook the Hobbies and Lifestyle categories. You’ll find courses like Everyday Gourmet, Yoga for a Healthy Mind and Body, Learning to Play Guitar and many more. 

Open to Denver residents only, if outside of Denver check with your county library for Kanopy access.

Users can explore more than 4,000 continuously updated, on-demand video courses across 75 categories in business, technology, design, personal enrichment, and more. All courses are taught by world-class instructors and are updated or replaced monthly with new material on emerging topics, so learners develop skills in the most relevant, in-demand areas. 

Popular courses include AWS Certifications, Python Bootcamp, Microsoft Excel, Project Management, and Instagram Marketing.  All courses in the Udemy Business content collection offer a Udemy certificate of completion.

Udemy requires a full privilege library card (no eCards) and an email account.

Mango Languages
Learn a language on a computer or mobile device with Mango. Mango adapts to your learning progress and uses voice comparison and pronunciation practice to provide instant feedback on your accent and to tune your ear to the language you’re learning. Mango offers hands-free learning for lessons on the go. You can even download lessons to access Mango during limited or no connectivity. Choose from over 70 world languages, including English.

Learning Express Library
LearningExpress provides students and adult learners with online practice tests for common college and career exams. Study aids include tutorials, eBooks, timed tests, and flashcards to help increase your scores on practice exams. Learning Express has Citizenship exams, GED, and Career Exams  including Praxis, ASVAB, NCLEX-RN, Cosmetology, and more. Many exams are available in Spanish. From elementary school math skills, to SAT and Real Estate exams, Learning Express has the resources you need to prepare for school and career success.


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