Learn Something New for the New Year

January is the season for resolutions, but what if you want to do something different this New Year? What if you want to learn something new? Your library can help with online learning resources, all free with your library card!

Do you want to learn something in the business, technology or creative fields? Find what you’re looking for with LinkedIn Learning. This popular collection of video learning courses includes topics from Artificial Intelligence to web design. You can even pursue learning paths such as Getting Started as a Project Manager or practice for professional certification exams including CompTIA. Your library card gets you free access to LinkedIn Learning’s full catalog of videos. To use the LinkedIn Learning app for iOS or Android, choose "Sign in with your library card," enter cpl as the Library ID, then enter your library card and PIN numbers.

Do you want to learn a new language? Check out Mango Languages. This online learning tool offers over 70 languages and features interactive lessons with listening, speaking and reading exercises. Some languages have specialty courses that focus on business, medical, legal or other vocabulary, as well as foreign films to give you even more language practice. You can use Mango as a guest, or create a profile that will save your work and keep track of your lessons. Download the Mango app for Android or iOS to take your learning on the go!

Are you looking for more online learning subjects? Take a look at streaming video from Kanopy. Kanopy offers thoughtful entertainment to your preferred device with no fees and no commercials by partnering with public libraries. Browse Kanopy’s full list of subjects, from movies to documentaries, business skills and career development, global studies, health and science, instructional lessons and so much more! Create a free account at chandleraz.kanopy.com, then enjoy 10 free play credits per month.

To access these resources, visit chandlerlibrary.org, use the Browse the Library dropdown to choose Online Resources - All, then choose your resource. Log in when prompted with your library card number and PIN. Can’t make it to the library to get a card? We offer eCards that allow access to our online resources! If you’re a Maricopa County resident, you can fill out the online form to register for your eCard. See more at our Get a Card page. eCard users can come to the library at any time to upgrade to a full-access card that allows checkout of books and other physical materials.