One South 6th Ave., St. Charles, IL 60174
MON-THUFRISATSUN
9am - 9pm9am - 8pm9am - 5pm12pm - 5pm
MON-THUFRISATSUN
9am - 9pm9am - 8pm9am - 5pm12pm - 5pm

You are here

Online Classes

Databases & Guides

Name Description Use At Home?

Basic ESL

BasicESL

Learn English quickly and effectively on relevant topics including: family, home, school and many other topics. In each lesson students learn key vocabulary and how to use that vocabulary in conversation.

Yes

Driving-Tests.org

driving-tests.org

Free driver education program containing 11 car practice tests, 9 motorcycle practice tests, 10 CDL (Commercial Driver’s License) practice tests, 3 online driver’s manuals (car, motorcycle, CDL), and an FAQ section with detailed answers to 100+ DMV-related questions

Yes

Gale Courses

Offers a wide range of highly interactive, instructor led courses that you can take entirely online.   As a library card holder in good standing, you are entitled to these courses at no cost. Courses run for six weeks and new sessions begin every month.

Yes

HelpNow from Brainfuse

LogoHelpNow

Get live, one-to-one, Illinois-aligned, skill-building, homework and test preparation help for everyone, from kindegartners to adults. English as a second language and Spanish foreign language assistance are included, as well as Microsoft Office help and Career Resources. Available seven days a week, from 2PM-11PM with 24-hour access to Writing Lab, SkillSurfer and more.

Yes

Hoonuit

Formerly known as Atomic Training, Hoonuit contains on-demand video training for over 500 software applications, including Microsoft Excel, Adobe Photoshop, social media, and more! 

Course Listing

Yes

Learning Express Library

Learning Express Library

Provides interactive practice tests, including the SAT, ACT, GED, civil service, military, real estate, teacher certification, and more. Also includes computer skills training and United States citizenship.

Recursos para hispanohablantes

Yes

Live Homework Help from Tutor.com

Live Homework Help

Free online help from tutors for students, as well as resume, GED, and citizenship assistance for adults. Hours: Every day from 10:00 a.m. to midnight.
Ayuda gratis, en línea, de tutores para estudiantes, y también para resumen, GED, y asistencia de ciudadanía para adultos. Diariamente de 10:00 a.m. hasta la medianoche.

Yes

Live Resume Help

CareerTutor

Work one-to-one with professional career tutors, drop off your cover letter or resume 24/7 for an overnight review, and access helpful resources for your job search, including resume and cover letter templates. You can also access test preparation materials to prepare to go back to school or for a variety of career-related tests.

Yes

Living Language

LivingLanguage

Provides basic, intermediate, and advanced instruction in 22 languages, as well as 6 ESL courses - offers the standard grammar and vocabulary reviews as well as interactive games to increase retention; also includes specialized courses for vacation and business travelers. Create an account with Living Language to save your progress.

Yes

Lynda.com

Lynda-com

Leading online learning platform that helps anyone learn business, software, technology and creative skills to achieve personal and professional goals.

Yes

Mango Languages

Mango Languages

Mango offers access to 72 foreign language courses and 19 ESL courses. In addition to traditional language courses, Mango also offers the opportunity to learn through foreign films with Mango Premiere™ and access to a variety of specialty mini courses, such as Pirate, Medical Spanish and romance courses. Mango can be accessed at the library, remotely, or even on-the-go with apps for iPhone®, Android™, Kindle® and Nook®. Guided Tour

Yes

Pronunciator

Pronunciator

You can learn 80 languages in any of 50 languages with Pronunciator, including the largest ESL curriculum on the planet. Simply use your library card number to create an account and start learning through a variety of vocabulary exercises, quizzes, culture and business notes, and grammar review. You can learn on your desktop computer or install the app on your mobile device. Includes lessons for 3 to 6 and 7 to 12 year-olds. Take a tour.

Yes