Whether at home or on the go, Vaughan Public Libraries offers resources that can assist you in learning a new language, help with research, upgrade your business skills, and cultivating new interests and hobbies.
LinkedIn Learning (previously called Lynda.com) gives users free access to thousands of video tutorial courses with a focus on such areas as technology, software development, business skills, project management as well as creative skills like animation and video editing. The courses are taught by recognized industry experts who will guide you along in learning the skills you need for your personal and professional development.
For security and privacy purposes, access to LinkedIn Learning with your library card cannot connect with your personal LinkedIn account. Any achieved course certifications will not feature your name as a result.
How to use LinkedIn Learning
Desktop Instructions PDF (1989 KB)
Mobile Instructions PDF (564 KB)
Brainfuse – Adult Learning Centre
Whether you are going back to school, switching jobs, or just want to brush up on an academic skill, our Adult Learning Centre is here to help! Get help with High School Equivalency preparation, the Canadian Citizenship Exam, Microsoft Office, Career Resources and more! Available Online
Learn a new language today! Transparent Language helps you learn over 100 different languages. This site requires a Vaughan Public Libraries card to sign in.
Hobbies & Crafts Reference Center
Hobbies & Crafts Reference Center offers detailed "how-to" instructions and creative ideas to meet the interests of virtually every hobby enthusiast. Full text is provided from leading hobby and craft magazines. Note: This site requires a Vaughan Public Libraries Card to sign in.
Kanopy features several streaming instructional films and lessons on topics such as Food Technology, Health, Fashion and Beauty, and more! Note: This site requires a Vaughan Public Libraries Card to sign in.
Practice for the Ontario G1 driving test with free practice tests and a G1 test simulator! Each test is based on the MTO Driver's Handbook, and uses the same method of grading and same types of questions you'll find on the real test. Available Online.
TV Ontario Education
TV Ontario Education is an Ontario-based resource providing links to the Independent Learning Center, Homework Help, and resources for adults looking to complete their GED.
Search for quality open textbooks offered in a variety of digital formats; the first step in adopting open educational resources. Available Online.