Digital Learning

The Southlake Public Library offers a variety of online resources and services to help you learn and grow. You can use the digital learning platform to explore databases, tutorials, courses, and more, wherever you have an internet connection. No matter what your goals or interests are, you can find something enjoyable and useful in the digital learning collection.

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                          Worldwide Newspapers

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                                      Black History

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                         Family History Collection

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             Fort Worth Star-Telegram Collection

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                     Hispanic American History

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STUDENTS & FAMILIES

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Udemy

Udemy is an online learning platform that offers a world of opportunity for anyone who wants to learn new skills or improve their existing ones. With over 17,000 online courses in a wide range of categories, such as business, technology, design, and more, you can find the perfect course for your personal or professional goals. Whether you want to advance your career, start a new hobby, or explore a new topic, you can do it with Gale Presents Udemy.


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If you need help with your homework or want to improve your skills, you can take advantage of free, live tutoring that is available online every day from 2 PM to 11 PM. You can connect with qualified tutors who will join you in an easy-to-use online classroom, where you can use a digital whiteboard and chat to communicate. You can work with your tutor on any subject or grade level, and get personalized feedback and guidance. Whether you need help with math, science, English, or any other subject, you can find a tutor who can help you succeed.

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Scholastic Bookflix
Scholastic BookFlix is an online learning platform that pairs animated storybooks with nonfiction ebooks on similar topics. It is designed for children in PreK - 3rd grade to develop their reading and learning skills. You can access over 140 pairs of books on various themes, such as animals, nature, science, history, and more. You can also enjoy interactive games and activities that reinforce comprehension and vocabulary. Scholastic BookFlix is a fun and engaging way to explore the world of fiction and nonfiction.


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World Book OnlineAs a member of the Southlake Library, you can enjoy a variety of free online resources that cater to different age groups and learning needs. Whether you are looking for educational games, interactive activities, multimedia content, or reliable information, you can access them all through the World Book platform. Your Southlake Library membership gives you free access to World Book Early, Learning, Kids, Discover, Student, Advanced, Timelines & Encilopedia Estudiantil Hallazgos. These are some of the most comprehensive and engaging digital products that World Book has to offer.
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TexshareIf you are a student, a researcher, or a lifelong learner, you will find a wealth of online resources to support your academic and personal goals through the Southlake Library. You can explore GALE, Learning Express Library and more to research topics for assignments and other research needs. These databases provide access to thousands of scholarly journals, magazines, newspapers, and ebooks across various disciplines and fields of study. You can also take online practice tests, learn computer skills and so much more with the help of interactive tutorials, courses, and guides. All you need is your Southlake Library card to enjoy these free and high-quality digital learning opportunities.

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FamilySearchIf you are interested in discovering your ancestors and learning more about your family history, you will be happy to know that the Southlake Library is a FamilySearch Affiliate Library. This means that you can access many of the digital genealogical collections that are otherwise available only through a FamilySearch center. You can use this family history tool for free in the Library and build your family tree in FamilySearch, which works well in partnership with Ancestry. Ancestry is another online platform that offers millions of historical records and family trees from around the world. By using both FamilySearch and Ancestry, you can maximize your chances of finding your relatives and tracing your roots.

BUSINESS

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A to Z Opens in new windowIf you are looking for a reliable and comprehensive online database that covers various aspects of business and personal information, you will find AtoZdatabases to be an invaluable resource. AtoZdatabases is the premier job search, reference, and mailing list database that includes 30 million business and executive profiles and 240 million residents in the United States. You can use AtoZdatabases to find potential customers, generate sales leads, create mailing lists, conduct market research, search for employment opportunities, locate friends and relatives, and much more. AtoZdatabases is easy to use and updated regularly to ensure accuracy and relevance.