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Education and Lifelong Learning

ImageQuest from Britannica provides nearly 3 million rights-cleared images from over 50 of the best collections in the world. Ideal for homework, projects, and lessons. Users can  copy these images and use them, for free, in educational and non-profit purposes.

Learn how to paint, knit, crochet, sew, screen print, and more! By signing up for Creativebug you will enjoy free unlimited access to over 1,000 online arts and crafts classes and workshops. Watch our class anytime, anywhere! Since our classes never expire, you can start and stop projects at your own pace….No pressure, just possibilites!

Transparent Language Online is a language-learning program for libraries and their patrons that provides an effective, fun, and engaging experience for language learners of all levels. Also, try the mobile apps!

Over 30 subject areas, more than 500 courses. Many offer continuing education units (CEUs).  All are designed and led by professional instructors to build deeper understanding and mastery of subject matter. Universal Class includes videos, assignments, quizzes, tests, and options for social media interaction with other learners. Patrons may take multiple classes and learn at their own pace.

Useful Web links

ERIC Education Resources Information Center

Financial Aid from Ed.gov

HiSet Exam

Khan Academy

Merriam Webster

National Center for Education Statistics

Open Culture

Peterson's Guide to Colleges Online

Pinkerton Academy School Counseling Office Resources

College Board College Search



Dictionaries & Language

Acronym Finder Search for an acronym, abbreviation, or initialism.

Foreign Language Dictionaries and Translation Links

Google Translate Google instantly translates words, phrases, and web pages between English and over 100 other languages.

Mirriam-Webster Dictionary and Thesaurus

RhymeZone Rhyming Dictionary Find rhymes, synonyms, definitions, and more!

Sign with Robert - American Sign Language GIFs.

VisuWords - An online graphical dictionary. Look up words to find their meanings and associations with other words and concepts.

Your Dictionary – A dictionary, thesaurus, abbreviation finder, and more.

Specialty Dictionaries

Business Dictionary

Legal Dictionary from Law.com

Music Dictionary from OnMusic.com

Religion Dictionary from The Association of Religious Data Archives.

AlphaDictionary An extensive list of specialty dictionaries.