Education Resources

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Creativebug offers online video arts and crafts workshops and techniques. Learn how to paint, knit, crochet, sew, screen print, and more.

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We provide a driver education platform to help people learn how to be safe behind the wheel. We use technology to make preparing for the driver’s knowledge exam simple and accessible to anyone who wants to drive.

Link to GCF Learning


For almost 20 years, the program has helped millions around the world learn the essential skills they need to live and work in the 21st century. From Microsoft Office and email, to reading, math, and more

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Linkedin Learning

LinkedIn Learning is an American massive open online course provider. It provides video courses taught by industry experts in software, creative, and business skills.

Use LibraryID = hcpls for the app


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Mango Languages is an American online language-learning website and mobile app. Mango employs organic language acquisition and emphasizes learning grammatical principles through realistic conversations.

Research Resources

Ancestory Online icon, Link is an online genealogy database. It allows users to create virtual family trees to trace their lineage and give “hints” about who else could be their ancestors. (In-Library use only)

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Fold3 provides convenient access to military records, including the stories, photos, and personal documents of the men and women who served.

Link to Ask a librarian

Ask a Librarian

Ask a Librarian is administered by the Tampa Bay Library Consortium, and provides Florida residents with virtual reference services. The service’s slogan, “The Human Search Engine”, truly says it all! 

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Florida Memory

Florida Memory is a digital outreach program providing free online access to select archival records from collections housed in the State Library and Archives of Florida.

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Gale Resources

Gale, a Cengage company, partners with librarians and educators around the world to connect learners to essential content through user-friendly technology that enhances experiences and improves learning outcomes.

Link to Heritage quest online

Heritage Quest

A comprehensive treasury of American genealogical sources -rich in unique primary sources, local and family histories, and finding aids.

Link to Heritage quest online Library Edition offers full-page images with searchable full text for millions of pages of newspapers dating from the early 1700s into the early 2000s.

Salem Press

Whether you’re working on an assignment, researching materials for an upcoming project, or looking for additional information Salem Press offers over 40 reference titles on Health, History, Literature, and Science.

These E-resources have been funded under the provisions of the State Aid to Libraries Grant program, which is administered by the Florida Department of State’s Division of Library and Information Services