Training Resources

Training Resources

You’re never too old to expand your knowledge base and learn a new skill!

Take a language course. Test your driving knowledge. Become tech savvy. Improve your job prospects. Develop life skills. Study to become a Canadian citizen. It’s all free and available online.

Mango Languages

Use your library card number to create an account and begin your language learning journey. The fun and practical lessons cover over 70 languages, (including Pirate) and will help you develop your vocabulary, pronunciation, grammar, and cultural awareness.

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Mauril Language Learning

Ready to take your French or English language skills to the next level? Test your listening comprehension skills with audio and video content from CBC and Radio-Canada. Progress at your own pace and step out of your comfort zone with language challenges. Mauril will help you feel more confident using French or English in any context.

Auto Repair Source

Requires EBSCO login

Contains step-by-step repair information, diagrams, maintenance schedules, parts and labor estimates, service bulletins and recall notices for all makes and models, with some model years going back to the 1970s.

Free G1 Practice Tests

Test your driving knowledge with The tests are based on the official ON Ministry of Transportation driver’s handbooks for cars and motorcycles.

Whether you’re a teen just starting out, or a senior preparing for a renewal exam, is worth checking out!

Tech Boomers is a free educational website that teaches older adults and other inexperienced Internet users about websites that can help improve their quality of life.

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GCF Learn Free

Use GCF LearnFree to improve technology, literacy, and math skills.

Supported by the Goodwill Community Foundation who “…create and provide education, employment, and life enrichment opportunities for people who desire to improve the quality of their lives”.

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The Learning Hub

The Learning HUB is a Literacy and Basic Skills upgrading program for adults funded through Employment Ontario. Popular courses include:

  • Healthy Eating
  • Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Becoming a Better Speller
  • Customer Service Essentials
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Understanding and Using Math
  • Writing an Essay
  • Managing your Money.
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Discover Canada Study Guide

The official guide for the Canadian citizen test covering the rights and responsibilities of citizenship.

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“The only thing that you absolutely have to know, is the location of the library.”

Albert Einstein