Education


Subscription databaseCollege Blue Book - guide to thousands of 2 - and 4-year schools in the U.S. and Canada, their programs, degrees, and financial aid sources

Subscription databaseLearn4Life - an online, instructor-led learning course service, featuring courses on everything from arts and music to business and computer instruction. Sign up with your library card for free access to expert training for these six-week courses that start mid-month

Subscription databaseMicrosoft IT Academy - free access to Microsoft’s online courses for technology training and certification. Improve your job skills or learn basic or advanced computer and programming skills with classes on Microsoft Office, Windows Server, Visual Studio and other programs

Librarian-created resourceForeign Language & ESL Resources - Find the Best library, internet, and local resources for learning a foreign language or English as a Second Language

Librarian-created resourceKids & Teens Homework Help - Spokane Public Library subscribes to several electronic reference sources that can be a big help as you work on school reports and special projects

Librarian-created resourceScholarship Resources - Find the Best strategies for scholarship searching

FAFSA - free Application for Federal Student Aid has information about federal student aid and an online application form

FastWeb! - a resource for local, national and college specific scholarships

Occupational Outlook Handbook - a publication from the U.S. Department of Labor that provides information about occupations and careers including the nature of work, training required, and salaries 

Online Degrees - this is a continuously updated web site that you can search by school, degree or accreditation
Spokane Colleges - the list of local colleges compiled by the library

Spokane Public Schools - the official website of Spokane Public School District #81, including links to all of their elementary, junior high, and high schools

USA Learns - an interactive website for learning English as a Second Language.  Available in basic English and Spanish

WorkSource Washington - Washington State's official online employment site, including training programs and a skills center


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