Yolo County Library

Adults

A-Z list of library resources for adults

Career Preparation: Prepare for Nursing, Real Estate, Teaching, Military, Emergency Medical, Firefighting, Electrician, Plumbing, Culinary Arts, and other careers. You will need a Yolo County Library card.

Community Colleges: California community colleges can help you achieve your goals. In California, everyone can benefit from a community college education.

Coursera: A learning platform that offers access to world-class, job-relevant content and credentials from 200+ business, government, and university partners, including Yale, Johns Hopkins, and Google. Available through September 2024. This resource was supported in whole or in part by the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services under the provisions of the American Rescue Plan Act, administered in California by the State Librarian and by funding provided by the State of California, administered by the California State Library.

HelpNow: offers live tutor access for homework help, skills building and test preparation.

High School Diploma: Go to high school online and get a career certificate for free on your own time. Prepare for the GED in English or En Espanol using your Yolo County Library card.

Learning Express Library: Includes Become a Better Reader, Recursos Para Hispanohablantes, U.S. Citizenship preparation, and resources on JobEducationCollege, and Computer skills. You will need a Yolo County Library cardThis resource was supported in whole or in part by the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services under the provisions of the American Rescue Plan Act, administered in California by the State Librarian and by funding provided by the State of California, administered by the California State Library.

LinkedIn Learning: Over 16,000 expert-level video tutorials on everything including C++ Coding training, Excel Essentials, Graphic Design, Photography. If you want to learn or master a skill, LinkedIn Learning compiles high-quality how-to series, put together by some of the most successful industry experts. This resource was supported in whole or in part by the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services under the provisions of the American Rescue Plan Act, administered in California by the State Librarian and by funding provided by the State of California, administered by the California State Library.

Northstar Digital Literacy: Defines basic skills needed to perform tasks on computers and online. Online, self-guided modules assess the ability of individuals to perform tasks based on these skills. Included are basic computer digital literacy standards and modules in three main areas: Essential Computer Skills (Basic Computer Skills, Internet Basics, Using Email, Windows OS, Mac OS); Essential Software Skills (Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Google Docs); Using Technology in Daily Life (Social Media, Information Literacy, Career Search Skills, Supporting K-12 Distance Learning, Your Digital Footprint). This resource was supported in whole or in part by the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services under the provisions of the American Rescue Plan Act, administered in California by the State Librarian and by funding provided by the State of California, administered by the California State Library.

VetNow: features live online assistance, resume lab help, and wide range of academic tools to help job-seekers and veterans reach their goals. Create an account and connect with tutors, job coaches, and veteran navigators. VetNow User Guide (PDF) About PDF This resource is supported in whole or in part by funding provided by the State of California, administered by the California State Library.

Yolo Reads: Free tutoring for adults who want to improve their reading, writing, spelling, and grammar skills. Share your love of reading by becoming a volunteer tutor.

A-Z list of additional resources for adults