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  • Learn how to paint, knit, sew, and much more about Creativebug

  • Short animations in English, French, Arabic, Spanish, and Russian, amongst other languages, with complementary texts to more about EduMedia

  • A database designed to help improve writing, vocabulary, spelling, grammar, reading comprehension and math skills at the elementary (grade 4), secondary, more about Learning Express Library

  • LinkedIn Learning for Library is an upgrade to the previous Lynda Library product, providing continued lifelong learning opportunities for all of you. more about LinkedIn Learning for Library (Formerly
    • From March 31st, 2022, any customers who have not yet logged into LinkedIn Learning for Library will not have their Lynda history migrated over.  
    • LinkedIn Learning mobile app is now available. Please activate/access LinkedIn Learning via the desktop first, then move to the mobile app for an easier sign in experience on mobile.
    • To sign in, click Sign in with your library card, enter “LibraryID” as “ottawa”, read more usage notes about LinkedIn Learning for Library (Formerly
  • Mango Languages offers 40 online language learning courses for English speakers and 15 English courses for non-English more about Mango Languages

  • Pronunciator is unique in offering personalized courses in any of 163 languages, and instruction in any of 144 more about Pronunciator

    Go Mobile The Pronunciator app is written in responsive HTML5, and can be used in any browser — even the browser in your mobile device.

  • SOLARO is an online study more about SOLARO

    • Customers will need to enter a library card the first time to request a SOLARO Account.
    • You can then use this information to log in to the website or to log in through the SOLARO app on your mobile devices.
  • Free and unlimited online courses in French. Learn languages, sewing, singing, coding for kids, and more! 

  • TumbleMath is a comprehensive collection of online math, story and picture books that includes full narration and more about TumbleMath