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ArtistWorks

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Learn to play a variety of musical instruments with these online video lessons. There also courses on different styles of singing and music, including hip hop scratch.

Course List | Video Tutorial

AtoZ

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Learn about other countries in fun and unexpected ways using the links below:

AtoZ World Food Explore recipes and food culture in all countries of the world
AtoZ Food America Find out about recipes and ethnic food culture in the United States
AtoZ World Travel Research cities of the world. Ideal for explorers or armchair travellers.
AtoZ World Business Facts focused on the business and economic aspects of world countries.
AtoZ Maps Online Full colour modern and historical maps of regions of the world. Great for geographers and writers.
LingoLITE Learn the basics of 30 languages using video and audio clips

Note:  The Publisher has provided temporary access while libraries are closed due to COVID-19.

Auto Repair Source

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Get the detailed information you need to tackle vehicle maintenance and repairs. Includes step-by-step service and repair procedures, labour estimating tool, photos, illustrations, diagrams and more.

BPL Digital Library Academy

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Short tutorials on how to use library resources. Features tips and troubleshooting for e-books, getting started with online databases like SimplyAnalytics or Ancestry and tutorials on common tools like Email and Zoom.

For personalized Tech Coach sessions register in our online events calendar.

Getting Started Guide

BPL Program Portal

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The home for Barrie Public Library's online programs, such as storytimes, reading tips , kids activities and genealogy tips.

To register for programs and find out what's coming up see our online events calendar.

Getting Started Guide

Creativebug

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Watch and learn from award-winning art and craft video classes taught by recognized design experts and artists. This includes sewing, quilting, jewellery making, recipes, Cricut projects and much more. You can also watch Creativebug TV for inspiration and entertainment!

Try out the Crafting at Home programs. This is a specially created series of classes and projects to tide you through your time at home. One will be released each week. Remember to login, comment on your project and upload pictures!

Crafting at Home: Week 1 | Week 2  | Week 3 | Week 4 | Week 5 | Week 6

Printable Getting Started Guide | Video Tutorial

G1.ca

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Online driver education program containing the following Ontario-specific information: 6 G1 practice tests for cars, 1 M1 practice test for motorcycles; 1 G1 test simulator (cars), 1 M1 test simulator (motorcycle); an FAQ section with detailed answers to 100+ MTO-related questions. A great companion to the MTO driver's handbook. Other MTO handbooks are available online.

Goldfish School

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Online courses for learning English or French, using visual and audio exercises and tests. Includes sections to prepare for the TOEFL English-language tests.

LinkedIn Learning with Lynda.com content

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Learn a new skill online, on your time.  Over 6,000 video courses in Business, Technology and Creative Skills taught by industry experts.

Printable Getting Started Guide | Video Tutorial

Little Pim

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10 language programs for kids ages 0-6 including Arabic, Chinese, English/ESL, French, German, Hebrew, Italian, Japanese, Russian, and Spanish.

Mango Languages

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Learn over 70 languages through interactive lessons and activities, including Spanish, English, French, German, Korean – and even Pirate!

Note: The Publisher has provided temporary access while libraries are closed due to COVID-19.

PebbleGo

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Reading and research tools for Pre-Kindergarten to Grade 3. Learn about exciting topics like Animals, Science and Dinosaurs. Includes text, audio, video and printable activities.

Note:  The Publisher has provided temporary access to the items below while libraries are closed due to COVID-19:

TechBoomers

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Free articles and blogs to help you learn how to use popular websites and apps like Facebook, Netflix and Amazon.

TumbleMath

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TumbleMath is a comprehensive collection of math picture books for grades K-6 complete with animation and narration.

Note:  The Publisher has provided temporary access while libraries are closed due to COVID-19.

Universal Class

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Hundreds of online courses for continuing education and personal development. Learn at your own pace whenever and wherever it’s convenient for you, and get help from certified instructors.

Video Tutorial

 

SimplyAnalytics is Only Available in the Library during Open Hours. Please access SimplyAnalytics from inside the library at this time.

SimplyAnalytics is Only Available in the Library during Open Hours. Please access SimplyAnalytics from inside the library at this time.