Most* Libraries are now open. Hours have changed. See temporary hours here. *Alamosa and Juan Tabo remain closed temporarily. Holds may be picked up and materials may be checked out and returned. Computers and seating are temporarily not available. Please make your visit brief. We encourage everyone who can to stay home and use our online digital resources.
Pronunciator is an online language-learning service that includes 163 different languages for beginners and advanced learners, kids and adults. This includes ESL courses in 143 non-English languages. Pronunciator offers a truly personalized and customized language learning experience!
o 163 languages to learn (plus ASL and ESL)
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Need help finding good books to read? Use your favorite books and authors to find new adventures! If you can't think of a book, simply choose a topic of interest and explore lists of recommended books. Teachers will find thematic units and other resources for incorporating fiction into the classroom.
LearningExpress Library features nearly 1,000 online tutorials, practice tests, and eBooks to help all ages. Use the School Center for elementary school reading skill builders and middle school reading comprehension, writing, grammar, vocabulary, and spelling skill builders.
Within LearnignExpress Library are various Centers for focused learning:
• Adult Core Skills
• School Center
• College Admissions Test Preparation
• College Center
• Career Preparation Center
• High School Equivalency Center
• Recursos en Español
Access more than 700,000 definitions, 477,000 words, 158,400 etymologies, and 119,500 quotations from well-known writers. Use the advanced search tool to gain exclusive access to recently collected citations from the Merriam-Webster citation files. Recently updated entries appear in a variety of categories, including Food & Beverage, Health & Medicine, Internet, Law, Music, and Science.
The resources in the School Center provide skill-building for classroom and homework success. The school center helps students in elementary, middle, and high school prepare for important tests, get extra help with assignments, and boost their skills in important subjects.
The School Center is part of LearningExpress Library which features online tutorials, practice tests, and e-books to help patrons of all ages. It offers job search and workplace skills improvement, skill building in reading, writing, math, and basic science, career certification and licensure exam prep, college and grad school entrance test prep, GED® test prep, and more.
It is our mission to design inspiring, beautiful, and engaging learning activities for preschool-age children.
About Literature & Language Arts Resources
About Literature & Language Arts Resources
Many of these resources are available only with your library card. If you are accessing from outside the library, you will need to enter your valid library card number and PIN. These online resources are just like books, only available online. If your teacher wants you to use a book, you can use these.