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Universal Class 
Learn something new today. Universal Class offers hundreds of online classes facilitated by dedicated instructors sharing their knowledge on almost any topic imaginable.  Free with your Phoenix Public Library card.

Mango Languages
Learn English, Spanish, French, Japanese, Mandarin Chinese, Korean and more. Using real-life situations and actual conversations, learn how to communicate.

Rocket Languages
Learn American Sign Language, Spanish, Japanese, Italian, Hindi, German, Arabic, English as a Second Language and more.  Lessons are reinforced through games and member forums where you can interact with other learners and teachers.

LearningExpressLibrary 3.0
Take a wide variety of practice exams to help with academic or licensing tests. Learn more about LearningExpressLibrary.

Online academic and career practice tests. Areas covered include SAT preparation courses, SAT practie exams, civil service, cosmetology, EMS, firefighter, GED, law enforcement, military, postal services, real estate, U.S. citizenship, and more. Test score report includes explanation of right and wrong answers.

Career Training

Academic Testing

  • Civil Service
  • Firefighter
  • Nursing
  • US Citizenship
  • High School Skills Improvement
  • GED (temporarily unavailable)
  • College Entrance Exams & SAT
  • Graduate School Exams

Ferguson's - Career Guidance Center
The Center offers detailed profiles of thousands of jobs and industries, valuable advice on career skills, and thousands of resource entries enable the searcher to learn about a wide variety of jobs, industries; scholarships, internships, and professional programs. Includes advice on applying for a job, acing an interview, behaving professionally in the work environment, and related topics, supplemented by dozens of sample resumes and cover letters created by professional career consultants, and a searchable archive of articles from current and past issues of Career opportunities news, a newsletter that provides timely information about colleges and the job market.

Testing & Education Reference Center
This resource provides in-depth information on colleges and universities, graduate and professional programs, distance learning, corporate training, available scholarships and awards, preparatory entrance tests and more. Also includes help for creating a successful resume.

Typing Master
Practice touch typing, test your typing skills, build up typing speed, and learn to use the numeric keypad. 
The Goodwill Community Foundation has created and provided quality, innovative online learning opportunities to anyone who wants to improve the technology, literacy and math skills needed to be successful in both work and life. Browse hundreds of tutorials and classes absolutely free.

Digital Media Tutorials

Greater Phoenix Digital Library 

Learn more about downloading eMedia from the Greater Phoenix Digital Library by clicking on the links below.

  • OverDrive Help Don't know where to start? Visit this directory and search page to discover what Greater Phoenix Digital Library can do for you.
  • Transferring eBooks to a Nook This video was created by staff and was posted to their user forum website.

Database Tutorials and User Guides

Ancestry Library 



Heritage Quest


The Morningstar education page includes a user guide available in English and Spanish as well as three 2-minute tutorials.



These video tutorials were created by ReferenceUSA staff. There are several videos available including Custom Search Overview, Quick Search, Advanced Search Techniques, and SIC + NAICS codes searching. All tutorials are for the US Businesses modules.

World Book 

Watch video tutorials for World Book Online for Kids, World Book Online Info Finder, World Book Online Reference Center, Enciclopedia Estudiantil Hallazgos, Hispánica Saber Gran Enciclopedia Hispánica, and World Book Discover.