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Learn a New Language
Rosetta  Stone:  Choose from over 30 languages. Core lessons to build reading, writing, speaking and listeninFocused activities to refine grammar, vocabulary, pronunciation and more. Mobile apps that enable learners to reinforce language on the go.
Live Lingua:  This project is the Internet's largest collection of free public domain language learning materials. It hosts thousands of free ebooks, audios and videos for over 130 languages from around the world. Includes FSI Language Courses; DLI Language Courses; and Peace Corps Language Archive.
Mango Languages:  Lessons are available in over 45 foreign languages and 15 English as a Second Language (ESL) courses. Learn simple, practical skills for common, polite conversation situations in only a few short hours, or learn in-depth and comprehensive language and grammar skils to move beyond basic language skills.


Continuing Education

The Great Courses:   A series of college-level audio and video courses taught by distinguished and legendary instructors from Ivy League and other renowned schools and institutions. Hundreds of videos and lectures on subjects ranging from photography to physics, astronomy to art, history to health, and more. This is part of the RB Digital platform which allows up to 2 weeks of unlimited streaming of thier services a month.


Universal Class has over 500 CEU level online non-college credit Continuing Education courses.


GCFLearnFree creates and provides 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.


Genealogy - Library Edition:  Access to this resource has been temporarily expanded to NYPL cardholders working from home, courtesy of ProQuest and its partner Ancestry.
Proquest - Fold3 Library  Edition:  Access US military records, including the stories, photos and documents of the men and women who served. It contains millions of records from world-class archives, many of which are exclusively available on Fold3. Fold3 is invaluable for historians, genealogists, researchers, military enthusiasts, veterans and their families, teachers and battle reenactors.

  Databases with Additional Genealogy Resources