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Adult Learning Center

Adult Learning Center

Whether you are going back to school, switching jobs, or just want to brush up on academic skills, BrainFuse Adult Learning Center is here to help. Access practice tests, study materials, and live tutors who can help you prepare you for the GED, High School Equivalency, and Citizenship tests. Resources are available in English and Spanish. Live tutors are available for help in reading, writing, and math from 2-11pm daily. Online tutorials are available. 


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AV2 World Languages eBooks

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With more than 100 fully digital titles, AV2 World Languages offers children’s eBooks covering a vast amount of educational content. Titles are available in 14 languages with an option to also listen to an audio reading in each language. Patrons will click the title that interests them and then select the desired language once the book loads. This is a FREE resource; no library card is necessary to access AV2 Languages.

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Brainfuse HelpNow

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Live homework help and tutoring is available directly to students, as well as schools, libraries, businesses, and community colleges to help K-12 and adult learners succeed. Through Brainfuse HelpNow, live Homework help is available from 2-11pm every day in English and in Spanish. The Brainfuse Mobile App is available in both the iOS (Apple) and Google Play (Android) stores. Online tutorials are available. 


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Digital Learn

Digital Learn logo is a hub from the Public Library Association of video-based tutorials to help beginners learn computing skills and increase confidence using the Internet. Digital Learn is a free resource.

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Educate Station

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Educate Station offers learning plans and educational worksheets for students in Pre-K through Grade 5. This resource offers content which works well in a home-school environment or for parents wanting to give their young scholars extra help in specific subjects. With your library card from Bloomington Library, you can access this resource for FREE. To login from outside the library, patrons will need to enter their library card number.

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Khan Academy

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Access practice exercises, instructional videos, and a personalized learning dashboard which empowers learners to study at their own pace both inside and outside the classroom. Tackle math, science, computer programming, history, art history, economics, and more with Khan Academy! NO LIBRARY CARD REQUIRED!

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This award winning PreK-3 database for reading and research makes learning fun. The PebbleGo database helps improve reading and research skills while building on children's interests. 


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Peoria Journal Star

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Find full-text articles about news, issues, events, people and more as you search Peoria Journal Star archives from 1991 - today. Articles from 2019 are available with text and images. The 2006-2020 blogs are also available. Updated daily, the archive includes obituaries, editorials, announcements, sports, real estate and more.

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Emphasizing the latest STEM thinking and Next Generation Science Standards, ScienceFlix is transforming the way students access science topics, acquire scientific knowledge, and build an abiding interest in science, technology, and engineering. 


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USA Today

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From 1987 to the present, search for articles about news, issues, events, people, and more. From 2006 to the present, full issues of each paper are available. This database is updated daily.

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World Book Online

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This resource offers an encyclopedia, dictionary, atlas, homework help, study aids, and curriculum guides. Patrons can play, explore, research and learn through the different lessons, videos, games, and activities. Access to World Book Online is free with your library card. Online tutorials are available. 


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