Whether learning to complete a task for today, or building skills for a career, Irving Public Library’s Lynda.com service is here to help you achieve your full potential. It's professional-level online courses can save you hundreds, or even thousands of dollars on class and book fees. Take courses at your own pace and when they are convenient to your busy schedule.
Finish courses and earn Certificates of Completion that can be printed, emailed or posted to a LinkedIn profile. Complete multiple classes to develop skills for pursuing a new career through the Learning Path series. Want to learn a programming language? Expert-taught video tutorials and code practice environment will give you hands-on experience in coding and debugging languages including SQL, Java and Python. Advanced programmer classes also available for code optimization and full-stack development.
Want to break into the music biz? Lynda.com has learning paths in producing, playing musical instruments like the piano and guitar, music mixing and recording. Those looking to train for marketing and business management can learn the finer points of becoming a Content Strategist and Digital Advertising, among many other tracks. With over four thousand courses available, you can expand your knowledge into other areas including business management, marketing, animation, education, music and video production and much, much more!
There are even courses for self-improvement, such as developing leadership skills, managing change, navigating interoffice politics and becoming a high performer.
Now that Lynda is back, don't hesitate to start taking advantage of this free service available to anyone with a current Irving Public Library card. Get started by visiting the library's Lynda.com launch page.