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Access Creativebug for free with your RHPL card. Enjoy unlimited access to thousands of online art and craft classes. Watch Creativebug's classes anytime, anywhere. Start and stop projects at your own pace since they never expire. No pressure, just possibilities! 

Users need to create an individual account to use this resource.

Niche Academy

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On Niche Academy, you'll find tutorials on familiar electronic resources to which RHPL subscribes, such as OverDrive, Hoopla, PressReader, Lynda and many more. You'll also find helpful tutorials on commonly asked questions including how to use Gmail, Facebook, Google Docs, and more.

LinkedIn Learning (formerly Lynda.com)

LinkedIn Learning

NOTE: Lynda.com will become LinkedIn Learning as of April 12, 2021. Find out more.

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LinkedIn Learning provides trending, in-demand professional skills through on-demand video tutorials. The online learning site hosts over 160,000 videos in a variety of languages and on a variety of topics (including business, design, web development and multimedia skills) and software (Microsoft Office, Adobe Creative Suite and open source applications). These courses are delivered by expert instructors and feature searchable transcripts that make it easy to find quick answers to questions. They also feature Certificates of Completion that can be uploaded to a LinkedIn profile.

In order to link your RHPL account to the LinkedIn Learning app, follow these steps:

  • Download and install the LinkedIn Learning app from your app store
  • On the home screen, select Sign In
  • Click on Sign in with your library card. You'll be asked to enter your Library ID, which is rhpl
  • Enter in your library barcode and PIN. 

Little Pim

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Language learning for kids 0-6, this resource introduces children to foreign languages in a way they can understand and enjoy. Accessible and engaging for young children, the method incorporates words and themes that are relevant to the child’s daily life, and research shows that early language learning enhances verbal development, social and cognitive skills.

Mango Languages

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70+ languages and counting! Learn a new language online or through the Mango app. Mango teaches practical conversation and cultural awareness for the world’s most popular languages. Each lesson incorporates interactive tools and rich imagery that eliminates boredom and keeps you engaged.

Users need to create an individual account to use this resource.



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Homework help has never been easier. Brainfuse offers live-tutoring to students (K-12) between 2-11 p.m. in math, science, reading, social studies, history, geography and language arts. Other services include writing labs, diagnostic testing and individualized flash card creation for studying.

New York Times: Cooking and Gaming

New York Times Cooking offers a thorough and diverse recipe collection, as well as tips and techniques to help you become a better and more creative home cook. Have fun and keep your mind sharp with New York Times Games, including the NYT Crossword and Spelling Bee.

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Kermode: Digital Literacy


Made for parents and educators, Kermode helps build fundamental digital literacy and critical thinking skills that help children to safely and smartly navigate the media they encounter. 

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Road to IELTS


Are you learning English as a second language? Road to IELTS is the official preparation course for the International English Language Testing System (IELTS), one of the most popular ESL tests in Canada. You’ll find interactive activities, practice tests with answers, study guides and more to help you prepare for the IELTS Academic Test, which is meant for ESL learners applying for higher education or professional registration.

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G1 Driver’s License Test


Take the first step to becoming a new driver in Ontario. Learn the rules of the road and traffic signs and prepare for your G1 license test with G1.ca, which offers 15 practice tests and a G1 Test Simulator. Note: G1.ca is not affiliated with Drive Test and the Ministry of Transportation.

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