What is? Be Connected?
Be Connected is an Australia wide initiative empowering all Australians to thrive in a digital world. We have online learning resources as well as a Network of community partners - the Be Connected Network - who offer support so you can develop your digital skills and confidence. Find a local place for friendly help and advice, or join the Network to help others.
Be Connected Workshops Click here
Lynda.com is an online education platform with video-based courses covering a broad range of topics.
Courses are presented by industry experts from areas including business, design, IT, marketing, web design, photography and more.
To get started go to Lydna.com
Transparent Language Online
Lithgow Library Learning Centre is thrilled to be able to provide its members with access to a free online tool for learning a foreign language.
Transparent Language Online provides library members with access to over 100 languages. It can be accessed from a personal computer or you can learn on the go via an iOS or Android app. Library members can learn to listen, speak, read and write a new language or for those new to English it provides beginner Englis for speakers of more than 25 languages.
The program also features Kidspeak - specially designed for kids of all ages to make learning a second language easy by combining animations with over 40 engaging, interactive activities, puzzles and songs, three levels of difficulty plus printable activities and learning exercises.
Available for free through the library website.