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Online Courses

Did you know that if you have a Toronto Public Library card, that you can access a large amount of online training (as well as access online resources that request memberships to access, like NOTE: Toronto Public Library has indicated that TPL content is currently accessible WITHOUT A CARD.


Technology Training Courses  

Online course services


    Video courses on software development, business, design, photography and more.

  • Safari

    Video courses and eBooks on technology and business topics.

  • Let's Learn Tech Online

    Interactive, self-paced courses to help you learn IT job skills.

  • HSTalks

    Lectures with slide presentations by leading experts on business, management, and biomedical and life sciences.

  • Gale Courses

    Instructor-led courses on accounting, college readiness, business, creative writing, and much more.

  • Mango Languages

    Interactive courses in 71 different languages, including English as a Second Language.


  • Brainfuse Adult Learning Centre

    Live, one-on-one help with academic and career goals, including high school equivalency preparation, résumé writing, citizenship test prep and more.

Test preparation & practice

  • Road to IELTS - General Module

    Interactive activities, practice tests and answers for the general test. For high school, work experience or training programs.

  • Road to IELTS - Academic Training Module

    Interactive activities, practice tests and answers for the academic test. For college, university or professional applications.

  • Learning Express Library

    Practice for the LSAT, MCAT, SAT, GMAT, GRE, TOEIC, TOEFL, Canadian Citizenship, and other standardized tests.

  • Tense Buster

    Lessons and practice tests to help improve English grammar. Beginner to advanced levels.



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