Tuesday, March 16, 2010

Learning Express

Learning Express is a database offered by your library that features preparation for just about any exam or skill you want to master. You can use this database to review basic skills, prepare for exams, and take practice standardized tests. All for free! Plus, your practice tests are scored immediately so there’s no waiting involved. Learning Express offers preparation in the following categories:

Elementary School
Middle School
High School
College Preparation
College Students
GED Preparation
Job Search & Workplace Skills
Jobs & Careers
Skill Building for Adults
U.S. Citizenship
Recursos para Hisanohablantes (Resources for Spanish-Speakers)

Learning Express also features preparation for popular exams like ACT, SAT, GED, Civil Service, CDL, EMS, Nursing, and Teaching, just to name a few. To find out more about Learning Express, visit our website (www.mytpl.org), click on “online databases” to the left, and choose “Learning Express.” You can create an account, track your progress, and before you know it you’ll be on your way to learning the skills you need now! If you need assistance using Learning Express, feel free to call us at 985-876-5861 and we will be happy to walk you through the database over the phone! Or, you can text any question on any topic to 66746, start the message with "mytpl" and we will answer your questions via text message.

Tuesday, March 9, 2010

Women's History Month

“In a world where there is so much to be done,
I felt strongly impressed that there must be something
for me to do.”
Dorothea Dix (1802-1887)
Social reformer

March is Women’s History month! It’s a time of year for us to celebrate women’s accomplishments in history and how they have affected our lives today. The National Women’s History Project has named this year’s theme: “Writing Women Back into History.” For more information about women’s history, take a look at some of the links below and learn how women’s achievements have shaped your life.

More information:

National Women’s History Project


Library Books about Women’s History