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Adult Learning

Resources provided by Henderson Libraries that are tailored towards adults in academic skills, career development, language help, technology help, and local assistance. 

Academic Skills

Adult Literacy and Language Programs in Nevada Helping Nevadans improve their literacy levels and achieve other goals with free resources.

LearningExpress Library Adult Learning Center Free online resources to help you improve your basic reading, writing, speaking, grammar, and math skills. Use your library card to access. Includes:

BrainFuse Adult Learning Center Brush up on your skills, learn something new, and test your knowledge. Get live one-on-one help. Use your library card to access.

High School Equivalency Programs in Nevada

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Career Development

HELP of Southern Nevada - Offering live interactive workshops as part of their Employment Readiness series

BrainFuse: JobNow - Free online job assistance, including resume templates, interview tips, career assessments, and live resume and interview coaching. Use your library card to access.

LearningExpress Library Adult Learning Center - Prepare for a career exam here. Use your library card to access. Includes:

Language Help

English Language Programs in Nevada 

DuoLingo - An online and mobile platform to learn a variety of languages.

OverDrive - Learn a new language through eBooks & audiobooks using OverDrive! Use your library card to access.


Local Assistance

CCSD TITLE I HOPE - Making a difference for homeless children and youth in the Clark County School District and TITLE I HOPE: Homeless Outreach Program for Education.

Clark County Bar Association - This non-profit, volunteer member organization offers a list of public legal resources and services available in the community. 

HopeLink of Southern Nevada - A comprehensive assistance and referral services for families in critical need.

Nevada Supplemental Nutrition Program for WIC - Program for Women, Infants and Children (WIC) is a special supplemental nutrition program that serves income eligible pregnant, postpartum and breastfeeding women, infants, and children up to age 5 who are at nutrition risk.

S.A.F.E. House Nevada - Through safe shelter, support, advocacy, counseling and community education, this organization provides a comprehensive approach to working with families to stop abuse in the family environment.

Southern Nevada Health District - Aimed at protecting and promoting the health, the environment, and the well-being of Southern Nevada residents and visitors.


Technology Basics

LearningExpress Library Adult Learning Center - Improve your technology skills here. Use your library card to access. Includes:

GCF Learn Free Typing - In this free interactive course, learn the basics of touch typing, then practice the skills you've learned.

Digital Learn - A free, online hub to learn basics for computers and the Internet including Internet Privacy, how to use Microsoft Word, and Intro to Email.

TechBoomers - Tutorials for popular websites like Facebook, Amazon, and eBay for older adults or other inexperienced Internet users.

Office365 - Learn the basics of Microsoft Office 365, including Outlook, OneDrive, Word, Excel, and more.

CODE.org - Learn computer science using free, online tutorials. Create projects like games and activities using code.

W3Schools - Free, online tutorials for learning HTML, CSS, SQL, PHP, Python, Java, jQuery and JavaScript with the world's largest web developer site.