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Learn at Home!: Tools for Teens

We understand that you can't always make it to the library, so here are some great resources to learn and enjoy books at home! Check back later; more resources coming soon.

Keep learning...

School may be on hold, but learning never takes a break! 

Here are some library resources you can use to learn a new skill, or hone existing skills, anywhere and anytime!

LearningExpress - PrepSTEP

Local access only for NSU and Broward. Remote access only for NSU and Broward.

LearningExpress provides interactive tutorials, practice tests, e-books, flashcards and articles for academic skill-building, standardized test preparation, career development and more. Get a head start on practicing for the SAT!

Registration required to create a personal account in order to save work in progress, store score reports, and revisit practice tests, tutorials, or e-books. Registration only requires a valid email address (username) and a password.

For more instruction on all the things you can do with LearningExpress, check out this Test Prep Lib Guide 


Universal Class via Broward County Library

Online courses for the lifelong pursuit of knowledge for either personal or professional reasons. Over 500 Courses available - try courses like the ABC's of Algebra, Cake Decorating, Creative Writing, Yoga 101, and many more!

In order to access this resource you will need a Broward County Library Card.  If you do not already have one, you can get one instantly if you live, work, or go to school in Broward County, or were born here! 

Check out the Broward County Library website and scroll down to Instant eCard!

LinkedIn Learning

Local access only for NSU and Broward. Remote access only for NSU and Broward.

LinkedIn Learning is a great online educational site that includes over 13,000 expert-led, online courses and video tutorials in popular fields like web design, web development, IT, education/instruction, media production, career development, and business.

To log in to the LinkedIn Learning App: Click “Sign in” and everyone should just enter “” in the Email field. That will take you to a library authentication page which you can use to enter your SharkLink ID and password or Alvin Sherman Library Card and you’ll be redirected back to LinkedIn Learning once that’s done.    Click here for more information.

Database Access Information

Ask the Teen Librarian!

Have a question about research? Looking for book recommendations? Ask the Teen Librarian and get a response ASAP! Or at least in a relatively timely fashion ;)

For all Hamilton Fans


Explore something fun on the internet

Try something new or reread an old favorite...

You can also find plenty of enriching and entertaining books to read without leaving the comfort of your own home!  Check out some of the eBooks and eAudiobooks that are available through the Alvin Sherman Library and Broward County Libraries! Read them in your internet browser or download the apps to your tablet or smart phone!

cloudLibrary - Popular eBooks and eAudiobooks 

RBdigital - Popular eBooks, eAudiobooks, Comics, and Magazines

Flipster - Magazines, coloring books, and activity books

OverDrive/Libby (via Broward County Library*) - Popular eBooks and eAudiobooks 

Hoopla (via Broward County Library*) - eBooks, eAudiobooks, movies, television, music, and comics - Free access to eBook downloads of thousands of classic novels, short stories, poems, and plays that are in the public domain. 

LibriVox - Free access to eAudiobook downloads of classic titles that are in the public domain.

* Broward County Library Card or Instant eCard needed

Get creative with free coloring pages and activity books via Flipster

Check out this neat coloring page, and lots of others like it, in the Flipster eMagazine database!