Digital Media Lab — Online Resources

 

See every online resource the Library has to offer at A–Z Online Resources.


Creativebug

Creativebug

Video classes in painting, sewing, knitting, baking, upholstery, and more! After you register with your library card number and PIN (last four digits), you will login with your email and a password. If your PIN isn't working, call the library at 815-485-2605 so we can reset it.

You can also download our How to Use Creativebug Guide (PDF).

 

Access Creativebug


Lynda Learning

Lynda.com Library Edition

Access thousands of online video courses and exercise files that will help you learn software, creative, and business skills from the best in the business. Use your library card number and PIN (last four digits) to register, and always access your free Library Edition from this link. You can access this service from anywhere.

Access Lynda.com


Tech-Talk

TrueFlix

Tech-Talk arms students, busy professionals, and community members with the missing technology and communications skills they need to achieve excellence in the workplace. Tech-Talk is a premier collection of articles and videos, written each week by top training experts for busy professionals and aspiring students. It helps people stay up-to-date in using technology and become better communicators in the workplace.

  • Username: free-learning
  • Password: free-learning

Access Tech Talk


Vidcode

Make your own memes, stop motion animation, news broadcasts, and more! Share your passions. Vidcode offers over 300 hours of fun, easy-to-use coding lessons that connect tweens’ and teens’ interests with Javascript-based coding projects. Vidcode is most appropriate for tweens and teens, but kids can join, too.

Join our introductory course, Let’s Start Coding!

Join our full course, New Lenox Codes!


Are you a New Lenox teacher? Public, private, homeschool — we can set up a special Vidcode classroom just for you. Email our Digital Services Manager Ashley Middleton at amiddleton@newlenoxlibrary.org for more details. All students enrolled in New Lenox schools will be able to access these courses.

Watch more about the Vidcode Curriculum on YouTube.

This digital offering is run by the Digital Services Department and is financially supported by the Friends of the New Lenox Library.