The Studio Tutorials & Online Resources

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Craftsy on Hoopla

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Watch step-by-step instruction on a variety of creative crafts, such as baking, cake decorating, quilting, knitting, and more. Hoopla Digital content also includes eBooks, audiobooks, movies, TV shows, comics, and music that you can access from either your browser or a mobile app.

Access Craftsy videos on Hoopla



Creativebug is your go-to resource for high-quality, on-trend arts and crafts instructional videos. Get on-demand access to our full library 1,000+ art and craft classes for artists and makers of all levels. You’ll enjoy award-winning HD instructional videos on drawing, painting, sewing, knitting, crochet, quilting, baking and more. All classes are taught by experts, with new classes added daily.

Creativebug delivers expert instruction and inspiration straight to your favorite device so you can learn at your own pace—anytime, anywhere.

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

Use a computer to do almost anything! Free training to get you comfortable with the basics of computing, using the Internet, and some common office software tools.


Access DigitalLearn

Linkedin Learning

Linkedin Learning 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 Linkedin Learning