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3 things you can learn free online with your City of Sydney library membership

Achieve your personal and professional goals with LinkedIn Learning and Mango Languages

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With a free City of Sydney library membership you can enjoy personalised learning this holiday season and kick the new year off with confidence.

1. Develop your skill set with LinkedIn Learning

City of Sydney library members can access more than 16,000 micro and in-depth courses. Topics include everything from software and technology to creative pursuits and business skills.

Free on-demand courses taught by industry experts are available in 7 languages. Start your online learning today by taking a bite-size tutorial or a comprehensive course.

Certificates of completion can be downloaded once you finish a course. With more than 60 new courses added each week, there’s something for everyone.

2. Learn a language with Mango languages

Jump into learning a new language with interactive, step-by-step guides. There are over 70 languages to choose from.

Use practical conversation-based methodology, with notes that provide context and insight. Practise speaking your answers with quiz slides and pronunciation tools. Colour mapping shows relationships between languages.

There’s a translation tool to help you on your way. Log in as a guest or sign up to track your progress.

Be Connected helps older Australians build confidentce, skills and safety online. Photo: Getty Images
Be Connected helps older Australians build confidentce, skills and safety online. Photo: Getty Images

3. Increase your tech skills with Be Connected

Be Connected is a free Australian Government initiative to increase the confidence, skills and online safety of older Australians when they use the internet and everyday technology.

Access interactive online activities, learn to search the internet, use email, connect with family and friends on social media, make simple video calls and get help setting up personal MyGov accounts.

It’s available online from the federal government.

Members can access the Be Connected website from all our libraries, through the public access computers.

Not a member? Join the City of Sydney Library, membership is free for NSW residents.

Published 14 December 2021, updated 26 April 2023