Montgomery County Public Libraries offers free access to Lynda.com., a collection of high-quality video tutorials taught by industry experts. With a library card, users can access Lynda.com to learn software, technology, creative, and business skills to achieve personal and professional goals — anytime, anywhere.
Lynda.com offers more than 6,000 courses, including art, graphic design, music, 3D animation, CNC/CAD engineering, Photoshop, InDesign, help with computer programs and applications, courses for enhancing your career, computer programming, IT management, web design, photography, music and video production, and more.
The courses, organized by subject and skill level, can be accessed from computer, tablet or mobile device. Learn a whole course or just the needed section. Everyone learns in their own way and at their own pace.
Users can access the Lynda.com courses through the MCPL website or download content to their own devices to view later. Lynda.com is owned by LinkedIn, so those with LinkedIn accounts can add classes they have taken on Lynda.com to a LinkedIn profile.
Current library card holders can sign up for Lynda.com at www.montgomerycountymd.gov/library.
“The addition of Lynda.com to our suite of career and education resources will allow MCPL card holders access to a top source for online learning,” stated MCPL Acting Director Anita Vassallo. “Offering this exceptional training source supports County Executive Isiah Leggett’s goal of a strong and vibrant economy, since residents of all ages will be able to learn and improve their work skills in a wide range of areas.”