eLearning Lab


Event Information

351 9th Ave San Francisco CA 94118
Richmond Meeting Room
Thursday, May 11, 2017 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm

eLearning Lab

A self-paced eLearning Lab that focuses on learning through the many electronic resources offered by the Library, such as Treehouse (computers and coding), Lynda (multi-disciplinary), Mango Languages, Brainfuse (homework help), and more.  

Computers are provided, or you may bring your own laptop or mobile device.

Technology help is also available.  Drop in and learn something new!

A Complete List of SFPL’s Online Education Resources

Career Online High School           

San Francisco Public Library now offers a fully accredited online high school diploma and career certification program through Career Online High School (COHS).

Books24x7 (Skillsoft)

Books24x7 has more than 13,500 full-text technology and business eBooksfrom  210 publishers, plus 25,000+ IT and Desktop Video tutorials from industry experts. Note: Library card required.


Live homework help with one-on-one expert tutors. Every day 1-10pm. Also includes cover letter, resume, and interviewing resources.

California DMV Practice Tests

Free online California DMV practice tests, including tests for cars, motorcycles, and commercial vehicles. Practice tests are currently available in English and Spanish. (Driving-Tests.org)

Career Online High School

Adult learners earn an accredited high school diploma as well as a career certificate in one of eight high-demand career fields.

Classes at the Library

Classes and workshops regularly taught by staff at the Library.

Computer Tutorials and Job Skills

Job seeking computer skills, basics about computers and the Internet, email, social media, surfing the web, and search engines.

Computing and IT Books (Safari Techbooks Online)

Full-text online access to over 4000 computing, IT, and management titles that you can read online.

Financial Literacy (Rosen Publishing)

Personal and household finance, and money management made easy to understand with interactive calculators for budgeting, mortgage repayment, loans, and savings and retirement.

Gale Courses

Wide range of interactive courses, led by expert instructors. Also includes cover letter, resume and interviewing resources.

Jobs & Careers Resources

Practical information on topics such as job-hunting skills, choosing an occupation, education sources and employment agencies.


JobNow, powered by Brainfuse, provides live interactive online help combined with online resources to guide you through the necessary tasks to get a job.

Language Learning

Language and ESL courses with gradual immersion, using real-life situations and actual conversations to effectively teach a new language

Learning Express

Practice tests, exercises, skill-building courses, eBooks, and information to reach your personal and professional goals. Also includes cover letter, resume, and interviewing resources.


Online learning platform for business, software, technology, and creative skills. Learners watch video instruction from recognized industry experts.


Videos, projects and quizzes teach design and development of websites and mobile apps, coding languages, and basic computing.
Note: Treehouse account registration is required. If you already have an active SFPL Treehouse account, log in here.