ESL Resources

Resources and Databases for ESL, Naturalization, and GED

The Longview Public Library offers patrons access to a variety of online resources and databases.  Simply click the links below to experience these amazing services! Sites may require your Longview Public Library Library Card or Online Access Card for access to the service. If you don't yet have a card, please visit the Library to get your first one free! If you have any questions, please give us a call at (903) 237-1350. Staff members that speak Spanish are available. 

Recursos y bases de datos para ESL, Naturalización y GED

La Biblioteca Pública de Longview ofrece a los usuarios acceso a una variedad de recursos y bases de datos en línea. ¡Simplemente haga clic en los enlaces a continuación para ver estos increíbles servicios! Los sitios pueden requerir su Tarjeta de la Biblioteca  Pública de Longview o Tarjeta de Acceso en Línea para acceder al servicio. ¡Si todavía no tiene una tarjeta, visite la Biblioteca para obtener la primera gratis! Si tiene alguna pregunta, llámenos al (903) 237-1350. Los miembros del personal que hablan español están disponibles.

Driving-Tests: Driving-Tests is a wonderful internet-based database that offers all kinds of driving practice tests for cars and motorcycles. Our link is specific to Texas DMV rules and regulations and even includes fines, limits, signs and more. Driver's handbooks are also available in this database.

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Learning Express: Learning Express helps you achieve your educational and career goals. From computer skills and job searching to adult learning and college prep, Learning Express has many different resources to help you succeed! Practice for tests such as ASVAB, GRE, GED, AP, SAT, ACT, and more.

OverDrive: OverDrive offers eBooks and eAudiobooks for readers of all ages, including popular fiction and nonfiction titles, and even graphic novels.

PowerSpeak Languages: PowerSpeak is our language database from Gale. PowerSpeak provides users with the ability to learn, apply, and enjoy a new language quickly and more proficiently using a variety of proven methods that engage all types of learners. Choose from Spanish, French, German, Mandarin Chinese, and ESL For Spanish Speakers. 

Universal Class: Universal Class is an online database of free classes for personal enrichment and/or continuing education. With more than 500 courses to choose from, there's something for everyone - from pie baking and spirituality to domestic violence prevention and writing poetry. Universal Class also features teaching resources and courses that can be used to meet job requirements. Simply by creating a free account, you can be enrolled in up to 5 courses at once!