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.

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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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hooplaEnormous digital collection of movies, TV shows, eBooks, eAudiobooks, music albums, comic books, and more with no waiting, no holds, and no late fees. Accessible on any computer and/or mobile device via free hoopla app. For detailed instructions, please click here.

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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.


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Mango LanguagesLanguage Learning Database. Start the conversation in your choice of over 70 world languages and dialects through courses crafted using conversational methodology, delivered through native speaker dialogue, and created with each individual learner in mind.
Once you click the link, simply start a new profile from the sign-up page. Afterwards, it will prompt you to sign in with your library/online access card number and password. Then you'll browse the languages and get started!


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


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TexShare Access in the Library / TexShare Access from Home: Wide variety of free learning databases, such as small engine repair, crafts, practice tests and much more.

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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!