The Learning Express Library is free access given to individuals to instructional tests, tutorials, eBooks, articles, and flashcards to help prepare students for academic success and adults for workplace advancement, career changes and vocational exams.

To access this free tutorial website, interested persons may visit the Marinette County Public Library Services catalog at www.infosoup.org. Under the “Research and Learning” tab, click on “Learning Express Library.” Powered by the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction, anyone who lives inside the State of Wisconsin has free access to register for an account.

The Learning Express Library intends to provide free help to school students who want to practice math, writing and homework skills. It also offers exam preparation for adults and high school students preparing to take the GED, ACT and SAT exams.

For adults hoping to start their first career or change careers, the Learning Express Library offers free practice tests and tutorials to build common workplace skills. It also allows individuals to prepare to take exams relevant to a host of careers including CDL driver, cosmetologist, electrician, plumber, emergency medical services technician, firefighter, law enforcement agent, nurse or real estate agent. In addition, this program can assist individuals in writing updated resumes and cover letters essential to most applicants.

Marinette County Librarian Mariel Carter said, “This site offers access to building lifelong learning skills from the comfort of your home, when it’s convenient for you — all at your own pace.” Carter encourages anyone who is interested in earning a GED, investigating career options, or thinking about taking college entrance exams to start now.

While the library buildings are closed to the public, the Marinette County Libraries are open online and offering curbside pick-up. Due dates for materials checked out before the libraries closed have been extended.

For updates on programs and the latest library news and virtual events, people may visit its website, www.marinettecountylibraries.org or find them on Facebook.