Basic Literacy Resources

Learners can use these resources to reach their personal goals. 

Educational Resources

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GCFLearnFree.org: 

A Goodwill Community Foundation program that provides free online learning tutorials in reading, math, computer skills, and more. 

Launchpad Tablet:

Review phonics and sightwords on a pre-loaded learning tablet. No Internet required.

 

Learner Center by LINCS:
This site offers online resources for adult learners based on your personal goals. 

Louisiana HiSET Requirements:

 Find out eligibility requirements, how to register, and additional testing details. 

Quizlet:

Search millions of study sets or create your own. Share your knowledge with others or practice spelling, play learning games, and more.

Your Dictionary: 

Online Dictionary and Thesaurus.

Community Resources

Education and Career Resources at the Library

Ascension Public Schools:

Parent and student resouces for Ascension Parish Public Schools. 

Ascension Parish Government Resources:

Access to public information for the parish of Ascension. 

 

Louisiana Rehabilitation Services: 

Louisiana Rehabilitation Services (LRS) assists persons with disabilities in their desire to obtain or maintain employment and/or achieve independence in their communities by providing rehabilitation services and working cooperatively with business and other community resources.

Louisiana Workforce Commission Services for Job Seekers:

Helping Individuals Reach Employment (HiRE) provides job search tools, services for job seekers, occupational data, veterans services and more. 

Volunteers of America: Intellectual & Developmental Disability Services

In Baton Rouge, Volunteers of America has been helping adults with developmental and intellectual disabilities make informed life-choices, acquire daily living skills, and live as independently as possible. Services offered range from vocational day programs to residential living. 

Work Ready U

WorkReady U provides services for individuals seeking to obtain their High School Equivalency Diploma (HiSET, formerly the GED®), and transition to various college and career pathways.

 

CareerCruising:

Discover your learning style, explore careers, and build a resume using the CareerCruising guidance system.. 

 

HomeworkLouisiana

HomeworkLouisiana offers FREE online tutoring and academic resources from Tutor.com for Louisiana residents. Get help in math, science, social studies or English from a live tutor. You can also connect with a career coach to get help finding a job or drop off a resume for review. The service can be accessed from a Louisiana public library or from your home computer.

LearningExpress Library: 

Access a comprehensive collection of test preparation tools, skill-building materials, and career resources.

NoveList Plus:

Discover new books and authors based on what you like to read. Includes summaries and series order for titles.

 

Scholastic GO!:

Explore nonfiction texts, world newspapers, videos and more with this easy-to-navigate digital resource designed to strengthen content knowledge, vocabulary, and core proficiency skills.

Universal Class:

Universal Class offers over 500 online non-credit Continuing Education Courses. Learn something new today!

World Book Online Encyclopedia:

Online version of the renowned encyclopedia. Available in French and Spanish.