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Basic Literacy Resources

Learners can use these resources to reach their personal goals. 

Educational Resources


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.


Louisiana HiSET Requirements:

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


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. 



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



HomeworkLouisiana offers FREE online tutoring and academic resources from 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.


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.


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