Education & Continuing Education

Staff Recommendations

Picturing America

By National Endowment for the Humanities

"Democracy demands wisdom and vision in its citizens."  Natl. Foundation on the Arts and Humanities.  Picturing...»

By Kristel, Youth Services

Community Resources

Chronicle Career Library

Information on more than 2,000 occupations, including 650 comprehensive occupational descriptions.

LearningExpress Library

LearningExpress Library 3.0 is now available. Users will need to create a new account on this site. Interactive practice exams including ACT, ASVAB, SAT, civil service, and citizenship. 


A program containing training materials for you to work towards your professional goals and/or certification . Note - this program is only located at the YDL-Whittaker Computer Lab.

Mavis Beacon

A typing and keyboard competency training program. Note - this program is located in the YDL-Whittaker Computer Lab.

Newspapers & Magazines

Official source for information on taking the ACT examination

Information source for a variety of tests including SAT, PRAXIS, TOEFL, and the GRE


Official US government site for the Free Application for Federal Student Aid.

Michigan Department of Education

Extensive state resource for multi-aspect educational services

Staff Recommendations

Graphic women : life narrative and contemporary comicsBy Chute, Hillary L.
Hillary Chute explores the verbal and visual techniques of Aline Kominsky-Crumb, Lynda Barry, Marjane Satrapi, Alison Bechdel, and Phoebe Gloeckner: these five cartoonists move the art of autobiography and graphic storytelling in new directions, particularly through the depiction of sex, gender and lived experience.
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