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Learn & Play

Business, creative and technology courses

LinkedIn Learning

LinkedIn Learning is an online educational platform that helps you discover and develop business, technology-related, and creative skills through expert-led course videos. With more than 5,000 courses and personalised recommendations, you can discover, complete, and track courses related to your field and interests.

LinkedIn Learning video courses (formerly Lynda.com) 
LinkedIn Learning FAQs

LinkedIn Learning app for Android
LinkedIn Learning app for Apple

Signing in to LinkedIn Learning app instructions

Computer courses and tutorials

Be Connected

Learn more about computers, your smartphone, how to keep safe online, how to access online Government services, and smart homes. Whether you’re a beginner or more advanced, the Be Connected website has something for everyone.

Be Connected

Get Started

Are you helping an older friend or relative to go online? The Get Started mobile app has loads of hints, tips and videos on computer basics. From the people at Be Connected, the app is designed to help people help their older friends and relatives to get online confidently and safely.

Get Started

The Computer School

Enter your library card to gain access to thousands of short, user friendly courses. Lessons are for absolute beginners (learn to type, what is the internet?) to the more advanced (coding, multi-media software and digital photography).

The Computer School

eResource tutorials

If you need some help to use the Library's eResources like BorrowBox, Kanopy or LinkedIn Learning, take a look at our tutorials for step by step instructions.

See all eResource tutorials 

Driving

Driver knowledge test simulator

Encyclopedias, dictionary and thesaurus

Britannica Online
Britannica Online tutorials

Lexico dictionary and thesaurus (powered by Oxford)

Family history

Ancestry Library Edition

Explore your family history with access to records from Australia, New Zealand, Canada, the USA, and Asia and more. The records available include census and voter lists; births, deaths and marriages; military records; immigration passenger lists; church histories; and early convict transportation registers. Ancestry Library Edition is available to use at the Library only.

Ancestry Library Edition

Languages

Road to IELTS

Clarity English provide Road to IELTS, the British Council’s online International English Language Testing System (IELTS) preparation program. Road to IELTS includes over 300 interactive activities, including videos, tutorials and practice tests. To find out more, watch the video overview.  To access  Road to IELTS enter your City of Perth Library card barcode, then sign in as a guest.  

Road to IELTS (Clarity English) Academic Module
Road to IELTS (Clarity English) General Training Module

Transparent Language

Transparent Language have developed innovative technology and methods to enable faster language learning. Transparent Language's learning technology is engaging and satisfying, leveraging the element of fun to achieve serious results. Students can see and feel real progress.

Transparent Language Online
Transparent Language for iPad or Android
Transparent Language Online tutorial

English Conversation Classes

The City of Perth Library regularly runs free English Conversation Classes. Please see our events webpage or email the Library Events Team for details of upcoming classes.