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Adult Literacy: Learn Online and with Your Mobile Device


Learning software you can use from any computer!

Computer Basics
If you are new to computers or want to learn how to send an e-mail or search the Internet, this site will help you.

Job Scout
Are you looking for a job? This site will help you write a resume, look for jobs online, and learn social networking. You can also learn basic computer and Internet skills, such as setting up an e-mail account and using job search engines.

Reading Upgrade
Complete enjoyable self-paced lessons featuring pop music, video, and games.

(Let's Read) is a simple and easy-to-use pre-ESL online literacy course that teaches non-literate Spanish-speaking adults to read and write in Spanish. A login is required. Contact Adult Literacy at 213-228-7037 to learn more.


With your mobile device

This mobile program allows you to learn English anywhere, anytime, by using your cell phone. You need unlimited minutes and texting. It’s very easy and free for students. Just dial this number: (213) 223-7330 and provide the pin code 5275. For further information call (213) 228-7037. Electronic Resource of the Month Nov. 2016 (Flyer)


These LAPL provided resources require an valid library card if used outside the library

Offering Spanish language e-books that can be read online or downloaded to devices, as well as language courses for Spanish, English, and "Quick Languages", a course in simple words and phrases in 12 languages. Also offers multimedia sections with art, music and PC instruction.

LearningExpress Library
Improve your scores on job skill exams.

Online Tutor
Online tutors are available on demand every day from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. for one-to-one help with homework, skills building and test prep.

Powerspeak Languages
Online language learning - Spanish, French, Mandarin Chinese, German, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Russian, ESL Spanish, and ESL Mandarin - through a series of stories, activities and innovative learning tools. Create a free account. Speakers or headphones are necessary.