Training video service now available to Polk County Public Libraries patrons

Published 8:00 am Friday, September 14, 2018, an online training website where visitors can learn skills in a wide variety of topics, is now available free of charge through Polk County Public Libraries. is an American online education company offering video courses taught by industry experts in software, creative and business skills. Thousands of courses are available, with topics ranging from business marketing to web development to design and photography.

People may visit to to get started. Free access is available only through the library website.

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In addition to, PCPL offers an abundant selection of other online resources, including car repair information and diagrams from AutoMate, genealogy and family history from HeritageQuest, language learning from Mango Languages, and real-time investment data from Morningstar Investment Research Center. All that is needed to access these services is a library card.

Those who are not already a PCPL cardholder may visit the Columbus or Saluda Library with a photo ID and proof of their current mailing address. Library online resources will also be available to Polk County Schools students with StudentAccess accounts.

For more information, people may visit

– Submitted by Jen Pace Dickenson