Continuing Education at Wilmette Public Library

The library provides opportunities for patrons to further educational interests, develop new skills, and troubleshoot technology through the online products listed below. These products are accessible at home using your Wilmette or Kenilworth library card.


  • ONE-ON-ONE TUTORING in math, reading, science and writing for kindergarten - university 
  • individual attention from carefully selected tutors through a user-friendly online classroom    
  • resume and letter writing assistance   
  • available 2-11 pm seven days a week (few holiday exceptions)
  • language lab and writing lab    


  • Comprehensive video tutorials for a myriad of craft and art projects and techniques
  • Instructors are recognized craft and design expers

Gale Courses

  • Self-guided courses on a variety of topics from Anatomy & Physiology to Microsoft Excel
  • Courses are facilitated by credentialed instructors
  • Lessons are released weekly and the instructor is available online for assistance
  • Courses are all inclusive: view or print lessons, do assignments, and take quizes & exams


  • Kanopy provides a variety of educational films including Great Courses, which are available for patrons to stream with their Wilmette or Kenilworth library card.

  • online video learning service
  • covers software applications and creative and business skills
  • over 2,000 courses with advanced sessions
  • known for its excellent teachers and in-depth coverage of topics

Mango Languages

  • online learning modules of over 50 languages
  • easy, intuitive interactive tools
  • practical conversational skills and valuable cultural insight for a foreign language
  • also provides modules for some English language learners

RB Digital - Audiobooks

  • RB Digital not only provides popular fiction audiobooks, but also a collection of Great Courses
  • Patrons can download Great Courses to their smartphone or tablet with their library card 

Wilmette Public Library Academy

  • Instructional video tutorials for the library's digital resources
  • Includes Libby/OverDrive, Hoopla, RBDigital Magazines, and many more
  • Also provides instructional videos for Facebook, Instagram and other social media sites


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