Learning & Research


Online Learning

  • Tutor.com

    Live one-on-one homework help, daily from 2 to 10 p.m. in English and Spanish. Over 40 subjects covered including math, science and English, plus ACT, SAT and GED prep. Also receive assistance with resumes, cover letters and interview techniques. Made possible by the Friends of the Library.
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  • Lynda.com

    Thousands of online courses with expert instructors. Learn business, software, technology, creative skills and more. Stream videos, read transcripts and download practice exercises. Please note that library users must access the site from the link above rather than the standard Lynda.com website.
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  • Consumer Reports

    Product ratings, reviews and recommendations for thousands of products and services. Subjects include appliances, cars, food, health, home, kids, money and more. Includes complete full-text access to print issues from 2009-present.
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  • Pronunciator

    Eighty languages for all skill levels and ages, plus an ESOL curricula with courses taught in 51 non-English languages. Provides access to U.S. Citizenship prep courses, which can be taken in Spanish. A mobile app is available for iOS, Android and Kindle Fire.
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  • Mango Languages

    Choose from 72 languages and learn through films and conversations with native speakers. Includes 21 ESOL courses. A mobile app is available for iOS and Android.
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PWPL offers a full complement of research services—in-person, by phone and online.
For information and assistance, call 516-883-4400, ext. 111 or email reference@pwpl.org.

Research Tools