Online Learning

To use our online learning services, click on a subject area to get started. If you have questions about how to use them, please visit us, call the Reference Desk: (708) 649-7485, or email:

Offers over 60 interactive foreign-language courses and 17 English as a second language course for ESL students. Each Mango lesson incorporates vocabulary, pronunciation, grammar, and culture. If you are using our online learning services from home, you will need your Melrose Park library card number to log in.

Free online classes in math, science, computer programming, history, art, economics, and more.

Provides free and open access to a selection of introductory courses taught by distinguished teachers and scholars at Yale University. The aim of the project is to expand access to educational materials for all who wish to learn.

Free and open publication of material from thousands of MIT courses, covering the entire MIT curriculum and used by millions of learners and educators around the world.

Free online courses provide flexible ways to learn new skills and study new and emerging topics. Learn from Stanford instructors and industry experts at no cost. 

Features podcasts that are public lecture series or lectures from visiting professors, with several different recordings available. Podcasts are organized into series, making it easy to subscribe to multiple lectures on one topic.

Wide variety of podcasts on many topics. Most podcasts are updated weekly. There are also many in different languages.

Features original educational animated videos for teachers, students, and life long learners.