Boost Your Do-It-Yourself Skills at the Library

Learn new skills to make your next home improvement project a success or develop a satisfying new hobby with free classes, workshops, streaming videos, and other online resources.

ChiltonLibrary.com
Save money by learning how to fix and maintain your car yourself. Log in with your library card number and PIN to find step-by-step repair instructions anywhere you have an internet connection, even roadside!

ideaX Art, Design, and Technology Workshops
Create electronic circuits, make a talking robot, craft a structure with a 3D pen, or mix a beat for an original song. Develop your creative hobby at upcoming workshops and classes.

Lynda.com
Take your video editing or music production skills to the next level with self-paced online tutorials. Log in with your library card number and PIN to start learning.

Access Video On Demand
Get expert tips and practical knowledge you can trust from streaming documentary and how-to videos from major producers like HBO, BBC, and PBS. Get pruning tips from master gardeners, learn knife skills from a chef, find out how to take better photos from neuroscientists and much more, completely ad-free.

Consumer Reports
Buy the best tool for the job or compare the latest gadgets with help from trusted product reviews. Log in with your library card and PIN to read articles and ratings from Consumer Reports to get the facts before making any major purchase.

Repair Cafes
Get damaged or broken household items fixed for free at Repair Cafes. Bring items like broken lamps or torn jeans to workshops to be fixed while you watch (and learn!). Registration is encouraged but walk-ins are welcome. Check our event calendar for dates and locations.

Certifications at KCLS
Improve your productivity and technology skills by getting Microsoft Office certified at your library. Study for certification exams using online learning resources and earn your certification at free exam sessions at the library.

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