Pronunciator is a fun and free way to learn any of 80 languages. Just select the language you speak and the language you would like to learn. ESL courses are taught in 50 non-English languages.
Learn languages online, and/or get the app for your mobile device! Log in with your library card. Instant access is available simply by clicking the link and entering your library card number. To track your progress and to be able to access Pronunciator from a mobile device, you will need to register.
ProCitizen is a free program from Pronunciator that helps prepare you for U.S. citizenship. Log in with your library card. Register with your name if you would like to get course certificates that include your name.
ProLive is available for free from your public library and Pronunciator. Join free, online, teacher-led conversation classes. Languages available so far are Spanish (Latin America), Spanish (European), French, English, and Mandarin Chinese. There are now 130 half-hour sessions each week to help language-learners at all skill levels. There are even special sessions just for kids. Log into Pronunciator and select a language. If that language includes ProLive, there will be a heading for “Live Conversation” which will include a schedule. Each live conversation session is limited to 5 people. Sign in at least 5 minutes before the session starts. A microphone and headphones are required.
Learning Express has online resources for job seekers, professionals, students from elementary to graduate school, Spanish speakers, and everyone in between. They offer test preparation (GED, SAT/ACT, TOEFL iBT, GMAT, GRE, CLEP, LSAT, the citizenship test, and more), homework help, career information, job application guidance, and help with computer skills.
LearningExpress Library has been updated with the prepSTEP college and high school edition content. This content is available to ALL TexShare members. LearningExpress Library Plus is a more powerful version of LearningExpress Library. It includes more than 200 additional resources and two enhanced learning centers─College Center Plus and Career Center Plus.
Driver’s Practice Tests
Did you know that you can take free DMV Permit Practice Tests online? Well, you can!
The Bryan+College Station Public Library system partners with Driving-Tests.org to offer numerous practice tests for cars, motorcycles and commercial drivers licenses, as well as handbooks and answers to frequently asked questions about the Texas DMV.
Financial Literacy Information Guides
Visit our Money Center in the Larry J. Ringer Library
Flyers and handouts are provided by the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau and other government agencies.
The information pages below will assist you in finding resources on a variety of Financial Literacy, Small Business, and Personal Finance topics. More resources can be found in our Databases.