Transparent Language Online offers the most comprehensive language-learning solution for libraries. With this flexible program, you can quickly and easily learn new languages using our wide variety of courses and activities.
- Over 100 Languages (and Growing!): From Afrikaans to Zulu, the number of languages available is constantly growing.
- Flexible Learning Path: Follow our plan or blaze your own trail. We give you a starting point, but you choose what you’d like to learn.
- Speaking Practice: Transparent Language’s proprietary EveryVoice™ technology speech-enables classic learning activities like Multiple Choice and Pronunciation Practice, allowing you to compare your pronunciation to that of a native speaker.
The first time you use Transparent Language, you will need to provide your library card number and create an account. You can do so by selecting the "Sign Up" tab on the homepage or from the Transpapapp (for iPhones: App Store | for Android phones: Google Play). Registration to Transparent Language requires an email address and an Ohio County Public Library card.
Craftsy: Instruction in the creative arts
Craftsy is an online resource with over 1,400 in-depth instructional video classes for all creative makers, where you can find everything you need – from basic instruction to advanced techniques. It’s a community of enthusiastic makers, from quilters and sewers, to cake decorators and painters, wanting to create beautiful things and express their creativity. Each class includes downloadable class materials to support the video and users have access to thousands of written articles, projects, and tips!
Log in with your Ohio County Public Library card number and PIN to start learning! Navigate to Libby Extras and select "All Extras."
➤ Login to WVDeli with your Ohio County Public Library card to begin using Craftsy
➤ View our Getting Started with WVDeli page
The Great Courses: University-Level Classes online
With hundreds of videos on subjects ranging from photography to physics, astronomy to art, history to health, and more, The Great Courses Library Collection has courses on how to do it, how to learn it, or how it happened, taught by the top 1% of university professors and experts from the Ivy League and other renowned schools and institutions.
The Great Courses classes are now also available through Hoopla BingePass. Log in with your Ohio County Public Library card number, PIN, and email to start learning! Use one borrow to access one or multiple courses – whatever you choose. Each course is broken into multiple easy-to-watch video lessons so you can choose how much you want to learn at a time from a wide a range of topics, from Art to Zoology. With The Great Courses, there's never any homework, tests, or pressure – just in-depth instruction from some of the world's greatest professors.
The Great Courses classes are also available through Libby. Login to your Libby account with your Ohio County Public Library card number and PIN and view the Extras section to start learning! Navigate to Libby Extras and select "All Extras."
- 500+ online courses on just about anything ranging from cake decorating to accounting & bookkeeping
- Accredited CEUs for professional development
- Self-paced, easy-to-use, 24/7 access - learn anything, anytime and anywhere
- Supports assessments for the serious student or a view only version for the casual learner
- Supports languages: English
Universal Class for Libraries is now available through WVDeli/Libby. Log in with your Ohio County Public Library card number and PIN to start learning! When you access Universal Class through WVDeli, you will have access to all of the classes available.
➤ Login to WV Deli/Libby with your Ohio County Public Library card to begin using Universal Class
➤ View our Getting Started with Libby page
ArtistWorks for Libraries provides patrons with world-class instruction through self-paced video lessons from Grammy Award-winning music and artistic professionals. ArtistWorks for Libraries offers users everything they need for musical and artistic instruction, from introduction to advanced performance. Students now have access to this kind of instruction, regardless of reductions/eliminations of school music programs and without the high cost of private instruction.
- Beginner to advanced music instruction for the most popular string and band instruments
- Professional musicians provide instruction
- Art and voice classes also included
ArtistWorks for Libraries is now available through Libby. Log in with your Ohio County Public Library card number and PIN to start learning!
➤ Login to WVDeli/Libby with your Ohio County Public Library card to begin using ArtistWorks
➤ View our Getting Started with Libby page
Watch high-quality and engaging documentaries and nonfiction series from the Curiosity Stream BingePass. Use one borrow to access an ever-growing collection of award-winning original and curated factual films, shows, and series covering science, nature, travel, history, technology, and more. Curiosity Stream's curated collections help you discover more about your favorite topics. With the Curiosity Stream BingePass, there is always something new to learn!