Free Online Classes

ABC Mouse logo

Only available onsite at Dawson or Lumpkin County Libraries.

The award-winning curriculum is designed to help young children (ages 2–7+) build a strong foundation for academic success. is 100% educational, with more than 4,000 learning activities across all major subject areas-reading, math, science, social studies, art, and music. Best of all, kids love it. And it’s free to use in this library! is subscription-based, with no advertising, pop-up ads, or links to other sites. Children can learn and explore with their parents, or on their own (depending on age and ability), in a safe and secure online educational environment.

Click here to start learning with ABCmouse!

Ice House Entrepreneurship Program

Adjust Your Mindset, Ignite Your Ambition

Do you have an idea for a product or service? Have you always wanted to start your own business? Or are you looking to make a meaningful career change?

Sign up for free Entrepreneurial Mindset Training and learn how to think (and act) like an entrepreneur.

Click here to learn more or click here to sign up!

LearningExpress Library
Learning Express Library Logo

To register for courses, you will need to create an account using your CRLS library card number and have an email account to sign up for courses.

LearningExpress Library is an interactive online learning platform featuring over 770 practice tests, tutorials, and eBooks related to job search and workplace skills improvement, career certification and licensing exam preparation, college entrance and graduate school admissions exam preparation, GED exam preparation, and basic skills improvement in reading, writing, and math for all ages. You’ll get immediate scoring, complete answer explanations, and an individualized analysis of your results.

Watch the LearningExpress Library tutorial or visit the website to get started.

Mango Languages Logo

Mango Languages is the leading provider of language-learning resources in North American Libraries.  Mango offers access to 60 foreign language courses and 17 English courses taught completely in the user’s native language.

If you have a valid CRLS library card, Mango is FREE and can be accessed through GALILEO at the library, through the PINES catalog, or anywhere that you have internet access. 

Watch the Mango tutorial, visit the website, or download the Android or Apple app to get started.

Universal Class

To register for courses, you will need to create an account using your CRLS library card number and have an email account to sign up for courses.

You are welcome to enroll in up to 5 courses at one time, with up to 6 months to finish each course. You have access to your course 24/7 via the Internet, allowing you to attend class and do assignments on your schedule. Each course has a real instructor who you may communicate with using email.

Watch the Universal Class tutorial or visit the website to get started.

Online College & Scholarship Resources

Planning Tools
Online Colleges and Universities in Georgia
Financial Aid and Scholarship Resources

Video Tutorials

Niche Academy

Niche Academy provides video tutorials for the most commonly used email services, social media platforms, and electronic library resources. Click on any of the slides above or go to the Niche Academy website to see all available tutorials.