Spotlight on Databases: Learning Express Library

Some of our most popular items are test preparation materials.  A lot of people may not know that the DC Public Library subscribes to a wonderful database called Learning Express Library that offers many online study guides and practice tests for free with your library card.

Taking a testHere you’ll find practice tests for:

  • Math, reading and writing for students in grades 4-12.
  • SAT, ACT and other entrance exams -- for high school students preparing for college. (There’s even a section to help with those tricky college admissions essays.)
  • MCAT, LSAT, GRE, and other popular graduate degree programs.


For adults in the workforce who may need to brush up on or learn new computer skills, Learning Express Library also has you covered. You can take tutorials in popular software programs like Adobe Dreamweaver and Microsoft Access. Those considering a new career will find practice exams for professions such as dental assistants, EMTs, cosmetologists, plumbers, firefighters, and many more.

If you or someone in your family is preparing for a test for school or a new career, you need to check out Learning Express Library today!