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Creativebug has thousands of award-winning art and craft video classes taught by recognized design experts and artists, who bring a lifetime of practice, passion and proven teaching methods. New classes are released every day! Patrons, of every skill level, can enjoy unlimited access to videos on art & design, food and home, sewing, knitting, and much more (there are even projects that kids can enjoy!).
It is easy to use, and can be customized with your own preferences, with features like chapter divisions, note-taking tools, 20-second rewind and more. Users can save favorite classes and receive personalized recommendations. In addition, there are patterns, templates, and recipes available to download.
Have you ever wanted to learn a new language? Why not start with this FREE database offered through the Library? Rocket Languages allows you to learn a language on your own terms and in your own time. Lessons are formatted to simulate modern, everyday conversations, with fun vocabulary games to improve comprehension and recognition.
Oxford Art Online offers access to the most authoritative, inclusive, and easily searchable online art resources available today. Through a single, elegant gateway users can access the following reference sources:
•Grove Art Online- the foremost scholarly art encyclopedia, covering both Western and non-Western art.
•The Concise Oxford Dictionary of Art Terms- which provides 1,800 entries on art terms, critical periods, and styles in the visual arts.
•The Encyclopedia of Aesthetics- the most substantial English-language reference work devoted solely to the exploration of this subject
•The Oxford Companion to Western Art- which contains more than 2,600 entries and provides discriminating and reliable coverage of over 1,700 artists and their work.