Online Learning For Adults

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We are working hard to find educational and fun ways for you and yours to keep learning and growing while sheltering in place. Below are resources compiled by our staff. If you have any more suggestions, email us here.

Upcoming Virtual Events from RCPL and Partners

July 24: Phase2 Careers: Job Search & Marketing with AtoZ

July 30: Meredith May - Beekeeper and Author, The Honey Bus

Ongoing: RCPL Community Memory Project

June is Pride Month!  Join partners from around San Mateo County in a series of virtual Pride Week celebrations.

Resources for Job Seekers

Jobs & Careers Resources @ Your Library: Free resources to develop new skills, learn about the job search process, and explore information about different careers
Jobtrain: Helping Silicon Valley residents prepare for successful, sustainable careers in high-demand and emerging fields
NOVA Job Centers: A nonprofit employment and training agency that provides customer-focused workforce development services
OnwardCA: One-stop resource for Californians impacted by jobless related to COVID-19 Pandemic
CalJobs: Statewide employment and training portal from California EDD

Download Books, Movies and More with your RCPL Card!


Mindfulness and Mental Health

Celebrity e-Audiobook narrators

Feel good movies

Top 10 books to have when stranded on a deserted island

Top 10 eBook mysteries

Feel good documentaries 

Staff Recommended Sites

Join a virtual bookclub
Fixit Clinics: Join a virtual meeting to give or receive help with common household repairs
Internet Archive: Free access to millions of digitized resources, from books and films to MS-DOS games and archived webpages.
Ted Talks: Inspiring speeches from many different fields.
Google Arts & Culture: Explore museums, artworks, national parks, and more through virtual tours.
Consumer Financial Protection Bureau: Tips on protecting your personal finances.
Color Our Collections: Hundreds of coloring pages pulled from the collections of museums, libraries, and archives.
Mayo Clinic Fitness Program Tips: Planning to start a new exercise routine? Follow the Mayo Clinic’s tips to assess your baseline fitness level and measure your progress.
YWCA of Silicon Valley: Online classes for homebound seniors including cardio, strength building, tai chi and mindfulness.
Yoga with JoAnneh Nagler: Complimentary power yoga, chair yoga, pilates fusion, & senior stretch exercises from a local instructor.