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The Scarborough Public Library is excited to offer our patrons a full subscription to Lynda.com, the world's top site for learning technical skills, creative techniques, business strategies, and more.  With an active (non-expired) Scarborough Public Library card you have access to thousands of high quality videos taught by top-notch instructors who know their stuff -- and, just as importantly, know how to teach it!  You create your own account, track your progress and even earn certificates to show others you are keeping your skills razor-sharp.

Try it out at the library, in your home, on your tablet, and even through your smartphone.  You'll get hooked -- and be all the smarter for it!  Get started by grabbing your valuable library card and creating your profile.

Please note: In order to access the library's subscription to Lynda.com you need to use this link: https://www.lynda.com/portal/patron?org=scarboroughlibrary.org.

Need to reset your password? This cannot be done on the Lynda.com website, email Lynda Customer Support at lynda-support [at] cs.linkedin.com and include your library card number in the email.



Learn how to code, create, and build web applications, from the foundations of object-oriented programming in C and C++, to how to write Java. Lynda.com's developer tutorials can help you learn to develop and create mobile apps, work with PHP and MySQL databases, and much more.


Master one of most valuable ways of communicating in the digital age: video. Learn all about technique, post-production, motion graphics, visual effects and more.


Have you ever wanted to design a logo, poster, or even a website? Explore Lynda.com's in-depth collection of design courses to learn these topics, and much much more.



Whether you want to be a professional photographer or just love to take pictures, learn what you need with Lynda.com's in-depth courses in photography: how to shoot photos that tell a story, choose the right gear, create a photo book, and more. Get tips on photo editing, studio photography, and lighting, too.

Business Skills

Explore a wide range of business skills from project management and negotiation to leadership skills and online marketing strategy. Lynda.com's professional development tutorials can help you learn SEO, spreadsheets, word processing, and more.


Learn how to develop, implement, and measure a winning marketing strategy using today's tools and platforms. Lynda.com's marketing courses help you master traditional marketing skills and the latest digital tools and techniques—learn everything from branding and public relations to SEO, PPC, web analytics, and social media marketing.