Education Books on our Shelves
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College & Scholarship Information
College & Scholarship Resources
The library has many books to help you with your college selection and financial aid needs. Most of these books are available to checkout, however we do have a College & Career table with many helpful reference books that can be used for research within the library only.
Here are just some of the College & Scholarship titles available to help get you started:
There are also many websites available for college information, below are some helpful college websites.
College & University Websites
Scholarship and Financial Aid Websites
- For a list of local scholarships, go the Local Scholarships subject guide.
Language Learning Help
- Mango Languagesis an online language learning system available for FREE to everyone. Learn at your own pace with a suite of features that make language learning more engaging and fun. You will need to sign up for your own account using your e-mail address. Languages covered are: Spanish, Russian, French, Italian, Mandarin Chinese, German, Japanese, Brazilian Portuguese, Greek, English for Spanish Speakers, & English for Polish Speakers.
- The Library also has many language learning books and audio kits available to checkout.
Education Programs @ the Library
- Our Literacy & Outreach Services Department offers adult literacy programs and homework tutoring.
- The Riverbend Community Math Center, in partnership with the Literacy & Outreach Services Department, will be offering free math clinics at the Main Library.
- -Free Math Homework Clinic open to students of all ages on Wednesday afternoons. (Notre Dame students staff the Math Homework Clinic on Sunday afternoons.)
- -Free Family Math activities on most Saturday mornings from Noon to 2:00 p.m.
- For more information, please contact the Literacy & Outreach Services Department at 282-4655.
- Our Children's Department has educational programs and storytimes for kids. Try the following website for more information.
Local Adult Education Programs
- Battell Community Center
- Forever Learning Institute offers educational classes on a variety of topics for adults 50 years or older.
- Indiana University of South Bend Continuing Education
- Ivy Tech- Continuing Education
- Penn-Harris-Madison Community Education
- SBCSC Adult Education Department offers adult basic education/GED preparation classes open to Indiana residents 16 years or older and not currently enrolled in a regular K-12 program.
- WorkOne Center provides classes in reading, math, and grammar to assist clients in preparing for the GED test.