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Washington State Library COVID-19 Resources

LinkedIn Learning with Lynda.com at the State Library

​The Washington State Library is excited to offer public library patrons access to Lynda.com from LinkedIn.  This massive open online course website offers free online video tutorials from industry experts on technology, business practices, and creative techniques. Learning can happen anywhere with LinkedIn apps on your computer, mobile device, and TV, featuring enhanced navigation and faster streaming for anytime learning. You can learn at your own pace using courses that are relevant to your present level of ability.  Whether you are a novice needing to start from the ground up, or a professional looking to spruce up your knowledge base, there's an offering here for you! 

  1. Go to the Lynda.com Patron Login & Create Profile Page
  2. Enter the Barcode for your Washington State Library Card.  Don't have one, then visit here to apply
  3. Enter Your Personal Identification Number (PIN).  The default should be the last four digits of the telephone number you provided to the State Library.

If your PIN doesn't work, please contact us at [email protected] and we will reset the number.

Note: Lynda.com access provided by Washington State Library is for cardholding public library patrons only.  To find out how to apply for a Washington State Library card, please click here