Training & Skills

Brainfuse HelpNow and JobNow

Brainfuse provides on demand, anytime, anywhere eLearning for all ages and levels, as well as offering a versatile individualized service to support the job search process. Live tutoring in many subjects, and career coaching, is available with your library card daily from 2-11pm. Learn more

Career Online High School

Career Online High School (COHS) is an accredited high school diploma and career certificate program offered free of charge by Boulder Public Library in partnership with Colorado State Library. Boulder County residents who are 19 years old or older are eligible to apply.
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Get inspired and gets hands-on with Creativebug video classes. Creativebug has more than 1,000 award-winning arts and craft video classes taught by recognized design experts and artists, and is a top resource for DIY, crafters and makers. Watch videos, find tutorials and patterns, share your own creations, and more! Use your Lafayette card number to access the system, and your email to create a profile, and get crafting!
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Free website sponsored by the Public Library Association, aiming to help promote computer and digital literacy. The site has helpful information on computer and internet basics, as well as guidance on how to avoid internet scams, protect your information, and grow your digital skills and confidence.
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Free online Colorado DMV permit practice tests and manuals (car, motorcycle, and CDL) in English and Spanish.
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GCF LearnFree

Free website offering free tutorials on a wide range of technical issues, math and reading help, and guidance on careers and resume writing.
Search site in English | GCF AprendeLibre - en Español 

Pathways - Sister Carmen

Pathways program provides education, job training opportunities, job placement, and some financial assistance. For residents of Lafayette, Erie, Louisville and Superior.  View flyer with contact details (PDF).

Programs include but are not limited to:

  • GIS (Geographic Information Systems)
  • Computer Networking
  • Medical Administrative Assistance
  • Practical Nursing
  • Nursing Assistance
  • Welding Technology
  • Optics Technology 
  • Automation Engineering Tech 
  • CNA
  • Cyber Sync UP Apprenticeship
  • QA Engineer 
  • Teaching Certificate