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The How-To… archive is a free, digital resource that includes full Chilton’s auto repair manuals for most makes and models, step-by-step home improvement instructions, coding and software development guides, access to Consumer Reports, craft tutorials, legal guidance, and more. Welcome to the best place to start any do-it-yourself (DIY) project!

Activity Corner offers thousands of activities with easy, clear instructions, photographs, illustrations, and more.

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Auto Repair Source provides accurate, authoritative and up-to-date service and repair information for thousands of domestic and imported vehicles.

Chilton Library is an online instruction resource for do-it-yourself auto repair as well as a guide for students preparing for the ASE exam.

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Consumer reports

Find up-to-date evaluation from Consumer Union on the latest home appliances, technology, cars, and other household and personal necessities.

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Creativebug offers online video arts and crafts workshops and techniques. It’s a resource for high-quality, on-trend arts and crafts. You will have access to the full library 1,000+ art and craft classes for artists and makers of all levels. You can learn how to paint, knit, crochet, sew, screen print, and more. (!!!The Utah State Library has changed the way patrons access the resources on Utah's Online Public Library, some of which the County Library have links to on our library page. The first time you access these resources, you will be prompted to create an account through a platform called OpenAthens. If you have any difficulty, please contact your librarians for further assistance.)

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Free practice tests for Utah DMV written examinations.

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Fiero Code is a self-guided learn-to-code software for tweens and teens. Create a free account with your library card to track your progress as you build websites, animations, and video games. Advance through a story and level up your avatar while you learn different coding languages and build programming and problem-solving skills.

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Fiero Code

A research database focusing on the relationship between human beings and the environment, with information on topics ranging from global warming to recycling to alternate fuel sources and beyond.

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This database offers detailed "how-to"instructions and creative ideas to meet the interests of virtually every hobby-enthusiast

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Thousands of repairs are available in the areas of outdoor projects, electrical projects, remodeling projects, plumbing projects, wood projects, decorating projects and maintenance.

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Providing online full text for many of the top consumer legal reference books, Legal Information Reference Center™ contains more than 310 full-text publications and thousands of legal forms. Many of the full-text legal reference books are provided through Nolo, the nation's oldest and most-respected provider of legal information for consumers and small businesses. This database offers the everyday user the necessary tools and detailed “how-to” instructions to independently address a wide-range of legal issues including business law, financial planning, family law, property & real estate and rights & disputes.

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LinkedIn Learning is a leading online learning company that helps anyone learn business, software, technology and creative skills to achieve personal and professional goals.

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LearningExpress contains Computer Skills Center with video courses to learn popular software and computer basics, such as Microsoft Office, Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator, and Windows operating systems.

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TFS offers the largest scholarship database in the world along with a career personality test and detailed college and career information.

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Learn something new today! Choose over 500 online continuing education courses from Recorded Books' Universal Class for Libraries. High quality, online courses to help you learn the skills needed to achieve your goals. Our courses are not just tutorials; they are real. They include lessons, exams, assignments, discussion boards and actual assessments of your progress to help you master the learning outcomes.

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