Online learning and resources

There are lots of online resources available to support you and enhance your digital journey. Are you looking to improve your digital skills for work or thinking of changing or developing your career? Check out our skills for the digital workplace page more information.

Learn My Way

Learn My Way has free courses for you to learn digital skills to stay safe and connected. Check out their course library here.

To register for Learn My Way you'll need to enter your name and email address and choose a password. If you are learning from home, click the ‘Centre’ box. The Trafford Libraries centre code is 3457566.

E-Libraries

Get the most out of your local library by registering for free. Being a member of the library grants you access to a range of online resources and they are totally free. From eBooks and eAudiobooks, online newspapers and magazines to an online language service – find out more here.

Interested in local history? Contact Trafford Local Studies for more information or visit their website Exploring Trafford’s Heritage to view their collection and recent exhibitions.

Digital Unite

‘The internet is everything and anything I need it to be – a shop, library, travel agent, recipe book, restaurant reviewer … even a game.'

When it comes to pursuing our interests, finding information or just having fun, the internet contains spectacular new possibilities. These guides show you just how easy it is to make the most of the many exciting, fun and useful things that the internet has to offer. They also have an extensive range of broader technology guides from computer basics to government services, shopping & banking.

Tiny Happy People

Tiny Happy People is a fantastic resource for parents, helping you develop your child's communication skills. Explore simple activities and play ideas and find out about their amazing early development.

Hobby-focused resources

  • Art and museum lovers can view 10 of the world’s best virtual museum and arts tours
  • Gardening fans can access the Gardeners' World website.The website is packed with good ideas, tips, and advice from experts and timely reminders to get the most out of your garden, whatever its size or type.
  • Pinterest is the equivalent of an online notice board ideal for finding ideas like recipes, home and style inspiration, and more. With billions of Pins on Pinterest, you'll always find ideas to spark inspiration. When you discover Pins you love, save them to boards to keep your ideas organised and easy to find.
  • TED talks provide short, powerful talks (18 minutes or less) from science to the arts to global issues there are over 3600 talks to stir your curiosity
  • The British Museum Online hosts a collection of items & expert commentary related to History, English, Religious Studies & Citizenship.
  • Youtube is an online platform where you can subscribe to channels to watch material on a range of areas from art documentaries to artificial intelligence. National Geographic, National Theatre and The History Channel are just a few examples of organisations you will find on there.