Adult Education

We’re here to help you be successful in whatever you want to achieve.

Have questions? Contact us.

We host many organizations in our locations and staff also refer customers to outside agencies, partners and services.

Adult Education

Our locations offer ESOL and High School Equivalency (GED) referrals. Contact us for more information.

We also offer technology training at Main Library and some of our branches, including classes on Introduction to Computers, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Basic Google Tools, Starting a Small Business, Grant-Seeking Basics and Technology for Seniors.


Digital Navigators

Connect with specially trained staff to help you access internet-connected devices, high-speed broadband and digital literacy skills training. Digital Navigators are focused on helping members of all communities gain access to hardware and software to fully participate in our society.  


Excel Adult High School

A high school diploma is a key credential to unlock life and career opportunities. Adults 18 and over who have not completed high school or a high school equivalency program are eligible for a scholarship to complete their degree with this online, self-paced program. Learn more or ask a library staff member.


Technology & Business Classes

Introduction to Computers, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Basic Google Tools, Starting a Small Business and Grant-Seeking Basics, Technology for Seniors.

Goodwill Columbus

Offers basic and beginner level courses, with self-paced learning, towards industry credentials in IT, healthcare, hospitality/lodging/retail.

Per Scholas Columbus

CompTIA A+ & Google IT Support Professional Certificate, also Technology Women of Color software training course.



Find free, interactive courses on coding and web development.


Offers online training/workshops in a wide variety of technology topics.

Google’s “Applied Digital Learning”

Learn job-ready skills anytime and anywhere with free, video-based lessons.

Khan Academy

Offers technology and computing training for many topics.

LinkedIn Learning for Library

Thousands of video courses by industry experts to help you stay ahead in your current job or change careers.

Mango Languages

Self-directed instruction for over 70 languages, including English for speakers of over 20 languages.


Learn new skills with step-by-step product guidance.

Northstar Online Learning

Use self-guided training and assessments to improve and test your essential computer skills.


Columbus Literacy Council

Assists adults in learning English, preparing for U.S. Citizenship, or improving literacy skills such as reading, writing or math.

Columbus City Schools

Adult and Community Education: High school equivalency prep; English for Speakers of Other Languages classes and courses in health occupations and trades.

Columbus State Community College

Offers programs to prepare students to transfer to a four-year college or enter the workforce.

The Delaware Area Career Center

Offers unique elective courses for high school and adult students in Delaware County.

Eastland-Fairfield Career &
Technical School

ASPIRE courses in High School Equivalency (HSE), ESOL, Game Development & Coding Program.

Franklin County Digital
Equity Coalition

The Franklin County Digital Equity Coalition (DEC) consists of more than 30 Franklin County and regional organizations representing government, education, healthcare, social services, private sectors and institutions dedicated to achieving Digital Equity for all residents of Franklin County.

Franklin County Technology
Support Map

Locate technology support locations throughout Franklin County.

Godman Guild

Offers workforce development programs that help address barriers to sustainable employment.

Library Resources

We have tools to help you find assistance and get information you need.