Online Learning

NEW IN JULY 2022!

Learn a new language! Mango offers a personalized, adaptive language-learning experience for more than 70 languages that provides the tools and guidance you need to expand your language skills wherever and however you learn best. Some of our favorite Mango features:

  • Real-world conversations that won’t leave you lost in translation
  • Voice Comparison for matching your pronunciation with native-speaker audio
  • Listening & Reading Activities for reinforcing learned material and building new skills
  • Personalized Review System that adapts to your individual learning pathway
  • Culture Notes for unique insights into different cultures
  • Mango Movies for learning through engaging authentic content (not available through the app)

Go to Mango, or download the Mango app from your App store, then use your Metuchen Public Library card to get started learning!


  • Brainfuse HelpNow offers expert help, including live, personalized tutoring, writing assistance, live support for language learners and more!  Just log in using your Metuchen library card to get started!
  • Live Tutoring is available from expert tutors.
  • Skills Building and Test Prep gives you the opportunity to take a quiz then connect directly with a live tutor to review topics and questions covered in the quiz.
  • Language Lab connects you with a live tutor for help with your foreign language class.
  • Writing Lab: Submit papers at any time through the Writing Lab for detailed feedback.
  • Send Question Center provides help at any time without connecting with a live tutor.  The Send Question Center is for non-writing assignments such as math or science.
  • Meet and Brainwave provides tools for you to work independently and form your own online study group.
  • Adult Learning Center is the adult learners’ version where you can access GED prep, U.S citizenship test prep, resume assistance, Microsoft Office support, and Career Resources.

JobNow™ provides live online assistance, powerful tools, and other resources for job seekers.  You can take advantage of these free tools by logging in with your Metuchen Library card:

  • Live Interview Coaching from trained job coaches to brush up on interview techniques or get live online interview practice.  24/7 access to interview tips and career resources is also available.
  • Resume Lab: Submit your resume and a job coach will send it back within 24 hours with detailed feedback and suggestions for improvement. Download resume templates, or browse resources for producing better resumes.
  • Career Resources: Access to a library of job resources. Job coaches can help you strategically target jobs best suited to your interests and qualifications.
  • Adult Learning Center provides foundational, career-enhancing skills to job seekers, plus offers test preparation (including the GED and the USCIS citizenship test) and a unique academic skills center featuring live, online tutors.


Are you ready to get your Driver’s License?

Driving-Tests.org has partnered with the Metuchen Public Library and offers free DMV permit practice testsGet started today! No Library Card is needed!

Your Driver’s Education program contains the following state-specific information:

  • Ten (10) car practice tests
  • Six (6) motorcycle practice tests
  • Three (3) Commercial Driver’s License (CDL) practice tests
  • Three (3) online driver’s manuals (car, motorcycle, CDL)
  • An FAQ section with detailed answers to 100+ DMV-related questions

Note on accessibility: The new ‘Read Aloud’ toolbar (found in the footer of every page) includes tools that will allow users to hear selections read aloud, make them into MP3s, translate pages into other languages, magnify text, and mask sections of the screen for greater visibility. All our tests can now be read aloud for those with vision problems, ESL speakers, and those with learning disabilities, like dyslexics.


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UNIVERSAL CLASS offers over 500 online continuing education courses taught by real instructors with 24/7 access via the internet. Video-based courses include arts and photography, business, career training, crafts & hobbies, how-to, office skills, pet and animal care, self-help, teacher tools, and many more! Continuing Education Units (CEU) are available on selected courses. Enter your Metuchen Library Card No. to create an account. Once the account is set up, you may log in with username and password. You can enroll in up to five courses at a time and have six months to finish each course. . These non-credit courses are provided for your own personal enrichment. They are not intended to be a substitute for any state, government, licensing or educational requirements.

For the Universal Class Course Catalog. Click Here.