Online Learning & Research

online learning, continuing education courses


NEW!  Consumer Reports Online - All of the product reviews and articles you love from the magazine, and more!  Patrons have access to the full website, including content never published in print, updated daily.  Note:  The site will ask for a "Patron ID" - they are looking for your Granby Library Card number.

NEW! Universal Class - Unlimited access to over 500 courses in over 30 subject areas (everything from accounting to yoga!). Classes are taught through videos, assignments, quizzes, tests, and the opportunity to use social media to further engage with other learners.  Each library card holder can enroll in up to five courses at a time.  Many courses offer continuing education units (CEU's).  *Note:  Once you create an account using your library card, you must confirm your email address before you can register for classes.

JobNow - Resume and interview help, career assessments and advice, professional skill-building videos and classes, and online test prep for Citizenship and the GED.

Transparent Language - With over 110 languages (including English) offered, Transparent Language provides patrons with free online language classes focused on reading, writing, listening, and speaking.

Value Line Investments - Finance / Investing   

Great Courses - Listen to lectures on subjects by college and university professors.  Download the app, then listen to these audiobooks for lifelong learners through RBdigital.

ResearchIT (formerly iCONN, the CT Digital Library) - Traditional research resource, including magazine and newspaper articles, health databases, science articles, and more. - Patrons must visit the library to access using our computers or WiFi.  ( is only available on-site, per the Ancestry contract)