Learn at the library

Please read our information on how we are supporting residents and businesses, as well as information on affected services.

Do you want to:

  • study for exams?
  • learn a new language?
  • learn a new skill?
  • learn how use a computer and surf the internet?

If so, the library can help:


Our online reference library is available 24/7 to help with research, projects, homework, studies or general interests.

It offers a collection of reliable websites and includes a section to help with Careers and Online Learning.

Find out more about the online reference library

Feeling left behind when it comes to computers? 

It's never too late to make a start! 

Here are the ways that we can help you:- 

  • One to one support over the telephone
  • Setting up an email
  • Online shopping
  • Job searching and CV help
  • See and speak to your family and friends via video on Zoom, WhatsApp etc

Plus lots more.

Find out more in our Digital inclusion section

Choose from over 80 free online language courses. And with the mobile app for iPhone and Android devices you can learn anywhere, anytime.

Access Transparent Language Online

To get started, please go to Transparent Language Online 

If you are using Internet Explorer, select the Sign Up Now button to create your account.

If you are using another browser such as Chrome, Safari or Firefox  just select the link which says Sign Up with Barcode or User ID.  Then enter your library card number. You will then be taken to the Register screen to enter a user name and password.

Once you have registered, the next time you use Transparent Language Online you only need to enter your User Name and Password and then select Login. You can then view a video tutorial or go straight to the list of languages and make your selection.

With life as busy as it is, who wants to be stuck at their computer? Transparent Language Online also includes access to the Byki Mobile apps for iPhone®  and Android devices.  Allowing for great language learning on the go.

To find out more about learning Cornish visit The Cornish Language pages.

Learning to drive?  

Let us help you pass your driving theory test with Theory Test Pro.

This is completely free to all Cornwall Library members.

Practice online for your driving theory test.  You will have full access to all the necessary licensed Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency test material, including:

  • the full test question bank
  • hazard perception video clips
  • online highway code

Access to practice theory tests for:

  • car
  • motorcycle
  • passenger carry vehicle
  • heavy goods vehicle categories

Sign into Theory Test Pro

Need help?

Most issues can be resolved online, it's the quickest and most convenient way to get help.

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