Access Free Lynda.com Courses with an Auckland Libraries Membership Card

These days, every skill you possess can increase your market value. Who doesn’t like a good side hustle that will potentially help you  earn a few more dollars every week?

If you’ve been looking into online courses and live in Auckland, then you’re in luck, because an Auckland Libraries Membership Card gives you free access to all Lynda.com courses, and more!

Intrigued? Here’s a list of things you can do with a – we say again – *free* Auckland Libraries membership card:

Watch and Learn Free Lynda.com Courses

Who doesn’t want to learn something new ?

With an Auckland Libraries membership card, you can create an account on Lynda.com for free – simply log on through Auckland Libraries organisation portal with “aucklandlibraries.govt.nz” and you’re good to go!

lynda.com sign in page

Normally, a subscription on Lynda.com costs $60NZD per month, but thanks to the Auckland Council, Auckland residents get free access to all Lynda.com course for free. That means you’ll be saving $720 per year on your online course subscription!

Courses on Lynda.com range from design, business, audio and music, education, IT, photography, and more. Visit Lynda.com today!

Listen To Free Audio Books

If you don’t fancy a nice Sunday spent reading books by the window, then an audiobook is for you. Auckland Libraries use OverDrive eAudiobooks – a large collection of eAudiobooks that covers more than 36,000 fiction and non-fiction titles.

All you need to do is download the app, find your Auckland library, and add your card to sign in with your library card number. From here, you can browse through their collections grouped in categories, “borrow” a book, or “place hold” a book, and then listen to your eAudiobook via your shelf on the app!

Read Free E-Magazines

With an Auckland Libraries membership, you can browse hundreds of magazines online or even download a copy to your device! Similar to the instructions for audiobooks above, all you need to do is download magazine reading apps, sign up with your membership card, and start borrowing!

Read Free E-Newspapers

Dodge the fake news and read legitimate news from around the world with PressReader eNewspapers. With this app, you can browse by country, language or newspaper title, and view newspapers in full-colour and in full-page format!

Ready to enjoy all these free perks? Join the library today!

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Rachel Matela

Rachel is a Filipino Kiwi with a passion for the arts. Having graduated with an Arts Degree in English from UoA, she found writing work at PureSEO as a Junior Copywriter and quickly moved on to the role of Editor. In her spare time, she reads Austen and teaches dance classes in the weekend.

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