Career Development & Test Prep

Alpine Public Library places a priority on workforce development and strives to offer relevant and useful tools to help patrons increase their job skills and employment opportunities.  Below are some FREE resources that may aid your job search.  Learning Express is provided by the Texas State Library and Archives Commission TexShare Program, and made possible by state and federal funds.


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LearningExpress Library
LearningExpress Library features nearly 1,000 online tutorials, practice tests, and eBooks to help patrons of all ages. It offers job search and workplace skills improvement, skill building in reading, writing, math, and basic science, career certification and licensure exam prep, college and grad school entrance test prep, GED® test prep, and more.


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Job & Career Accelerator™
Whether you’re looking to find a new job in your current field or pursue a career in an exciting new industry, Job & Career Accelerator™ has the powerful tools and expert guidance to help you through every step of the process.


Recursos en español
Este centro ofrece a los adultos que están muy ocupados los recursos para mejorar sus habilidades básicas, ganar sus credenciales de GED® o ser ciudadano estadounidense.


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Video courses are the fastest and easiest way to learn how to use a computer. Use the materials in this center to learn the basics of computers, from searching the Internet to using popular programs for word processing, creating spreadsheets and databases, implementing design, and more.

Also see APL’s Adult Program page for info about our LIVE computer classes!


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Earning a high school equivalency credential can open the door to better income, a more fulfilling job, and a college education. If you are preparing for the GED® test, HiSET® or TASC™ exams, our practice tests, interactive tutorials, and eBooks will help you reach your goal.  (For more info on local GED opportunities, see