Alert - offers free online courses by industry experts in business, software, technology and creative skills. Noted for its excellent instructional videos. Create an account with your London Public Library Card and a password.

Good to Know is owned by LinkedIn. This will allow you to complete courses and post certificates of completion to your LinkedIn profile.

Getting Started

  • Go to the log in page. If you are offsite enter your Library Card number and PIN.
  • Select Create a Profile. You will need to enter your Library Card and create a password with at least 6 characters including a letter and a number.
  • You can then search for a course or browse the menu of courses available by clicking on Library.

Download the App

You can access on iOS 8.1 or later, Android 4.1 and up, Windows 8.1+, and through Apple TV, or Roku. login pop-up message on mobile device
  1. First you need to create an account with through a web browser.
  2. Download the app, click on Organization and enter It will then have you log in through the Library’s website for a one-time authentication with your library card and the password you created.
  3. It will then ask you if you want to open the app again. After that you can access Lynda directly through the app.

Need Help?

If you have forgotten your password, you will need to contact the customer service by calling 1-888-33-LYNDA (1-888-335-9632). You can also contact them via the online form, but there is some personal information they cannot share through email.

You can download videos for offline viewing, create playlists, make notes, and read the transcripts. Here is a video with further information.

For more help, visit the help page.

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