Online Classes & Events

Looking for programs, classes, and events from the comfort of home? Schlow staff produces online content for you to stream through YouTube. Other content is available through subscriptions to a variety of resources. Want to learn a language? Try Transparent Language. More interested in live homework help or chess instruction? HelpNow by Brainfuse is a great resource for childrens, teens, and adults.

HelpNow by BrainFuse

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Calling students of any age! Online homework help is here with HelpNow by Brainfuse. Math, writing lab assistance, test prep, video lessons, and study tools. Live homework assistance with expert tutors is available every day from 2pm-11pm. Get the help you need when you need it! For students in kindergarten through adult learners


Virtual Author Talks

LSC Schlow Library Author Spotlight

Enjoy a range of virtual talks from bestselling authors and thought leaders. From Geraldine Brooks and Tananarive Due to Rick Steves and John Stamos, Schlow Library partners with the Library Speakers Consortium to present authors who cover a wide range of fiction and non-fiction genres including historical fiction, contemporary fiction, romance, OwnVoices, poetry, business, personal growth, social justice, history, art, culture and more.

Join live, online to ask questions in real-time or watch past presentations on your own.

View Recording or Join Session

Brought to you in partnership with the Library Speakers Consortium and Schlow Library Foundation.

Transparent Language

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Interested in learning a language or 80? Transparent Language offers lively lessons, videos, blogs, and social connections in one complete experience. Includes ESL. Create an account to keep track of your coursework.

Transparent Language

Research Unplugged

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Research Unplugged is a long-running educational community partnership that highlights innovations in university research. Funding for the series is provided, in part, by the Schlow Library Foundation and is presented in collaboration with the Penn State Office of Government and Community Relations and the Pasto Agriculture Museum.

Not all programs are recorded, but any that are can be requested via DVD, and recent episodes can be watched online below.

Request DVDs

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Schlow on YouTube

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With Schlow's YouTube channel you can find staff-created and curated videos from technology trainings to book reviews, and Schlow events. 

Schlow on YouTube