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Release Date: 06/15/2016

The Seattle Public Library Offers 'Your Next Skill' Personalized Learning Plans

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Want to learn something new, but not sure where to start? Get your personalized "Your Next Skill" learning plan from a librarian at The Seattle Public Library! Expand your personal or professional expertise by learning salsa dancing, woodworking, computer coding, running a successful Kickstarter campaign, or how to cook Thai food. Whatever your learning goals are, Your Next Skill will set you up with personalized suggestions you use to can get started on according your own timeline.


To get your list, go to yournextskill.spl.org. Fill out a brief form with your name and email address and say what you'd like to learn and how you want to learn it. Options range from reading or listening to books, watching videos, downloading resources and attending free or paid classes online or in-person.


Within four days, you will receive a personalized list of resources to learn your next skill. For examples, visit yournextskill.spl.org/examples/.

The website for Your Next Skill was designed by Fresh Consulting, a web design and development agency based in Bellevue.


Your Next Skill is supported by the Knight Foundation and The Seattle Public Library Foundation.


For more information, call the Library at 206-386-4636 or Ask a Librarian.

For more information contact:

Andra Addison, communications director

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