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Online learning and research

Driving theory test - practice your driving theory test online for free using your library card. You can access the full, latest bank of questions used in the test and can take as many tests as you like. Reading's libraries stock the book of questions for extra practice.

GoCitizen - study guide and practice tests to help you prepare for the Life in the UK citizenship test.

The British Way of Life - offers new arrivals to Britain a guide to local information, staying safe and legal, health and hygiene, and making a living.

Language learning - offers you the chance to take free language courses in over 80 foreign languages, including French, German, Urdu, Hindi, Polish, Arabic - and English.

Britannica Library - Adult edition (for ages 18 up), Student edition (for ages 12 to 18) and Junior edition (for ages 5 to 11)

Times Digital Archive 1785 to 2006

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