Online Learning

City of Newcastle will promote its existing online training programs and expand its tutoring support. 


For City of Newcastle students, Studiosity provides 1*1 tutoring for primary and high school students in addition to CV support for school leavers and adults. 

Who does this support apply to?

Anyone with a City of Newcastle Library membership.

Not a member? If you live, work or regularly travel in the Newcastle region, you can become a member of the Library free of charge by registering online.

How do I access the online content?

The easiest way to access the e-Library via the Newcastle Region Library app. To access the program you want, select Lynda or Studiosity and enter your library card number to be taken to the platform.

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How can I find out more?

Visit Newcastle Libraries or call (02) 4974 5300 and speak to a staff member between 9.30am-5pm weekdays and 9.30am-1.30pm Saturdays.

Lynda Courses

For City of Newcastle business, Lynda courses have been curated to suggest strategic business development opportunities such as digital literacy for small business, online retail, digital marketing and business transformation. The library currently has access to the Lynda platform which provides over 15,000 online training courses with new content regularly added. 

View our quick-links to a series of small business curated courses on Lynda below, including effective time management, building an online presence, building resilience and managing stress. 

Working from home

Maximize Efficiency and Productivity of Remote Work 

New to working from home? These courses provide work/life hacks that can help you create a productive remote work environment, optimise your schedule for peak productivity (including meaningful breaks to help you avoid burnout), and show up the way you want to on video conference calls: 

  1. Working Remotely 1 hr
  2. Time Management: Working From Home 1 hr 25 min
  3. Productivity Tips: Finding Your Productive Mindset 59 min
  4. Executive Presence on Video Conference Calls 34 min

Manage the Impact of Adjusting to Your New Work Environment

Your well-being is inextricably linked to productivity. The transition from an office environment to a remote work environment can throw us off balance. Learn how to bounce back and shift the relationship with your stress response with the help of these courses: 

  1. Thriving @ Work: the Connection between Well-being and Productivity 41 min
  2. Managing Stress for Positive Change 57 min
  3. Building Resilience 34 min
  4. Developing Resourcefulness 8 min

Remotely Manage and Lead Teams 

Managing and leading teams under normal circumstances has its challenges. So, how do you lead a team remotely and make sure to keep your people engaged? Learn how to encourage productivity, engagement and boost morale remotely with the following courses: 

  1. Leading at a Distance 36 min
  2. Managing Virtual Teams 56 min
  3. Leading Virtual Meetings 32 min

Get to Know Your Remote Work Productivity Tools 

For many of us, a new work environment means new virtual technology. Get to know the productivity tools that will help you connect with colleagues when you’re not in the same physical location: 

  1. Learning Zoom 45 min 
  2. Learning BlueJeans 1 hr 11 min
  3. Learning Webex 44 min
  4. Learning Skype 1 hr 4 min
  5. Microsoft Teams Tips & Tricks 1 hr 1 min

Coping with Financial or Emotional Pressures through times of uncertain change

Being in a time of stress can sometimes be overwhelming. Here are some courses from to assist you in managing your finances and wellbeing:

  1. Personal Finance Tips Weekly Series 2hr 48m – weekly video series
  2. Managing Your Personal Finances 1hr 26min
  3. 5 Personal Finance Tips 9m 14s
  4. Financial Wellness for Couples and Families 1h 7 min
  5. Mindfulness Practices 2h 3min
  6. Mindful Meditations for Work and Life 1h 27 min
  7. Managing Anxiety in the Workplace 1h 9 min
  8. Balancing Work and Life 28 min 
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