Learn a new language with JCPL and BYKI Online. It’s web-based. It’s easy, fast and effective. Try it today!

BYKI Online Language Learning offers lessons in over 80 languages and includes courses in English as a Second Language for a number of non-native English speakers. The learning method takes you through a series of simple steps to memorize words and phrases in the new language, including their meanings and proper pronunciation.

BYKI stands for Before You Know It (and rhymes with “spiky”). It is free for JCPL library card holders - - simply sign up for an account at your next visit to the library and then you are free to use it at the library, at home or on the road (yes, there is a smart phone app for this too).

With BYKI, you can:

Track your progress
Follow language blogs
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Perfect your pronunciation with the help of sophisticated speech analysis software
Easily access grammar reference tools
Connect to other language learners via social networking sites such as Facebook and Twitter

If you have already created an account, go directly to BYKI Online

If you have any questions, or if you would like to talk to a librarian about setting up your own account, please call the Information Desk at (859) 885-3523 ext 228 or 237.

How Can We Help You?

For additional expert help in using our library or online resources, please contact the JCPL staff by telephone:
859-885-3523 or send us an e-mail and we will respond as quickly as possible.

Jessamine County Public Library
600 South Main Street, Nicholasville, Kentucky 40356-1839
Phone: 859-885-3523 . Fax: 859-885-5164