Online Courses


Cleveland Public Library offers access to a variety of popular online classrooms. Whether you’re looking to learn a new language or develop a new skill for professional development, there’s a resource for you.

Gale Courses

We are happy to offer our patrons Gale Courses (formerly Learn4Life), an exciting resource that makes it easy for you to take free high-quality courses and career training programs online. There is a wide range of classes including computer applications, web design, accounting, and personal development. You can see a full listing of courses by selecting “View Catalog.” Courses are FREE with your library card. Learn more about accessing Gale Courses.
Access Gale Courses is an online learning site that hosts over 3,000 virtual courses that include over 130,000 videos. Courses cover a variety of topics (including business, design, web development and multimedia skills) and software (Microsoft Office, Adobe Creative Suite and open source applications) that can help you pursue personal and professional goals. These courses are delivered by expert instructors and feature searchable transcripts that make it easy to find quick answers to questions. They also feature Certificates of Completion that can be uploaded to a LinkedIn profile. More information. Learn more about accessing

Rosetta Stone

Rosetta Stone Library Solution online language learning lessons are now accessible to all Cleveland Public Library patrons with valid library cards.  As the People’s University, our strategic library priorities are focused on forming communities of learning and fostering a global perspective among the citizens of NE Ohio.  Please take a moment to review the 30 languages accessible online and begin learning today. Learn more about accessing Rosetta Stone.
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