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.
Digital Learn provides a variety of online computer classes, ranging from finding jobs online to online shopping, we’ll even help you get started on Facebook, Microsoft Word, and more! Cleveland Public Library along with Cuyahoga County Public Library, East Cleveland Public Library and other area partners, have joined together to bridge the digital divide. Collectively we are known as the Digital Inclusion Anchors. Vision: For every resident in Greater Cleveland to have access to affordable devices, reliable internet and the relevant skills to use them so that they can empower themselves to seek every opportunity available through the digital economy.
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.
Lynda.com 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 Lynda.com.
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.