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Location Closure The Reisterstown Road branch is closed for building repairs through mid-November. The Forest Park Branch is closed for renovations. The Washington Village Branch is closed until further notice for facility maintenance.

Personal & Professional Improvement Classes

Gale Courses

Browse short, topical courses taught by college instructors and other experts, offering a high-quality, high-impact educational experience for all ages. Most courses are six weeks long and students receive a certificate upon completion.

Gale Courses includes technical, vocational, and recreational offerings such as:

  • Courses to support business professionals, such as management, marketing, manufacturing, human resources, and business law
  • Computer and technology courses that suit a wide range of skill levels from beginner to advanced
  • Courses on hobbies, parenting, writing, and the arts
  • Personal enrichment offerings, including many health and wellness topics

Accessible in all Pratt Library locations, or from home with your library card.