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Announcement The Central Library is open regularly scheduled hours. We are addressing the issue with the Central Library phone's answering message and appreciate your patience.

Location Closure The Govans Branch is closed through Friday, May 31 due to facility maintenance.

Announcement Some online catalog functions including account login, hold requests, and new account creation will be unavailable due to software maintenance Tuesday, May 28 through Thursday, May 30.

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.