Expand your Education for free

Looking to expand your education without paying a dime? All you need is your Pratt Library card.

Our new streaming service Kanopy offer The Great Courses, a series of educational videos about all kinds of subjects including:

  • Business
  • Economics
  • Fine arts and Music
  • Ancient, Medieval, and Modern history
  • Literature and English language
  • Philosophy and Intellectual history
  • Professional development and Better living.

More than 3,400 FREE videos are available.

Also available for FREE with your Pratt card are Gale Courses.  Gale provides easy access to lifelong learning opportunities including professional development, technology and personal enrichment courses, computer and technology courses that suit skill levels from beginner to advanced.

Some of the most popular classes include:

  • Intro to Microsoft Excel
  • Accounting Fundamentals
  • A to Z Grant Writing
  • Medical Terminology

Your free access to unlimited education is available with your Pratt Library card.


Pratt Library Now Offers Free Online Courses

Looking for college-level professional development or personal enrichment courses?

The Pratt Library now offers hundreds of FREE online courses accessible anywhere, anytime, anyplace.

Gale Courses provides well-crafted lessons, expert online instruction, and interaction with fellow students.

Gale Courses gives you access to online learning courses that are:

  • Free for all Pratt Library card holders
  • Easy to use, just sign up using your library account
  • With six-week courses, you can join programs year-round

Gain valuable knowledge you can immediately apply to your life or on the job.

There’s definitely something for everyone:

  • Career & Professional Development: Many courses are tied to fast-growing occupations: Accounting, Resume Writing, Business and Management, Grant Writing and Nonprofit, Real Estate, Healthcare, and Sales and Marketing
  • Computers & Technology: Courses cover all skill levels from beginner to advanced, even focusing on specific software applications. Examples include: Introduction to the Microsoft Office Suite, Database Management, Graphic and Multimedia Design, and more.
  • Personal Enrichment: A wide array of courses offers the opportunity to transform lives, whether related to hobbies, education, or life resources. Examples include: Children, Parents, & Family, Digital Photography, Health &Wellness, and Test Prep

Check out our Gale Courses here and discover new ways to expand your horizons.