Online Courses


Cleveland Public Library offers free access to LinkedIn Learning, Gale Courses, Rosetta Stone, and a variety of other 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. All you need is your Library card.

Digital Learn

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.

Gale Courses

We are happy to offer our patrons Gale Courses. 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 Cleveland Public Library card. Learn more about accessing Gale Courses.

LinkedIn Learning

Receive free access to LinkedIn Learning with your Library card. Explore 16,000 virtual courses professionally-produced courses to help you take the next step in your career or develop new skills. 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.

Mango Languages

Mango Languages is an interactive language-learning platform, offering more than 70 different languages and 18 different ESL courses. Learn real-life conversations with native-speaker audio and cultural context so that you can speak like a local. Mango features authentic content, interactive features, and an algorithmic review activity designed to adapt to your individual learning path.

Sign up for Mango with your library card today!

Northstar Digital Literacy

Test and build your skills with Northstar Digital Literacy! This online, self-guided assessment and learning resource tests your knowledge and provides modules to improve your digital skills.

Ohio library access to Northstar is funded through a federal Institute of Museum and Library Services ARPA grant awarded by the State Library of Ohio.

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.