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Gale Courses for Job Readiness and College Readiness

Get your certificate of completion and show professionals that you are self-learning your way to success! Also, get ready for college by browsing all College Readiness courses, including SAT/ACT Prep Course – Part 1. Classes begin on May 13, 2020, but you can enroll as late as May 26 and miss nothing. Sign up and start learning!

Yonkers Public Library in collaboration with Gale Courses offers a wide range of FREE interactive, instructor-led courses. Subject areas include developing knowledge and skills in various personal and professional fields. However, Gale is constantly adding new courses based on public demand. Browse courses by using the Gale catalog or click on a subject area below to see the list of courses. There are over 370 from which to choose! Courses run for six weeks and new sessions begin every month.

When do classes start?

Enrollment dates: May 13 | Jun 17 | Jul 15 | Aug 12

Although classes start this week, you still have 13 days afterwards to get started. You can enroll in a course up to 13 days after the start date. The first two lessons must be completed within that 13–day period.

What do I need to sign up?

All it takes is a valid Yonkers Public Library card, and access to the internet. You can use any digital device with a working WiFi connection.

Need More Help?

Visit Gale Courses FAQS or email techhelp@ypl.org for assistance.