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Gale Courses

Online learning anytime, anywhere...just a click away!

Gale Courses deliver hundreds of engaging, instructor-led online courses focused on professional development, technology skills, and personal enrichment to transform your life. Course offerings are tied to the Bureau of Labor Statistics’ fastest-growing occupations and include:

  • Courses to support business professionals, such as business law, human resources, management, manufacturing, and marketing
  • Computer and technology courses that suit skill levels from beginner to advanced
  • Courses in parenting, the arts, hobbies
  • A multitude of health and wellness offerings

The six-week courses are taught by college instructors and experts in the field, ensuring a high-quality, high-impact educational experience for all ages.


Additional benefits to you, the patron, include:

  • Easy – Signing up with your library accounts
  • Free – Courses are free to patrons with a Decatur Public Library card
  • Accessible – Courses can be accessed anywhere, any time, on any computer with internet access.
  • Engagement – Online discussion area bring you and the instructor together for feedback and encouragement
  • Flexibility – A 10-day extension period is available if needed
  • Recognition – Patrons receive a “Record of Completion” certificate after successfully finishing a course

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