Alexandria Library Gale Online Courses

Alexandria Library offers a wide range of highly interactive courses entirely over the Internet through Gale Courses. Courses are led by expert instructors, and free with your Alexandria Library card. Courses run for six weeks and new sessions begin on the 2nd Wednesday of every month. Subjects offered are for professional development and personal enrichment. You will need an e-mail address and your Alexandria Library card number to enroll in classes.

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Subject Areas

Enroll in an online course today courtesy of Alexandria Library. From ACT prep to Medical Math to Real Estate Investing we've got a course for you. Learn at your own pace. Choose from hundreds of online courses including introduction to Microsoft Office products, Adobe products, and web design. Search the catalog to find your next course.


Accounting and Finance Health Care and Medical Teaching and Education
Business Language and Arts Technology
Computer Applications Law and Legal Writing and Publishing
Design and Composition Personal Development  



How to Enroll

Step 1. Find courses by browsing through the categories or by using the search box. Click "Enroll Now" next to the course of your choice.

Step 2. Select your course start date and click "Continue."

Step 3. Create a free Gale Courses account.

New Students - Enter your email address in the New Student area and click "Create Account." Complete the "Account and Student Information" page and then click "Continue."

Returning Students - Enter your account email and password and then click "Sign In."You will use your Gale Courses account email and password to log in to the My Classroom area to view your lessons once your session begins.

Step 4. Enter your Alexandria Library card barcode in the box labeled Submit. Click "Use Library Card" to complete your enrollment. 


Students who have enrolled in a course must log in and view lessons one and two within 13 days after the start date of the course, or they will be automatically dropped. Students who are dropped from a course will be able to enroll in the course during a later session.