Reinvent yourself with your library card and Universal Class.

Have you always wanted to learn more about aromatherapy? Need to improve your Excel skills? Want to present your best professional face at a job interview?

The Library offers many free online resources to assist you in self-guided learning throughout your lifetime.  If you have a Charlotte Mecklenburg Library card, you have access to Universal Class’ lifelong learning courses in over 30 subject areas, many of which offer continuing education units (CEUs). More than 500 courses are available, and all are designed and led by professional instructors to build deeper understanding and mastery of subject matter. Universal Class includes videos, assignments, quizzes, tests, and options for social media interaction with other learners. Students may take multiple classes and learn at their own pace.

From technical courses on computer software to digital photography to babysitting 101, a huge range of topics is available. Universal Class offers courses in Exercise and Fitness, Entrepreneurship, Arts and Music, Home and Garden Care, Cooking, Computers and Technology, Health and Medicine, Homeschooling, Job Assistance, Law and Legal, Parenting and Family, Pet and Animal Care, plus hundreds more.

The classes are both self-guided and instructor-led, meaning that you can progress at your own pace, but an instructor is always available to answer questions and offer guidance.

You can access Universal Class using your Charlotte Mecklenburg Library card or ONE Access account (CMS student ID number).  If you don’t have a library card yet, you can apply below.

If you do have a library card or ONE Access account number, start using Universal Class right now.

Knowledge is power. Why not learn something new today?

Apply for a Library Card

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