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Gale Courses: Free online learning!

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October 31, 2018

Hundreds of free, instructor-led courses on a variety of subjects are now available to patrons of the Marathon County Public Library!

Gale Courses offers a wide range of highly interactive courses that you can take entirely online. Courses run for six weeks, and new sessions begin every month. A certificate of completion is offered upon the successful completion of most courses.

Gain valuable knowledge that can be immediately applied at your job or in your personal life! These courses offer something for everyone:

  • Career & Professional Development: Many courses are tied to the Bureau of Labor Statistics’ fastest-growing occupations. Examples include: accounting, business and management, grant writing, nonprofits, real estate, healthcare, sales and marketing, and how to make a resume.

  • Computers & Technology: Courses cover all skill levels, and some even focus on specific software applications. Examples include: Intro to Microsoft Office, database management, graphic and multimedia design, and basic internet skills.

  • Personal Enrichment: Further courses focus on hobbies, wellness, basic academic skills and other life resources. Examples include: parenting and family, digital photography, health & wellness, test prep, grammar and more.

Contact us for more information, or visit and select "Gale Courses" to get started.

(Please note: A valid library card from the Marathon County Public Library or another Wisconsin Valley Library Service / V-Cat library is required to register for these courses.)


Technology Computer Classes Online Resources

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