The Library offers several course database services, where learners can access a wide variety of topics in live and pre-recorded classroom settings. All courses are free of charge with a library card in good standing.

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JCLS Academy

The JCLS Academy offers a variety of training for use of the library’s assortment of databases and research tools, presented in straightforward lessons.


Learn Spanish, French, Greek, Irish, Russian, Farsi, Hebrew, Arabic, and many other languages, as well as ESL studies.


Learn and improve skills across business, tech, design, and personal interests. Connect to 4,000+ on-demand video courses taught by world-class instructors. Access available to Full Service (including Non-Resident) card holders only. eCard holders may upgrade to a Full Service card by visiting any branch.