The Tyler Public Library is pleased to announce the availability of online continuing education courses.

This new service is available through Universal Class, Inc. who has been accredited as an Authorized Provider by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET). These courses are accessible to all Library card holders either in their own home or at the Library.

Through the Library’s website, patrons have access to lifelong learning courses in more than 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. Patrons may take multiple classes and learn at their own pace.

From technical courses on computer software to digital photography to Biology 101, a huge range of topics are 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.

“Universal Class reiterates the Library’s goal of promoting life-long learning and we are extremely pleased to be able to offer our patrons such a resource!” Tyler Public Library’s Access Librarian Connie Greer says.

This resource was purchased with gift funds to the Tyler Public Library. Tyler Public Library is located at 201 S. College in downtown Tyler. More information about this event can be found on the Library website at TylerLibrary.com or by calling in the info desk at 903-593-7323.