Learn Something New with UniversalClass

  • Posted on: 4 April 2022
  • By: Annie Phillips

With a generous gift from Toyota Motor Manufacturing Alabama, Huntsville-Madison County Public Library was able to add to our growing workforce development offerings with a subscription to UniversalClass!

UniversalClass offers over 600 online courses - all for free and available to HMCPL card holders. With UniversalClass, you get 24/7 access, feedback from certified instructors, self-paced classes, and Continuing Education Units on select courses. 

In addition to workforce development and technology skills topics, there are courses that cover personal enrichment and development, such as spiritual studies, crafts and hobbies, alternative medicine, and parenting and family!

Some of the many courses you can take include: 

  • Accounting and Bookkeeping 
  • Aromatherapy 
  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Event Planing
  • Economics
  • Crisis Management
  • Microsoft Word 2021
  • Introduction to CSS
  • Cybersecurity
  • Community Development
  • Managing Rental Properties
  • Chemistry
  • Economics
  • Geography
  • Basic Math Skills
  • Aging and Long Term Care
  • Egyptian Mythology
  • US Citizenship Test Preparation
  • Cake Decorating
  • Meditation
  • Interior Design
  • Introduction to Logic
  • Assertiveness Training
  • Diversity and Inclusion Training
  • Interview Skills
  • Python Programming
  • Historical Fiction Writing

It's easy to get started with UniversalClass. If you already have the Libby app and are signed in, scroll down to "Extras" on the main screen of Libby and and click "UniversalClass." This will take you to the UniversalClass page for HMCPL, and you will click the green button that says "Register Now!" Here is where you will create a UniversalClass account, which requires an email address. 

If you do not have a Libby account yet, you can download the Libby app for free through the App Store or Google Play. You can also access Libby through a web browser at https://libbyapp.com/. You will get started with Libby using your HMCPL account number (on the back of your library card) and PIN. 

Continue your education on your schedule today!