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Whether you have been out of school for a while and miss the learning experience, or you’re thinking of starting college – or returning to finish your degree – LFPL's MyLibraryUniversity wants to connect YOU to new, free learning opportunities.


Hundreds of thousands of people are now taking online courses -- not for college credit, but simply for their own enlightenment. These massive open online courses (MOOCs), from first-rate institutions like MIT, Stanford, and Harvard, are drawing students and adult learners globally. Click here to learn more.


LFPL's Short Courses are taught like real college courses by professors and experts in their fields. Some will require reading and encourage field trips.  All will be free and open to anyone with no academic background required. This is a chance to stretch your mind in new directions. #LFPLShortCourse 

Opera 101 Origins and HistoryHow to Write a Book in 6 Weeks

Main Library, Thurs., May 12–June 16,
6:30-8 p.m.

Have you ever wanted to write a book but just couldn’t figure out how to go about it? Cathy Fyock’s Short Course will focus on finding the tools necessary to start a nonfiction book—and get it done. Topics will include identifying your purpose, formulating a game plan, and understanding the marketing process. Learn how to write effectively, without losing sight of your goal.

Each week Cathy will provide content and lead attendees in a series of writing exercises and discussions. Bring your laptop, tablet, or favorite writing tools so that you’ll gain maximum benefit from this class.

The course is free; call (502) 574-1623 to register.

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LFPL's Fast Classes are one-time educational events taught by local experts. Some explore current events, literature, and science; others teach practical skills and history. #LFPLFastClass 

Last Updated: 04/26/2016