Learning at your library

Courses you can access online

Your Thurrock library membership gives you access to free online learning opportunities.

Free online courses

Universal Class is an online service offering a wide range of courses and a real tutor who will assess your work. More than 500 courses are available, covering subjects such as:

  • office skills
  • psychology
  • crafts
  • creative writing
  • cookery
  • management skills
  • sciences
  • computer skills
  • photography

All you need is your library card, email address and access to a computer, which you can get in any Thurrock library. Go to Universal Class and enter your library card number to register or login.

Learn languages online

Transparent Language Online is a language learning system that uses flashcards and sound to teach you a words or phrases. You can learn English as your second language or access any of 80 languages through your computer or smartphone. To login, enter your library card number and email address.