New Yorkers can now take free online courses through Coursera.
In partnership with Coursera, NYS launched a free online platform for New Yorkers to learn new job skills, earn certificates and advance their careers. At a time when unemployment has risen due to the pandemic, we hope these online courses will help New Yorkers get back on their feet. So, whether you’re unemployed, underemployed, or are simply interested in learning new skills, check it out and sign up here.
There are over 4000 continuing education classes available. You are sure to find something to help you land a job, or advance in the one you currently have.


Opposing Viewpoints in Context is a free database offered by Gale through NOVELNY to all New Yorkers. They collect data and resources for every side of any issue so that you can as informed as possible about a wide variety of subjects. Please click the here to visit the database. Please select ‘Public Library’ and type in ‘Pleasant Valley Library’ to begin researching.