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Great Courses at The Village Library

By Nicole Tifverman 
Public Information Officer, The Village Library 

The Great Courses, a series of college-level audio and video courses, are available to check out for free at The Village Library.

Intended for lifelong learners, these courses are taught by award-winning experts and professors from the most respected institutions in the world. The courses cover subjects from the areas of history, science, business, language, mathematics, economics, health and nutrition, art, music, religion, and philosophy. From Practicing Mindfulness to The Art of Negotiating, The Secrets of Mental Math, The World’s Greatest Paintings, The Decisive Battles of World History, and Why Economies Rise or Fall, there is something for everyone. You can learn at your own pace, with no homework, no tests, and no pressure.

To peruse the courses available, visit the Library’s catalog ( or drop by the library and ask a volunteer at the front desk to show you the collection. Then take a course home and start learning!