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Learn something new online with our range of courses. You can select from yoga to creative writing and dog grooming to soap making.

Your library card gives you free access to over five hundred online courses which can be accessed online.

Clare Libraries’ online courses service is provided by Universal Class. You can access Universal Class through your web browser on a desktop or laptop computer.  Universal Class is not available as an app but you can access it on your mobile device through an internet browser ie. Google or Safari.

How it works

  • You can browse and search Universal Class online 24 hours a day.
  • You can do multiple courses at a time.
  • There are no restrictions on how long it takes to finish a course.
  • Tudor feedback is available if requested.
  • If you are having difficulties with using the service please contact

Data Protection

We provide access for members to third-party online e-resources such as eBooks and eAudiobooks in conjunction with the LGMA. These third parties are data controllers in their own right. Clare County Library do not share your personal data with these third parties. We do allow them to check certain information items against the LMS system in order to confirm their validity. Members join each of these services separately to their library membership and give explicit consent to the third parties for the processing. You should refer to their privacy statements for information about what they do with your data and what rights are available to you. You can access each of these privacy statements when you create your account.