Skillshare is provided by the California State Library through their Career Pathways program and is an online learning community where millions come together to take the next step in their creative journey.
Figure out your next side project, pick up new skills for your day job, or pursue a lifelong passion. Skillshare has thousands of inspiring classes for creative and curious people, on topics including illustration, design, photography, video, freelancing, and more.
Access the Skillshare website and sign up for a free 12 months through the Lake County Library.
The last day to redeem this free membership is September 30th, 2023. After this date Skillshare will no longer be available for a free 12 months through the library.
- What is Skillshare?
Skillshare is an online learning community with thousands of inspiring classes for creative and curious people.
- How can I sign up for Skillshare?
To get access to Skillshare through California State Library, visit the Skillshare website from the link on the Lake County Library website. Then, you will be directed to set up your free account. You will have access to Skillshare for 3 months.
You will need an email address to sign up for Skillshare. If you don't have an email address you may be able to sign up for one for free from any of the following providers:
- Yahoo Mail
- How does Skillshare work?
As a Skillshare member, you'll have access to thousands of online classes that you can watch on your own time, at your own pace. Each class has short lessons and a hands-on project for you to work on and put your new skills into action.
- How do I find a class to take?
Skillshare offers thousands of classes in 4 main categories: Creative, Business, Technology, and Lifestyle. You will find classes recommended for you on your Home page and can adjust the Skills you Follow to improve your recommendations.
- How do I get help from Skillshare?
You can find Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) and information to get started in the Skillshare Help Center. If you're looking for additional help, you can contact the Skillshare Support team by submitting a ticket.
- Not sure where to start?
The California State Library has worked with Skillshare to create learning paths just for library patrons. Learn more information about the partnership between Skillshare and the California State Library.
- What happens after my Skillshare Membership from California State Library ends?
Once your Skillshare Membership from California State Library ends, you can choose to extend your membership on your own and remain a Skillshare member. Otherwise, once your membership ends, you will be able to log in to your account, but you will no longer be able to take classes.