Skillshare for Creative Minds

What is Skillshare?

Skillshare is an online learning community with thousands of inspiring classes for creative and curious people. Class topics including illustration, design, photography, video, freelancing, and more.

Who is Skillshare for?

  • Creative and curious people
  • Lifelong learners
  • Working professionals
  • Beginners, pros, dabblers, and masters

What is a Skillshare class?

  • Skillshare classes include a combination of video lessons and a class project.
  • Skillshare has classes to fit your schedule and skill level.
  • Members get unlimited access to thousands of inspiring classes, with hands-on projects and feedback from a community of millions.
  • Most classes are under 60 minutes with short lessons to fit any schedule.

Who teaches on Skillshare?

  • Skillshare teachers are real working professionals and experts eager to share their expertise.
  • Skillshare teachers are working professionals, experts, and subject matter enthusiasts.
  • Skillshare teachers are icons, experts, and industry rock stars excited to share their experience, wisdom, and trusted tools with you.

How to access Skillshare?

Skillshare is provided by the California State Library and the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) Workforce Development & Support program. Palo Alto City Library has access to limited Skillshare memberships for free from Oct 1, 2021 to Sept 30, 2024.

Click Skillshare in our A-Z resources list to redeem your unlimited access for 3 months. Please also check this Skillshare overview, opens a new window video to get a better sense of the service.

The resource is available thanks to funding provided by the State of California, administered by the California State Library.