Discover and share stories

of adventure, connection, and change making.

7 people think this is good

What if You Could Get Your High School Diploma From the Library? It's Happening in Los Angeles

Liz Dwyer

The Los Angeles Public Library's long been more than a place to check out the latest novel, but now they're officially jumping into formal education. They'll "be offering an accredited high school diploma to adult students, who will take courses online but will meet at the library for assistance and to interact with fellow adult learners." The library hopes that up to 150 high school dropouts will be able to get their lives on track and earn their GED diplomas in the first year.

Continue to



  1. {{}}
  1. {{fields.video_link.url}}

Ready to post! You’ve uploaded the maximum number of images.

Your video is ready to post!

Oops! Nice pic, but it’s just not our (file) type. Please try uploading a .jpg or .png image.

Well, this is embarrassing. Something went wrong when posting your comment. Care to try again?

That image is too large. Maximum size is 6MB.

Please enter a valid URL from YouTube or Vimeo.

Embedding has been disabled for this video.


Posting comment...

  • Tom Maybrier

    More of this! I love the idea of education expanding out of established institutions into other community centers - after all, what is a library but a monument to knowledge?