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COMPUTERS & TECHNOLOGY


 

DATABASES


  • Computer Database
    The database includes computer-related product introductions, news and reviews in areas such as hardware, software, electronics, engineering, communications, and the application of technology.

  • General Science Collection
    Key subjects covered include the biological sciences, computing, engineering, and technology.

CLASSES AT THE LIBRARY
Mon, Nov 02, 7:00pm - 8:45pm
Virtual
Girls Who Code is a virtual club that meets weekly to learn, experiment and create with coding.
This event is full

Tue, Nov 03, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Virtual
Join us on the 1st and 3rd Tuesdays of each month at 7:00pm. Register

Wed, Nov 04, 10:00am - 11:00am
Virtual
Utilize library resources and a few free online programs to inspire and organize your holiday cooking this year! Register

Wed, Nov 04, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Virtual
Join us as we celebrate National Veterans Small Business Week with a workshop that will help grow your veteran-led business. Register

Mon, Nov 09, 7:00pm - 8:45pm
Virtual
Girls Who Code is a virtual club that meets weekly to learn, experiment and create with coding.
This event is full

Wed, Nov 11, 10:00am - 11:00am
Virtual
In the year of doing everything from home, it may be time to upgrade some of your devices. Join us as we discuss ereaders, tablets, laptops and mobile phones that are the best buys for 2020.Register

Mon, Nov 16, 7:00pm - 8:45pm
Virtual
Girls Who Code is a virtual club that meets weekly to learn, experiment and create with coding.
This event is full

Tue, Nov 17, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Virtual
Join us on the 1st and 3rd Tuesdays of each month at 7:00pm. Register

Wed, Nov 18, 10:00am - 11:00am
Virtual
Confused about what's online regarding health information? This class will show you where to obtain reliable and accurate health information with your library card. Register

Wed, Nov 18, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Virtual
Packaging plays a major role in our lives, no matter how we buy and receive consumer products. Brands have to adjust to accommodate new sales channels and we’ll discuss how that impacts you.Register

Tue, Nov 24, 10:00am - 11:00am
Virtual
Clean out your closets and make some money. Learn how to use popular websites like Poshmark, Mercari and Threadup to sell your clothes and accessories.Register

Mon, Nov 30, 7:00pm - 8:45pm
Virtual
Girls Who Code is a virtual club that meets weekly to learn, experiment and create with coding.
This event is full

Rescheduled
Mon, Dec 07, 6:45pm - 8:45pm
New date Monday, December 07, 7:00pm - 8:45pm
Virtual
Girls Who Code is a virtual club that meets weekly to learn, experiment and create with coding.

Mon, Dec 07, 7:00pm - 8:45pm
Virtual
Girls Who Code is a virtual club that meets weekly to learn, experiment and create with coding.
This event is full

Mon, Dec 14, 7:00pm - 8:45pm
Virtual
Girls Who Code is a virtual club that meets weekly to learn, experiment and create with coding.
This event is full

 

GALE COURSES

Blogging and Podcasting for Beginners
Learn how to create your very own blog and podcast using the tools that you already have available on your computer.

Write Effective Web Content
Learn how to write Web content and produce multimedia elements to make your website or blog a must-visit site on the Internet.

How to Get Started in Game Development
Take steps toward a new career in game development by building a foundation to design games in a wide variety of genres for different audiences and platforms.

Secrets of Better Photography
Learn how to take better pictures by understanding your camera and how to use it in a variety of situations.

Creating WordPress Websites
Discover how to easily create blogs and websites with WordPress, the world's most popular Web publisher.

 

These class are available online for no charge with your library card.
Complete Course Catalog     How To Enroll    Support    Ask A Librarian

 

 

UNIVERSAL CLASS

Learn OneNote 2016
OneNote is simply a note taking program that you can use to take notes and organize those notes with pictures, tables, charts, as well as screen clippings from the web and other programs –and that's just the start.

Typing and Keyboarding 101
This course, Typing and Keyboarding for Business Professionals, is entirely self-teaching. Each lesson is short, simple and easy to master, with easy-to-understand text and custom-designed typing drills.

Google Analytics 101
This course  walks you through the set up process and helps you work with important dashboard metrics that you can use to improve website conversions and traffic.

Virtual Assistant 101
This course will walk you through the process of preparing for a successful VA business.

How to Run an Effective Helpdesk
Draft a plan, determine which services you’ll offer, and how to measure performance of your IT help desk.

 

These class are available online for no charge with your library card.
Complete Course Catalog     Register    View Tutorial    Ask A Librarian

 

 

GROW WITH GOOGLE

The Alexandria Library is a partner with Grow with Google, which makes tools and digital skills training easily accessible online for free.

As a partner we also receive resources to teach digital skills to our community at the library, both in the library and online.

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