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COMPUTERS & TECHNOLOGY

CLASSES AT THE LIBRARY
Tue, May 28, 10:00am - 2:00pm
Beatley Library Parking Lot
The Digital Bookmobile National Tour is making a stop at the Alexandria Library!

Fri, May 31, 10:15am - 11:30am
Ellen Coolidge Burke Branch Library - Meeting Room
The Internet has become an essential part of any job search. It can be difficult to know where to begin.

Tue, Jun 04, 7:30pm - 8:30pm
Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library - Small Conference Room
Learn to code with IT professional, Ms. Bortolotti. Ages 8-14. Please arrive early as space is limited.

Tue, Jun 11, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Ellen Coolidge Burke Branch Library - Meeting Room
Join us for a hands-on workshop on how to create and enhance various types of Word Documents, such as a resume or a flyer. No computer or typing experience needed to attend this class.

Wed, Jun 19, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library - Small Conference Room
Google is more than its search engine. Learn how you can harness some of its most popular applications.

Fri, Jun 28, 10:15am - 11:30am
Ellen Coolidge Burke Branch Library - Computer Room
Have you ever wanted to blog about your favorite books or food? Maybe you’d like to show off your photography?

Tue, Jul 09, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
James M. Duncan Jr. Branch Library - Meeting Room
Bring your tablet, laptop or other smart device and receive assistance in accessing the Library’s Digital Services.

Thu, Jul 11, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Kate Waller Barrett Branch Library - Second Floor
The Internet has become an essential part of any job search. It can be difficult to know where to begin.

Wed, Jul 17, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library - Small Conference Room
Digital information drives our economy and spurs our culture, but what happens if this information disappears?

Fri, Jul 19, 10:15am - 11:30am
Ellen Coolidge Burke Branch Library - Meeting Room
The Internet has become an essential part of any job search. It can be difficult to know where to begin.

Mon, Jul 22, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
James M. Duncan Jr. Branch Library - Meeting Room
Learn to use Mango Languages, a free language-learning resource provided by Alexandria Library

Tue, Jul 23, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
James M. Duncan Jr. Branch Library - Meeting Room
The Internet has become an essential part of any job search. It can be difficult to know where to begin.

Fri, Jul 26, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Ellen Coolidge Burke Branch Library - Meeting Room
This class is designed for people with little or no computer experience.

Wed, Jul 31, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library - Small Conference Room
Staying safe online is essential in today's world. Learn Internet safety tips to keep yourself protected.

Wed, Aug 14, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library - Small Conference Room
Learn how to interpret and evaluate information online, whether you're reading an article, watching a video, or using social media.

 

GALE COURSES

Introduction to Microsoft Word 2016
Learn to use the basic features of Word 2016 (now available through Office 365) to type, edit, format, spell check, and print professional-looking documents, letters, and reports.

Introduction to Microsoft Excel 2016
Become proficient in using Microsoft Excel 2016 and discover how to create worksheets, workbooks, charts, and graphs quickly and efficiently

Introduction to Microsoft PowerPoint 2016
Learn how to use Microsoft PowerPoint 2016 to create professional-looking presentations using slide and layout masters that make global changes in a snap.

Introduction to Microsoft Project 2016
Use this popular project management software to plan, implement, and control projects, track costs and resources, and generate reports using Gantt Chart and Calendar views.

Introduction to Photoshop CC
Learn how to use Adobe Photoshop CC, the world's best graphics program, to edit and process photos and create original images.

Photoshop Elements for the Digital Photographer
Learn how to use the tools and features of Adobe Photoshop Elements for editing and fixing your digital photos and images.

Introduction to Illustrator CS6
Learn to design and draw vector art, work with shape gradients, and manipulate color images using Adobe Illustrator CS6.

 

These class are available online for no charge with your library card.
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UNIVERSAL CLASS

Dreamweaver 101
Adobe Dreamweaver is a web design program that gives even the most amateur web designer the ability to create stunning web pages fairly quickly and easily. No HTML knowledge necessary!

Introduction to CSS
This course shows you how to design web pages and create CSS classes from a beginner's level to a more intermediate level.

Introduction to JavaScript
This course gets you started with an introduction to JavaScript. This course gets you started with basic functionality such as creating functions, creating variables, and calling these lines of code from your standard HTML pages.

Introduction to SQL
This comprehensive course teaches and demonstrates all aspects of SQL. No prior SQL experience needed. 

Learn HTML
This course teaches you how to create webpages from scratch using the most current standard in HTML -- HTML5. 

Windows 10
The purpose of this course is to teach all students how to navigate the Windows 10 interface, as well as use its features and apps, regardless of whether or not you are currently using the operating system.  

SEO Copywriting
SEO stands for Search Engine Optimization, and is, simply put, the way to get your content found on the Web. In this class, we will equip you with the skills to take on those SEO writing jobs.  

 

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

 

GROW WITH GOOGLE

 

 

With the online curriculum provided by Grow With Google, you can brush up on your digital skills at your own pace. 

Lessons include:

  • Starting and Editing a Resume
  • Using Google to Get a New Job
  • Plan Effective Meetings
  • Effective Communications at Work
  • Collaborate with Digital Tools.

Click here to sign up

Use code  5 D Q N 2 Z for the program. 

Dowload the flyer here.