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DIGITAL LITERACY

Digital literacy builds on traditional forms of literacy, but focuses on building skills that allow individuals to improve their ability to find, evaluate, produce and communicate information on various digital platforms.  These short tutorials will help empower you to be more comfortable with technology and allow you to learn at your own pace.

 

 

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Computer Classes
Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library
Tue, Apr 02, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Learn to code with IT professional, Ms. Bortolotti. Ages 8-14.

James M. Duncan Jr. Branch Library - Meeting Room
Thu, Apr 04, 5:00pm - 6:30pm
Duncan Library's chapter of the national Girls Who Code program, a nonprofit with a mission to close the gender gap in technology. This program is intended for girls in grades 6-12.

Ellen Coolidge Burke Branch Library - Meeting Room
Fri, Apr 05, 10:00am - 11:30am
Join us for a hands-on workshop to learn how to create and enhance various types of documents, such as resumes and flyers, using MS Word 2010. Registration Requested at 703-746-1772.

Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library - Small Conference Room
Wed, Apr 10, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Have you ever wanted to blog about your favorite books or food? Maybe you’d like to show off your photography?

James M. Duncan Jr. Branch Library - Meeting Room
Thu, Apr 11, 5:00pm - 6:30pm
Duncan Library's chapter of the national Girls Who Code program, a nonprofit with a mission to close the gender gap in technology. This program is intended for girls in grades 6-12.

James M. Duncan Jr. Branch Library - Duncan Kitchen
Thu, Apr 18, 5:00pm - 6:30pm
Duncan Library's chapter of the national Girls Who Code program, a nonprofit with a mission to close the gender gap in technology. This program is intended for girls in grades 6-12.

Local History/Special Collections
Mon, Apr 22, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
How do you save and find the images you've captured on your cell phone? Can you make sure those images will be around for your grandchildren?

Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library - Small Conference Room
Wed, Apr 24, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Bring your tablet, laptop or other smart device and receive assistance in accessing the Library’s Digital Services.

James M. Duncan Jr. Branch Library - Duncan Kitchen
Thu, Apr 25, 5:00pm - 6:30pm
Duncan Library's chapter of the national Girls Who Code program, a nonprofit with a mission to close the gender gap in technology. This program is intended for girls in grades 6-12.

Ellen Coolidge Burke Branch Library - Meeting Room
Thu, Apr 25, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Join us to learn the basics of using a computer with an overview of Windows and Microsoft Office 2010 applications. Also find out the best strategies for locating information on the Internet.

Canceled
Ellen Coolidge Burke Branch Library
Tue, Apr 30, 10:00am - 5:00pm
The job search game has changed. Get ready for what's next.

James M. Duncan Jr. Branch Library - Meeting Room
Thu, May 02, 5:00pm - 6:30pm
Duncan Library's chapter of the national Girls Who Code program, a nonprofit with a mission to close the gender gap in technology. This program is intended for girls in grades 6-12.

James M. Duncan Jr. Branch Library - Meeting Room
Thu, May 09, 5:00pm - 6:30pm
Duncan Library's chapter of the national Girls Who Code program, a nonprofit with a mission to close the gender gap in technology. This program is intended for girls in grades 6-12.

Charles E. Beatley Jr. Central Library - Small Conference Room
Wed, May 15, 10:00am - 12:00pm
The Internet has become an essential part of any job search. It can be difficult to know where to begin.

James M. Duncan Jr. Branch Library - Meeting Room
Thu, May 16, 5:00pm - 6:30pm
Duncan Library's chapter of the national Girls Who Code program, a nonprofit with a mission to close the gender gap in technology. This program is intended for girls in grades 6-12.

James M. Duncan Jr. Branch Library - Meeting Room
Thu, May 23, 5:00pm - 6:30pm
Duncan Library's chapter of the national Girls Who Code program, a nonprofit with a mission to close the gender gap in technology. This program is intended for girls in grades 6-12.

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

James M. Duncan Jr. Branch Library - Meeting Room
Thu, May 30, 5:00pm - 6:30pm
Duncan Library's chapter of the national Girls Who Code program, a nonprofit with a mission to close the gender gap in technology. This program is intended for girls in grades 6-12.