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GROW WITH GOOGLE @ ALEXANDRIA LIBRARY

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.

Questions? Please contact Cara Cook Sonnier, Digital Services Librarian, at csonnier@alexlibraryva.org or 703.746.1733


 

ONLINE LEARNING


Learn practical digital skills with Grow With Google's project-based online video curriculum. You can work at your own pace and there is no charge for any of the programs. Classes are suitable for teens and adults.

Grow with Google 2020 (Code w7k2jn)
Learn about technology and ethics, how to create and safeguard passwords, evaluate the credibility of online sources, how to use online tools to collaborate on projects and manage everyday tasks, plan a budget and track expenses, organize Google photos, make a family newsletter, create a scrapbook and promotional flyer as well as how to organize an address book.

Job Seekers (Code 7Q3WHD)
Use Google Docs to build a resume, convert your military work experience to civilian life, build a portfolio with Google sites, use Google to get a new job, how to ask for references, negotiate your salary and improve effective communications at work.

Small Business (Code J3HBK7)
Prepare a business plan, estimate financing for your business plan, write a business plan and press release, track monthly expenses, send professional emails, plan effective meetings, make a promotional flyer and build your online business.

G Suite Certification (Code M8BMV7)
Learn about Docs, Drive, Gmail, Hangout, Sheets and Slides to prepare for the G Suite Certification exam.


Instructions:

  • You will need a computer with internet access
  • A Google account.
  • Go to https://g.co/applieddigitalskills.
  • Click "Sign In" and sign in with your Google account.
  • Select "I am a student."
  • Enter the class code above.
  • Click on a lesson and go!

 


 

LIVESTREAM EVENTS


Join us at the library to view live stream training from Google.

March 11, 12:00-1:00 pm EST: Spring into Action
Start the year off on the right foot by learning how to use Google Analytics to gain insights into how consumers engage with businesses online. Learn best practices analyzing customer trends and turning these insights into actionable decisions.

May 6, 12:00-1:00 pm EST: National Small Business Week Livestream
Celebrate National Small Business Week by helping businesses in your local communities learn about SEO best practices, how to set up a free YouTube business channel, and getting found online with Google My Business.

July 22, 12:00-1:00 pm EST: Digital Skills Summer School
Join us for our annual Digital Skills Summer School to learn about how digital tools can help you get organized, increase your productivity, and manage time more efficiently.

October 14, 12:00-1:00 pm EST: Annual Holiday Livestream
Kick start your customers' holiday shopping season by marketing your business. We'll discuss how to get in front of your customers and showcase what you offer using Google My Business, Google Ads, and more.

 

See other Grow with Google classes here.

 

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