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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.

Virtual Events
Mon, Mar 01, 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Virtual
Girls Who Code is a virtual club that meets weekly to learn, experiment and create with coding. Some coding and circuitry experience suggested.

Tue, Mar 02, 7:00pm - 8:15pm
Virtual
Join us on the 1st and 3rd Tuesdays of each month to virtually meet up with an IT professional and interact with other coders to do a short group activity and learn computer science concepts.Register

Wed, Mar 03, 10:00am - 11:00am
Virtual
Did you know that the library has a new app? Join this session to see it in action and how to get it for yourself.Register

Fri, Mar 05, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Virtual
Did you know that you have access to no-cost 1-to-1 online tutoring, resume and cover letter review, and other learning resources through the Alexandria Library?Register

Mon, Mar 08, 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Virtual
Girls Who Code is a virtual club that meets weekly to learn, experiment and create with coding. Some coding and circuitry experience suggested.

Wed, Mar 10, 10:00am - 11:00am
Virtual
It's time to file your taxes, do you know where to start? Register

Mon, Mar 15, 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Virtual
Girls Who Code is a virtual club that meets weekly to learn, experiment and create with coding. Some coding and circuitry experience suggested.

Tue, Mar 16, 7:00pm - 8:15pm
Virtual
Join us on the 1st and 3rd Tuesdays of each month to virtually meet up with an IT professional and interact with other coders to do a short group activity and learn computer science concepts.Register

Wed, Mar 17, 10:00am - 11:00am
Virtual
Did you know you have access to magazines and music with your library card? Join us to find out how to get started with these library services.Register

Fri, Mar 19, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Virtual
Did you know that you have access to no-cost 1-to-1 online tutoring, resume and cover letter review, and other learning resources through the Alexandria Library?Register

Mon, Mar 22, 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Virtual
Girls Who Code is a virtual club that meets weekly to learn, experiment and create with coding. Some coding and circuitry experience suggested.

Wed, Mar 31, 10:00am - 11:00am
Virtual
Learn the basics of HTML, a computer language for building web pages. We'll show you how to write HTML, create your own webpages, and more.Register

Mon, Apr 05, 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Virtual
Girls Who Code is a virtual club that meets weekly to learn, experiment and create with coding. Some coding and circuitry experience suggested.

Fri, Apr 09, 10:00am - 11:00am
Virtual
Learn how to use Ancestry Library Edition, Heritage Quest and Fold3 to uncover your history.Register

Fri, Apr 09, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Virtual
Did you know that you have access to no-cost 1-to-1 online tutoring, resume and cover letter review, and other learning resources through the Alexandria Library?Register

Mon, Apr 12, 9:00am - 11:00am
Virtual
Libby experts from Overdrive are hosting training sessions to help you access our library’s digital collection of ebooks and audiobooks.Register

Fri, Apr 16, 10:00am - 11:00am
Virtual
Your photos, documents, audio and video files require special care to keep them usable into the future. Learn how to do it with this class.Register

Mon, Apr 19, 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Virtual
Girls Who Code is a virtual club that meets weekly to learn, experiment and create with coding. Some coding and circuitry experience suggested.

Fri, Apr 23, 10:00am - 11:00am
Virtual
Looking for a new book to read and not sure where to start? Learn to use Novelist and Books & Authors to find your next read! Register

Mon, Apr 26, 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Virtual
Girls Who Code is a virtual club that meets weekly to learn, experiment and create with coding. Some coding and circuitry experience suggested.

Fri, Apr 30, 10:00am - 11:00am
Virtual
Feeling overwhelmed by the sheer amount of online accounts you have? Learn about digital minimalism and how to declutter digital tools. Register

Wed, May 05, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Virtual
This live-stream webinar is brought to you through a partnership between the Alexandria Library and Grow With Google.

Mon, May 10, 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Virtual
Girls Who Code is a virtual club that meets weekly to learn, experiment and create with coding. Some coding and circuitry experience suggested.

Mon, May 17, 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Virtual
Girls Who Code is a virtual club that meets weekly to learn, experiment and create with coding. Some coding and circuitry experience suggested.

Mon, May 24, 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Virtual
Girls Who Code is a virtual club that meets weekly to learn, experiment and create with coding. Some coding and circuitry experience suggested.

 

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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Last updated: February 2021