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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, Sep 28, 7:00pm - 8:45pm
Virtual
Girls Who Code is a virtual club that meets weekly to learn, experiment and create with coding.

Thu, Oct 01, 10:00am - 11:00am
Virtual
On October 6, 2020 the Alexandria Library’s RB Digital eBooks and eAudiobooks will be transferred over to Overdrive & Libby. Register

Mon, Oct 05, 7:00pm - 8:45pm
Virtual
Girls Who Code is a virtual club that meets weekly to learn, experiment and create with coding.

Tue, Oct 06, 10:00am - 11:00am
Virtual
October is National Family History Month! Join us to review Ancestry Library Edition, Heritage Quest and the Washington Post Historical Newspapers digital services. Register

Tue, Oct 06, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Virtual
Join an IT professional on the 1st and 3rd Tuesdays of the month to do a short group activity, ask your coding questions, and share your coding progress. Ages 8-14. Registration required.Register

Thu, Oct 08, 10:00am - 11:00am
Virtual
Value Line is an online database that gives investors and market researchers access to professional quality data and research tools. Register

Wed, Oct 14, 12:00pm - 1:00pm
Virtual
Kick start your holiday shopping season by marketing your business. Register

Thu, Oct 15, 10:00am - 11:00am
Virtual
Join us to learn the basics! We will discuss app stores, how to download to your device, and learn about a few helpful apps for seniors!Register

Mon, Oct 19, 7:00pm - 8:45pm
Virtual
Girls Who Code is a virtual club that meets weekly to learn, experiment and create with coding.

Tue, Oct 20, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Virtual
Join an IT professional on the 1st and 3rd Tuesdays of the month to do a short group activity, ask your coding questions, and share your coding progress. Ages 8-14. Registration required.Register

Thu, Oct 22, 10:00am - 11:00am
Virtual
Learn the building blocks of a website and how you can create your own. We will cover web hosting, domain names, content managers, website builders and eCommerce options.Register

Mon, Oct 26, 7:00pm - 8:45pm
Virtual
Girls Who Code is a virtual club that meets weekly to learn, experiment and create with coding.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

 

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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