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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, Nov 30, 7:00pm - 8:45pm
Virtual
Girls Who Code is a virtual club that meets weekly to learn, experiment and create with coding.
This event is full

Tue, Dec 01, 10:00am - 11:00am
Virtual
During this time of school closures, online learning and social distancing recommendations, access to premium research tools that provide access to information from reliable sources is important. Register

Tue, Dec 01, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Virtual
Join us on the 1st and 3rd Tuesdays of each month at 7:00pm. Register

Mon, Dec 07, 11:00am - 11:20am
Virtual
American Sign Language (ASL) is a way to communicate without speaking. We’ll be training a computer to read sign language with our own images of ASL letters. Recommended for grades 6-12.

Mon, Dec 07, 4:30pm - 4:50pm
Virtual
American Sign Language (ASL) is a way to communicate without speaking. We’ll be training a computer to read sign language with our own images of ASL letters. Recommended for grades 6-12.

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.
This event is full

Tue, Dec 08, 10:00am - 11:00am
Virtual
December is National Learn A Language Month. Did you know you can learn a language with library resources for free? Join us as we discuss the many ways the library can help you learn something new. Register

Tue, Dec 08, 11:00am - 11:20am
Virtual
Everyone’s invited to a digital dance off as we code characters to do your favorite dance moves in Dance Party! Recommended for grades K-5.

Tue, Dec 08, 4:30pm - 4:50pm
Virtual
Everyone’s invited to a digital dance off as we code characters to do your favorite dance moves in Dance Party! Recommended for grades K-5.

Wed, Dec 09, 11:00am - 11:20am
Virtual
A virus has infected Monster Town! We’ll code an outbreak simulator and make predictions about what will happen to the neighbors of Monster Town. Recommended for grades 4-12.

Wed, Dec 09, 4:30pm - 4:50pm
Virtual
A virus has infected Monster Town! We’ll code an outbreak simulator and make predictions about what will happen to the neighbors of Monster Town. Recommended for grades 4-12.

Thu, Dec 10, 11:00am - 11:20am
Virtual
Want to help your community? Learn the basics of designing a simple app in AppLab that you can immediately share with others. Recommended for grades 6-12.

Thu, Dec 10, 4:30pm - 4:50pm
Virtual
Want to help your community? Learn the basics of designing a simple app in AppLab that you can immediately share with others. Recommended for grades 6-12.

Fri, Dec 11, 11:00am - 11:20am
Virtual
Let’s dig into the world of Minecraft to help the Agent activate switches, place blocks, and clear obstacles to pick up items for the journey! Recommended for grades 3-7.

Fri, Dec 11, 4:30pm - 4:50pm
Virtual
Let’s dig into the world of Minecraft to help the Agent activate switches, place blocks, and clear obstacles to pick up items for the journey! Recommended for grades 3-7.

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.
This event is full

Tue, Dec 15, 10:00am - 11:00am
Virtual
The Alexandria Library is excited to announce that we will offer free academic resources and online tutoring from Tutor.com! Come and learn all about this new resource!Register

Tue, Dec 15, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Virtual
Join us on the 1st and 3rd Tuesdays of each month at 7:00pm.Register

Tue, Dec 22, 10:00am - 11:00am
Virtual
This class will introduce you to Overdrive & Libby, help you create an account, and get you started reading or listening.Register

 

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: November 2020