The technology training staff at Greenwich Library has a great line-up of classes planned for December. This month, job hunters can enjoy Microsoft Word training, plus a 90 minute workshop on mastering LinkedIn. Technology buffs can learn what's trending in the world of digital dictation and Apple TV.
All year long, Greenwich Library training staff is available to help you explore new technologies and develop the skills to make your online life more productive and enjoyable.
Classes are offered in a comfortable environment for all participants, regardless of level, and are open to the public at no charge. All classes are 55 minutes with no registration unless otherwise noted.
Monday, December 8 at 2 p.m., Apple TV
Apple TV is the next big thing combining the Internet with on demand TV for movies, educational videos, photos and more. Instructor: Gary Krause, Computer Training, LLC.
Wednesday, December 10 at 11 a.m., Trending Monthly - Apple Dictation
Why type when you can talk? This session will discuss how to use dictation on all your Apple devices. Trending Monthly is a new program to introduce, discuss and demonstrate what's hot and trending in Technology - ranging from productivity, personal and family use, safety and security. All designed to improve the quality of life through technology. Instructor, Lance Pendleton, Director of Education, MacInspires.
Monday, December 15 from 2 to 3:30 p.m., Mastering LinkedIn for Career Success
LinkedIn is one of the few platforms that ranks in equal importance to the resume when it comes to your career. It has become the essential social media platform for anyone looking to land a job, network or share industry expertise. Learning how to use and master this platform is a critical strategy for anyone looking to proactively manage their career. Instructor: Noelle Gross, Noelle Gross Career Strategy.
Friday, December 19 at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m., Career Coach: Microsoft Word Training
Sponsored by Southwestern CTWorks, the Career Coach is offering two, 2-hour Microsoft Word training sessions. Level 1 training is at 10 am and level 2 at 1 pm. The Coach bus is fully equipped with 10 PC work stations and Internet access and is parked outside the Library's West Putnam Avenue entrance. Arrive early to sign-up.
Regular Library Technology Training Center Programming
The Library's regular Drop-in Computer Lab is offered three times each week: on Saturdays and Tuesdays at 11 a.m., and Thursdays at 3 p.m., from December 2-20. (No drop-in labs from December 23 through January 3.) Get hands-on assistance with new gadgets, downloading eBooks and audiobooks using OverDrive, Library databases, Microsoft Office, Internet search, email, online forms, social media, job search, basic computing and more with Library staff. Use your own device or practice with ours.
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