Computer Classes

Job Search

Internet Job Seeking 101

Tuesday, January 31, 2017, 1:30 pm

In this 2-hour class, you will learn to use online job boards and job search engines to find the right job for you. Discover where you can build your résumé online. Learn the steps to an effective job search and the organizational tools to help you stay on top of your job-seeking process. Seats are filled on a first-come, space available basis. Instructor: N. Shiner Computer Lab, Rm. 311 Required Skills: The ability to read and comprehend English well. The ability to execute the skills learned in PC Basics, Web I Basics and Email Basics.
Résumés and Cover Letters

Resume Writing and Cover Letter Workshop and Lab

This 2.5-hour workshop will feature how to maximize the use of Microsoft Word résumé templates to create a dynamic résumé that sets yours apart from the thousands received by an employer. Several websites will be explored to expand your knowledge and effective use of keywords and action verbs, with an emphasis on why both are important to your résumé construction.
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Digital Marketing Trends (Registration Required)

Saturday, January 28, 2017, 2:30 pm

Digital Marketing Trends is a 2.5 hour presentation, sponsored by Constant Contact, Inc., and will present marketing trends to which small businesses need to pay attention. Register Now Registration is limited to 36 participants and workstations will be assigned to registered participants first. Walk-in participants are welcome and all participants can feel free to bring their tablets or laptops.
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Social Media 101: The Basics of Social Media (Registration Required)

Social Media 101: The Basics of Social Media is sponsored by Constant Contact, Inc., and will present the why, the what, and the how of social media as a marketing strategy to reach your potential and existing prospects, clients and members This 2.5 hour seminar will look at the five most popular social media networks: Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, Pinterest, and Instagram.Register Now
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The Power of the In Box: Tips & Tricks for Successful Email Marketing (Registration Required)

Saturday, January 14, 2017, 2:30 pm

The Power of the Inbox is sponsored by Constant Contact, Inc. and will present the tips and tricks for successful email marketing. This 2.5 hour seminar will take you step-by-step through the keys to effective email marketing. Register Now
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Genealogy 101: Exploring Your Roots Digitally

Have you ever wondered about your family's history? The landscape for exploring your roots has changed with technology, and learning about your family's history is now at your fingertips. Join us for this beginner's workshop in genealogical research. This workshop will take place in the Dream Lab.  
Studio Lab

Studio Lab Orientation

Thursday, December 22, 2016, 6:00 pm

This is the required first step towards getting access to the Studio Lab at MLK Library. Participants must have a DC Public Library library card. 
NorthStar Digital Literacy Assessment Certificate

NorthStar Digital Literacy Assessment - Practice Session

The NorthStar Digital Literacy Assessment and Certificate are respected workforce credentials that affirm your competency in basics digital literacy skills.  This 2-hour practice session will allow you to prepare for the proctored sessions of the NorthStar Digital Literacy Assessment, during which you can earn a NDLA Certificate.  However, Certificates are not awarded during this practice session  Facilitator: M. Rivera Location: Computer Lab - Room 311
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Computer Basics Class

Monday, December 12, 2016, 10:30 am

Come learn about computers from the certified trainers at the Petworth Neighborhood Library. Pop in to learn from scratch, learn new tricks, or even just sit-in for a refresher. 
PC Basics

PC Basics I - Beginner

For those who need to come into the world of computers, this is the class for you. In this 2-hour class, you will overcome your fears and gain the skills that can get you ready for the workplace. Also take the Mavis Beacon Teaches Typing class as a perfect complement to PC Basics. Seats will be filled on a first-come, space-available basis. Instructor: M. Rivera Computer Lab, Room 311 Required Skills: The ability to read and comprehend English well. You will learn to:

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