Educational Programs

Money Smart Week

Digital Financial Literacy Resources at the Library

Join us for an informational session centered on the many digital financial literacy resources available through your library. Learn about money management tools, stock research, small business resources and much more.  The session will be held in the large meeting room on the 2nd floor. 
Marita Golden

Tell Your Story: An Introduction to the Art of Memoir Workshop

Are you interested in memoir writing?   Award winning author, Marita Golden, will offer a four-week memoir writing workshop, featuring four 90-minute sessions once a week during the months of April and May. The workshop will focus on how to turn memories, ideas and life into literature and create a compelling narrative that touches the mind and heart of the reader. Participation is limited to 25 people.  
Roxana Ehsani, Nutritionist

CANCELED: Mindful Eating : Nutrition Workshop for Adults

This event has been canceled by the presenter. You can find more health-related library events here.
Lucial Hassell

Google Apps 101 with Lucia Hassell

Feeling  stressed, confused and overwhelmed with trying to keep up with all the digital tools competing for your attention? Come out and learn the secrets of Google sharing and collaboration from Academic Technology Coordinator, Lucia Hassell.   The one-hour crash course is designed to break down the basics of Google Drive and Docs, sharing tricks and tips for getting the most out of Google's free technology. See you on Sunday, April 17, 2016 at 2 p.m. sharp.  Please sign up at the Information Desk to participate!
Constant Contact LogoRomona Foster, Authorized Constant Contact Trainer

Content Marketing: What to Say and How to Say It (Registration Required)

Content Marketing: What to Say and How to Say It is a 2.5 hour seminar sponsored by Constant Contact, Inc., and will show you that what you say, and the way you say it (tone, date & time, frequency) is how you will attract, engage and be share-worthy to your audiences.Register Now
Constant Contact LogoRomona Foster, Authorized Constant Contact Trainer

The Power of the Inbox: Tips & Tricks for Successful Email Marketing (Registration Required)

The Power of the Inbox is a 2.5 hour seminar, sponsored by Constant Contact, Inc., that will take you step-by-step through the keys to effective email marketing.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.
Mobile Devices

Mobile Device Security

In this 2 hour class, you will learn how to use your mobile devices more securely.  Seats will be filled on a first-come, space-available basis. Instructor: Curtis P. and Amanda S. Computer Lab, Room 311 Required Skills: The ability to read and comprehend English well, and the skills acquired in PC Basics, Word I Basics, Web I Basics, and Email Basics. You will learn: To engage your mobile device's internal security features The activities and sites to avoid security risks
Green Cleaning

Environmentally Friendly Cleaning Workshop

Learn how to ditch the chemical cleaners in your home and start using less toxic homemade products.  Homemade green cleaning supplies not only help the environment but save you money as well.  Besides learning all the benefits of using environmentally sound cleaning practices, participants will also have an opportunity to make their own disinfectant and other cleaning products to take home with them.  

Social Media Awareness: Facebook Edition

New to social media? Unsure of what you should and should not post on your Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter or Instagram? This class is for you! This month's edition tackles Facebook.   We will go over best safety practices, policies, and more!   There are different editions to each Social Media Awareness class, such as: Facebook Instagram Twitter LinkedIn If you miss a certain edition, don't worry, they rotate throughout the year.
digital workshop

Digital Preservation Workshop at The Woodridge Interim Library

Do you ever wonder what to do with your old family photos and albums or your home movies and audio recording, or even how to manage and preserve your social media accounts, emails and digital image? We invite you, your families, and friends to attend this special presentation on preserving your history through personal archiving.Learn why personal archiving matters, and learn how to save Home movies Photographs Social media accounts Papers Audio recordings