Educational Programs

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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
Social Media Protection

Social Networking Safety/Security

In this 2 hour class, you will learn how information about you gets onto the Internet and the practical steps you can take for greater online privacy.  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 locate and read a website's privacy policy
Health Literacy for Healthy Living

Health Literacy for Healthy Living

In this 2.5 hour class, you will learn to find and assess quality online health information. Seats will be filled on a first-come, space-available basis. Instructors: A. Muhammad, PIA International, Inc. Computer Lab, Room 311 Required Skills: The ability to read and comprehend English well, and the skills acquired in PC Basics, Word I Basics and Web I Basics. You will learn to: Navigate medical websites. Evaluate medical websites for updates and active links. Research personal health issues.
Commemorative U.S. postage stamp issued in 1999.

Frederick Law Olmsted: Designing Democracy’s Great Outdoors

The Peabody Room (3rd floor) presents Jamie Stiehm, a Creators Syndicate columnist and contributor to USNews.com, who will discusses how America’s first landscape architect made the U.S. Capitol’s grounds, gardens and veranda sing of democracy.  
Neighborhood Legal Services Program

Background Checks: Know Your Rights!

Are you a job applicant with concerns about what employers might find when running a background check? Come to this interactive workshop to learn about your rights during the job search if you have a criminal record (either convictions or arrests) or problems with credit reports.
Genealogy

Genealogy Database Workshop

Want to know  your family history?  Come out, discover and learn tips on how to access Heritage Quest, Historic Washington Post and The Baltimore Afro on researching your family’s roots. Basic computer knowledge and internet skills are required for this workshop.   This workshop will take place in the Main Meeting Room, 2nd floor.

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