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Upcoming Classes to Level Up Tech & Mobile Skills


10/12/2021 | Programs & Events, Online Classes, tech & mobile skills

We offer a variety of online or in-person computer, technology, and mobile skill classes.

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Upcoming ONLINE Classes

Remember and Manage Your Passwords with Bitwarden Password Manager
Discover how a password manager can help you remember secure passwords for all your online accounts and help you follow password best practices. This session will demo this topic with the free, open-source password manager BitWarden Free. Attend online of from a zoom open lab at Central Library.


Microsoft Word Online
Explore Microsoft Word Online's interface. Attend online of from a zoom open lab at Central Library.


Microsoft Excel Online
Explore Excel Online's interface; learn the basic terminology for Excel projects; and discover how to create, save, and collaborate in Excel files. You are encouraged to register for all three sessions.


Code_Cafe(): Explore Python with Team Treehouse
Interested in coding but not sure where to start? Know a bit but ready to pick up a new language? Explore the beginner friendly language python with a self-paced training platform and join the live, virtual study group meetings to share resources, get help, and learn together.


Beginning HTML Study Group
Work at your own pace with a TeamTreehouse account provided by the Library. Study HTML, the simple coding language that builds the Internet, or any subject you'd like to learn that TeamTreehouse offers. Meet with other students twice a month to have your questions answered and practice as a group.


Create Printable Halloween Decorations with Canva.com
Learn how to use the free, online graphic design tool, Canva. Create a custom digital designs for a printable Halloween decoration such as a banner. Attend online from your own device or a computer at Central Library.


Create a Holiday Greeting Card with Canva.com
Learn how to use the free, online graphic design tool, Canva. Learn to create a custom digital greeting card for any holiday and share it using your social media or e-mail account. Use your own images or customize one of Canva's professionally designed card templates.

Friday, November 12 at 3:00 pm Register & Class Details


Build a Website with Wix.com
Join us for a 1 hour tutorial on using the Wix free drag-and-drop editor to learn to assemble a customized website. We will review some of Wix’s free features and demonstrate basic tools for adding text, images, links, and more. Attend online from your own device or a computer at Central Library.


Zoom for Beginners- Joining and Participating in Zoom Meetings
This Zoom Lab will help you become a confident Zoom user ready to participate in online meetings and other library Zoom programs! This class is for beginners so don't let technology issues stop you from attending!

Tuesday, November 9 at 5:30 pm Register & Class Details


Tech Tips: Hosting Zoom Meetings
Learn how to invite others to your zoom meeting, manage attendees microphone and camera status during a meeting, and use host tools such as breakout rooms.


Upcoming IN-PERSON Classes


Beech Grove Build Your Tech and Computer Skills: Schedule a 1-on-1 skill building appointment
Make an appointment with a Technology Learning Specialist, in-person at Beech Grove. Choose from 10+ popular tech and computer skills for a 45-minute personalized skill building appointment. Registration opens three weeks in advance. Call the Beech Grove branch at (317) 275-4560 for an appointment.

  • Wednesday, October 27 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm Details
  • Wednesday, November 10 1:30 - 4:30 pm Details
  • Wednesday, December 1 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm Details

Central Library Build Your Tech and Computer Skills: Schedule a 1-on-1 skill building appointment
Meet with a Technology Learning Specialist in-person OR online via zoom. Choose from 12+ popular tech and computer skills for a 45-minute personalized skill building appointment. Registration for appointments opens one week in advance. Due to limited availability, we ask you restrict your appointments to one appointment a week. If you need help registering, call 317-275-4100 for assistance.

Central Library See Yourself in Tech: First Steps to a Tech Career
Join us for a panel discussion exploring pathways into tech careers and how to find the right path for you. Hear from panelists who help provide affordable training for a variety of in-demand tech skills.

  • Saturday, October 23 at 2:00 pm Register

Central Library See Yourself in Tech: Advancing Tech in 46218
Meet with members of the Advancing Tech in 46218 initiative and discover how residents of the Martindale-Brightwood neighborhood are receiving support to launch into tech careers and discover ways you can get involved in the local community. Are you looking to launch a career in tech? As part of the Advancing Tech in 46218 initiative, anyone living in the 46218 area is eligible for IT Professional and Web Development courses through Eleven Fifty Academy! Find out more.


Decatur Build Your Tech and Computer Skills: Schedule a 1-on-1 skill building appointment with a Technology Learning Specialist
Make an appointment with a Technology Learning Specialist, in-person at Decatur Library. Choose from 10+ popular tech and computer skills for a 45-minute personalized skill building appointment. Call the Decatur branch at (317) 275-4330 to register for an appointment.

Thursday, December 2 from 1:30 pm - 4:15 pm Details


East 38th Street Basic Internet
You must be comfortable using a mouse and keyboard to take this class. Learn to use email and set up your first account. Learn the ins and outs of web browsers and how to perform searches to find what you're looking for. Understand key Internet terms that can help you get around the Internet easily.

East 38th Street Introduction to Word
You must be comfortable using a mouse and keyboard to take this class. Learn how to write letters, resumes, papers, and other documents using Microsoft Word, the most well-known and widely used word-processing program.

East 38th Street Introduction to Excel
You must be comfortable using a mouse and keyboard to take this class. Learn how to organize and analyze numbers and text in a spread-sheet format. Improve your job search chances by learning this often-required skill. This class repeats on the fourth Thursday of each month.

East 38th Street Typing Practice and Instruction - Keyboard and Mouse Basics
Join us at E38 for an hour of touch-typing practice and instruction on using the keyboard and mouse. Learn what that row of F-keys is for. Understand the difference between the Shift key and the Caps Lock. Do some "mousercizing." Practice touch-typing in a group setting, or learn the basics for the first time.


Lawrence Internet Basics & Online Safety
This instructional session will focus on staying safe online and verifying information as well as building skills to make website navigation easier. No prior experience required.

Lawrence Library Build Your Tech and Computer Skills: Schedule a 1-on-1 skill building appointment Make an appointment with a Technology Learning Specialist, in-person at Lawrence. Choose from 10+ popular tech and computer skills for a 45-minute personalized skill building appointment. Call the Lawrence branch at (317) 275-4460 to register for an appointment.

  • Wednesday, October 20 at 2:00 pm Details

Lawrence Drop-in Computer Lab
This instructional session is an opportunity for you to bring computer questions you might have that don’t fit into any of the other topics covered and receive personalized help from our computer assistant. No prior experience required.

Lawrence Microsoft Basics
Join us for an overview of Microsoft Office programs and their main functions. This class will focus on selecting the right program for a task, as well as basic tips and tricks for working within Microsoft Office. Mouse and keyboard skills recommended.


Michigan Road Drop-In Basic Computer Coaching
Adults with little or no computer experience are invited to drop in for one-on-one instruction on various computer-related topics. Examples include creating an email account, using the mouse and keyboard, performing a search, formatting a document, and using a spreadsheet. Patrons are encouraged to bring in laptops, tablets or smartphones for assistance with basic operating inquiries.

  • Wednesday, November 3 at 10:00 am Details
  • Wednesday, November 17 at 10:00 am Details
  • Wednesday, December 1 at 10:00 am Details
  • Wednesday, December 15 at 10:00 am Details

Michigan Road Build Your Tech and Computer Skills: Schedule a 1-on-1 skill building appointment
Make an appointment with a Technology Learning Specialist, in-person at Michigan Road Library. Choose from 10+ popular tech and computer skills for a 45-minute personalized skill building appointment. Call the Michigan Road branch at (317) 275-4370 to register for an appointment.

Tuesday, October 26 from 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm Register & Details
Tuesday, November 9 from 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm Register & Details
Tuesday, November 16 from 1:30 pm - 4:00 p Register & Details


Wayne Build Your Tech and Computer Skills: Schedule a 1-on-1 skill building appointment
Make an appointment with a Technology Learning Specialist, in-person at Lawrence. Choose from 10+ popular tech and computer skills for a 45-minute personalized skill building appointment. Call the Wayne branch at (317) 275-4530 to register for an appointment.

  • Wednesday, December 15 1:30 pm - 4:15 pm Details

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