Education and Employment


 

Upcoming Programs

The following workshop series, Let’s Get To Work, is offered by the Upper Hudson Library System for all member libraries. Our trainer, Nate Heyer, will conduct all workshops online through GoToMeeting. Registration is free! Register here.  

Facebook Pages for Business | January 14, 2021 or April 15, 2021 | 7:00 PM
Skill Level: Intermediate
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Learn how to create a free online presence for your business, nonprofit, or organization. We’ll explore Facebook’s Pages feature, including setup, posting content, and understanding usage statistics. We’ll also discuss Facebook’s paid ad features and key social media marketing principles. This session will be held online via GoToMeeting. Click here for setup instructions.

Meeting Online: A Primer | January 28, 2021 | 7:00 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
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From business meetings, to family chats, to presentations, learn how to use free platforms like Google Hangout, GoToMeeting, and Zoom to get together safely and effectively. This session will be held online via GoToMeeting. Click here for setup instructions.

Introduction to Google Apps Suite | February 11, 2021 or April 1, 2021 | 7:00 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
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Learn about the free productivity suite known as the Google Apps Suite. In this overview, learn what tools are available free with a Google or Gmail account, how to import and edit documents and files created in other software tools, and best practices for making use of Google’s apps. We’ll take a short tour of 4 of the most popular tools – Docs, Sheets, Slides, and Forms. This session will be held online via GoToMeeting. Click here for setup instructions.

Introduction to Excel | February 25, 2021 or May 13, 2021 | 7:00 PM
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Learn how to navigate the Excel interface, enter and format data, perform simple calculations, and create tables to sort data in this beginner’s class. On screen demonstrations will illustrate all the techniques and information presented. Then, use the provided practice files, exercises, and handouts to apply learning after class. Click here for setup instructions.

Introduction to Windows 10 | March 11, 2021 or May 27, 2021 | 7:00 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
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Learn how to get the most out of the Windows 10 interface, customize your start menu and desktop, navigate with a mouse or touch, access settings, and install apps. Bonus: learn how to stream videos and download digital library content for free using the Overdrive app. This session will be held online via GoToMeeting. Click here for setup instructions.

Digital Organization Workshop | March 25, 2021 | 7:00 PM
Skill Level: Beginner
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Take a guided tour of the best apps for getting organized, making deadlines, collaborating on projects, saving time, and maximizing efficiency. This session will be held online via GoToMeeting. Click here for setup instructions.

Email Marketing with Mailchimp | April 29, 2021 | 7:00 PM
Skill Level: Intermediate
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Learn how to create email marketing campaigns for your business, organization, or cause with a free MailChimp account! You’ll learn how to create simple email campaigns, track your open rates, and generate a mailing list signup form for your website or Facebook Page. This session will be held online via GoToMeeting. Click here for setup instructions.

Survey Says! Polling, Quizzing, Signups and more with Google Forms | June 10, 2021 | 7:00 PM
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Learn how to use the free Google Forms and Sheets tools to create interactive quizzes, polls, sign ups, and surveys, and explore the results. Click here for setup instructions.

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