Tech Training and Workshops

Technology Training and Workshops

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Technology Training Center

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Call Wandean Rivers in the Technology Center locally at 776-4741 ext. 302, long distance at 1-800-432-2796 ext. 302, or email Wandean at wandean@mhklibrary.org

One-on-One Assistance
Are you a beginning computer user? Would you like help with the latest technologies? With one-on-one training, you will receive personalized coaching, in-depth answers to your questions, and the opportunity to practice new skills.

The library offers basic training in subjects such as:

  • Computer
  • Email
  • Internet
  • iPad
  • Tablet
  • Smartphone
  • Library Catalog
  • Library Online Research Tools

Assistive Technology Training

Provides one-on-one assistance for basic computer skills and for the use of adaptive technology for patrons with disabilities and their advocates. Your goal may be as simple as learning how to use email, or you can spend time exploring different software and hardware options, such as screen readers and talking books. Appointments are generally scheduled once a week for one hour.

Tech Training Workshops

Information

Technology is always changing. Tech Training workshops provide both professional instruction and hands-on experience with different types of technology such as smartphones, iPads, and more.

  • Small class sizes ensure that you walk away with your questions answered.
  • These free workshops are offered twice a month in the spring and fall.
  • Registration is required as space is limited.
    • Register online by clicking one of the class titles in the Schedule of Classes tab above
    • Call the library at 776-4741 ext.300
    • Or visit a service desk at the library for assistance

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Schedule of Classes
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Tuesday, 11th Oct
2:00 pm
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2 hours
Location:Manhattan Public Library at Technology Center Classroom
Move beyond PowerPoint and come learn how to use Canva and Prezi to create new and interesting presentations for both school and work.
 
Thursday, 13th Oct
7:00 pm
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1 hour, 30 minutes
Location:Manhattan Public Library at Technology Center Classroom
Move beyond PowerPoint and come learn how to use Canva and Prezi to create new and interesting presentations for both school and work.
 
Tuesday, 25th Oct
2:00 pm
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2 hours
Location:Manhattan Public Library at Technology Center Classroom
This class will be presented by the Riley County Genealogical Society and cover genealogy basics.
 
Wednesday, 26th Oct
2:00 pm
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2 hours
Location:Manhattan Public Library at Off-Site
Learn the basics of the Android operating system. Bring your Samsung Galaxy, Google Nexus or other Android device. Training Workshop will be held at the Douglass Community Center; 900 Yuma Street; Manhattan, KS
 
Thursday, 27th Oct
7:00 pm
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1 hour, 30 minutes
Location:Manhattan Public Library at Technology Center Classroom
This class will be presented by the Riley County Genealogical Society and cover genealogy basics.
 
Tuesday, 8th Nov
2:00 pm
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2 hours
Location:Manhattan Public Library at Technology Center Classroom
Whether you are paying off student loans or saving for your next vacation, creating a budget can help. Come learn why having a budget is important and how to make one for yourself.
 
Thursday, 10th Nov
7:00 pm
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1 hour, 30 minutes
Location:Manhattan Public Library at Technology Center Classroom
Whether you are paying off student loans or saving for your next vacation, creating a budget can help. Come learn why having a budget is important and how to make one for yourself.
 
Tuesday, 15th Nov
7:00 pm
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1 hour, 30 minutes
Location:Manhattan Public Library at Technology Center Classroom
Whether you willingly switched or the download was forced upon you, come learn about Windows 10, the latest operating system for PC users. We will cover the basics, including the most important similarities and differences from previous versions of Windows.
 
Wednesday, 16th Nov
2:00 pm
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Location:Manhattan Public Library at Off-Site
Whether you need to study for a test or learn a new skill, Learning Express and Lynda.com can help you achieve your personal and professional goals. Come learn how to set up an account and begin your first lesson. Training Workshop will be held at the Douglass Community Center; 900 Yuma Street; Manhattan, KS
 
Tuesday, 22nd Nov
2:00 pm
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2 hours
Location:Manhattan Public Library at Technology Center Classroom
Whether you willingly switched or the download was forced upon you, come learn about Windows 10, the latest operating system for PC users. We will cover the basics, including the most important similarities and differences from previous versions of Windows.