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

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


Technology is always changing. Tech Tuesdays provide both professional instruction and hands-on experience with different types of technology from eBooks to 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.141
    • Or visit a service desk at the library for assistance.

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Schedule of Classes
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Wednesday, 29th Jun
2:00 pm
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2 hours
Location:Manhattan Public Library at Off-Site
Change basic settings on your iPad, work with apps, and learn to navigate the iPad more efficiently. If you are a new iPad user, this class is for you! Be sure to bring your device and your =0D=0AApple ID and password to access the features on your device.
Wednesday, 20th Jul
2:00 pm
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2 hours
Location:Manhattan Public Library at Off-Site
For the more advanced iPad user. This class goes beyond the basics to talk about how to use the Internet from your iPad, email, and calendar features. Previous experience with iPad or attendance at Basic iPad workshop recommended. Training Workshop will be held at the Douglass Community Center; 900 Yuma Street; Manhattan, KS.