Tech Training and Workshops

Tech Training and Workshops

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Whether you need one-on-one assistance, access to assistive technology, or want to attend a class and learn more about a particular topic, we’ve got you covered. Learn more below, and please call us at (785) 776-4741 ext. 300 if you have questions.

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:

  • Computers
  • ebooks
  • Email
  • Internet
  • iOS devices
  • Tablets
  • Smartphones
  • Library resources
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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 45 minutes.

Schedule an Appointment

Call Wandean Rivers at (785)776-4741 ext. 302, or email wandean@mhklibrary.org


Tech Training Classes and Drop-Ins

We offer a number of classes throughout the year on a variety of technology-related topics. Below you will find the current tech class schedule, as well as more information about each class.

We also have tech drop-ins once a month at the library. Come get one-on-one help with your technology questions and conundrums. We aren’t able to fix broken hardware or help with viruses, but we can: answer questions and walk you through how to use your smartphone/tablet/e-reader/laptop, assist you with one of our digital resources, help you learn more about new technology, and much more. Upcoming dates for our tech drop-ins can be found on the calendar linked below.

The Library’s Online Resources

August 21st
Learn more about the library’s digital resources, like Mango Languages, Consumer Reports, and Hoopla.

Click here to register.

Genealogy Basics: Heritage Quest

September 10th & 18th
Come learn the basics of Heritage Quest, our online genealogy resource that you can use from home.

Click here to register.

Genealogy Basics: Ancestry.com

September 24th
Take your genealogy research a step further and learn the basics of Ancestry.com, which can be accessed for free at the library.

Click here to register.

Internet Basics

October 16th & 22nd
Learn the basics of the internet, from how to use a web browser, to searching for information.

Click here to register.

Archiving Family Photos

November 12th
Learn how to digitize and edit your old family photographs. Please bring a photograph you would like to scan.

Click here to register.

Google Drive

November 20th
Learn the basics of this cloud-based service, from creating documents to storing photos.

Click here to register.

Cloud Storage Basics

November 26th
Learn the basics of cloud storage, a service that allows you to remotely backup your digital files and access them anywhere.

Click here to register.

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