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.

Internet Basics

January 14th & 15th
Learn the basics of the internet, from how to use a web browser, to searching for information.

Click here to access the class resources.

Google Docs

January 28th & February 19th
Learn the basics of this cloud-based service, from taking notes and composing letters, to creating resumes.

Click here to access the class resources.

Online Job Search Basics

February 11th & March 28th
Learn basic skills to prepare for beginning an online job search.

Click here to register for the class.

Smartphone Photography

February 25th
Learn more about the basic functions of your smartphone camera and practice taking better pictures.

Click here to access the class resources.

Cloud Storage Basics

March 10th
Learn the basics of cloud storage, a service that allows you to remotely backup your digital files and access them anywhere.

Click here to access the class resources.

Archiving Family Photos

March 24th
Learn how to digitize and edit your old family photographs. Please bring a photograph you would like to scan.

Click here to register for the class.

Genealogy Basics: Ancestry.com

April 4th
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 for the class.

Tablets & iPads

April 15th & 28th
Learn more about the library’s digital resources, like Mango Languages, Consumer Reports, and Hoopla.

Click here to register for the class.

The Library’s Online Resources

May 12th
Learn more about the library’s digital resources, like Mango Languages, Consumer Reports, and Hoopla.

Click here to register for the class.

eBooks & Digital Content

May 20th & 26th
Learn how to access eBooks on your tablet, phone, or computer using the Sunflower eLibrary, Hoopla, and Flipster.

Click here to register for the class.

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