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Series classes build upon skills learned in each session. Registration for one of these classes requires attendance for multiple dates.

*Once a series begins, registrations are no longer accepted*

Microsoft PowerPoint Certification Series
[Main Library | Mon, April 8, 15, 22, 29 & May 6
@ 10 am]

This series is designed to explore Microsoft PowerPoint 2016 and prepare participants for the Microsoft Office Specialist (MOS) exam 77-729: Microsoft PowerPoint 2016. 
 After the class, participants can schedule and take the exam for free. 

Registration is required to use a library-provided laptop.

Registration opens April 1 @ 10 am 

For more information contact Jackson Hager at 863.834.4267 

Microsoft Word Beginners Series
[eLibrary South Lakeland | Mon, April 8, 15, 22, 29
@ 6:15 pm]

The Microsoft Word Beginner Series will present different lessons relating to  Word 2016 and its functions. Topics covered include, but are not limited to, basic editing, formatting, creating tables and working with style sets.

Basic computer and typing skills are required*

Registration is required and opens April 1 @ 6:15 pm

For more information contact Amanda Ballard at 863.838.4507 

Intermediate Excel 2016 Series
[Main Library | Tue, April 9, 16, 23, 30
@ 6 pm]

This four-part series is for users who want to move beyond the basics of Excel and practice using its most common features, including formulas, filtering and charts.

Basic computer and typing skills are required*

Registration is required to use a library-provided laptop.

Registration opens April 2 @ 6 pm

For more information contact Stephanie Brown at 863.834.4279 

Ready to learn a new skill but can't make a big commitment? Try out one of our stand-alone classes!
File Explorer
[Main Library l Wed, 4/3 @ 3 pm]

Registration opens 3/27.
Gmail Basics
[Main Library l Wed, 4/10 @ 7 pm]

Registration opens 4/3.
PowerPoint Basics
[Main Library l Tue, 4/16 @ 3 pm]

Registration opens 4/9.
Excel Basics
[Main Library l Wed, 4/24 @ 10 am]

Registration opens 4/17.
Exploring Hoopla
[Main Library l Thu, 4/25 @ 3 pm]

Registration opens 4/18.
Windows 10 Basics
[Main Library l Tue,  4/9 @ 10 am]

Registration opens 4/2.
Publisher Basics
[Jackson Branch l Thu, 4/11 @ 10 am]

Registration opens 4/4.
Google Photos
[Main Library l Wed, 4/17 @ 7 pm]


Registration opens 4/10.
eBooks with Libby
[Main Library l Wed, 4/24 @ 3 pm]

Registration opens 4/17.
Windows 10 Basics
[Main Library l Thu,  4/25 @ 7 pm]

Registration opens 4/18.
Google Apps
[Main Library l Tue, 4/9 @ 3 pm]

Registration opens 4/3.
Internet Basics
[Main Library l Thu, 4/11 @  7 pm]

Registration opens 4/4.
Word Basics
[Main Library l Thu, 4/18 @  7 pm]

Registration opens 4/11.
Computer Basics
[Jackson Branch l Thu, 4/25 @ 10 am]

Registration opens 4/18.
Websites for Book Lovers
[Main Library l Tue, 4/30 @ 10 am]

Registration opens 4/23.

Let's Get Started
A Guided Workshop for
[Main Library l Wed, April 24 @ 6 pm]

A guided workshop to explore the various features of the website and database.  For beginners and family researchers wanting to learn more.  Bring your laptop/tablet or use one provided by the Library. 

Space is limited.  Registration is required and opens April 17.

For more information contact LuAnn Mims at 863.834.4269

We know you're busy. That's why we make it super easy to build your skills on your time.  Check out our online learning programs.
Love to craft?  Want to explore your creative side?

Meet Creativebug, your online resource for all things crafty. Learn new art and craft techniques for all skill levels and watch classes anytime, anywhere.

Create a free account with your library card to enjoy unlimited access to over 1000 online art and craft classes!

Whether you want to brush up on your Microsoft skills or are working towards becoming Microsoft Certified the library is there to support you. 

Study at home, work or the library...all at your own pace. The best part's free!

You can select from several Microsoft Office, Microsoft IT infrastructure,  computer and data science video tutorials for self-paced practice.

Choose from a variety of courses including web design, development tools, coding languages, app development and more!  

Courses are self-paced, video-based classes with hands-on practice, interactive quizzes and code 
challenges taught by tech experts. 

The library offers this training for 3 months at a time and it's FREE!  

Register today!

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Select the genres you are interested in and once a month an alert will be delivered to your inbox that includes 6 to 12 new titles.  Each option is a separate email.  Pick as many as your inbox can handle.

Have questions about our classes?
Contact our Service Desk at 863.834.4265 or reach out to the library nearest you!

In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act and Section 286.26, Florida Statute, persons with disabilities needing special accommodation to participate in this proceeding, or those requiring language assistance (free of charge) should contact the City of Lakeland ADA Specialist, Jenny Sykes.  Because providing a reasonable accommodation may require outside assistance, organizations, or resources, the City asks that any request be made with as much notice as possible, preferably 72 hours, but no later than 48 hours in advance of the event, at (863) 834-8444, Email:  If hearing impaired, please contact the TDD numbers: Local – (863) 834-8333 or 1-(800) 955-8771 (TDD – Telecommunications Device for the Deaf) or the Florida Relay Service number: 1-(800) 955-8770 (VOICE), for assistance.
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