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Greenwich Library Offers Business, Technology Training

The Greenwich Library is offering several business and technology training sessions in September.
The Greenwich Library is offering several business and technology training sessions in September. Photo Credit: Contributed

GREENWICH, Conn. -- The Greenwich Library will host a series of business and technology training sessions in September.

The library will host a five-week business training series titled Simple Steps for Starting your Business on Tuesdays beginning Sept. 15, from 6-8:30 p.m. This step-by-step guide to starting a business is conducted by a team of professionals from the SCORE Norwalk Chapter and will be held in the library's meeting room.

Topics include business planning, marketing strategy and online marketing, financial planning and funding sources.

The final class will be held Thursday, Oct. 15. Please register using our online calendar.

The series is sponsored by Peterson Business programs.

Other upcoming programs include:

  • Monday, Sept, 21, at 2 p.m. -- Privacy and Settings in Social Media Accounts. Learn how to control your privacy settings and the information you share on some of the more popular social networking sites.
  • Saturday, Sept. 26, at 11 a.m. -- Best Health Apps. Learn about health and wellness apps using the technology you already have.

Trending Monthly is a series that explores what’s hot in technology. This program takes the place of the regular 11 a.m. lab. Instructor is Lance Pendleton. Programs include:

  • Monday, Sept. 28, at 2 p.m., Tackle Your Job Search Like a Pro. Learn a proven, verifiable and replicable job search system that will make you feel more confident in your search techniques and strategy. Discover unique hiring insights and apply a ‘hiring manager perspective’ to your hunt. Presented by Noelle Gross.

The library’s regular Drop-in Computer Lab is offered three times each week: Saturdays and Tuesdays at 11 a.m.; and Thursdays at 3 p.m., from Sept. 1-29 (no lab on Sept. 5 and 26).

Get hands-on assistance with new gadgets, downloading e-books and audiobooks using OverDrive, library databases, Microsoft Office, Internet search, email, online forms, social media, job search, basic computing and more with library staff.

Bilingual assistance in Spanish is now available. Use your own device or practice with the library's.

Greenwich Library Teen Services presents an introductory Python programming series on six Saturdays from 1-2:30 p.m., beginning Aug. 29 (no class Sept. 5). The program is for students in grades six-eight. Required registration begins is underway.

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