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Grow with Google

Free digital skills workshops and one-on-one coaching

2019-03-20 10:30:00 2019-03-20 17:30:00 America/New_York Grow with Google Main Library

Wednesday, March 20
10:30am - 5:30pm

Add to Calendar 2019-03-20 10:30:00 2019-03-20 17:30:00 America/New_York Grow with Google Join Google for free workshops to help you grow your skills, career, or business. Learn how to reach customers online, get found on Search and Maps, and more. Main Library

Main Library

Meeting Room 2AB

Join Google for free workshops to help you grow your skills, career, or business. Learn how to reach customers online, get found on Search and Maps, and more.

Digital Skills for Your Community: Learn about free tools and resources that you can use to assist job seekers in conducting an online job search and learning new digital skills, and help small businesses learn how to reach customers online. This workshop includes a curriculum that you can tailor for your own community needs. Note: This session is for library, education and nonprofit professionals only. 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Reach Customers Online with Google: Anyone who wants to learn new marketing skills or reach potential customers online will learn about search engine optimization (SEO), search engine marketing (SEM), content marketing, and social media marketing. The result? A strategy that can get your organization, business or event in from of your target audience. 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

Get Found on Google Search and Maps: Explore Google My Business, a free tool for local businesses who want to connect with customers on Google Search and Maps. Get hands-on help creating or updating your listing, and learn how to make a free website. 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Get Started with Email, Spreadsheets, and Presentations: Do your best work from wherever you are. In this interactive workshop for beginners, anyone interested in learning more about Gmail, spreadsheets, and presentations will gain first-hand experience using these products and learn helpful tips on how to collaborate and stay organized. 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM

This event is FREE. Details and registration available at https://events.withgoogle.com/join-google-in-ohio/

Main Library

Phone: 330.643.9000

Hours
We're closed Monday May 27
Mon, May 20 10:00AM to 8:00PM
Tue, May 21 10:00AM to 8:00PM
Wed, May 22 10:00AM to 8:00PM
Thu, May 23 10:00AM to 8:00PM
Fri, May 24 10:00AM to 6:00PM
Sat, May 25 10:00AM to 5:00PM
Sun, May 26 1:00PM to 5:00PM

About the library

Main Library, located in the heart of downtown Akron, combines compelling public space with meaningful and relevant public library services for all members of our community. Since opening in 2004, the downtown library welcomes more than one million visitors each year.

Subject divisions include: Business & Government, Culture & AV, Magazines & Newspapers, Science & Technology, Special Collections (local history & genealogy), Teen, and a 12,000 square feet Children's Library.

Special services available at Main Library include: a Patent & Trademark Resource Center; U.S. Passport and Notary services; a Microbusiness Center; a Maker Space; a resource lab for early childhood educators; and regularly scheduled computer training classes. Also available at Main Library are more than 125 public access computers, color photocopiers/printers, laminating, scanning, faxing, and free Wi-Fi.

Specialized spaces include a 425-seat auditorium, public meeting rooms, and a used bookstore. An interior glass block walkway leads to a 600-space parking garage owned by the City of Akron. An outdoor amphitheater and landscaped park complete the complex.

Upcoming events

Thu, May 23, 10:30am - 11:30am
Children's Library Programming Room

Thu, May 23, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Meeting Room 2AB
Registration is now closed

Sat, May 25, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Children's Library Programming Room

Sun, May 26, 2:00pm - 2:30pm
Children's Library Programming Room

Wed, May 29, 10:30am - 11:30am
Children's Library Programming Room

Thu, May 30, 10:30am - 11:30am
Children's Library Programming Room

Thu, May 30, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Meeting Room 1

Thu, May 30, 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Auditorium

Sat, Jun 01, 10:30am - 11:30am
Science & Technology

Sat, Jun 01, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Children's Library Programming Room

Sun, Jun 02, 2:00pm - 2:30pm
Children's Library Programming Room

Mon, Jun 03, 10:30am - 11:30am
Children's Library Programming Room

Tue, Jun 04, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Teen Meeting Room

Wed, Jun 05, 10:30am - 11:30am
Children's Library Programming Room

Wed, Jun 05, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Children's Library Programming Room

Wed, Jun 05, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Meeting Room 1

Thu, Jun 06, 10:30am - 11:30am
Children's Library Programming Room

Thu, Jun 06, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Auditorium

Thu, Jun 06, 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Auditorium

Sat, Jun 08, 10:30am - 12:30pm
Computer Lab 1
This event is full

Sat, Jun 08, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Children's Library Programming Room

Sat, Jun 08, 2:00pm - 3:45pm
Meeting Room 2AB

Sat, Jun 08, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Meeting Room 1

Sun, Jun 09, 2:00pm - 5:00pm
Auditorium

Sun, Jun 09, 2:00pm - 2:30pm
Children's Library Programming Room

Mon, Jun 10, 10:30am - 11:30am
Children's Library Programming Room

Mon, Jun 10, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Meeting Room 3

Tue, Jun 11, 10:30am - 11:30am
Children's Library Programming Room

Tue, Jun 11, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Teen Meeting Room

Tue, Jun 11, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Science & Technology

Wed, Jun 12, 10:30am - 11:30am
Children's Library Programming Room

Wed, Jun 12, 12:15pm - 1:00pm
Science & Technology

Wed, Jun 12, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Children's Library Programming Room

Thu, Jun 13, 10:30am - 11:30am
Children's Library Programming Room

Thu, Jun 13, 1:05pm - 3:05pm
Auditorium

Thu, Jun 13, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Meeting Room 2AB

Thu, Jun 13, 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Auditorium

Sat, Jun 15, 10:15am - 12:00pm
Science & Technology

Sat, Jun 15, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Children's Library Programming Room

Sun, Jun 16, 2:00pm - 2:30pm
Children's Library Programming Room

Mon, Jun 17, 10:30am - 11:30am
Children's Library Programming Room

Tue, Jun 18, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Teen Meeting Room

Wed, Jun 19, 10:30am - 11:30am
Children's Library Programming Room

Wed, Jun 19, 12:15pm - 1:00pm
Science & Technology

Wed, Jun 19, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Children's Library Programming Room

Wed, Jun 19, 5:30pm - 6:30pm
Meeting Room 1

Thu, Jun 20, 10:30am - 11:30am
Children's Library Programming Room

Thu, Jun 20, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Meeting Room 1

Thu, Jun 20, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Auditorium

Thu, Jun 20, 6:30pm - 7:30pm

Thu, Jun 20, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Auditorium

Sat, Jun 22, 10:00am - 4:00pm
Atrium