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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
Mon, Mar 18 10:00AM to 8:00PM
Tue, Mar 19 10:00AM to 8:00PM
Wed, Mar 20 10:00AM to 8:00PM
Thu, Mar 21 10:00AM to 8:00PM
Fri, Mar 22 10:00AM to 6:00PM
Sat, Mar 23 10:00AM to 5:00PM
Sun, Mar 24 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

Children's Library Programming Room
Sun, Mar 24, 2:00pm - 2:30pm

Children's Library Programming Room
Mon, Mar 25, 10:30am - 11:30am

Children's Library Programming Room
Mon, Mar 25, 2:00pm - 3:00pm

TechZone
Mon, Mar 25, 6:00pm - 7:30pm

Meeting Room 2AB
Mon, Mar 25, 6:30pm - 8:00pm

Children's Library Programming Room
Tue, Mar 26, 4:00pm - 5:00pm

Teen Meeting Room
Tue, Mar 26, 6:00pm - 7:30pm

Children's Library Programming Room
Wed, Mar 27, 10:30am - 11:30am

Meeting Room 2AB
Wed, Mar 27, 6:30pm - 8:00pm

Children's Library Programming Room
Thu, Mar 28, 10:30am - 11:30am

Auditorium
Thu, Mar 28, 6:30pm - 8:30pm

Auditorium
Sat, Mar 30, 10:30am - 1:00pm

Meeting Room 1
Sat, Mar 30, 2:00pm - 3:00pm

Children's Library Programming Room
Sat, Mar 30, 2:00pm - 3:00pm

Meeting Room 2AB
Sun, Mar 31, 1:00pm - 3:00pm

Children's Library Programming Room
Sun, Mar 31, 2:00pm - 2:30pm

Meeting Room 3
Mon, Apr 01, 10:30am - 2:00pm

Children's Library Programming Room
Mon, Apr 01, 10:30am - 11:30am

TechZone
Mon, Apr 01, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
This event is full

Rescheduled
Tue, Apr 02, 11:00am - 12:00pm
New date Thursday, April 04, 11:00am - 12:00pm

Meeting Room 1
Tue, Apr 02, 2:00pm - 3:00pm

Children's Library Programming Room
Wed, Apr 03, 10:30am - 11:30am

Computer Lab 2
Wed, Apr 03, 3:45pm - 4:45pm

Auditorium
Wed, Apr 03, 6:30pm - 7:30pm

Children's Library Programming Room
Thu, Apr 04, 10:30am - 11:30am

Meeting Room 3
Thu, Apr 04, 11:00am - 12:00pm

Auditorium
Thu, Apr 04, 6:30pm - 8:30pm

Children's Library Programming Room
Sat, Apr 06, 11:00am - 12:00pm

Meeting Room 3
Sat, Apr 06, 2:00pm - 4:00pm

Children's Library Programming Room
Sun, Apr 07, 2:00pm - 2:30pm

Meeting Room 1
Sun, Apr 07, 2:00pm - 4:00pm

Auditorium
Sun, Apr 07, 2:00pm - 3:00pm

Children's Library Programming Room
Mon, Apr 08, 10:30am - 11:30am

TechZone
Mon, Apr 08, 6:00pm - 7:30pm

Children's Library Programming Room
Tue, Apr 09, 10:30am - 11:30am

Teen Meeting Room
Tue, Apr 09, 6:00pm - 7:30pm

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

Computer Lab 2
Wed, Apr 10, 3:45pm - 4:45pm

Meeting Room 1
Wed, Apr 10, 6:30pm - 8:00pm

Meeting Room 2AB
Thu, Apr 11, 9:00am - 12:00pm

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

Meeting Room 2AB
Thu, Apr 11, 6:00pm - 7:30pm

Auditorium
Thu, Apr 11, 6:30pm - 8:30pm

Children's Library Programming Room
Fri, Apr 12, 10:30am - 11:30am

Computer Lab 1
Sat, Apr 13, 10:30am - 12:30pm
This event is full

Children's Library Programming Room
Sat, Apr 13, 11:00am - 12:00pm

Meeting Room 1
Sat, Apr 13, 3:00pm - 4:00pm

Meeting Room 3
Sat, Apr 13, 3:00pm - 4:00pm

Teen Meeting Room
Sat, Apr 13, 3:00pm - 4:00pm

Auditorium
Sun, Apr 14, 2:00pm - 5:00pm

Children's Library Programming Room
Sun, Apr 14, 2:00pm - 2:30pm

Children's Library Programming Room
Mon, Apr 15, 10:30am - 11:30am

Computer Lab 2
Mon, Apr 15, 6:15pm - 7:45pm

Children's Library Programming Room
Wed, Apr 17, 10:30am - 11:30am

Computer Lab 2
Wed, Apr 17, 3:45pm - 4:45pm

Children's Library Programming Room
Thu, Apr 18, 10:30am - 11:30am

Meeting Room 1
Thu, Apr 18, 11:00am - 12:00pm

Meeting Room 2AB
Thu, Apr 18, 6:30pm - 7:30pm

Auditorium
Thu, Apr 18, 6:30pm - 8:30pm

Children's Library Programming Room
Sat, Apr 20, 11:00am - 12:00pm

Children's Library Programming Room
Mon, Apr 22, 10:30am - 11:30am

Children's Library Programming Room
Mon, Apr 22, 2:00pm - 3:00pm

Children's Library Programming Room
Tue, Apr 23, 2:00pm - 3:00pm

Teen Meeting Room
Tue, Apr 23, 6:00pm - 7:30pm

Science & Technology
Tue, Apr 23, 6:30pm - 7:30pm