We offer a variety of technology instruction opportunities for beginners. Classes, Tech Tutoring and Open Technology Labs are held at the Cedar Mill Library.
Cedar Mill Library (Main) offers drop-in assistance with basic tech skills every week during Open Lab, and by appointment for tech tutoring.
Classes are offered several times during the year. Registration is required for classes except where noted. Space in each class is limited. If you are interested in a class please call or visit the library.
These free resources are great for beginners and job seekers, and help with everything from learning to use a mouse to coding.
For information on Technology Learning at Cedar Mill Library, please call: 503-644-0043 ext. 114.
Upcoming Tech Learning
Bring along a cup of coffee and share your own poetry or listen to others read their favorites. The group meets on the fourth Saturday morning of each month in the library’s upstairs meeting room. Newcomers welcome! And remember to check out what’s new in the library’s poetry collection. This month, try The Art of Voice: Poetic Principles and Practice, by Tony Hoagland.
Need help getting your digital photos organized, adding an app to your smartphone or updating your email contacts? Cedar Mill Library offers drop-in Technology Open Lab twice a week. It is perfect for getting started with basic computer skills and working with devices like tablets and smartphones.Technology Open Lab meets on Tuesday mornings, 10 am – Noon downstairs by the Reference Desk and Thursday afternoons, 3-5 pm. in the upstairs meeting room. Volunteers and staff will be available to answer questions. Bring your own computer, tablet, smart phone or e-reader with you to get assistance or use one of our laptops to practice. No registration is required, but there is limited space each session. For more information please ask at the Adult Reference Desk.
Parents of children who are dual language learners often have questions about how to support their children’s bilingual development. Come find answers to common questions and hands-on strategies to help promote your children learning and loving two or more languages!Presenter: Dr. Dawn Hendricks co-wrote the country’s first bilingual Early Reading First project, leading a team that established 20 model bilingual classrooms that received national recognition.
These unassuming little boxes hold a big surprise: press down on them and a cat pops up! Make your own pop up box and enjoy seeing kitty bounce up to say hello to you over and over.