All classes held at:
Rondo Community Library
461 N. Dale St.
St. Paul, MN 55103
Please register online at http://melsastpaul.evanced.info/signup/calendar, at the library, or by calling 651-266-7460.
Protecting Your Privacy: Staying Secure Online, Tues., Nov. 7, 3-5 p.m.
How can you ensure that your Internet browsing, purchases, email and other online activity is safe and secure, especially after data breaches? This class will offer an overview of the basic concepts of online activity, how to browse anonymously, and encryption use. Discover the tools and techniques you need to protect your online information. Presented by Twin Cities Media Alliance and funded by MELSA.
Best Social Media Platforms for Your Business or Organization, Thurs., Nov. 9, 3-5 p.m.
Learn what social media platforms would serve your business or organization best, where to start, and how to leverage them for the greatest benefit. Bring your smartphone, tablet, or laptop if you have one. Presented by Twin Cities Media Alliance and funded by MELSA.
How to Start a Personal or Business Blog Tues., Nov. 14, 3-5 p.m.
In today's world, blogs have become a centerpiece of communication ranging from how-tos, business best practices, personal stories, and beyond. This class shares the tools to get you started no matter what your blogging goals - and set you up for success! Bring your tablet or laptop if you have one. Presented by Twin Cities Media Alliance and funded by MELSA.
Create a Free or Low-Cost Website Thurs., Nov. 16, 3-5 p.m.
Discover how to use open source resources such as WordPress to develop a free or inexpensive website for your small business, community organization, nonprofit, or blog. Web developers explain how to set up a site, how to navigate settings, and offer tips on how to generate traffic. Bring your tablet or laptop if you want to follow along and experiment during the session. Presented by Twin Cities Media Alliance and funded by MELSA.
Google Drive Workshop
Nov. 28, 30 & Dec. 5, 7, 3-5 p.m.
In this four-part course, students will learn to create calendars, word documents, and spreadsheets using Google Drive. Students will also develop the skills needed to upload and download files onto Google Drive cloud storage. Required Experience: Students should have basic typing skills and be comfortable using the mouse and keyboard.
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