Build your career with help from your library!

Your library offers classes on computers, invention, resumes, research skills, and coding.  Come see how they can enhance your career skills!

Akron Inventors' Club - Try something new! Invent something!

Main Library - Meeting Room 2AB
Thursdays, January 10, February 14- 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Network with like-minded inventors and entrepreneurs.

Computer Classes - Microsoft PowerPoint, series

Firestone Park Branch Library - Community Room
Monday, January 14: 6:00pm - 7:30pm, Tuesday, January 15: 6:00pm - 7:30pm Wednesday, January 16: 6:00pm - 7:30pm, Thursday, January 17: 6:00pm - 7:30pm
No registration is required; however, you must have a ticket to be admitted to each hands-on class. Tickets will be passed out ½ hour prior to each class time.

Apple Know-How - Learn new skills with your Apple devices.

Springfield-Lakemore Branch Library - Meeting Room
Tuesday, January 15: 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Whether you got a new Apple device over the holidays or just need a little help enjoying the Apple technology you already have, this is the program for you! Please call the branch to register

Drop-in Resume Clinic

Main Library - Meeting Room 2AB
Thursday, January 17: 5:00pm - 8:00pm
Human Resources Professionals will be available to review your resume and provide feedback.

Computer Class - Basic computer skills

North Hill Branch Library - Community Room
Tuesday, January 22: 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Discover what a computer mouse is and have fun practicing basic mouse functions with in-class exercises. Learn to open and close software programs.

Computer Class - Windows 10

North Hill Branch Library - Community Room
Wednesday, January 23: 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Personalize your Windows 10 experience, learn how to navigate, check out the exciting new features, and add new Apps to your PC. You will learn where to find Windows & other updates.

Computer Class - File Management

North Hill Branch Library - Community Room
Thursday, January 24: 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Learn how to create folders and how to organize and manage your files.

Computer Class - Typing

North Hill Branch Library - Community Room
Friday, January 25: 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Are you a hunt and peck typist or would you just like to improve your typing speed? This class will teach you the basics of typing through a series of very basic exercises.

Maker Mondays

Main Library - TechZone
Monday, January 28: 6:00pm - 7:00pm, Monday, February 04: 6:00pm - 7:00pm, Monday, February 11: 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Join us on select Mondays at 6 pm for a quick demonstration of how to use some of our equipment. Registration required. Call 330-643-9145 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to register.

Business Research Essentials - Thinking of expanding a business?

Tallmadge Branch Library - Community Room
Tuesday, February 05: 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Do you need information on writing a business plan or researching competitors and customers? Join us and learn how to utilize some of the Library’s digital resources to find your answers.

Intro to Coding with Tech Elevator

Firestone Park Branch Library - Community Room
Tuesday, February 05: 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Ever thought about learning to code? Find out if a career in software development might be a path for you.

Business Research Essentials

Main Library - Computer Lab 1
Thursday, February 07: 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Are you thinking of starting or expanding a business? Do you need information on writing a business plan or researching competitors and customers?

Hands on Computer Classes

Tallmadge Branch Library - Community Room
Monday, February 11: 2:00pm - 3:00pm, Tuesday, February 12: 2:00pm - 3:00pm, Wednesday, February 13: 2:00pm - 3:00pm, Thursday, February 14: 2:00pm - 3:00pm
No registration is required, however, you must have a ticket to be admitted. 15 tickets will be distributed 30 minutes prior to class start.

Computer Mini-Clinics - Need help with a computer question?

Tallmadge Branch Library
Tuesday, February 12: 5:00pm - 6:00pm
We'll assist you with your computer questions. Please register for this program by calling us at 330-633-4345.


To learn more about programs like this, please visit our online calendar.

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