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Classes at the Library

The Deschutes Public Library offers free, hands on computer classes on variety of topics. Class size and topics vary based on library facilities and community demand.

In addition to formal classes, the library offers open computer labs where community members can drop in to ask specific technology questions or practice computer skills.

Sign-up for classes online, at your local library, or call one of the following numbers:

  • Bend: 541-617-7080
  • La Pine: 541-312-1090
  • Redmond: 541-312-1050
  • Sisters: 541-312-1070
  • Sunriver: 541-312-1080

Classes Coming Up in the Next 30 Days

Visit the online calendar for a complete listing.

Narrow Class list by library:

  • Mar 9
    ONLINE ONLY: Learning Circle– Writing Effective Grant Proposals

    3:00 PM -

    Write a grant proposal in six weeks with this Gale Course.

    Join a Deschutes Public Library learning circle and write your grant proposal. If you've never written a grant proposal or have struggled writing one in the past then this is the class for you. Learn how to become fully familiar with the institution or project for which you are requesting support, prepare background and financial statements, and how to put everything together so you can assemble, write, and submit complete grant proposals to foundations, corporations, and wealthy individuals for any number of projects.

    Learning circles are free, peer-led study groups for learners who want to take online courses together in a public space. This circle will follow the Writing Effective Grant Proposals class offered through Gale Courses, an online learning platform accessed with your library card.

    Two lectures are posted each week with suggested assignments. Learning circle participants will meet virtually via Zoom conference once a week to discuss the lectures and share insights and feedback on the assignments.

    The Learning Circle will meet on Tuesdays, February 9 through March 23. Participants will need a DPL library card to register.

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  • Mar 10
    ONLINE ONLY: Google Drive Basics

    2:00 PM -

    Learn how to use Google Drive in this interactive training. Join via Zoom: https://zoom.us/j/92572171490

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  • Mar 11
    ONLINE ONLY: Finding Grants From Home

    2:00 PM -

    Learn how to use Foundation Online Essential to find grants for your nonprofit.

    This workshop provides an overview of the funding research process for nonprofits seeking grants from foundations, corporations, and grant-making public charities using Foundation Online Essential. Learn how to use this resource from your home or office to identify potential funders for your nonprofit.

    This is a virtual session via Zoom and registration is required. A link to the meeting will be sent to participants the day before the workshop.

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  • Mar 16
    ONLINE ONLY: Learning Circle– Writing Effective Grant Proposals

    3:00 PM -

    Write a grant proposal in six weeks with this Gale Course.

    Join a Deschutes Public Library learning circle and write your grant proposal. If you've never written a grant proposal or have struggled writing one in the past then this is the class for you. Learn how to become fully familiar with the institution or project for which you are requesting support, prepare background and financial statements, and how to put everything together so you can assemble, write, and submit complete grant proposals to foundations, corporations, and wealthy individuals for any number of projects.

    Learning circles are free, peer-led study groups for learners who want to take online courses together in a public space. This circle will follow the Writing Effective Grant Proposals class offered through Gale Courses, an online learning platform accessed with your library card.

    Two lectures are posted each week with suggested assignments. Learning circle participants will meet virtually via Zoom conference once a week to discuss the lectures and share insights and feedback on the assignments.

    The Learning Circle will meet on Tuesdays, February 9 through March 23. Participants will need a DPL library card to register.

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  • Mar 17
    ONLINE ONLY: Google Docs Basics

    2:00 PM -

    Learn how to use and share Google Docs in this interactive training. Join via Zoom here:https://zoom.us/j/91640806439

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  • Mar 23
    ONLINE ONLY: Learning Circle– Writing Effective Grant Proposals

    3:00 PM -

    Write a grant proposal in six weeks with this Gale Course.

    Join a Deschutes Public Library learning circle and write your grant proposal. If you've never written a grant proposal or have struggled writing one in the past then this is the class for you. Learn how to become fully familiar with the institution or project for which you are requesting support, prepare background and financial statements, and how to put everything together so you can assemble, write, and submit complete grant proposals to foundations, corporations, and wealthy individuals for any number of projects.

    Learning circles are free, peer-led study groups for learners who want to take online courses together in a public space. This circle will follow the Writing Effective Grant Proposals class offered through Gale Courses, an online learning platform accessed with your library card.

    Two lectures are posted each week with suggested assignments. Learning circle participants will meet virtually via Zoom conference once a week to discuss the lectures and share insights and feedback on the assignments.

    The Learning Circle will meet on Tuesdays, February 9 through March 23. Participants will need a DPL library card to register.

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  • Apr 1
    ONLINE ONLY: Learn the Basics of Google Ads

    10:00 AM -

    In this workshop you will learn how to reach more customers and grow your business with Google Ads. We will cover how to create an account and set up an ad campaign, how to improve ad performance, and how to measure success.

    This workshop is brought to you through a partnership between the library, #Grow with Google, and Central Oregon SCORE. SCORE is a nonprofit association dedicated to educating entrepreneurs and helping small businesses start, grow, and succeed nationwide. For more information about Central Oregon SCORE please visit their web site at http://centraloregon.score.org.

    This is a virtual session via Zoom and registration is required.

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Library Resources


Learning Express Library

Access a comprehensive, interactive online learning platform of practice tests and tutorial course series designed to help you succeed on the academic or licensing tests you need to pass.

Gale Courses

Take Gale Courses from the comfort of your home or office at the times that are most convenient for you.


Web Tutorials & Resources

digitallearn.org
Basic information tutorials for computer use.

GCF LearnFree
Free self paced computer tutorials.

Grow with Google
Free training, tools, and resources to help you grow your skills, career, or business.

Microsoft Office Training Center
Free training videos and tutorials for Microsoft operating systems and products.

TechBoomers
Learn how to use popular websites.

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