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September 2016 Classes at Read/Write/Now

All classes, except on September 26, will be held at the Read/Write/Now Center at the Library Express at Pine Point

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Step 1
Getting Started with Computers:
Wednesday, September 7 from 1:30-3:00 p.m. at the Read/Write/Now Center

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This hands-on workshop reviews basic keyboarding and mousing, and more to get you comfortably started. No experience is necessary.

Step 2
Continuing with Computers:
Wednesday, September 14 from 1:30-3:00 p.m. at the Read/Write/Now Center

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Our step 2 workshop reviews basic aspects of computing including saving, printing, file organization and editing, and more. Skill with a keyboard and a mouse is needed.

Step 3
Introduction to the Web:
Wednesday, September 21 from 1:30-3:00 p.m. at the Read/Write/Now Center

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Develop the skill you need to explore and use the web confidently and competently. Skill with a keyboard and a mouse is needed.


Computer Clinic, Focus on Resumes:
Monday, September 26 from 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. at East Forest Park Branch Library

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Learn how to create a resume or edit an existing one in this hands-on workshop.

Introduction to Word:
Wednesday, September 28 from 1:30-3:00 p.m. at the Read/Write/Now Center

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Develop skill with basic word processing in this useful workshop. Whether writing emails, letters, resumes, reports, or memos this workshop can help you create professional-looking correspondence and documents. Skill with a keyboard and a mouse is needed.

Classes are held in the Central Library’s Computer Lab which is on the ground level unless otherwise noted. All are free and open to the general public.

To Register: Use the sign-up links above, or register at the Reference Desk in Wellman Hall at 220 State Street, call 413-263-6828 ext. 213, or e-mail

Attendance Raffle: Earn a chance to win a $15 gift card for a local retailer for each Hi!Tech workshop you attend. The more Hi!Tech workshops you attend, the greater your chances are to win. Join us, learn, and win!

Mason Square Branch

Book a Librarian at Mason Square Branch!

For assistance with basic computing, job searching, homework, resume writing, trouble-shooting your computer, or just figuring out how to use your gosh-darn smart phone.

To reserve a one-on-one session, speak with Caitlin, Mason Square’s adult reference librarian. She can be reached at the branch’s reference desk or by phone at 413-263-6853.

Indian Orchard Dome

One-on-One Sessions Available at Indian Orchard Branch: You can schedule a one-on-one computer tutoring session with Peggy at the Indian Orchard Branch Library for help with basic computer skills. Call her during regular library hours to review that service, and to make that appointment at 413-263-6846.

If you have any questions, suggestions, or comments about Hi!Tech, please contact Matthew at 413-263-6828 ext. 221 or email him at


Small Business & Jobseeking

The library offers occasional classes and workshops for small businesses, entrepreneurs, and jobseekers. Visit our Resources for Jobseekers page.



The Springfield City Library is a member of the Foundation Center Funding Information Network housed at the Central Library. Free classes and workshops for the local nonprofit community are offered two to three times per year, and are listed in the online calendar. Email notification of upcoming classes is sent to members of the library’s Funding Information Network mailing list.

Health and Fitness

No classes scheduled.