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Adult Education: Job Training & Certification

This guide provides a sampling of the materials available on this subject. To view more visit the library or browse the catalog.

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Learning Express Library offers practice test, courses and ebooks in the following categories: Air Traffic Controller, Civil Service, Commercial Driver's License (CDL), Cosmetology, Culinary Arts, Electrical, Emergency Medical Services, Firefighter, Green Careers, Law Enforcement, Military, Nursing and Allied Health, Legal, Plumbing, Real Estate,Teaching, Test-Taking Skills Improvement.
Tutoring is available for adults too!  Live tutors are onine from 3 to 10 p.m. every day.  Study guides are available at all times.  Look in Test Prep Resources for guides to the: GED, ASVAB, Civil Service Exams, TOEFL, Nurse Entrance Test and more.

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Computer Training for Job Seekers

Free Computer Training at Library

Free Classes include: Basic Internet & Typing Skills, Email Setup & Practice, Google Maps and  Google Docs, and Smartphone Basics

All Computer Training sessions are free and will be held in the meeting room of the Main Library. No registration required, first come, first served.  A valid ACFPL library card is required for Computer Training Sessions. View our Become a Member page to find out more about applying for a library card.

Walk-InJobSkills Lab

 Wednesdays from 11-1 PM March 1, 8, 15, 22, and 29 and April 5, 12, 19, 26

Basic Internet and Typing Skills 

  • Wednesday, March 1, 2017- 1:30-3pm; March 22, 2017-1:30-3pm
  • Wednesday, April 12, 2017 1:30-3pm

Email Setup and Practice

  • Wednesday, March 8, 2017, 1:30-3pm
  • Wednesday, April 19, 2017 - 1:30-3pm

Google Docs

Learn how to create, edit, save, and print Word documents by composing a resume and cover letter. Resume and cover letter templates will be provided.

  • Wednesday, March 15 2017 from 1:30-3pm
  • April 5, 2017 from 1:30-3pm

Google Maps

  • Wednesday,  March 29, 2017 from 1:30-3pm

Smartphone Basics

  • Wednesday, April 26, 2017 1:30-3pm

Would you like some tips on using your smartphone?  We will cover the basics of using an Android smartphone such as Samsung, LG, ZTE, and Huawei.  Learn how to do the following:  set up and check voicemail, add new contacts, send and receive text messages, connect to a WiFi network, browse the Internet, and manage apps.