Learn how to use a computer or write a resume. The library offers a wide variety of Computer and WorkForce Center programs to help you develop valuable skills.
Take free courses such as Computer & Internet Basics, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Tablet Basics, and more.
WorkForce Center Programs include Resume Rescue, Cover Letters and Thank You Notes, Interviewing Skills, and more.
Check the calendar of events to see when and what programs are currently being offered.
Looking for individual help? Try a drop-in session, or make an appointment with a librarian.
Creating an effective résumé can help you land the job you’ve always wanted. Learn how to use a résumé to show a potential employer your value. Topics covered include formatting, styles, common mistakes, do's and don’ts, and more. Taught by Dakota County WorkForce Center staff.
Wednesday, Nov. 1, 3–5 p.m., Robert Trail Register starting Oct. 18.
Wednesday, Dec. 6, 3–5 p.m., Farmington Register starting Nov. 22.
Learn how to be more confident, along with strategies to make you stand out from the crowd. Topics covered include types of interviews, common interview questions and major blunders to avoid. Taught by Dakota County WorkForce Center staff. Registration required.
Wednesday, Nov. 8, 3–5 p.m., Robert Trail Register starting Oct. 25.
Wednesday, Dec. 13, 3–5 p.m., Farmington Register starting Nov. 29.
Computer and Internet Basics
Learn the parts and uses of a computer and the mouse and keyboard, and familiarize yourself with computer terms and how to navigate the internet. This class is for PC users. Prerequisite: None. Registration required.
Wednesday, Nov. 1, 1–3 p.m., Robert Trail Register starting Oct. 18.
Use our iPads to learn about basic controls, settings, web browsing, apps and uses of this popular tablet. Prerequisites: None.
Wednesday, Nov. 29 1–3 p.m., Robert Trail Register starting Oct. 18.
Book A Librarian
Get in-depth answers to all your library questions. For 30 minutes, you can meet 1-on-1 with a librarian to help you use a computer, borrow an e-book and more. Call your local branch for more information or to set up an appointment.