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Technology Classes


The Charlevoix Public Library strives to teach relevant tech classes that help our patrons make their way through an increasingly technology driven world. We are always open to suggestions for future classes and if you have an idea or desire for a future class please contact us using the Ask a Librarian form at the bottom of this page.

Upcoming Classes


eBook Drop In

Tuesday, September 19 6:00 – 7:00 pm | Thursday, October 19 10:00 am – 11:00 am | Wednesday, November 15 3:00 – 4:00 pm

Want to learn how to get eBooks for free through your library? Have you had issues in the past and want to know how to get books easier? Come in during our drop in eBook help time to ask questions and learn more about getting eBooks through your library. We will also be introducing Overdrive’s new app, Libby, an easier way to read eBooks on your phone or tablet. Located in the large study room in the Adult area. No registration is required!

Excel for Beginners

Tuesday, September 19 & Thursday, September 21 at 6:00 pm (Two Part Class) | Coeling Computer Center

Microsoft Excel is an electronic spreadsheet program used for storing, organizing, and manipulating data.  Within this course participants will learn how to design a spreadsheet, enter text and numerical data, format both text and numerical data, use formulas, and sort and filter information within a spreadsheet.

Registration is required. Please call 231-237-7340 to register or click here to register online.

Facebook for Small Businesses presented by Katherine Forrester, Charlevoix Convention & Visitors Bureau

Wednesday, October 11 6:00 pm | Coeling Computer Center

Do you find your Facebook business page to be daunting? Having trouble figuring out what and how often to post? Learn how to easily navigate the many different elements with Facebook. Effective Facebook usage helps us connect current marketing practices with our Facebook campaigns. Facebook is a great social media tool that allows businesses to connect with their customers. This social media class will help you improve your current Facebook tactics and help your business make more strategic based social media marketing decisions.

Registration is required. Please call 231-237-7340 to register or click here to register online.

Twitter for Beginners

Wednesday, October 25 10:30 am – 12:00 pm | Coeling Computer Center

What is a tweet? How do you talk only 140 characters at a time? Learn this and more in our Twitter for Beginners class. Twitter is a social media platform focused on short discussions and conversations – or microblogging. You will learn why you may want to make an account, how to make an account, and how to make use of that account.

Registration is required. Please call 231-237-7340 to register or click here to register online.

Past Classes

Here are some classes that we have held in the past. Where applicable, handouts  of the classes have been made available.

All Things iPad

Beginning Excel

Cloud Computing

Cutting the [Cable] Cord


Google Drive

Internet Intel

Internet Travel Planning

Social Media

Windows 10


Atomic Training

Online technology training is available for Charlevoix Public Library patrons through the Atomic Training Database. You will get access to video tutorials on many different technology subjects including Microsoft products, Apple products, Adobe software, and many others.