Adult Education

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Find the help you need to advance your education and learning.

Adult Education

We offer technology training at Main Library and some of our branches, including classes on Introduction to Computers, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Basic Google Tools, Starting a Small Business and Grant-Seeking Basics.

All of our locations offer help using resources and provide referrals for Adult Basic Literacy, ESOL and High School Equivalency (GED). Contact us for more information.


Digital Navigators

Connect with specially trained staff to help you access internet-connected devices, high-speed broadband and digital literacy skills training. Digital Navigators are focused on helping members of all communities gain access to hardware and software to fully participate in our society.  


Excel Adult High School

A high school diploma is a key credential to unlock life and career opportunities. Adults 18 and over who have not completed high school or a high school equivalency program are eligible for a scholarship to complete their degree with this online, self-paced program. Learn more or ask a library staff member.


Technology & Business Classes

To be resumed at a later date. Introduction to Computers, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Basic Google Tools, Starting a Small Business and Grant-Seeking Basics.

Goodwill Columbus

Offers CompTIA A+ Certification Prep Class and Google IT Support Professional Certificate. Basic/beginner level courses, self-paced learning.

Per Scholas Columbus

CompTIA A+ & Google IT Support Professional Certificate.


LinkedIn Learning for Library

Video courses by industry experts to help you stay ahead in your current job or change careers.

Google’s “Applied Digital Learning”

Learn job-ready skills anytime and anywhere with free, video-based lessons.


Offers online training/workshops in a wide variety of technology topics.


Find free, interactive courses on coding and web development.

Khan Academy

Offers technology and computing training for many topics.


Learn new skills with step-by-step product guidance.


Franklin County Technology Support Map

Locate 56 technology support locations in Franklin County.

Apache Open Office

Offers free OpenOffice software.


Columbus Literacy Council

Assists adults in learning English, improving literacy skills or preparing for U.S. Citizenship.

Columbus City Schools

Adult and Community Education: High school equivalency prep; English for Speakers of Other Languages classes and courses in health occupations and trades.

Godman Guild

Offers workforce development programs that help address barriers to sustainable employment.

Columbus State Community College

Offers programs to prepare students to transfer to a four-year college or enter the workforce.

The Delaware Area Career Center

Offers unique elective courses for high school and adult students in Delaware County.

Library Resources

We have tools to help you find assistance and get information you need.