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.

CONTACT US

FREE CLASSES

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.

FREE ONLINE DIGITAL TRAINING

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.

Coursera

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

Codecademy

Find free, interactive courses on coding and web development.

Khan Academy

Offers technology and computing training for many topics.

Microsoft

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

TECHNOLOGY SUPPORT

Franklin County Technology Support Map

Locate 56 technology support locations in Franklin County.

Apache Open Office

Offers free OpenOffice software.

COMMUNITY RESOURCES

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.