Technology & Computer Training

Technology Show and Tell

Come check out the library's gizmos and gadgets at this come and go event! Did you know the library has 3-D printers, Mindstorm Robots, Virtual Reality, Sphero robots, Snap circuits, new STEM kits and more?! Explore the technology and learn about our fall tech programs!

Technology lovers of all ages are welcome!

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Design.Code.Market

Are you:

Ready for your first business website but don’t know how to get started? Needing a beautiful, functional online portfolio? Interested in a new challenge?

We encourage all small business owners or managers who need to learn the skills of managing a web page.

Design.Code.Market is a FREE program for those who want to design and code their first website in easy-to-understand steps.

Participants will attend two-hour sessions once a week for 5 weeks.

Learn CSS, HTML, and Bootstrap in order to develop and manage your...

Teen Coding Club

Whether you are new to coding or you are already familiar with one or more programming languages, come join our Teen Coding Club!

You can learn new coding skills to create games, websites, and other computer programs. We meet on the first and third Wednesday of the month, September to November. Bring your own laptop or borrow one of ours. You are welcome to arrive late or leave early. For teens in grades 7-12.

Lighting Your Props 101

This program, presented by Mad Raven Productions is an introduction to using light effects in your props and costumes. LEDs, fiber optics, and battery systems will be discussed as well as easy beginning projects to develop light kit skills. Example projects will be on hand and there will be substantial Q&A.

"Lighting Your Props 101" is part of ArlingCon at the University of Texas at Arlington's University Center, in the Concho room from 2:45-3:30 p.m....

Advanced Geocaching

Take your geocaching game to the next level. Connect with other geocachers and learn about more advanced ways to geocache. Each session will be registered as an official geocaching event.

Just getting started with geocaching? Try this introductory session: Intro to Geocaching

Intro to Geocaching

Get introduced to the fun and excitement of geocaching in this free, introductory session. Learn how to get started and get exploring! Geocaching is a world-wide, high-tech treasure hunt. People use GPS-enabled devices (GPS receivers and smart phones) to hunt for hidden objects all around the globe.

Already know the ins and outs of geocaching? Then take your game to the next level with the library's Advanced Geocaching sessions.

TechLiNK @ Arlington Workforce Center

The TechLiNK vehicle will be at Arlington Workforce Center on Tuesday mornings and Thursday afternoons to provide computer/internet access. No library card required!

Request the TechLiNK vehicle for your Arlington community or event!

The Arlington Public Library gives priority to locations that target underserved populations and the proposed event should align with and support the mission and objectives of the Arlington Public Library. Library-sponsored instructors will be...

TechLiNK @ Goodwill

The TechLiNK vehicle will be at Goodwill on Thursdays afternoons to provide computer/internet access. No library card required!

Request the TechLiNK vehicle for your Arlington community or event!

The Arlington Public Library gives priority to locations that target underserved populations and the proposed event should align with and support the mission and objectives of the Arlington Public Library. Library-sponsored instructors will be available to assist bus operations & teach classes.

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Laughing at Ourselves: Parodies & the Light(er) Side of Geek*

Presented by the mother-daughter duo group Gan Ainm Cosplay , "Laughing at Ourselves: Parodies & the Light(er) Side of Geek" will feature family-friendly videos of parody music, animation, and live-action comedy. They will be using and presenting material from Weird Al Yankovic, KFace TV, The Hillywood Show, The Potter Puppet Pals, ZTeam Productions, and others. There will be lively discussion but will also time to simply stream and comment if attendees would prefer.

"Laughing at Ourselves: Parodies & the Light(er)...

Introducing... SPHERO

Thanks to a Best Buy Community Grant we have 24 brand new Sphero robots ( http://www.sphero.com/ ) that are waiting for teens like you to program, play with, and watch them roll! We bring the Spheros and the iPads and you just come with your willingness to play and learn and we'll have a great time!

This program is reserved for teens ages 12- 18.

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