Digital Literacy Classes 2022

Lunch & Learn Fall & Winter Digital Literacy Workshop Series

Somerville Media Center and Somerville Public Library are offering a set of free digital literacy workshops this Fall and Winter geared toward audiences who want to improve their ability to navigate and participate in the digital media sphere and greater social economy

To register for any of these events, please contact Tim at tdevin@somervillema.gov, or by phone at 617-623-5000, x2963.

         Navigating Your Smartphone

In this two hour workshop, students will learn how to navigate their smartphones. Instructors will teach you simple applications that will make your life easier, introduce just a handful of the thousands of useful apps out there for you, and will build your confidence with the basics of using a smartphone so you can continue to get more and more from your technology. Please bring your own device.

  • Location and time: Monday, Sept 12, 12-2pm at Somerville Media Center, 90 Union Square Somerville
  • Class size: 20
  • Registration required. Please email tdevin@somervillema.gov or by phone at 617-623-5000, x2963.

         Intro to G Workspace & Apps

Instructors will go over using Google drive, its most popular apps (google docs, google sheets, google slides) and answer any questions the students.

  • Location and time: Monday, Oct 17, 12-2pm at Somerville Media Center, 90 Union Square Somerville.
  • Class size: 12
  • Registration required. Please email tdevin@somervillema.gov or by phone at 617-623-5000, x2963.

         Designing with Canva

During this two hour workshop you will learn how to use Canva – a free, graphic-design tool website with access to millions of graphics, photographs and fonts. This is a great class geared towards artists, activists, creatives, business owners and alike who want to spend little time on creating high quality graphics without necessarily knowing the ins and outs of graphic design. You can create designs for Web or print: blog graphics, presentations, Facebook covers, flyers, posters, invitations and more!

  • Location and time: Monday, Nov. 14, 12-2pm at Somerville Media Center, 90 Union Square Somerville.
  • Class size: 12
  • Registration required. Please email tdevin@somervillema.gov or by phone at 617-623-5000, x2963.