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Technology Corner

Borrow Free Technology from PGCMLS!

You can now use your adult library card (18 years old+) to borrow free technology from Prince George's County Memorial Library System! We offer: children's Playaway Tablets, Chromebook computers, and more! These devices are completely free to borrow and easy to use!

What is Digital Literacy, Equity and Inclusion?

Digital literacy is a critical skill to have in modern society to navigate a world of technology. With digital literacy comes the responsibility to ensure that everyone has access to the same opportunities regardless of race, gender, or socioeconomic class. Inclusion and equity are key components when looking at digital literacy from a broader perspective. For example, ensuring digital literacy resources are available and accessible to all can help to reduce the digital divide between those with access to digital tools and those without.

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Free Technology Training Online + Free Technology Training Online -
Northstar Digital Literacy

Northstar Digital Literacy

Northstar Digital Literacy tests your computer skills. You can build skills in key areas, and demonstrate your knowledge by earning certificates and badges. Prepare for your future now!

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DigitalLearn.org

Digital Learn

If you are new to computers, haven't used them for a while, are a little unsure and uncomfortable, or just need a bit of a refresher, we have the tools to help you tackle technology at your own pace and gain the confidence you need to succeed.

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GCF Global

GCF Global

From Microsoft Office and email, to reading, math, and more—GCFGlobal.org offers more than 200 topics, including more than 2,300 lessons, more than 2,000 videos, and more than 50 interactives and games, completely free.

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Khan Academy

Khan Academy

Across the globe, 617 million children are missing basic math and reading skills. We’re a nonprofit delivering the education they need, and we need your help. You can change the course of a child’s life. We’re a nonprofit with the mission to provide a free, world-class education for anyone, anywhere.

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Tech Boomers

Tech Boomers

Tech Boomers is an educational website that teaches older adults and inexperienced Internet users how to use various websites and Internet-based applications. Learn how to use sites, apps, and devices for free.

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Cisco Networking Academy

Cisco Networking Academy

The world is becoming more digital, and having the skills to build networks, develop apps, secure devices, or analyze data is critical to solving the challenges we face. Discover the path to pursue your passion. Do the type of work you love. Invent something or start a business. Change the world. Anything is possible in a digital world.

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Northstar Digital Literacy

Northstar Digital Literacy

Northstar Digital Literacy System is a free assessment tool that helps users identify and strengthen the basic skills needed to use a computer and the internet for daily life, employment, and higher education

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Marylanders Online Call Center

Marylanders Online Call center is here to provide FREE one-on-one tech support to all the Maryland residents and bring digital equity in Maryland. It provides:

  • Tech support in English and Spanish
  • Any device support including hardware and software
  • Assistance in getting connected with internet
  • Connect to local organizations offering various digital skills classes, device program, and much more.

Let's connect!

Monday to Friday
Time: 9:00 am to 3:00 pm

Number: 301-405-9810
Toll Free: 1-866-206-8467
Email: marylandersonline@umd.edu

Upcoming Events

Mon, Feb 26, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Laurel
Bring your technology questions to the library! Learn how technology can help you in your personal and professional life. Registration is encouraged. Office hours are first come, first served.

Mon, Feb 26, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Spauldings - Conference Room
Get hands-on experience learning the basics of computer use. Every week, we will explore a different area of computer skills.

Mon, Feb 26, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Hillcrest Heights
Become more digitally savvy at the Library! Sharpen your skills for work or play on the computer, for whatever skills you need most!

Mon, Feb 26, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Laurel
Bring your technology questions to the library! Learn how technology can help you in your personal and professional life. Registration is encouraged. Office hours are first come, first served.

Tue, Feb 27, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Hillcrest Heights
Become more digitally savvy at the Library! Sharpen your skills for work or play on the computer, for whatever skills you need most!

Tue, Feb 27, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Laurel
Get hands-on experience learning the basics of computer use. Every week, we will explore a different area of computer skills.

Wed, Feb 28, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Mount Rainier
Get hands-on experience learning the basics of computer use. Come with questions and a Library staff can help you learn something new!

Wed, Feb 28, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Laurel
Bring your technology questions to the library! Learn how technology can help you in your personal and professional life. Registration is encouraged. Office hours are first come, first served.

Thu, Feb 29, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Laurel
Bring your technology questions to the library! Learn how technology can help you in your personal and professional life. Registration is encouraged. Office hours are first come, first served.

Fri, Mar 01, 10:00am - 1:00pm
Pop-Up Locations
What is this program about? We are dedicated to providing Afghan communities with access to high-quality digital learning opportunities. Our 6-week program aims to equip you with essential skills and knowledge to thrive in your new home.

Fri, Mar 01, 4:30pm - 5:45pm
Hyattsville - Learning Lab
Want to learn coding, 3D design, and engineering basics? In these hands-on workshops, the University of Maryland's Nearspace Balloon Payload Project will teach you useful STEM skills, including how to create video games using the Python programming language and how to design 3D-printed objects.
This event is full

Sat, Mar 02, 11:00am - 1:00pm
Hyattsville - Learning Lab
¿Quieres aprender a usar la computadora y hacer búsquedas a través del Internet?

Sat, Mar 02, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Laurel
Bring your technology questions to the library! Learn how technology can help you in your personal and professional life. Registration is encouraged. Office hours are first come, first served.

Sat, Mar 02, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Laurel
Take a proctored Northstar assessment at the library. Northstar certificates can be added to resumes, portfolios, LinkedIn profiles, and more. Interested participants can also take Northstar proctored exams during Technology Help Office Hours or by scheduling a one-on-one appointment with library staff.

Mon, Mar 04, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Laurel
Bring your technology questions to the library! Learn how technology can help you in your personal and professional life. Registration is encouraged. Office hours are first come, first served.

Mon, Mar 04, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
New Carrollton
Get hands-on experience learning the basics of computer use. Every week, we will explore a different area of computer skills.

Mon, Mar 04, 3:30pm - 5:30pm
Laurel
Create 3D printed shapes and models using Tinkercad, 3Doodlers, and more. Teens can earn community service hours.

Mon, Mar 04, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Hillcrest Heights
Become more digitally savvy at the Library! Sharpen your skills for work or play on the computer, for whatever skills you need most!

Mon, Mar 04, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Laurel
Bring your technology questions to the library! Learn how technology can help you in your personal and professional life. Registration is encouraged. Office hours are first come, first served.

Tue, Mar 05, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Laurel
Get hands-on experience learning the basics of computer use. Every week, we will explore a different area of computer skills.

Tue, Mar 05, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Hillcrest Heights
Get hands-on experience learning the basics of computer use. Every week, we will explore a different area of computer skills.

Tue, Mar 05, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Bladensburg
Get hands-on experience learning the basics of computer use. Come with questions and a Library staff can help you learn something new!

Wed, Mar 06, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Mount Rainier
Learn computer basics with hands-on training in an encouraging environment. Librarians will help participants gain confidence using email, Google and Microsoft programs, the internet, and other applications.

Wed, Mar 06, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Laurel
Bring your technology questions to the library! Learn how technology can help you in your personal and professional life. Registration is encouraged. Office hours are first come, first served.

Thu, Mar 07, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Laurel
Bring your technology questions to the library! Learn how technology can help you in your personal and professional life. Registration is encouraged. Office hours are first come, first served.

Fri, Mar 08, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Largo-Kettering - Small Meeting Room
Bring your technology questions to the library! Learn how technology can help you in life, academia, or work. Office hours are first come first served. Please bring laptop/tablet or other device if possible.

Fri, Mar 08, 4:30pm - 5:45pm
Hyattsville - Learning Lab
Want to learn coding, 3D design, and engineering basics? In these hands-on workshops, the University of Maryland's Nearspace Balloon Payload Project will teach you useful STEM skills, including how to create video games using the Python programming language and how to design 3D-printed objects.

Sat, Mar 09, 11:00am - 1:00pm
Hyattsville - Learning Lab
¿Quieres aprender a usar la computadora y hacer búsquedas a través del Internet?

Sat, Mar 09, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Laurel
Bring your technology questions to the library! Learn how technology can help you in your personal and professional life. Registration is encouraged. Office hours are first come, first served.

Sat, Mar 09, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Laurel
Take a proctored Northstar assessment at the library. Northstar certificates can be added to resumes, portfolios, LinkedIn profiles, and more. Interested participants can also take Northstar proctored exams during Technology Help Office Hours or by scheduling a one-on-one appointment with library staff.

Mon, Mar 11, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Laurel
Bring your technology questions to the library! Learn how technology can help you in your personal and professional life. Registration is encouraged. Office hours are first come, first served.

Mon, Mar 11, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Hillcrest Heights
Become more digitally savvy at the Library! Sharpen your skills for work or play on the computer, for whatever skills you need most!

Mon, Mar 11, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Laurel
Bring your technology questions to the library! Learn how technology can help you in your personal and professional life. Registration is encouraged. Office hours are first come, first served.

Tue, Mar 12, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Laurel
Get hands-on experience learning the basics of computer use. Every week, we will explore a different area of computer skills.

Tue, Mar 12, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Hillcrest Heights
Get hands-on experience learning the basics of computer use. Every week, we will explore a different area of computer skills.

Tue, Mar 12, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Bladensburg
Get hands-on experience learning the basics of computer use. Come with questions and a Library staff can help you learn something new!

Wed, Mar 13, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Mount Rainier
Learn computer basics with hands-on training in an encouraging environment. Librarians will help participants gain confidence using email, Google and Microsoft programs, the internet, and other applications.

Wed, Mar 13, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Laurel
Bring your technology questions to the library! Learn how technology can help you in your personal and professional life. Registration is encouraged. Office hours are first come, first served.

Wed, Mar 13, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Hyattsville
Learn the basics of front-end design by creating the visual layout of a smartphone app. No experience necessary!

Wed, Mar 13, 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Upper Marlboro - Large Meeting Room
Want to learn coding, 3D design, and engineering basics? In these hands-on workshops, the University of Maryland's Nearspace Balloon Payload Project will teach you useful STEM skills, including how to create video games using the Python programming language and how to design 3D-printed objects.
This event is full

Thu, Mar 14, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
South Bowie
Computer assistance for senior citizens, and others, who want help with basic computer skills, Microsoft programs, the internet, and other applications.

Thu, Mar 14, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Laurel
Bring your technology questions to the library! Learn how technology can help you in your personal and professional life. Registration is encouraged. Office hours are first come, first served.

Sat, Mar 16, 11:00am - 1:00pm
Hyattsville - Learning Lab
¿Quieres aprender a usar la computadora y hacer búsquedas a través del Internet?

Sat, Mar 16, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Laurel
Bring your technology questions to the library! Learn how technology can help you in your personal and professional life. Registration is encouraged. Office hours are first come, first served.

Sat, Mar 16, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Laurel
Take a proctored Northstar assessment at the library. Northstar certificates can be added to resumes, portfolios, LinkedIn profiles, and more. Interested participants can also take Northstar proctored exams during Technology Help Office Hours or by scheduling a one-on-one appointment with library staff.

Mon, Mar 18, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Laurel
Bring your technology questions to the library! Learn how technology can help you in your personal and professional life. Registration is encouraged. Office hours are first come, first served.

Mon, Mar 18, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Hillcrest Heights
Become more digitally savvy at the Library! Sharpen your skills for work or play on the computer, for whatever skills you need most!

Mon, Mar 18, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Laurel
Bring your technology questions to the library! Learn how technology can help you in your personal and professional life. Registration is encouraged. Office hours are first come, first served.

Tue, Mar 19, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Laurel
Get hands-on experience learning the basics of computer use. Every week, we will explore a different area of computer skills.

Tue, Mar 19, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Hillcrest Heights
Get hands-on experience learning the basics of computer use. Every week, we will explore a different area of computer skills.

Tue, Mar 19, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Bladensburg
Get hands-on experience learning the basics of computer use. Come with questions and a Library staff can help you learn something new!

Wed, Mar 20, 1:00pm - 2:00pm
Mount Rainier
Learn computer basics with hands-on training in an encouraging environment. Librarians will help participants gain confidence using email, Google and Microsoft programs, the internet, and other applications.

Wed, Mar 20, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Laurel
Bring your technology questions to the library! Learn how technology can help you in your personal and professional life. Registration is encouraged. Office hours are first come, first served.

Thu, Mar 21, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Laurel
Bring your technology questions to the library! Learn how technology can help you in your personal and professional life. Registration is encouraged. Office hours are first come, first served.

Fri, Mar 22, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Largo-Kettering - Small Meeting Room
Bring your technology questions to the library! Learn how technology can help you in life, academia, or work. Office hours are first come first served. Please bring laptop/tablet if possible.

Sat, Mar 23, 11:00am - 1:00pm
Hyattsville
¿Quieres aprender a usar la computadora y hacer búsquedas a través del Internet?

Sat, Mar 23, 11:00am - 12:00pm
Laurel
Bring your technology questions to the library! Learn how technology can help you in your personal and professional life. Registration is encouraged. Office hours are first come, first served.

Sat, Mar 23, 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Laurel
Take a proctored Northstar assessment at the library. Northstar certificates can be added to resumes, portfolios, LinkedIn profiles, and more. Interested participants can also take Northstar proctored exams during Technology Help Office Hours or by scheduling a one-on-one appointment with library staff.

Mon, Mar 25, 10:00am - 12:00pm
Laurel
Bring your technology questions to the library! Learn how technology can help you in your personal and professional life. Registration is encouraged. Office hours are first come, first served.

Mon, Mar 25, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Hillcrest Heights
Become more digitally savvy at the Library! Sharpen your skills for work or play on the computer, for whatever skills you need most!

Mon, Mar 25, 4:00pm - 6:00pm
Laurel
Bring your technology questions to the library! Learn how technology can help you in your personal and professional life. Registration is encouraged. Office hours are first come, first served.

Tue, Mar 26, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Laurel
Get hands-on experience learning the basics of computer use. Every week, we will explore a different area of computer skills.

Tue, Mar 26, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Hillcrest Heights
Get hands-on experience learning the basics of computer use. Every week, we will explore a different area of computer skills.

Tue, Mar 26, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Bladensburg
Get hands-on experience learning the basics of computer use. Come with questions and a Library staff can help you learn something new!