Tech Skill Development

Helping you master technology one click at a time.

We offer in-person help for your basic computer questions and online courses on more advanced topics.

  • Become a Library ebook power reader
  • Get assistance setting up an email account
  • Learn a new programming language 


Lynda.com — This service will no longer be available after Aug. 31, due to patron privacy concerns. Learn more.
Access Lynda.com’s extensive library of expert-level video tutorials on everything from Microsoft Excel to becoming a Ruby on Rails developer. If you want to learn or master a skill, Lynda.com compiles high-quality how-to series, put together by some of the most successful industry experts. 

Knowledge City — Available Aug. 19. 
Knowledge City offers timely online training in business, computer, safety, compliance and finance with programs crafted by experienced instructors, college professors and industry experts from around the world. Access is available 24/7 and certificates of completion are available. The service is available in Spanish and English.
 
Gale Courses — Available Aug. 19. 
Six-week-long online programs are taught by college instructors. New courses begin each month, and lessons are assigned twice a week, enhanced to support varied learning styles. Enjoy self-paced learning and engagement with other students and the instructor with weekly discussion boards. This service is available 24/7.

Tech Help
Get personalized help from library staff using your eReader, computer, smartphone or other digital devices. Our staff can answer basic computer questions and help you get started with email, Microsoft Word or downloading a Library ebook.
Have Questions?
Is Lynda.com free?

Yes. All you need is a Sacramento Public Library card.

Can you troubleshoot my device?

No. We offer basic help with using a computer or mobile device. We do not offer troubleshooting or technical support for your devices.

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