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Posted on: February 4, 2020

Grow with Google Workshops Feb. 7 - Mar. 26

Grow with Google Small Business Workshops

Shreve Memorial Library is now a “Grow with Google” partner, and the Hamilton/South Caddo Branch is hosting Grow with Google workshops in February and March. Grow with Google is a new digital literacy initiative aimed at helping libraries and other educational outlets provide free digital training for job seekers, businesses, educators, students and veterans. The free workshops are open to small business owners and individuals interested in learning more about free resources to grow their businesses and careers.

During the Grow with Google workshops, participants will learn new digital skills and tips on how to develop an online presence, enhance presentations and marketing, and use digital skills in everyday tasks. The workshops will cover topics such as using YouTube to grow and promote your business, managing your time and moving projects forward with the help of Google Docs and Google Sheets, and connecting with customers using Google My Business, Google Search and Maps. Students and professionals can also learn how to ace a presentation using Google Slides.

Each workshop lasts approximately two hours and includes instruction as well as hands-on application. All workshops will take place at the Hamilton/South Caddo Branch, located at 2111 Bert Kouns Industrial Loop, on the dates listed below. Seating is limited, and registration is required. The workshops are scheduled as follows:

  • Use YouTube to Grow Your Business – Friday, February 7 from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. (Registration Link)
  • Ace Your School Presentation with Google Slides – Friday, February 21 from 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. (Registration Link)
  • Get Your Business Online – Friday, March 6 from 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. (Registration Link)
  • Digital Skills for Everyday Tasks using Google Docs and Sheets – Thursday, March 26 from 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. (Registration Link)

To register for any of the workshops above, click the links above or call the Hamilton/South Caddo Branch at (318) 687-6824. 

In addition to the Grow with Google workshops, the Hamilton/South Caddo Branch will also host a separate workshop introducing adults to free Google apps such as Google Docs, Sheets, and Slides. The workshop will be held on Friday, February 14 from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Please call the Hamilton/South Caddo Branch to register.

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