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Tech Workshops


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Getting Started Workshops

At our Getting Started with Tech workshops, you can learn how to use a keyboard and mouse, find out what your tablet can do, get an email account, and much more.

Free, friendly, and open to everyone!

Specialty Tech Workshops

Already comfortable with a computer? Try a Specialty Tech workshop to learn something new.

Reservations are required for  Getting Started and Specialty Tech webinars, so sign up to get the Zoom link.

Computers & Devices

If you’re tech-savvy or want to learn about different technologies, the library is a great place to practice skills and try new devices.

Creation Stations: Interested in creating and designing on your own? Our public computers at the Main Library include 4 Creation Stations with dual monitors, a Silhouette cutter, and Wacom drawing tablets.

Chromebooks, Hotspots, and Kindles: We offer tech-to-go: Chromebooks, hotspots, and Kindles loaded with content. 

List of Computers & Devices at the library  

Book-a-Librarian

Tech questions? We can help. Schedule a one-on-one session with one of our experts. Topics include downloading ebooks, audiobooks, magazines, and other digital services. Appointments are 30 to 60 minutes. Sign up online or contact us.

E-Library

Enjoy ebooks, movies, and more on the go! Your Champaign Public Library card gives you free access to thousands of titles via your smartphone, tablet, or computer.

Want to learn at your own pace?

Try these library provided online tech learning tools. Tools may require your library card and pin number.

  • Gale Courses – 375 six-week courses taught by college instructors; new sessions start each month.
  • LinkedIn Learning – 16,000 training classes to choose from.

Or try these free learning tools:


You’ll find recordings of recent Tech Workshops on the library’s YouTube channel. Check out this introduction to how to stream movies and more.

Getting Started Workshops


Specialty Tech Workshops


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Questions? Ask us.

Susan Winkler
Technology Librarian
217/403-2070
librarian@champaign.org

Questions? Ask Us.