Tech Access

The Library is your access point for computers, internet and training.

Attention small business owners, nonprofit leaders and neighborhood associations!
This lunch-and-learn series will help you get familiar with and use free tools to build an online presence and connect with your clients.

Tech Access is a collection of resources designed by the Library to help patrons learn how to use computers and other digital tools. Get answers to your questions about:

  • Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint

  • the internet

  • email

  • online accounts

  • building a basic website

  • filling out applications

  • formatting a resume

  • syncing between devices

  • any computer, smartphone, tablet

  • and so much more!

     

    Technology Questions?

    Look for our ASK ME signs in your branch. The Library’s Tech Coach volunteers are available at multiple library branches. We provide guidance through one-on-one assistance via weekly drop in sessions, appointments or learning circles as scheduled. 
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    Tech Coaches can also meet you at your Library branch for a one-on-one appointment. Fill out this form to request an appointment or call 816.701.3606 or e-mail techcoachservices@kclibrary.org.

    Need guidance to reach your goals?

     Customized learning plans

    Tech Coaches use digitallearn.org and other digital resources provided by the Kansas City Public Library to build an individual learning plan that helps you reach your goals or complete your project. Take our assessment now to help us start building your learning plan.

    Proofreading

    Send your document to techcoachservices@kclibrary.org and we'll give you suggestions for formatting, grammar and structure. 

    Study groups

    Interested in taking a free online course with friends (maybe even friends you haven't met yet)? Send your idea for a learning topic to techcoachservices@kclibrary.org and we'll do all the work! We will help find peers to join you, reserve safe space at the Library for weekly learning sessions, lend your group laptops and other equipment and even help with facilitation if requested.