Community Resources: Technology

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Comprenew, opens a new window
  • 616-451-4400

Comprenew strives to protect businesses, people and the environment from the threat of improperly disposed electronic devices through best practice technology data management, asset recovery and recycling services, while fostering job readiness and computer literacy among at-risk populations in our community.Comprenew operates retail stores in various locations and an online platform showcasing refurbished product with related support and services. Proceeds from all of its activities help fund and grow Comprenew’s community outreach programs for both adults and at-risk youth!

GVSU Center for Continuing Adult Education, opens a new window
  • 616-331-7180

Grand Valley State University's Center for Adult & Continuing Studies is a program for life-long learners of every age or level of education. Visit the website for a full list of programs offered. Programs are fee-based.

Rockford Public Schools Adult Enrichment Classes, opens a new window
  • 616-863-6320

Offers a variety of adult enrichment classes including some computer based classes. For a complete list of classes visit the Rockford Public Schools website and search for Adult Enrichment classes under the community services tab. Classes are fee-based.

West Michigan Works!, opens a new window
  • NW 616-336-4460
  • E 616-336-4040
  • Rockford 616-228-6724

Offers ongoing computer literacy workshops. Search in the workshops and hiring events area for specific dates and times. Workshops are free.

Women's Resource Center, opens a new window
  • 616-458-5443

Offers free services in collaboration with women to aid in career exploration, employability, life skills, education/training assistance, mentoring and more. Computer classes are offered on a monthly basis. Check program calendar for classes, dates and times.

Online Technology Resources

GCFGlobal (Goodwill Community Foundation Global), opens a new window

From seniors learning computer basics to seasoned professionals brushing up on Microsoft Office to unemployed individuals gaining career skills to students practicing math, everyone can find something useful. Resources are free. (from the Public Library Association)

A collection of self-directed tutorials to help end-users increase their digital literacy. The modules help learners practice basic skills like using a mouse, creating an email address, navigating a website, and more.

KDL One-on-One Tech Tutoring

We now offer one-on-one tech tutoring appointments to interested patrons. The library offers individual assistance in learning: basic computers, Internet, email, word processing, eBooks, spreadsheets, library resources and more.

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