Tech Talk: Digital Skills Classes for Adults

By Anthony T. RSS Mon, May 6, 2024

In partnership with Temple University College of Education and Human Development, the Free Library of Philadelphia is excited to announce a new free digital learning series: Tech Talk: Digital Skills for Adult Learners.

The classes will meet twice weekly for two hours on-site at Ramonita G. de Rodriguez Library: 600 West Girard Ave. The series begins on Tuesday, May 14, 2024, from 1:00–3:00 p.m.

The series will cover the following topics:

  • Digital basics for new learners and beginners 
  • Computer and Internet skills for job search and career readiness 
  • Social media and communication tools 
  • Apps for leisure and entertainment
  • Online safety and awareness guidance 

The dates for the first series are as follows: 

  1. Tuesday, May 14 | 1:00–3:00 p.m.
  2. Thursday, May 16 | 1:00–3:00 p.m.
  3. Tuesday, May 21 | 1:00–3:00 p.m.
  4. Thursday, May 23 | 1:00–3:00 p.m.
  5. Tuesday, May 28 | 1:00–3:00 p.m. 
  6. Thursday, May 30 | 1:00–3:00 p.m.

Upon completing all six classes, participants will take home a free laptop device! 

Participation in this program is open to all adult residents of Philadelphia. To register, please call Temple Tech Talk at 215-948-2629 or email You may also visit or call the Ramonita G. De Rodriguez Library at 215-686-1768.

Residents who cannot attend the May series can sign up for the following series in June. Stay tuned for more details.

View more digital skills classes offered at a library location near you.

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I am very excited to see to do this type of work y'all!
Marquell Amaro - Philly
Monday, April 8, 2024

Wanted to know if there was another Digital Class starting at another library.
Migdalia Garcia - Philadelphia
Sunday, April 14, 2024

I am interested
Marzouka - Philadelphia
Saturday, May 11, 2024

Marzouka - Philadelphia
Saturday, May 11, 2024

Marzouka - Philadelphia
Saturday, May 11, 2024

I am interested for the opportunity
Oumelkheir Abdelmalek - South Philadelphia
Sunday, May 12, 2024

Azizi Dullazi - Tanzania
Wednesday, May 15, 2024

what an awesome oppurtunity!im elated that i will be able to attend the next session
christopher Griffin - Rodrigues library
Tuesday, May 21, 2024

I am interested in participating in the next series and would like more information. I think this and other senior citizen activities are wonderful and are greatly appreciated.
Carol Morris - Philadelphia
Friday, May 24, 2024