Skip to Main Content

Tech Education

Twin Cities resources to help improve tech skills.

RCL Resources

Note: Please check the Ramsey County Library website for updates on program status. Some services may require a library card.


Drop-in Computer and Tech Help 

Receive whatever help you need with your computer, tablet, or other device.


Drop-in e-Book and e-Audio Help 

Bring your tablet, computer, or e-reader for hands-on instruction on how to use the library's e-book and e-audiobook service. 


iPhone/Android Phone Basics Class 

Learn how to navigate and use the settings on an iPhone or Android phone. Registration may be required to attend.



Their “SkillSurfer” section has information on Google tools, Microsoft Office, and computer programming.


LearningExpress Library 

A database with video courses on Microsoft and Adobe products. 


Niche Academy 

Quick guides on how to use digital resources at the library, such as e-books and 3D printers. 


Northstar Certification 

A free certification with online modules to practice basic computer skills. They cover everything from using a mouse and keyboard to Google Docs, accessing telehealth appointments, social media, and more. 


One-to-One Computer and Tech Help by Appointment 

Individual help is available for email, resumes, mobile devices, e-books, and social media. Registration is required.



This site hosts 14,000+ online courses, many of which are in tech. There are even courses in 12 different languages! An account is required to use this service.