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Tech Education

Twin Cities resources to help improve tech skills.

SPPL Resources

Note: Please check the Saint Paul Public Library website for program updates and information on dates, times, and locations. Some services may require a library card.


BrainFuse Adult Learning Center 

Connect with a live expert to improve your skills in Microsoft Office


Computer Skills Center 

A database of tutorials and e-books on internet usage, popular software, Adobe products, and more.



A drop-in teen program that lets patrons ages 12-18 explore technology.


Drop-in Computer and Tech Help 

Bring your tablet, smartphone, or laptop with all your questions about how to use them. Library staff will help to either answer your questions or find resources that can.


Game Night 

A free gaming event that is open to the public and held on the third Wednesday of every month from 5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m. at the Dayton's Bluff Branch. Patrons can play NES, SNES, Nintendo Switch, and PlayStation systems.



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


Laser Engraving Class 

Learn how to use a Universal VLS 3.50 laser engraver/cutter. Registration may be required to attend.


Learning Circles/Peer 2 Peer University 

Join a free study group to learn whatever you like. This is a great way to meet fellow community members and learn as a group.


Learning Express Library 

A database with video courses on Microsoft and Adobe products. 


LinkedIn Learning 

This "Netflix for tutorials" website hosts thousands of up-to-date videos by industry professionals on hundreds of different tech skills. Videos typically include subtitles and transcripts with adjustable playback speed.


Niche Academy 

Quick guides on how to use digital resources at the library, such as e-books and 3D printers. Some information is available in Spanish, Somali, Hmong, and Karen. 


3D Printing Class 

Learn how to use Ultimaker S3 and Lulzbot Mini 3D printers. Registration may be required to attend.