Refine job search, interview skills through Grow with Google webinar series
Looking to level-up professionally? Grow your business and build your professional digital skills with a free series of Grow with Google webinars. The Library is hosting series of seven webinars, taking place every Wednesday at 2 p.m. beginning on July 29. The first three courses will be focused on job readiness skills, such as managing work and life tasks more effectively and staying productive no matter where you are. The last four will be focused on building and running a small business and leveraging tools like YouTube and Google Maps to drive business growth.
Job Readiness Skills Series
- July 29: Digital Skills for Everyday Tasks
- August 5: Power Your Job Search with Google Tools
- August 12: Collaborate, Work, and Meet Remotely
Small Business Series
- August 19: Get Your Local Business on Google Search and Maps
- August 26: Reach Customers Online
- September 2: Using Data to Drive Business Growth
- September 9: Use YouTube to Grow Your Business
- September 16: Make Your Website Work for You
Join us for a little friendly online competition
Put your knowledge to the test for Trivia Night, 7 - 9 p.m. Tuesdays, hosted by the Fort Worth Public Library! Teams and individual players are welcome. Trivia topics change each week, and local celebrities, like Chef Jon Bonnell, are slated to host trivia nights in July. Participants must register prior to the event here
New Pre-K story hour and take-home family projects
Join youth librarians as they take turns hosting fun family story hours for our biggest littlest fans! Tune in at 10 a.m. every Monday for our “Let’s Create: Pre-K Story Time” and enjoy music, stories and crafts! When you order your next curbside pickup, be sure to request a Pre-K Craft Sack. Each month, you’ll receive a sack with all the items needed for one child to follow along to create a fun activity that you can keep at home. Intended for ages 3 - 5, our crafty activities are designed to bring our stories to life and help children develop early literacy and developmental skills.
Hey Fort Worth, tell us what are you reading!
Gather virtually with up to 50 other avid readers to discuss what you’re reading or something you’ve enjoyed reading in the past. Bookshelf Friday, via ZOOM, happens 5:30 - 6:30 p.m. each week. Register in advance here.
Tips to help care for someone with dementia
Join the Fort Worth Public Library and the James L. West Center for Dementia Care for a series of virtual conversations on caregiving, coping and sustaining through change. Dementia expert Teepa Snow and her team will discuss how to cope with the challenging situations caregivers face in caring for those living with dementia. Topics include When You Can’t Make the Connections You Want (July 14); Sustaining Your Gains (Aug. 4); and Engagements to Help Us Live Our Lives (Aug. 25). Register in advance for the webinars here.
Law at the Library offers free legal tips
Law at the Library is a new online series providing free legal tips in partnership with Legal Aid of NorthWest Texas and Texas A&M Law School. Each Wednesday at 3:30 p.m.through August 26, legal experts will present information about common legal topics.
Last updated: Aug. 13, 2020