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WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT

As “workforce development” becomes synonymous with “lifelong learning,” Morgan County Library continues to provide resources to our community.  We offer basic computer classes, a public computer lab, print, video and digital resources.  In October of 2019, the library was approved for an LSTA Targeted Collection Development Grant of $1,500.  This grant is supported by the Institute of Museum and Library Services under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act as administered by the Missouri State Library, a division of the Office of the Secretary of State.  

Basic Computer Classes

  • Keyboard, Mouse and Computer Basics
    • Learn how to left-click, right-click, double click, use basic command keys, navigate various areas of the keyboard and how to start your computer, save and re-open a file, and create a folder in this class.
    • This class is offered on the first Thursday of every month at 10:00am.
  • Internet Basics
    • Learn basic internet terminology, how to navigate a browser, locate a website, identify common domains, and stay safe while searching the internet in this class.
    • This class is offered on the third Thursday of every month at 10:00am.
  • Gmail Basics
    • Learn to create a free Google Gmail email account and use its features to send, receive, and organize email messages in this class.
    • This class if offered on the Fourth Thursday of every month at 10:00am. 

Public Computer Lab

In addition to our computer classes we offer 3 different CD-roms on 2 different public computers.  These teaching aids assist with developing typing Skills, Training for Windows 10 and building a resume.  Two special videos are able to view on our laptops; Stand-Out Careers without a Four-Year Degree and RIASEC at Work: Match Your Personality to Careers.

Print Resources

We offer various Workforce Development Booklist, under various themes.

Video Resources

  • The Great Sources
    • Effective Communication Skills
    • How Conversation Works
    • Money and Banking
    • Transformational Leadership
  • Build Your Own Website No Technical Skills Required: Complete Step By Step Video Learning Course To Build a Word Press Website Even If You Are A Complete Beginner

Digital Resources

Through OverDrive we provide a collection of digital resources to checkout.

Visit your Libby app to access the following titles:

  • Cracking the GED test
  • HiSet/Language Arts – Writing
  • HiSet/Mathematics
  • HiSet/Science
  • HiSet/Social Studies
  • Beginner’s Step-by-Step Coding Course

Public Resources

Jobs.mo.gov is the Missouri Division of Workforce Development (DWD) webpage. DWD provides various workforce development and employment related programs, products, and services for businesses and job seekers.

As a division of the Department of Economic Development (DED), we strive to enhance Missouri’s economy by:

  • Helping job seekers find gainful employment with family sustaining wages
  • Providing businesses with a skilled, trained workforce to successfully compete in the global economy.

MOSourceLink’s mission is to help entrepreneurs and small businesses across the state of Missouri grow and succeed by providing free, easy access to the help you need – when you need it.

MOSourceLink connects entrepreneurs and small business owners with a network of nonprofit resource organizations that provide business-building services. We facilitate the linking of these resource organizations to one another and to established, emerging and start up small businesses throughout the region.

Consumer protection basics from a government website that helps you: Manage and use your money wisely, use credit and loans carefully and protect your identity and money.

For more than a decade, the program has helped millions around the world learn the essential skills they need to live and work in the 21st century. From Microsoft Office and email to reading, math, and more, GCFLearnFree.org offers more than 180 topics, including more than 2,000 lessons, 800+ videos, and 55+ interactives and games, completely free.

A listing of publicly searchable databases produced by agencies of the State of Missouri.

 

Upcoming Events

  • Basic Skills Lab-Email

    February 27, 2020
    10:00 am - 11:00 am

  • 1,000 Books Ceremony

    February 29, 2020
    10:30 am - 11:30 am

  • Book Club

    March 3, 2020
    6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

  • Story Time

    March 4, 2020
    10:00 am - 11:00 am

E-Resources