April 19, 2018
Digital Literacy Lab at Central Library
May is going to be a busy month in the Digital Literacy Lab! We've got a lot of great workshops planned for you all. Make sure you check out the TCCL Online Event Guide to see our full list of events and programs. There are more than I could ever hope to fit in one email.

-Katlin Seagraves, Digital Literacy Associate
How to Build a Website for Small Businesses: A Five-Week Series, every Tuesday in May 2 p.m. - 5 p.m.
Wonder how a good website might move your business to the next level?

Whether you are at the beginning stages, not sure where to even start, or just need help attracting more of the right people to your site, this series by Tulsa Tech can help you.

There are five workshops in this series. You must register for each one individually.

May 1, "A Website? Where Do I Even Start?"
May 8, "What Works & Where Do I Put It?"
May 15, "I Have a Platform. Time to Dive In"
May 22, "More Traffic Is a Good Thing"
May 29, "Find, Feed & Grow Your Audience."
Digital Privacy and Security Workshop, May 5
As part of Choose Privacy Week we will be hosting a 5-hour Privacy and Security Workshop. Join Luke Crouch from Mozilla and learn steps you can take to keep your info private and safe online. Bring your devices.

The Beginner Lecture and Lab are perfect for the everyday civilian online, while the Advanced Lecture and Lab are great for public figures, politicians, activists or concerned civilians.

Scheduled sessions are:
10 a.m. Beginner Lecture
11:00 a.m. Beginner Privacy Lab
noon, catered lunch
1:00 p.m. Advanced Lecture
2:00 p.m. Advanced Privacy Lab
Sponsored by Mozilla, Techlahoma Foundation and Tulsa Library Trust.
Railsbridge Tulsa: Intro to Web Development for Women, June 22-23
For full details about the event, please visit the Railsbridge Tulsa website . You can register for the event through this page.

Please contact me at 918-549-7474 or katlin.seagraves@tulsalibrary.org if you have any questions.

This event is sponsored by the Lobeck Taylor Family Foundation.
Central Library will be hosting a free workshop intended to reach out to women who are interested in learning modern Web Development on June 22-23. In this workshop, we'll take you through the process of building a complete web application using Ruby on Rails.

By the end of the day, you'll have an application that connects to a database, reads and writes data, and renders HTML in a browser.

We'll meet up Friday to install all of the software you need, and then spend Saturday learning and writing code. Programmers of all skill levels are welcome.
Lecture: Cut the Cable Cord, May 16 at 2:00 p.m. at Central Library
Looking for cheaper alternatives to pricey cable and satellite television packages? Join us as we talk about the pros, cons and costs of streaming platforms and devices.

Attendees also will learn about streaming media offered by Tulsa City-County Library, including Freegal and Hoopla, which are free to library cardholders. You should have experience using a keyboard, mouse and the internet.
Introduction to Web Development Workshop, May 26 at Central Library
On Saturday, May 26 we will be hosting a 3-hour workshop on programming.

Join Milecia McGregor of Flipped Coding for this introductory class that covers everything from functions to Boolean logic.

We'll use HTML, CSS and JavaScript to create a simple web page and cover some of the fundamentals of computer coding.