Join Google in

August 6-10, 2018


Wednesday, August 8 | 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Lewis Cooper Jr. Memorial Library
200 S 6th St.
Opelika, AL 36801 

Whether you’re a business owner, looking for your next job, or just want to learn a new skill, you’re invited to join us for free workshops and coaching on Wednesday, August 8th in Opelika. View the schedule below. Please note that you may pre-register for one workshop only.


8:30 AM - 9:30 AM

Digital Skills for Your Community: Train-the-Trainer Session

Learn about free tools and resources that you can use to assist job seekers in conducting an online job search and learning new digital skills, and help small businesses learn how to reach customers online. This workshop includes curriculum that you can tailor for your own community needs.

NOTE: This session is for library, nonprofit, and education professionals. 

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Reach Customers Online with Google

Anyone who wants to learn new marketing skills or reach potential customers online will learn about search engine optimization (SEO), search engine marketing (SEM), content marketing, and social media marketing. The result? A strategy that can get your organization, business, or event in front of your target audience.

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Using Data to Drive Growth

Learn about tools to help you collect and interpret real-time information about how customers are interacting with you online, so, you can make smarter decisions about how to reach key audiences on your budget, timeline, and terms.   

1:30 PM - 3:00 PM

Get Started with Email, Spreadsheets and Presentations

Do your best work from wherever you are. In this interactive workshop for beginners, anyone interested in learning more about Gmail, spreadsheets, and presentations will gain first-hand experience using these products and learn helpful tips on how to collaborate and stay organized.

3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Coding for Kids

Parents, kids ages 5-15, and educators will learn how code powers technology and get first-hand coding experience.

1:1 Coaching

8:30 AM - 5:00 PM

1:1 Coaching with a Googler

Want help getting your business on the map? Need someone to show you how to use Google Spreadsheets or other GSuite tools? We're ready to help!

Drop by our reservation desk at the event to get paired with a Googler coach for your 1:1 coaching session. Our coaches are experts in their respective fields, and are eager to answer any questions you may have in the following areas

- Google AdWords
- Google Analytics
- Google My Business
- GSuite (Google Docs, Spreadsheets, Presentations and Forms)
- Gmail and Google Calendar

Just let us know what you’d like to learn related to the topics above, and our coaches will provide personalized help to grow your business, career, and confidence online (20 minutes per session).