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Week of January 28

Frequently Asked Questions

Are you already registered or considering attending a Grow with Google Pennsylvania event? Here’s what you should know before joining us.

Grow with Google is an initiative that draws on our 20-year history of building products, platforms, and services that help people and businesses grow. Through Grow with Google, we aim to help everyone across America – those who make up the workforce of today and the students who will drive the workforce of tomorrow – access the best of Google’s training and tools to grow their skills, careers, and businesses.

With over 600 employees in our Pittsburgh office, Google is no stranger to the Keystone State. We are proud that 60,000 Pennsylvania businesses, website publishers, and nonprofits benefitted from Google tools and that we helped provide $8.18 billion of economic activity for Pennsylvania organizations (source). According to the National Skills Coalition, middle-skills jobs account for 54% of all jobs in Pennsylvania but only 43% of state workers are trained to the middle-skill level. We’re excited to partner with terrific libraries and community organizations throughout the state to help Pennsylvanian job seekers and small businesses learn digital skills.

We'll have three events in Pennsylvania during the week of January 28th.

Philadelphia: Monday, January 28
York: Wednesday, January 30
Erie: Friday, February 1 

Our three events will be held in the following locations:

Philadelphia:
Free Library of Philadelphia - Parkway Central Library
1901 Vine Street
Philadelphia, PA 19103 

York:
York County Libraries - Martin Library
159 E Market St.
York, PA 17401

Erie:
Erie County Public Library - Blasco Library 
160 E Front St.
Erie, PA 16507

That’s right, there is no cost to attend a Grow with Google Pennsylvania event.

Yes, there is parking available at each event.

Philadelphia: Unfortunately, complimentary parking will not be available for the event. We strongly recommend utilizing public transportation to get to the event. If needed, you can also find metered street parking near the library..
York: Unfortunately, complimentary parking will not be available for the event. We strongly recommend utilizing a ride-share service to get to the event. If needed, you can also find metered street parking near the library or can park at the garage located at 41 E Market Street, York, PA 17401 (there is a parking fee).
Erie: Complimentary parking is available in the parking lot surrounding the library.

You’ll want to bring something to take notes with -- a laptop (we’ll have free wifi) or a pen & paper are recommended so you don’t miss any information. Also consider bringing a light sweater or jacket just in case.

You can register for the events here.

Unfortunately, this means the workshop is at capacity and we’re unable to take any additional guests for that workshop. Although it’s unlikely, if we do happen to have extra space on event day, we will create a stand-by line and admit guests on a first-come, first-served basis. We'll do our best to let you in, but it is not guaranteed. If you aren't able to pre-register for a certain workshop, we encourage you to check out our online resources at google.com/grow.

In order to accommodate as many people as possible, please only sign up for one workshop. You'll only be able to pick one of the workshops in each location. Although it’s unlikely, if we do happen to have extra space on event day, we will create a stand-by line and admit guests on a first-come, first-served basis. We'll do our best to let you in, but it is not guaranteed. If you aren't able to pre-register for a workshop, we encourage you to check out our online resources at google.com/grow.

Drop by our coaching reservation desk at one of our events to get paired with a Googler coach for your 1:1 coaching session. Coaches will be matched to those waiting in line on a first-come, first-served basis. Unfortunately, we cannot take any advance reservations or appointments.

Only guests who registered online will be guaranteed to attend the events. If we have extra spots on the day of the event, we'll do our best to accommodate those who did not register ahead of time.

Yes, we will have light snacks and refreshments available for you to enjoy at the events.

You can email us at growpennsylvania@google.com.