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Today: November 25, 2017
Saturday, November 25, 2017 - 11:00am
Part 1: Basic Computer Skills and Introduction to Microsoft Word
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Resources for making career decisions, strategizing your job search, and finding job listings are available in the Technology, Literacy and Career (TLC) Center at the Main Library.

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