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Digital Literacy workshop in conjunction with Somerville Public Library as part of “Skill Up Somerville,” a City of Somerville program

Somerville Media Center offers a set of free Digital Literacy Series for anyone wanting to improve their ability to navigate and participate in the digital media sphere. These sessions aim to expand digital inclusion with expert guidance on savvy smartphone use, better internet research, media production skills, graphic design, building a user friendly website, becoming a community journalist, deepening media literacy and critical consumption.

Workshop Series Benefits: This workshop series is a grant funded project of “Skill Up Somerville.” All students will be eligible to receive digital badging credentials through the Skill Up Somerville program. SMC will also offer 10% off annual membership for attending 3 SMC “Skill Up Badge” classes and if students take all of the classes, they are eligible for a one year free SMC membership.

About Skill Up Somerville: Skill Up Somerville is a digital badging platform – a free online platform – administered by the City of Somerville Economic Development office with the goal of credentialing skills gained in non-traditional educational settings. Visit: for more information on Skill Up Somerville.

Using Canva for Visual Marketing & Personal Use

DateTuesday, October 20 from 11am – 12pm
Location: Online via Zoom
Class Size
8 students
About: During this one hour workshop, you will learn how to use Canva – a free graphic-design website — to create flyers, posters, website graphics, social media posts, and more! This class is for anyone who wants high quality graphics for their business or organization, but doesn’t have a graphic design budget. Presented in partnership with the Somerville Public Library. Students, please create a free login at before the class session. Instructors: Tim Devin, Somerville Public Library & Dave Ortega, Somerville Public Library

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