Digital Skill Building Pathways

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    With SJPL's Digital Skill Building Pathways, you can practice the skills essential to living and working in the digital world. Learning paths include free lessons, resources, and library events. Practice your digital skills at your own pace or join a program at your local San José Public Library location.

    What are digital skills?

    Digital skills means knowing how to use technology to:

    • find information
    • communicate
    • create
    • solve problems
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    Digital Skills

    Learn how to use your computer, laptop, or smartphone. Discover how to use programs and apps like Gmail, Windows 11, Zoom, and many more!


    Learn how to navigate the resources available to help with your job or career change. Links to resources on resumes, job searching, and interviews, as well as small businesses.


    Learn how you can use the internet to further your education goals. Find out about the different types of online learning, learn how to apply for the FAFSA, get links to library resources and more.

    Tech for Fun

    Learn how to connect with family and friends, how to use social media safely, how to shop online, and more.

    Health / Telehealth

    Learn about telehealth appointments, fitness tracking apps, healthcare websites and more. See what the Covered California website looks and how to apply.


    Learn how to avoid monetary scams, use your phone for banking, find a budgeting app and more.

    Online Forms and Applications

    Learn how to fill out forms and applications online. Explore what you can do on the DMV website, learn how to apply for reduced internet cost, and more with this collection of lessons and links.