Technology Classes

 


We offer a variety of computer classes reflecting the requests and needs of our patrons. Space is limited so sign up early. You can sign up by calling, emailing, or stopping in at the library. All classes are held in the library. The classes are FREE!

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This month's classes:

March 8: hoopla
Learn to use our newest service! With hoopla digital, you can use your library account to get movies, TV, music and audiobooks right on your mobile device! We will have laptops and iPads available for signing up and demo use. If you
would like to use your own device, please bring it fully charged.
Prerequisite: Valid Wethersfield Library card and email address.

March 13: Microsoft PowerPoint Basics
Create a simple budget spreadsheet while learning the basics of Excel.
Prerequisite: basic PC literacy.

March 22: Facebook Basics
Create a Facebook page of your own, and learn more about Facebook’s privacy policies and settings.
Prerequisite: General familiarity with computers and a valid email address.

March 27: Microsoft Excel Basics
Create a simple slide show while learning the basics of PowerPoint.
Prerequisite: basic PC literacy.

Book a Librarian!
Get one-on-one help with computers, ebook readers, tablets, smartphones, and library databases by appointment. We will offer one hour sessions on:
· Basic computer skills: using the mouse, basic terminology, navigating the desktop environment
· Overdrive: downloading ebooks and audiobooks
· Freegal & Zinio: downloading free music and online magazines
· Databases: JobNow!, Lynda, AtoZdatabases, Consumer Reports
· iPads and Android tablets
· And more!

Tech Time
Walk-in; no registration necessary. Find information related to specific problems you have encountered when working with e-readers, apps, Microsoft Office, surfing the web, and using the library databases or catalog. Feel free to bring your laptop, flash drive, or device. We cannot provide assistance with computer repair or virus removal.

For more information contact Adult Service Desk at 860-257-2811 or email us at library@wethersfieldlibrary.org.