Technology Trainer

Need help using your laptop or iPad?  Want to create a Facebook profile but don’t know how to get started?  Did you get a new smartphone and don't know how to use it?  We can help!  Our new Technology Trainer, Ava, is available on Tuesdays 10 AM - 5 PM and Thursdays 10 AM- 3 PM to help with your technology troubles.  At this time, you can just drop in during the times she is at the library.  

 

LEARN HOW TO USE

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    • Library ebooks or audiobooks on your computer or portable device
    • Use the library’s free resource databases
    • Email (phone number required to create email account)
    • Computer Basics
    • iPad and tablet device Basics
    • Android, iPhone and other smart devices
    • Kindle eReaders
    • Microsoft Office Basics (Word, Excel, Powerpoint)
    • USB Flash Drives to save personal files
    • Google Drive, Google Suite (Docs, Sheets)
    • Social media like Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr, Instagram, Pinterest, or LinkedIn

BEFORE YOU ARRIVE

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    • Please arrive with a clear goal of what you would like to learn.
    • Please arrive with all the necessary passwords needed to access your device or accounts.
    • Be sure to bring in any device you need help with. If necessary, we can provide PC laptops with Windows 10 or an iPad for demonstration.
    • We are unable to troubleshoot or fix malfunctioning devices, take apart or replace physical parts on a device, or participate in credit card transactions.

 

In the near future, we will offer classes through Northstar Digital Literacy.  

Northstar provides a self-directed assessment and learning tool to help you improve skills with computers, software and technology.

Northstar gives participants a choice of assessments in 14 digital skill areas, starting with the very basics of computers. Some digital skills have self-directed learning you can start immediately. 

The library will be offering assistance with this new resource including in-person classes.  Please watch our online event calendar for dates and times.