Tech Class Thursdays

Thursdays, January 10-February 21, 2pm-3:30pm
These free classes are designed to provide an immersive experience
for the beginner while also providing some useful hints for the more
experienced user. Space is limited to only six computers, so
registration is preferred, but walk-ins are welcome if space is
available. Register here or by phone at
342-1130.

Date Topic          Description
Jan. 10 Computer Basics This class is for those who are very new to computers.  You will learn some
terminology and have plenty of chances to ask questions.
Jan. 17 Tablet
& Smart Phone Basics
Learn about the basic care and feeding of app-based devices including iPads, Androids, Kindles, and smartphones.
Jan. 24 Getting Around on the Internet Learn how to get around on the World Wide Web and how to do searches that find what you’re looking for.
Jan. 31 Using the Library Catalog This class will teach you how to be a super-user of the SHARE Catalog, including how to manage your account, request items from other libraries, and find your next great read, listen, or watch.
Feb. 7 Twitter Set up a free account on the popular social network and begin tweeting,
retweeting, following, and hash-tagging right away, all in 140 letters or less! Basic computer and mouse skills and a valid email address are required. Optionally you may bring along your smartphone or tablet and download the Twitter app.
Feb. 14 Google Drive Learn about Google Drive, the free web-based alternative to Microsoft Word that lets you create and store  documents, presentations, spreadsheets, and forms.  This is a great opportunity for parents with students at BASD to learn about the Google Apps that their students use at school.
Feb. 21 FREE Digital Books, Movies, Magazines & More Learn how to listen to audiobooks and read e-books and digital magazines on your computer, app-based tablet, iPad, or smartphone.  This hands-on class will demonstrate finding available materials in Overdrive, setting up your account, placing reservations, and downloading and using the Overdrive app for your device.

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