Computer and Technology Classes


Winter/Spring Computer Classes

Computer Basics Series:

Computer Basics #1 – February 3

Have little to no computer experience? This class will cover computer basics including using the mouse and keyboard, basic Windows navigation, and some common applications. No computer experience is required.

Computer Basics #2 – February 10

This follow-up class will cover surfing the Web, basic Internet safety, and setting up and using an email account. You must know how to use a keyboard and mouse before the class begins.*

Computer Basics #3 – February 17

Move beyond the basics in this class, which will cover using a flash drive, emailing an attachment, and filling out forms online. You must know how to use a keyboard and mouse and have an email account before the class begins.*

Tablets:

Android Tablets 101 – March 10

Learn basic navigation of your Android tablet, including how to find, purchase, and use popular apps, how to take pictures, and more. Please bring your tablet with you for this interactive class. Your tablet must be registered before class begins.*

iPads 101 – March 24

Learn basic navigation of your iPad or iPad Mini, including how to find, purchase, and use popular apps, how to take pictures, and more. Please bring your iPad with you for this interactive class. Your iPad must be registered before class begins.*

Additional Tuesday Classes

Online Couponing – April 7

Want to get the most bang for your buck? Learn to use popular couponing sites, such as Coupons.com and RetailMeNot.com. You must be comfortable with computers and the Internet, and have an email address before the class begins.*

Windows 8.1 – April 21

Baffled by Windows 8.1? This course will cover basic navigation, including using the new start menu, finding your favorite apps, and making the most out of the new Metro interface. You must know how to use a keyboard and mouse before the class begins.*


Special Programs

Local History: Historic Map Overlays with Google – Saturday, January 31 @ 10:00 AM

Join Local History Librarian Claire Kandle for this interactive genealogy program. The past meets the present as you learn how to use technology to compare historic maps with current maps and geography. Learn how to search for historic maps and overlay them onto current maps, allowing you to study changes in a specified location over time; possibly discover old cemeteries and churches; and follow the paths of your ancestors!

Truly Mobile: Wearable Tech – Saturday, April 11 @ 10 AM

From Google Glasses to smartwatches and fitness trackers to remote rings, more people are choosing to carry and use technology in interesting and convenient ways. Learn about the history of this rising trend and where it stands today. We will look at various types of wearable tech, and you will be able to try on some yourself! This program is presented by Holly Klingler, the Emerging Technologies Librarian for the Northeast Ohio Regional Library System.


What Would You Like To Learn?

Have a tech question or need some advice? We can help you with your computers, eReaders, and more! From getting you signed up with one of our digital collections like Zinio to learning how to make your own pamphlets with Microsoft Publisher to updating your profile on Facebook, our friendly Tech Librarians are here to help! What would you like to learn? Give us a call at 330-343-6123 to talk to a Tech Librarian or fill out the form below to suggest a class or request one-on-one tech training!

 

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