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Tech Help

Technology Classes & Programs - We have several options for learning technology

In-person

Classes are held in our large meeting room. The tables are cleaned prior to the class. Workstations are spread apart and limited to six people. Face masks are required and social distancing will be maintained during these programs. IPPL cardholders only. Registration is required.

 

Live via Zoom

Classes are held via Zoom, a free online video meeting software. Learn how to join a Zoom program for the first time by watching this step by step tutorial on registering for and joining a library Zoom program. See all upcoming in-person and Zoom technology classes and programs.

On-Demand on YouTube
Learn on your own time with videos from our expert technology instructors. View all technology videos on YouTube. 

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Online Learning

  • lynda.com from LinkedIn Learning offers thousands of video tutorials taught by industry experts. Topics cover  Microsoft Office (Access, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher, and Word), and 3D printing and design.
  • Niche Academy - Online video instruction for using our eLibrary collections, research databases, and technology. 
    • Computer Basics
    • Google - Access all of these free web-based programs with a Google e-mail account, Gmail.
      • Google Docs - A word processing application. With Google Docs, you can create, share, and edit documents in your web browser.
      • Google Sheets - A program for creating and editing spreadsheets. With Google Sheets, you can create, share, and edit spreadsheets in your web browser.
      • Google Slides - A program for creating and editing presentations. With Google Slides, you can create, share, edit, and present slideshows in your web browser.
      • Google Drive - A cloud storage service wiith up to 15 GB of space for free, you can store photos, documents, videos, and more in just a few clicks.
      • Google Photos - An online storage service that allows you to save, organize, and share all your favorite photographs.
      • Google Forms - Create free online surveys, polls, and quizzes. With Google Forms, you can create, edit, personalize, and share surveys in your web browser.
    • Pinterest - A social network that allows users to share and discover ideas, interests, recipes, style and DIY guides, and more. 
    • Twitter - A social media site that lets you interact with other Twitter accounts via “tweets”. For the latest information, follow news outlets, politicians, chefs, athletes, artists, or even your local weather service. 
  • Learn Free offers free self-paced tutorials to help with technology.

 

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Handouts & Resources

Computer & Tablet Basics

Microsoft Office 2016

Technology Resources