Tuesdays and Fridays at 10:30 am, 1:00 pm, and 2:00 pm
Wednesdays at 2:00 pm and 6:30 pm
Do you need help getting around your laptop or tablet? Would you like to set up an email account? Do you want to download an eBook? One-on-one technology help appointments are now available. Appointments last up to 1 hour. Registration is required. Masks are required. Please visit the online calendar here, or call the library at 315-454-4524 to make an appointment.
Want to learn a new computer skill? Below are some helpful handouts that cover computer learning topics. Click on a title below to download a handout.
Understanding Your Computer – Learn computing basics including how to minimize windows, move windows, and use the mouse. Windows 8 – Learn how to navigate Windows 8. Customize the Metro and the desktop. Windows 10 – Customize the taskbar and start menu in Windows 10 Files and Folders – Organize files on the computer. Learn how to save, open and move files. Keyboard Basics – Learn about typing and the special keys on the keyboard. Using a Flash Drive – Learn how to use a flash drive. Topics include opening, saving, and deleting files. Photos: Organize and Back Up – Learn how to organize photos into folders on a computer and how to back them up on a flash drive.
My Library Account – View item due dates, renew items, and place holds online. Searching for Library Materials – Learn the basics of searching the library catalog for books, movies, and music. Great Books with BookBrowse – Learn how to use BookBrowse to find great books. Browsing, searching, and read-alikes are covered. NoveList Plus – Learn how to use NoveList Plus to find great books. Browsing, searching, and read-alikes are covered. Online Movies and Music with hoopla – Learn the basics of borrowing online movies, music albums, and audiobooks through hoopla. Online Encyclopedia – Use Encyclopedia Americana online. Discover magazine articles and websites linked to each entry. Online Magazines – Discover the wealth of magazine articles available online through Gale’s General OneFile. Online Newspapers – Discover the wealth of newspaper articles available through Gale’s InfoTrac Newsstand.
Using the Computer Lab – Learn where to go online to play games, search the Internet, and check your e-mail on the library computers. Internet for Beginners – Learn how to navigate to websites and bookmark your favorites. Internet Searching – Improve your Internet search skills and review basic terminology. Internet Searching Tips – Review Internet terminology and practice searching. Internet Safety – Learn how to be safe online. Tips about protecting personal information and creating strong passwords are included. Gmail Basics – Learn the basics of Gmail including sending and receiving e-mails. Gmail Intermediate – Learn how to search for e-mails, use folders, and send attachments with Gmail. Google Calendar – Learn the basics of Google Calendar. Create and delete appointments.
PowerPoint 1 – Learn how to create a basic presentation in PowerPoint. PowerPoint 2 – Learn how to add pictures, clip art, and shapes to a basic presentation. PowerPoint 3 – Learn how to customize the ways in which text and pictures appear and disappear during a presentation. PowerPoint Gone Wrong for Adults – Learn how to make flashy, exciting, terrible presentations. Then learn how to fix them. PowerPoint 2016 – Learn the basics of PowerPoint 2016.
Open Office Presentations 1 – Learn how to create a basic presentation in Open Office Presentations. Choose a style for your presentation, add and edit basic slides, and view your presentation. Open Office Presentations 2 – Learn how to add pictures, clip art and shapes to a basic presentation. Resize, move, and delete these objects. Open Office Presentations 3 – Learn how to customize the ways in which text and pictures appear and disappear during a presentation.
Animoto – Make 30-second videos including images, text, and music with Animoto.com Canva – Create graphics containing images and a few words with Canva. Facebook Basics – Learn the basics and start connecting with friends and family through Facebook. Facebook Games – Learn how to find popular games on Facebook. GoodReads – Share book titles and recommendations on GoodReads. Pinterest Basics – Learn the basics and start pinning with Pinterest, an online bulletin board of websites. Twitter Basics – Learn to Tweet and find other people on Twitter.