Computer Classes

The Reference staff offers the following basic computer classes:

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Borrowing Library Books on a Kindle

Wednesday, May 27, 3-4 p.m

Library Conference Room.

REGISTRATION REQUIRED -- Call the Reference Department at 978-929-6543.

Get ready for beach reading! Come learn how to download library books to a Kindle Reader or Kindle Fire. Be sure to bring your library card number and PIN, as well as your Amazon login email and password.

Start Your Genealogy with Ancestry Library Edition!

Wednesday, May 27, 7-8:30 p.m.

Library Conference Room.

REGISTRATION REQUIRED -- Call the Reference Department at 978-929-6543.

Learn search tips and browsing options to view the immense collection of content available on this excellent genealogy resource.

One-on-One Computer Help

Wednesday, June 3, 10-11 a.m.

20-minute appointments

Library Conference Room.

REGISTRATION REQUIRED -- Call the Reference Department at 978-929-6543.

Sign up for an individual help session with the library's technology volunteer. 

We can assist with basic computer skills on laptops, tablets and phones including Internet searching, email, Microsoft Office, e-books and social media. Please note that we are unable to:

  • assist patrons in financial transactions or any processes that involve the handling of sensitive personal information.
  • run diagnostics or fix a broken computer.
  • install software unrelated to library services.
  • provide help for anything outside of basic computer and Internet instruction.

Patrons are required to notify the library if they are unable to attend an appointment.
Library staff will notify patrons if there is a need to postpone or cancel an appointment.
No more than three appointments can be booked per patron in a 6-month period.
Library and volunteer tutors cannot be held responsible for damage to patron-owned equipment.

Sharing Photos with Dropbox

Tuesday, June 9, 3-4 p.m.

Library Conference Room.

NO REGISTRATION REQUIRED

Come learn how to use Dropbox to store and share your digital photos.

Introduction to Craigslist

Monday, June 15, 7-8:30 p.m.

Library Conference Room.

REGISTRATION REQUIRED -- Call the Reference Department at 978-929-6543.

Looking for a job, an apartment, or someone to buy your old couch? Craigslist can help! Learn the ins and outs of the Web’s most prominent classifieds listing site.

Drop-In Computer Help

Wednesday, June 17, 3-4 p.m.

Library Conference Room.

NO REGISTRATION REQUIRED

Need help downloading library books to an e-reader? Creating a document or attaching it to an email? The staff can help with common situations.

Please check the Events Calendar for updates.

 


Links to Online Computer Tutorials can be found here.