Tech Classes

The Reference staff offers basic technology classes designed for ages 14 and up:

Buy and Sell on Craigslist

Wednesday, June 7, 7-8:30 p.m.

Library Conference Room

Looking to pick up a dresser or sell your collectibles? Craigslist can help! Learn the ins and outs of the Web’s most prominent classifieds site. A basic knowledge of computers and online experience is needed for this hands-on class. The library has a limited number of laptops available for class use.  Participants are encouraged to bring their own laptop or device if possible.

Registration required. Call the Reference Department at 978-929-6543 or register online.

 

Using Your iPad

Wednesday, June 14, 3:30-4:30 p.m.

Library Conference Room

Learn about the major changes and features in iOS 10. Bring your iPad and your questions to this hands-on class!

Registration required. Call the Reference Department at 978-929-6543 or register online.

 

Libby, the New OverDrive Digital Library App

Wednesday, June 21, 3:30-4:30 p.m.

Library Conference Room

Libby, the new OverDrive app, was introduced on June 20 and is a quicker, simpler, and easier way to access thousands of free ebooks and audiobooks. Bring your device to this hands-on class to download the app and get started reading or listening on the go!

Registration required. Call the Reference Department at 978-929-6543 or register online.

 

Navigating Windows 10 Settings

Tuesday, June 27, 3-4:30 p.m.

Library Conference Room

This presentation will go through and explain the major settings options available in Windows 10. No devices are required for this presentation.

No registration needed.

 

Get Started with Excel

Wednesday, July 12, 7-8:30 p.m.

Library Meeting Room

Learn the basics of spreadsheets with Excel 2010. A basic knowledge of computers and online experience is required for this hands-on class. The library has a limited number of laptops available for class use.  Participants are encouraged to bring their own laptop or device if possible.

Registration required. Call the Reference Department at 978-929-6543 or register online.

 

Language Learning Mobile Apps

Wednesday, July 19, 3:30-4:30 p.m.

Library Conference Room

Bring your mobile device to this hands-on class to download the apps for Mango and Pronunciator, the library’s two online language learning programs. Due to licensing restrictions, these resources are only available to Acton residents.

Registration required. Call the Reference Department at 978-929-6543 or register online.

 

Getting the Gunk Out: Keeping Your PC Up to Speed

Tuesday, July 25, 3-4:30 p.m.

Library Conference Room

Have you ever wondered why your new computer is running so slow? Learn how to identify software that is useful, unnecessary, or even problematic and the proper methods for removing it safely from your computer. No devices are required for this presentation.

No registration needed.

 

Please check the Events Calendar for updates.


Links to Online Technology Tutorials can be found here.