Tech Classes

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

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 required for this presentation.

No registration needed.

 

Buy and Sell on Craigslist

Wednesday, August 2, 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 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.

 

Internet Power Searching

Tuesday, August 8, 3-4:30 p.m.

Library Conference Room

Do you ever have trouble finding what you’re looking for online? Come learn tips and tricks for searching the Internet more effectively. No devices required for this presentation. 

No registration needed.

 

New OverDrive Digital Library Mobile App

Wednesday, August 16, 3:30-4:30 p.m.

Library Conference Room

Come meet Libby, OverDrive’s new mobile app! Bring your device to this hands-on class and download the new app to enjoy books or audiobooks on the go.

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

 

Axis 360 Library Mobile App

Wednesday, August 23, 3:30-4:30 p.m.

Library Conference Room

Bring your device to this hands-on class and learn to download books or audiobooks using the Axis 360 app. Due to licensing restrictions, this resource is only available to Acton residents.

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

 

Please check the Events Calendar for updates.


Links to Online Technology Tutorials can be found here.