Tech Classes

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

Hoopla Digital Content

Thursday, January 31, 3:30-4:30 p.m.

Library Conference Room

Hoopla allows you to instantly borrow ebooks, digital audiobooks, music, and movies – no holds, no waiting! Bring your questions and your device to this hands-on class. Due to licensing restrictions, this resource is only available to Acton residents.

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

 

OverDrive Digital Library Website

Thursday, February 7, 3:30-4:30 p.m.

Library Conference Room

Bring your device to this hands-on class and learn how to borrow free ebooks, digital audiobooks, and magazines using the OverDrive website.

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

 

Libby by OverDrive

Thursday, February 21, 3:30-4:30 p.m.

Library Conference Room

Bring your device to this hands-on class and learn how to download free ebooks, digital audiobooks, and magazines using the Libby by OverDrive mobile app.

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

 

Introduction to PowerPoint

Thursday, February 28, 3:30-4:30 p.m.

Library Conference Room

In this hands-on class, learn how to make a simple, attractive slide presentation using PowerPoint 2010. The library has a limited number of laptops available for class use.  Participants are encouraged to bring their own laptop if possible.

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

 

Introduction to Excel

Thursday, March 7,  3:30-4:30 p.m.

Library Conference Room

Learn the basics of spreadsheets with Excel 2010, including how to enter data, sort information, and use simple formulas. The library has a limited number of laptops available for class use.  Participants are encouraged to bring their own laptop if possible.

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

 

Using Your iPad

Thursday, March 14, 3:30-4:30 p.m.

Library Conference Room

Learn about important settings, library apps, and other tips for using your iPad. Bring your devices and questions to this hands-on class!

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

 

Introduction to Microsoft Word

Thursday, March 21, 3:30-4:30 p.m.

Library Conference Room

Learn how to create, format, edit, and save a document in Word 2010 in this hands-on class. The library has a limited number of laptops available for class use.  Participants are encouraged to bring their own laptop if possible.

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

 

Please check the Events Calendar for updates.


Links to Online Technology Tutorials can be found here.