technology

Computer Workshop - Word: Beginner

microsoft wordHave you ever attended a computer workshop? Now's your chance!

Join us tomorrow morning, April 22, for the Word: Beginner workshop. Come back next Saturday, April 29, for Word: Intermediate.

Workshops are free, and no registration is required. Current Microsoft software includes Office 2016 and Windows 10. Workshops are held in LRNC 105.

• 4/22, Word: Beginner, 9-11am
• 4/29, Word: Intermediate, 9-11am

Note: Please arrive 5-10 minutes early if you need to obtain an HCPL library card or need to activate your current HCPL library card number in the LSC computer login system.

Adult Services & Technology Training This April

 

Adults - Check out what all Adult & Technology Services has planned next month at your library!
Click on the following link to download your own copy:

https://tinyurl.com/krb5agm

The Friends of Freeman Library make these free events & services possible.

Teen Tech Tuesdays

paper circuitJoin us for Teen Tech Tuesdays, on the first Tuesday of each month in the Teen Room.

• Tuesdays: 5:00pm
• Ages: 12-17
• Limited: 25 teens
• Registration: 4:30pm, pickup up ticket for program

Tonight
February 7: Paper Circuits

Coming Soon
March 7: Squishy Circuits
April 4: Makey Makeys

Tell Me Something I Don't Know

Pogue's Basics: LifeHave you heard of Pogue's Basics? They're handy little books from David Pogue that fill in all the blanks of what you've learned in your life. One of them is all about technology and has handy tips that even one of our Technology Trainers didn't know. I recently read the one about life, and I'm using several of his tips now on a daily basis. If I wasn't a know-it-all before, I definitely am now!

STEAM Camp: Hour of Code

frozen codeT is for technology!  Join us on Monday, February 23rd @ 6 pm for our second session of STEAM Camp.  We will be learning how to code with Frozen and Angry Birds!  This program is for children 6 and up and is limited to 20 participants.  Pick up a free ticket at the front desk.

 

© code.org 2015

Tame the Tech

It seems as if kids are born knowing how to tame technology. Many kids can navigate their way around a tablet even if they've never used one. You, meanwhile, would be happy just to get the goofy screen to stop rotating. Don't you wish there was a manual for this stuff? Well, there is.

Microsoft Office Training and Tutorials

microsoft office logoIf you need to brush up on your Microsoft Office skills, try these free training tips and tutorials from Microsoft and GCFLearnFree. Learn at your own pace and skip to the skills you need now.

The Impact of the Internet

The Internet is many things to many people. It can be a way to keep up with friends and family, learn a new skill, order dinner, watch TV, read books, get a college degree, find a job, pay bills, and more. No one can argue that the virtual world has a tremendous impact on our physical world whether we're online daily or have never used a computer. How is it affecting us overall? A recent crop of authors have tried to tackle the question. Read a few of their thoughts on the subject in these books:  

Book Talk Bits

Hooray! What a summer we are planning for Adults. Those with I pad, Kindle, Nooks, or other e-reader device or I phone. We are calling on you to be in the spot light sharing your book with other readers in the book talk.  All you will need to do is tell a snippet about the book you have read on your device. Do not tell all just enough to get us interested in the book. Each person attending will share their own book. We will do this on the Second Monday in June, July, and August at 2:00 PM. Don’t be shy it’s all about sharing your love for books.  We will call ourselves “The Techie Book Invaders.” Interested persons contact Gwendolyn here at the Northwest Branch Library.

Dates: June 10, 2013, July 8, 2013, August 12, 2013 @2:00 PM

 

Organize Your Digital Life with Evernote

evernote graphicTame the web and organize your digital life with Evernote, a free software program that lets you save, sort, and share websites, documents, pictures, emails, voice memos and more. You can download the free program to your computer and the free app to your smartphone or tablet. Watch a short video about Evernote.

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