Technology Guides

The Library offers a variety of technology training classes throughout the year to help our patrons learn how to use a wide range of technologies and digital services. If you are unable to attend one of our classes but would still like to learn how to use these services on your own, you can find the class slides and handouts here! Please contact the Library if you have any questions or would like to see one of these classes re-offered in the future.


Streaming Music
Slides

Learn the differences between different free music streaming websites and applications, such as Pandora, Spotify, and iTunes radio, and get started streaming music on your device!

Streaming TV & Movies
Slides

Learn how to catch up on your favorite television series and movies using subscription services like Netflix and Hulu! You’ll also learn about the different streaming devices such as Roku, Apple TV, Fire Sticks, etc. that you can use to watch TV shows and movies!

Android Basics
Slides | Android App Permissions Handout

Do you have an Android smartphone or tablet, but aren’t sure how to use it? Then this class is for you! We will walk you through the basics of using your devices and help you get started using some of the free Android “apps” available through the Library!

How to Find (Almost) Anything on the Internet
Slides | Practice Worksheet

You’ve probably heard people say that you can find anything on the Internet, but searching isn’t always as easy as it sounds. If you’ve ever had trouble finding what you want, or have been overwhelmed by all the results that pop up when you do a search, this class is for you! We’ll show you tips and tricks for making the most out of your internet searches so that you can find EXACTLY what you’re looking for. You’ll be searching like a pro in no time!

How to Use 3M Cloud & Overdrive (e-Book services)
Slides | E-Book Troubleshooting Handout

Learn how to check out eBooks and eAudiobooks, place requests on books you want to read, and create wish lists to keep track of the titles you want to read.

iPhone/iPad Basics
Slides

Do you have an iPhone or iPad but aren’t sure how to use it? This class is for you! Learn the basics of using your devices and getting started accessing some of the eBooks available through the Library.

Social Media for Beginners
Slides

We will give you a brief overview of different social media sites like Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, and Instagram, and will show you how you can use them to keep in touch with friends and family!

Breaking News: Electronic News Resources
Slides

In our digital age it’s easy to access news from around the world on every possible topic. This class will help you get started accessing some of the quality news resources that are freely available through the Library and online. First, you will learn how to use our Zinio eMagazine service to check out copies of popular magazines like Cosmopolitan, the Economist, and National Geographic—and keep them for as long as you like! Then we will show you how to use Feedly: a news “aggregator” that lets you gather news from around the web and read it all in one place!

VHS TO DVD Converter Guide
Guide PDF

The Library offers VHS to DVD conversion services for our patrons. This guide will walk you step-by-step through the conversion process.