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Feb 192013
 
  • Ask your technology questions.
  • One-on-one help.
  • Hands on practice.
  • Bring you own device (laptop, iPad, tablet, etc.) or use the library’s computers.

Mondays and Tuesdays through May.

Month

Mondays

5-7 p.m.

Tuesdays

1-3 p.m.

Feb 25th 19th
Mar 11th and 25th 5th and 19th
Apr 8th and 22nd 2nd and 16th
May 13th 7th and 21st

Sponsored by the library, Vista Volunteers, and UW Stout

 

 

Jan 212013
 

Computer series

The library is partnering again with UW Extension to offer basic computer workshops.  These have proven popular and fill up quickly.  

10:00AM-12:00PM February 5th – March 12th

This series of technology classes will cover basic skills and be delivered with brief instruction followed by hands-on practice. The series will dedicate 3 classes to Computer Basics (Feb 5, Feb 12, & Feb 19) and 3 classes to Internet 101 (Feb 26, Mar 5, and Mar 12). You may sign up for the topic that interests you or the series as a whole. Michael Schiel, UW-Stout AmeriCorps/Vista Bridging the Digital Divide, Jill Hietpas, Community Development & Broadband Educator from UW Extension and Rundi Myklebust, Adult Services Assistant will present this basic computer series. No computer experience is required for this 6-session workshop.

Pre-registration is required for all classes. Class sizes are limited to 10 participants. To pre-register call 715-232-2164#10

Sep 102012
 

Registration Closed for Basic Computer Series: Bridging the Digital Divide

This series of technology classes will cover basic skills and be delivered with brief instruction followed by hands-on practice.  You may sign up for the entire series or just those that interest you.  Michael Schiel, UW-Stout AmeriCorps/Vista Bridging the Digital Divide, Jill Hietpas, Community Development & Broadband Educator from UW Extension and Rundi Myklebust, Adult Services Assistant will present this basic computer series.  No computer experience required for this 4-session workshop.

Pre-registration required for all Computer Classes

Class sizes limited to 15 participants

Computer Basics: Getting Started with Technology in the Digital World

In this workshop you will learn basic computer skills including how to “log on”, identify desktop components, use the Start Menu, customize your computer and desktop, and understand My Computer and how to save files.   September 26th and October 2th

Internet 101: Search and You will Find!

This workshop will give you the opportunity learn the basics of the World-Wide Web, how to use information to search your favorite topics, save some of your favorite web sites, and Internet safety.   October 9th and 16th

 Pre-register at the Information Desk or by calling 715-232-2164 #10

Thanks to our partners UW Stout and VISTA volunteers

Aug 022012
 

Couple on Computer

Hands on Computer Labs continue.

MONTHLY:  1st and 3rd Tuesdays from 1:00 – 3:00 p.m. and 2nd and 4th Mondays from 5:00 – 7:00 p.m.

  • Ask technology related questions
  • One-on-one tutorials and hands on practice in almost any technology-related subject.
  • Bring your own device (laptop, iPad, etc.) or use one of the library computers.

Made possible by friends and volunteers from VISTA and UW-STOUT.

Jun 262012
 

Laptop

Monday evenings starting in July | 6:30 – 8:30 p.m.

Pre-registration is required.  Classes limited to 15 participants

  • July 9 | Accessibility Options – Participants will learn how to activate and manage the accessibility options on their computers and devices, such as turning on high contrast, larger fonts, and magnified display options, in additions to screen reading technologies.
  • July 16 | User Customization - Participants will learn how to make the most of their technology by customizing it for their own needs.  Examples include:  Changing application and operating system settings; rearranging and adding elements to the visual layout; adding bookmarks/favorites that allow for fast access to commonly used web sites and files.
  • July 23 | Understanding Applications – Participants will learn the fundamentals of what an application is; how applications can be located and installed; and basic information about alternative applications (with a focus on browser options such as Firefox, Chrome, Safari, Internet Explorer, and Opera). 
  • July 30 | Advanced Email – Participants will learn how to access their email using applications such as Microsoft Outlook, Mozilla Thunderbird, and mobile email apps (iPhone, iPad, Android, Blackberry) using a variety of protocols such a POP3, IMAP, and Microsoft Exchange.
  • August 6 | Operating Systems – Participants will learn about various operating systems that run on devices, from Windows, Linux, and Mac OS on desktop computers and laptops, to iOS, Android, and Windows Phone on smartphones and tablets.

Pre-register at the Information Desk or by calling 715.232.2164 ext. 10

Workshops made possible by Vista, UW Stout, the Library, and the Indianhead Library System

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