Technology Programming


Walk-In Technology Help - Get basic assistance with your laptops, tablets and phones. 30 minute appointments can be made on Mondays in January between 10 AM to 12 PM, and Tuesdays & Wednesdays in January from 2 PM to 4 PM. Contact Steven Miller, Reference Librarian at (781) 585-0517 x6272 or via email. 

To register or for more information about any of the classes below, please contact Steven Miller, Reference Librarian at (781) 585-0517 x6272 or via email. Spaces for classes are limited to five students and are held in the Adult Services area of the Kingston Public Library. 

Basic Computer Classes (Patrons must sign up for all four classes)

Week 1 (Tuesday, February 7 – 2 PM) Learning How to Use A Keyboard & Mouse - Learn how to use a keyboard and mouse. Participants will learn how to use different parts of Windows like the icons, desktop, and start menu. 

Week 2 (Tuesday, February 14 – 2 PM) - Internet Searching - Participants will learn how to use the Internet. Learn about browsers, links, and bookmarks. Additionally, participants will gain knowledge about how to search for information using Google. 

Week 3 (Tuesday, February 21 – 2 PM) - Introduction to E-mail - Participants will learn how to navigate an inbox, send/receive e-mails, and create contacts. 

Week 4 (Tuesday, February 28 – 2 PM) - Identifying Internet Scams/Fake News - Learn about Internet safety and security. Participants will learn how to identify fake news and become more informed about what's going on in the world.


Intermediate Computer Classes 

Introduction to Microsoft Word (Thursday, February 9 – 2 PM) - Learn the basics of using Microsoft Word. Participants will learn how to create and open documents, format text, use toolbars, how to save their work, and print documents.   

Introduction to Microsoft Excel (Thursday, February 16 – 2 PM) - Learn the basics of Microsoft Excel. Participants will learn about entering data into cells, toolbars, copy/pasting, formulas, saving and printing spreadsheets.  

Learning About Files/Folders (Thursday, February 23 – 2 PM) - Learn how to organize, identify, send files, and everything in between.

 
Stand Alone Classes

Learn How To Use Pronunicator (Thursday, February 2 – 2 PM) – Learn how to speak more than 150 languages using our database Pronunicator with voice assist, personalized quizzes, and content for all kinds of skill levels. Also includes ESL and citizenship preparation.