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Norwalk Public Library
1 Belden Ave.
Norwalk, CT 06850
203-899-2780
Fax: 203-866-7982
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South Norwalk Branch
10 Washington St.
Norwalk, CT 06854
203-899-2790
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Technology Workshops
Workshop space is limited - to register please call the Reference Desk 203-899-2780 ext. 15109

 October Workshops
               Introduction to Computers
This tutorial is designed to get you familiar with the Windows Operating system. You will learn to open and close programs, basic windows skills, keyboard layout, start menu and more.
Saturday, October 1  10:00 - 11:30 am 
          What Can Google Drive Do for You?
Google Drive allows you to store files in the cloud, and access them anywhere anytime. Is that all Google Drive can do for you? No. Come to this class to learn how to create, share, upload and convert documents using Google Drive. Is that all? No. Join this class to learn how this free tool can help you organize your life better, no matter whether you are a student, a business person or a retiree.
      Click here to Register for this workshop online
 Saturday, October 1 
3:00 - 4:00 pm
Q&A 4:30 - 5:00 pm 
              Introduction to the Internet
You will learn about the World Wide Web, browsers, navigation, Searching and saving your favorite webpages among other topics.
 Saturday, October 15
 10:00 - 11:30 am
            Introduction to Microsoft Word
Introduction to word processing skills - opening a document, typing text, selecting text, changing font size and color, and saving your file.
 Saturday, October 29
 10:00 - 11:30 am

 
Taller de Computadoras - octubre
                   Introducción al Internet
Usted aprenderá acerca de la Red, los navegadores, la navegación, la búsqueda y el cómo guardar sus páginas web favoritas, y otros temas.
 sábado, octubre 8
10:00 - 11:30 am 
              Introducción a Microsoft Word
Introducción a las habilidades de procesamiento de textos - abrir un documento, escribiendo un texto, seleccionar texto, cambiando el tamaño de fuente y color, y guardar el archivo.
 sábado, octubre 22
10:00 - 11:30 am 

Computer Tutor Sessions:


30 minute sessions available - Call 203-899-2780 ext. 15109 or visit the Reference Desk 

Topics available: 
  • Computer Basics - Windows 7.
  • Internet - Learn about the World Wide Web, browsers, navigation, and saving your favorite webpages.
  • Email Basics - Introduction to e-mail, help with creating an account and/or learning to manage your account.
  • Basic Tablet Instruction/Help - iPad, android tablet
  • eBook Help
  • Database Sign-up/Instruction - lynda.com, Hoopla, Zinio, OneClick Digital, Atomic Training, Mango Languages, JobNow, Universal Class, AtoZ Databases, and D&B Million Dollar Database.
  • Research, Job search
  • Microsoft Word 2007 - Introduction to word processing skills - opening a document, typing text, selecting text, changing font size and color, and saving your file.
  • Using the Library Scanner - Need to scan some pictures or documents. We will instruct you in how to scan using the library scanner.

Subscription Databases
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Access using your Norwalk Library card number.

 lynda.com  lynda.com - learn software, technology, creative, and business skills with unlimited access to a vast library of high-quality, current, and engaging video tutorials taught by recognized industry experts.
 jobnow_logo_boldsm.gif   JobNow Online tutor can help with MS Word, Excel, & PowerPoint

Live tutors available from 3pm-11pm  / Skill practice available 24/7.
  1. Click On JobNow,
  2. Click On Adult Learning Center
  3. Click On Microsoft Office help
  4. Select a program from the subject list
  5. Click On Get Live Help
 Atomic Training

Atomic Training  - software training by video.
 universal class
Universal Class -  Over 500 non-credit courses. 


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Other local Technology training:
Recommended free online resources
  • GCFLearnFree.org -Offering the computer and technology training you need for life - absolutely free! Whether you're new to the computer, returning for review, or want to use technology to enhance your skills, GCFLearnFree.org has something for you. (Account required -register for free)