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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

December Workshop
Introduction to Internet

You will learn about the World Wide Web, browsers, navigation, Searching and saving your favorite webpages among other topics.
 Saturday, December 10 10:00 - 11:30 am
 
January Workshop
 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, January 17 10:00 - 11:30 am 


Taller de Computadoras - diciembre

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, diciembre 3
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, diciembre 17
10:00 - 11:30 am 

Taller de Computadoras - enero
Computadoras lo más básico: Que es un Ratón? 

Esta guía está diseñada para ayudar a las personas que nunca han usado una computadora antes de aprender las funciones básicas con el ratón, teclas de cursor, barra de desplazamiento, cuadros de texto, menús desplegables, casillas de verificación, botones de radio y más.
 sábado, enero 28
  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.

 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)
  • Excel Easy - Offers a tutorial (Introduction, Basics, Functions, Data Analysis and VBA) on how to use Excel. Want to learn much more about Excel? You can find related examples and features (300 Examples) on the right side of each chapter. We keep it easy!