Tech Help Sessions

For a quick question, Technology Librarian Brad offers drop in tech help Wednesdays from 2pm-3pm.

Teen Tech Buddies from the high school offer drop in tech help at various times. See schedule below.

Technology Librarian Brad, and our volunteer Carmine offer one-on-one bookable sessions.  Request a session.

Classes

Computer classes on a variety of topics are available. See what upcoming classes are available in the Calendar of Events.

You can also learn on your own through online tutorials

WML YouTube Tutorials– Short “How To” videos on such services as Overdrive, Hoopla, and RBDigitial.

Other Sites

  • Digital Learn- Every structure has a ground floor. Digital Learn is the ground floor for the structure that is learning about computers. Introductory topics like, search, web site navigation, and email can be found here.
  • Goodwill’s Learn for Free- If you want to learn about computer basics, like mouse & keyboard tutorials or such popular applications as Facebook this is the site for you. It also has job search help in the form of cover letter/resume writing tips and interviewing skills. You can even learn everyday skill like how to check your receipt on this free and easy resource.
  • Cousera- This is a site of Massively Open Online Courses (MOOCs) featuring self-paced courses founded by two professors from Standford University. It was one of the first MOOC sites out there and so has been around longer than EdX (see below). It boasts over 600 courses to choose from.
  • Senior Tech Group While it’s created by folks in Pennsylvania, their mission makes them helpful to all: “To help those folks with little or no knowledge of computers enter into the information age, so they are not “shutout” as our society transitions from traditional ways of communicating and doing business.”
  • Techboomers-This site has tutorials for Facebook, Netflix, Amazon.com, etc. You can create an ID and track your progress along different classes

Bridging the Digital Divide Podcast with WCTV

Digital Divide ImageThe Digital Divide is defined as

the economic, educational, and social inequalities between those who have computers and online access and those who do not

This podcast is aimed to bridge that gap. Click here to listen to the latest episode and get more info.