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Computer Classes

ALL CLASSES ARE FREE!

Facebook 101

Tuesday, September 20th, 2016
2-4pm in the Tech Lab on the 1st floor

Have you wanted to set up a Facebook account to help you keep in touch with friends and family but were a bit overwhelmed by the process? Then this class is for you! We'll help you setup your account and go over the basics of using it, including your privacy settings and you'll be looking a pictures of grandkids and kittens in no time!

No registration required. You must have an email address to create a Facebook account.

Ebooks, Audiobooks, and Flipster

Tuesday, October 18th, 2016
2-4pm in the Tech Lab on the 1st floor

You've got e-readers and we've got ebooks, it's a match made in a library. Join us in the computer lab for a FREE class on accessing our online ebook and audiobook collection through your e-reader, tablet, smart phone, or computer. We'll also teach you about Flipster, the newest addition to the library's online collection-the perfect way to access all of your favorite magazines. It's free for you as a library patron and you can access dozens of current magazines from Consumer Reports and Car & Driver to Rolling Stone and People.


No registration required. Please bring the device you intend to use as your e-reader.
You must have an up-to-date library card to access our online books.

Online Shopping and Privacy

Tuesday, November 15th, 2016
2-4pm in the Tech Lab on the 1st floor


Skype 101

Tuesday, December 13th, 2016
2-4pm in the Tech Lab on the 1st floor


Do you have family members that live on the other side of the country or perhaps overseas? Friends you'd like to catch up with? Or perhaps you've got a distance job interview that requires a video conference. Skype is a free service that allows you to talk with and see your friends and family on your computer, tablet, or smartphone. If you'd like to start a create an account or just want a refresher, this is a great opportunity to learn how to stay connected to those who are most important in your life.

No registration required. You must have an email address to create a Skype account.

Get comfortable and confident with computers at the Bangor Public Library's Computer Lab sessions
Wednesday afternoons from 2:00 to 4:00pm

Struggling with that new tablet? Need help setting up an email account? Curious about using our online catalog of ebooks and audio books? Come on by with your questions; bring your laptop, e-reader, tablet, or smart phone; or we can use the library computers to get you up and running.

ALL CLASSES ARE FREE.
Questions? Call the Reference Department at 947-8336 ext 106.

Helpful Handouts from previous classes
Shopping Safely Online

Protecting your Privacy Online

Introduction to using MARVEL!, the Maine Virtual Library

Downloading the Transparent Language (BYKI) Mobile App

Using Novelist to find your next great read!

Using Flipster-read new magazines online


Do you have an idea for a computer related class? Are you interested in collaborating with us to teach a class or have a librarian come to your organization? Please email us at reference@bpl.lib.me.us or call 947-8336 ext 106. We'd love to hear from you!
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