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Computer Classes


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.

 Facebook 101

Tuesday, January 24th, 2017
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 account in order to use Facebook

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.

Questions? Call the Reference Department at 947-8336 ext 126.

Helpful Handouts from previous classes
Shopping Safely 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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