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Wi-Fi Printing

Use our printers directly from your own device.

Expert Sessions

Consult with a member of our professional staff to get the help you need with today’s handheld devices, apps, and computers. We stay on top of the latest developments so you don’t have to. Book a session with one of our experts today.

Lynda.com

The Library’s subscription to Lynda.com brings you a great selection of professional-quality online training courses. Whether you need to learn about Adobe Photoshop or LinkedIn, the Library has you covered with Lynda.com.

Digital Media Lab

If you want to spread your creative wings, we have the tools to help. Our studio mic, music keyboard, photo scanner, graphics tablet, and iMac loaded with the Adobe Creative Suite will help you make your best ideas real. We also have video conversion equipment so you can transfer your VHS home movies onto DVD.

Computer Resources

The Library has both Macintosh and Windows computers available for public use. Standard Microsoft Office software is installed on computers.

Technology Events

TechTalk Live

Technology comes in all forms—from gadgets to online services. If you’re looking for a trusted guide to help navigate you through this tricky world, TechTalk Live programs may be just what you need. These informative programs discuss the latest tech issues in easy-to-understand language. These informal sessions offer attendees ample opportunities to ask questions.

Thursday, April 26 at 7:00 p.m.

A look at Augmented Reality (AR) and Virtual Reality (VR). Learn the difference between AR and VR, understand why they are interesting, and check out some of their latest apps in person.

 

 

Kitchen Tech: Instant Pot Nation

Tuesday, May 1 at 7:00 p.m.

Learn how modern pressure cookers can make your lives easier and tastier, discover new and exciting sources of information, share your favorite recipes, and sample a dish prepared on-site.

A STEAM-Powered Summer

Wednesday, May 9 at 7:00 p.m.

With summer fast approaching, now is the perfect time to plan for ways to boost your children’s STEAM knowledge during the summer. Recommended for parents of children ages 5 – 14.

Technology Links

Engadget.com

A well-respected technology blog, Engadget covers a lot of ground. News items and stories are categorized (e.g. Reviews, Culture, etc.) for easy retrieval.

Macsurfer.com

If your computing interests lie on the Apple side of the spectrum, you can do no better than Macsurfer for daily updates to news and reviews on everything in the Mac and iOS world.

TheVerge.com

An excellent and accessible tech news and review site, TheVerge.com has an easy to use navigation system to drill down to the precise type of information you need (e.g. Tech/Virtual Reality, Reviews/Tablets).

Consumersearch.com

A great review aggregator, Consumersearch scours the internet looking for reviews of products. When they have information from enough sources, they create reports. Their coverage of tech products and services is quite good (e.g. external hard drives, dating sites, and cell phone plans), though they cover a range of products.