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Technology Resources

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 FinalCut Pro and 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.

 

Watch for upcoming programs!

 

LinkedIn Basics

Tuesday, September 11 7:00 p.m.-8:30 p.m.

Whether you’re job searching or trying to maintain great relationships with your professional contacts, LinkedIn is becoming an essential networking tool. Join us in this hands-on session to learn how to enhance your LinkedIn profile, better use its networking functionality, and get expert advice on how it can help you stay connected in today’s workforce.

YouTube for the Rest of Us: An introduction to the immensely popular video site YouTube

Tuesday, October 23 7:00 p.m.-8:30 p.m.

Wondering what your kids or grandkids do on YouTube all day? Here’s a hint: they aren’t looking up how to fix the plumbing! This program will cover popular YouTubers, YouTube channels and when to step in.

Smartphone Photo Editing

Tuesday, November 13 7:00 p.m.-8:15 p.m.

Get great results from your smartphone’s camera. Whether you are trying to post the perfect picture on social media or seeking to improve a family photo to use for a holiday card, we will teach you about the latest and most popular apps to transform your camera pics into jaw-dropping photos. After attending this class, you’ll always be putting your best face forward.

 

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.