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Technology Training Center

TECH SUPPORT:

Tech Support on public PCs available when you see this sign and staffed by tech savvy Student Volunteers. tech support

ABOUT TECHNOLOGY TRAINING CENTER

The mission of the Technology Training Center is to create an environment in which Greenwich Library staff and patrons can empower themselves with a practical understanding of current technology.

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Tech Training

Classes are limited to 18 participants, unless otherwise noted. There is no registration for public programs. Seating is first come, first seated. For more information call (203) 625-6508 or email Training Center staff

Goals of the Technology Training Center are:

  • to be a valuable technological resource to all participants regardless of their level of knowledge of computers and technology;
  • to provide an environment in which participants will feel comfortable exploring and learning a variety of new technologies;
  • to provide the technological and intellectual tools necessary to utilize the computer;
  • to empower participants with a better understanding of today's technology;
  • to integrate the participant's lives with technology in an effort to better prepare them for today's and tomorrow's library environment.

Jasmine Posey, Training Librarian
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Michele Martin, Assistant Training Librarian
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PROGRAM DESCRIPTIONS

Computer/Internet Skills

Greenwich Library's Technology Training Center offers hands-on programs and demonstrations to teach computer basics, software programs, Internet searching skills and library resources.

Drop-in LabDrop-in Lab

The Technology Training Center offers a drop-in computer lab Tuesdays 11am-12pm and Thursdays 3pm-4pm. Get hands on assistance with email, downloadable collections, online forms, file management, and more.


Downloading Digital CollectionsDownloading Digital Collections

Learn how to browse, select and download from our online collection of audio books and eBooks using OverDrive. Receive a hands-on introduction to the major eReaders, such as the Barnes & Nobel Nook™, Kobo™, Sony™, iPad™, Pandigital™ and Kindle™. Bring your own or practice with ours.


Library AppsIt's All About the Apps

Programs designed to get you comfortable using apps for iPad, Kindle Fire, Nook and Android tablets.


Library DatabasesLibrary Databases

Greenwich Library has over 80 databases for consumer resources, health, business & industry, art & antiques, music, government, education, science, general reference and newspaper/magazine information. Our Library staff will provide hands-on introduction and practice on one database per session.


Career CoachCareer Coach

Career Coach visits Greenwich Library the 2nd Wednesday of every month and is parked outside the West Putnam Library entrance. The Coach is fully equipped with ten computer stations and Internet access. Two hour workshops are offered for Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint. Career Coach is sponsored by CTWorks. No advanced registration. Seating is first come first seated. Sign up begins at 9:30am at the West Putnam Ave Library entrance.

The Career Coach also visits Byram Library. Call 203-531-0426 or click here for the program schedule.


TRAINING CENTER RESOURCES


INTERNET/COMPUTER AND SEARCHING THE WEB:

Internet/Computer Links:

Staff recommended sites to search the Internet, practice computer skills, find out about technologies

Greenwich Library Favorite websites by subject


GREENWICH LIBRARY COLLECTION RESOURCES: Available to checkout

Computer Guides for Seniors

Guides to Books on Microsoft/Mac/PC software basics


GREENWICH LIBRARY ONLINE TUTORIALS

mousercizeMousercize

Practice your mouse skills here



typingFree online typing course

Courses in English, Spanish, French, German, Italian, and Portuguese.



Internetclub-digital.com

2-3 minute videos to learn about how to use the Internet. In English or Spanish.




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TECHNOLOGY AT GREENWICH LIBRARY:

Computer Use at Greenwich Library

Downloadable Library

Greenwich Library Online Resources/Databases