Do you have a child who would like play time on some of our technology? Join us on Tuesday December 29th 2015 from 2-5pm for Fun and Games Day in the Public Computing Center. Kids ages 5 and up can play games such as ABC Mouse or Minecraft, use an iPad, play on the Wii, or try out our LEGO Mindstorms robot. We will also have puzzles, board games, and crafts to do.
If you are reading this on our website or on Facebook, you are probably already comfortable using the internet. Do you know someone who would like to learn about computers and how to use the internet? Tell them about our Intro to the Internet class on Thursday, December 17th 2015 at 4pm. They will learn how to find and navigate the internet, including news, email, and games.
The class is free but registration is required. Participants can register in person at our circulation desk, or by calling us at 563-1200.
Want to find out how to transfer your digital photos so you can share or print them? Attend our free tech class on Monday October 26th, 2015 at 4pm. You will also get suggestions for photo apps. Be sure to bring your smartphone so you can try it for yourself!
The Free Your Photos class is open to the first ten people who register, either online, in person, or by calling us at 563-1200.
Need help with your phone, tablet, or laptop? We are able to help during Open Hours, which are held in our Public Computing Center. You are also welcome to use our laptops to work on genealogy research with Ancestry during this time. Open Hours for October are hosted on:
- Monday October 5th, 2015 from 4 – 6pm
- Thursday October 22nd, 2015 from 4 – 6pm
Need help with your phone, tablet, or laptop? We are able to help during Open Hours, which are held in our Public Computing Center. You are also welcome to use our laptops to work on genealogy research with Ancestry during this time. Open Hours for the rest of September are hosted from 4 – 6pm on
- September 16th, 2015
- September 23rd, 2015
Do you enjoy listening to stories? Consider joining us for our Podcasts computer class on Monday September 14, 2015 at 4pm in our Public Computing Center.
Podcasts are radio shows that you can download and listen to at your leisure. There are podcasts on a variety of subjects – entertainment, economics, politics, spirituality, and comedy are just a few. For example, if you like the popular radio show This American Life, you can subscribe to its podcast and listen to it when you have time. Many enjoy them while doing chores or driving to work. We will teach you how to download podcasts onto your phone or device and how to find podcasts you will like.
There are still a few spaces left in this class, but signup is required. Please call the Sidney Library (563-1200), register in person, or complete the registation online.
Back by popular demand, our Ancestry class on genealogy research is being taught again on Friday September 4, 2015 at noon. If you would like to learn about Ancestry.com and how to do family history research for free, be sure to join us. As with all our computer classes, it is free but registration is required.
This class fills up very quickly so be sure to register soon – online, in person at the circulation desk, or by calling 563-1200.
Are you comfortable with the basics of MIcrosoft Word (typing, bold/italics/underline, changing font and size) but would like to learn more tips and tricks to format your documents? We can help you out on Thursday August 27th, 2015 at 1:00pm.
There are a few spots left in our Microsoft Word Tips & Tricks class and we invite you to join us. The class is free but you must register. You can do so online, in person at our circulation desk, or by calling 563-1200 and reserving your spot.
Our Public Computing Center will host its Open Hours for the month of August on:
- Wednesday August 5th, 1 – 3pm
- Thursday August 13th, 12 – 2pm
- Monday August 24th, 2 – 4pm
Come to the PCC, downstairs in the Sidney Library, for help with your laptop, smartphone, tablet, or e-reader. You are also welcome to use the computers for genealogy research. No registration is required – help is given on a first come, first serve basis.