Use technology to research your family history! Our technology class on Monday, June 27th at 1:00pm will introduce you to Ancestry.com’s research, and how to use their special Library Edition to access free clues about your heritage.
This class is free but registration is required. Register online, in person at the Sidney Library main desk, or by calling us at 563-1200.
Get tech help at our Clean Your iPhone class on Monday, February 1st 2016 at 4pm in the library’s Public Computing Center (PCC). The class will guide you through checking settings on your iPhone or iPad with the goal of improving storage space and battery life.
**Participants should bring their iPhone or iPad, fully charged.
This class is free but registration is required. You can register online, by calling us at 563-1200, or in person at the library’s main desk.
Learn how to do simple graphic design for posters, Facebook, and more. We will be teaching a class on Canva, a website that makes graphic design easy. The class will be held on Wednesday, January 6th, 2016 at 4pm. This class is free but registration is required. You can register online, in person at the library, or by calling 563-1200.
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.
Since Sidney elementary school students have a half-day on Thursday, November 19th 2015, we are offering some fun activities. Kids age 5 and up are welcome in our Public Computing Center from 2-4pm to play games, have fun on the iPads, and see what other technology we have available. Join the fun!
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
Did you know that Google can do more than just search? It is a very powerful search engine that has a variety of tricks to make your life easier. Join us for a computer class on this topic Tuesday, July 14, 2015 at 1pm in the Public Computing Center.
This class is free but registration is required. Sign up online, call 563-1200, or let us know when you are visiting the Sidney Library.
If you’ve always wanted to change the settings on your iPhone but are not sure where to start…
If you want to know how to program your new laptop…
If you would like one-on-one assistance with your tablet…
If you would like to use the library’s high-resolution scanner to scan old photos…
…Join us in the PCC (Public Computing Center, downstairs in the library) on Tuesday June 16th from 4-6pm.