Are you a beginning computer user? Or do you know a friend or family member who would love to use the latest technologies, but would like some help getting started? Contact our Adult Services Department to schedule a one-on-one technology training class. With one-on-one training, we give you personalized coaching, in-depth answers to your questions, and, best of all, lots of opportunity to practice your new skills! We offer classes in subjects such as:
- Computer Basics I and II
- Email Basics I and II
- Basic Internet I and II
- Library Catalog
- Library Database Resources
The Assistive Technology Center provides one-on-one training in basic computer use and in the use of adaptive technology for patrons with disabilities and their advocates. Your goal may be as simple as learning how to use e-mail or you may need to spend time exploring different software options. If you would like to schedule an appointment, call locally 776-4741 Ext. 202, 1-800-432-2796 ext 202 or email Wandean Rivers at email@example.com.
Technology is always changing, but Tech Tuesdays can help you stay up to date! From eBooks to iPads and more, Tech Tuesdays provide both professional instruction and hands-on experience with popular new technology. No previous knowledge or experience required. Class sizes are small to ensure that you receive personal attention…and that you walk away with all your questions answered!
Workshops are offered twice a month in spring and fall. All workshops are free and open to the public. Be sure to click the link below to register as space is limited!
- Schedules of Classes
Tuesday, 18th Mar2:00 pm2 hoursLocation: Manhattan Public Library - Groesbeck Meeting RoomWindows 8.1 may look really different than Windows 7, but don't let that worry you. This tutorial will lead you through the basic organization and functions of Windows 8.1, focusing on the new features of this operating system and reviewing some of the basics. Laptops will be available for guided practice after the workshop. Tuesday, 1st Apr2:00 pm2 hoursLocation: Manhattan Public Library - Technology Center ClassroomIs your family tree a mystery to you? This workshop will help you get started on doing basic genealogical research with guest instructors from the Riley County Genealogical Society. Tuesday, 15th Apr2:00 pm2 hoursJoin us for one of our most popular Tech Tuesdays classes--Intro to the iPad! This class will cover iPad basics, including the anatomy of your iPad, how to navigate around it, and how to use apps. Make sure to register--space is limited! Saturday, 26th Apr10:00 am2 hoursNew to using eBooks? Or maybe you've exhausted the Sunflower eLibrary and are interested in other ways to get eBooks on your eReader or tablet? Either way, this class is for you. We will cover an introduction to the Sunflower eLibrary; the Kansas State Library's eBooks, 3M and Freading; and other options. Bring your own devices and walk away with your digital library expanded! Tuesday, 6th May2:00 pm2 hoursWindows 8