There’s a lot to learn when it comes to computers and technology these days, and the library is here to help! Attend one of our digital learning programs to learn about a variety of tech topics. Classes given so far include: Microsoft Office Suite, Kanopy, Overdrive, Hoopla, Pinterest, Smartphone Photo Solutions, Getting to Know Your iPhone, Facebook, Google Drive and more!
Check our calendar for upcoming classes here.
Topics will be repeated upon request. Input on new class topics is always appreciated, let us know what you would like to learn!
Tech help is now available! Bring in your device and let us help you learn to use all of the free content offered through the library as well as beginner technology skills.
Drop-In Help: Tuesdays, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Can’t make it during drop-in hours? Appointments are available, please give us a call at 315-685-5135 to schedule.
- Computer, tablet, and smartphone basics
- Downloading eBooks and audiobooks with Overdrive
- Downloading movies, music, audiobooks and eBooks with Hoopla
- Microsoft Word, PowerPoint and Excel basics
- Google Drive
- Social media for beginners (Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest,
- Instagram, Snapchat)
Before you arrive:
- Please have a clear goal of what you would like to learn
- Please bring all the necessary passwords needed to access your accounts
- Be sure to bring in the device you need help with along with power cords
Be aware that we are unable to troubleshoot malfunctioning devices, replace physical parts on a device or remove computer viruses. Assistance will be given on a first come first served basis.
As part of the Onondaga County Public Library system, Skaneateles Library patrons can access many helpful databases and online educational sites. To see the full listing of offerings please visit: http://www.onlib.org/research/databases
Resource Spotlight – Lynda.com
Lynda.com is an extensive collection of award-winning online courses and video tutorials to help you learn business, technical and creative skills. Achieve your personal and professional goals. Courses are taught by recognized industry experts. Learn what you want, when you want, from our entire library. Build custom playlists to organize courses you want to watch. Watch courses on your computer, tablet, or mobile device. Switch back and forth without ever losing your place.