Computer & Technology Help

Get Device Advice

Get advice on smartphones, tablets or laptops!

Have questions about your electronic device? Need information on the best new device for you? Interested in learning how to access eMedia available with your Library card?

Our Device Advice sessions are free and open to the public. Customers can walk in anytime during the session and get guidance and answers in a casual and relaxed format.

Device Advice Programs

Device Advice

Tuesday Jul. 2
at 3:00 p.m.

Location: Sylvania

What’s the best new device for me? How do I make this thing work? Walk in anytime during this casual and relaxed session to get guidance about smartphones, tablets, and laptops.

Event Details for Device Advice

Device Advice

Saturday Jul. 6
at 9:00 a.m.

Location: Maumee

What’s the best new device for me? How do I make this thing work? Walk in anytime during this casual and relaxed session to get guidance about smartphones, tablets, and laptops.

Event Details for Device Advice

Device Advice

Saturday Aug. 3
at 9:00 a.m.

Location: Maumee

What’s the best new device for me? How do I make this thing work? Walk in anytime during this casual and relaxed session to get guidance about smartphones, tablets, and laptops.

Event Details for Device Advice

Device Advice

Tuesday Aug. 6
at 3:00 p.m.

Location: Sylvania

What’s the best new device for me? How do I make this thing work? Walk in anytime during this casual and relaxed session to get guidance about smartphones, tablets, and laptops.

Event Details for Device Advice

Device Advice

Saturday Sep. 7
at 9:00 a.m.

Location: Maumee

What’s the best new device for me? How do I make this thing work? Walk in anytime during this casual and relaxed session to get guidance about smartphones, tablets, and laptops.

Event Details for Device Advice

Device Advice

Monday Sep. 16
at 3:00 p.m.

Location: Sylvania

Do you have questions about a smartphone, tablet, or laptop? Customers can walk in anytime during the session and get guidance and answers in a casual and relaxed format.

Event Details for Device Advice

computer & technology training

Technology moves at lightening speed, and we move right along with it! Our free computers and technology programs (~90 per month) are designed to meet customers at whatever level of knowledge they are, from novices to seasoned users.

  • Learn the basics of computer use including how to use email and the internet
  • Navigate the Microsoft Suite (Excel, PowerPoint, Word)
  • Get one-on-one tutorials from our expert staff

Computer & Technology Programs

One Stop Resume Shop

Saturday Jun. 15
at 9:00 a.m.

Location: Kent

Receive online job searching tips, resume and cover letter writing help, and more.

Event Details for One Stop Resume Shop

Computer Basics

Monday Jun. 17
at 9:30 a.m.

Location: Kent

This class is a hands-on introduction to the computer.

Event Details for Computer Basics

Internet Basics

Monday Jun. 17
at 11:00 a.m.

Location: Kent

Learn basic Internet terms, how to browse pre-selected websites and use a search engine.

Event Details for Internet Basics

MTC Keyboarding Basics

Monday Jun. 17
at 1:30 p.m.

Location: Mobile Services

342 Oak View Ct., Holland, Ohio 43528

Event Details for MTC Keyboarding Basics

Microsoft Excel for Beginners

Tuesday Jun. 18
at 2:00 p.m.

Location: Kent

Learn how to create spreadsheets, format data, and utilize formulas using Microsoft Excel 2010.

Event Details for Microsoft Excel for Beginners

Email Basics

Wednesday Jun. 19
at 10:00 a.m.

Location: Kent

Learn how to create an email account and use email safely.

Event Details for Email Basics
Contact the Tech Team

Tech Team

Our Tech Team is here to help! Find them rotating throughout our locations or contact them for direct one-on-one help. Our Tech Team will help you:

  • Find out how to borrow and download free movies, TV shows, eBooks, audiobooks and music
  • Learn about the many apps and online services available through the Library
  • Unlock your creativity through use of our Tech Tools (recording studios, 3D printers, telescopes, and more)

Contact our Tech Team at any time for help at techteam@toledolibrary.org.

Contact the Tech Team

Learn Online

Can't make it to our in-person computer programs? Learn online at your own pace!

Digital Learn

New to computers or haven't used them for a while? For those who are a little unsure or uncomfortable, or just need a bit of a refresher, Digital Learn helps users tackle technology and gain the confidence needed to succeed.

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GCFLearnFree.org

Provides high quality, innovative learning opportunities to anyone who wants to improve their technology, literacy and/or math skills. Offers information on more than 180 topics through 2,000 lessons, 800+ videos and over 50 interactive activities and games.

School Information
Grade Levels: elementary, middle school and high school
Subjects: art, English/language arts, health, math and technology

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Pro Seniors

Committed to helping seniors access information and resources. Includes a collection of pamphlets, legal forms and directories to either print out or complete online. Covers topics such as power of attorney, wills, medical directives, expungement eligibility and more!

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Techboomers

Free videos and article tutorials on how to use popular websites like Netflix, Amazon and Gmail as well as various social networks. Tutorials are geared towards baby boomer, senior learners and inexperienced internet users.

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