Computer & Technology Help

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computer & technology training

at Kent and Main Library

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

Make an appointment with our experts at Main Library:
Monday - Saturday, 1:30 - 4:30 p.m.

Programs held on topics such as:

  • Learning the basics of computer use including email and the internet
  • Navigating the Microsoft Suite (Excel, PowerPoint, Word)

For more information, to ask our Computers & Media Department a question about technology or to set up an appointment, call 419.259.5200 or email below.

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Computer & Technology Programs

Open Computer Lab

Saturday Nov. 23
at 9:00 a.m.

Location: Kent

Receive assistance with resume and cover letter writing, online job applications, typing, Microsoft Office, and more. A tech trainer will be present to answer questions and provide assistance.

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Device Advice

Monday Nov. 25
at 2:00 p.m.

Location: Main Library

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.

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Open Computer Lab

Monday Nov. 25
at 6:00 p.m.

Location: Kent

Receive assistance with resume and cover letter writing, online job applications, typing, Microsoft Office, and more. A tech trainer will be present to answer questions and provide assistance.

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Microsoft Excel for Beginners

Tuesday Nov. 26
at 2:00 p.m.

Location: Kent

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

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Device Advice

Monday Dec. 2
at 2:00 p.m.

Location: Main Library

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.

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Cut the Cord on Cable TV

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

Location: Point Place

Tired of paying expensive bills for cable TV? Learn how to "cut the cord" and still enjoy television by using library resources, antennas and streaming devices.

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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

Monday Nov. 25
at 2:00 p.m.

Location: Main Library

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.

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Device Advice

Monday Dec. 2
at 2:00 p.m.

Location: Main Library

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.

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Device Advice

Saturday Dec. 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.

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Device Advice

Monday Dec. 9
at 2:00 p.m.

Location: Main Library

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.

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Device Advice

Monday Dec. 16
at 2:00 p.m.

Location: Main Library

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.

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Device Advice

Monday Dec. 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.

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Learn Online

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

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