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Computer Classes at the Library

 

 

One-On-One Computer Help
By appointment.  

Call 203-574-8225 or visit the Reference Desk at the main library to schedule your appointment.

Have a tablet, but don’t know how to use it? Need to figure out how to set up an email account? Wondering how to use the library’s Wi-Fi? You can now schedule a 30-minute appointment with one of our librarians to learn the basics of internet technology.

 

 

 

Intro to the Internet
Mondays, 2 p.m.
Computer Classroom

Learn how to navigate the internet to read the news, shop online & do general research. Learn the basics of using a browser to navigate various websites with an understanding of Internet security. Learning how to use email and Skype.

Pre-requisite: Students should have basic computer skills.

 

 

 

Walk-In Computer Help
Tuesdays & Fridays, 2 p.m.
Computer Classroom

Stop by for help with computer, laptop, tablet or phone (beginner or advanced). Assistance provided to perfect your resume and cover letter and save these documents to the cloud. Job search skills too.

 

 

 

Online Databases
Wednesdays, 6:30 p.m.

Computer Classroom

Find out how to use the library’s online resources, from downloading eBooks to using Lynda.com, NoveList Plus, InstantFlix, the Small Business Reference Center, and the Small Engine & Auto Repair Reference Centers.

 

 

 

B.R.A.S.S. at the Branch
Tuesdays, 3 p.m.
Saturdays, 2 p.m.
Bunker Hill Branch

Learn how to use a tablet, smartphone, or computer. You will be assisted in using the internet, Wi-Fi, eBooks, and more!

For seniors ages 60 and over.
Free parking.

 



 

Classes held at the Waterbury Senior Center, 1985 East Main Street, Waterbury, CT 

Computer classes held at the Senior Center, Hispanic Coalition, and Mt. Olive are specifically for seniors.  They are made possible through the Waterbury B.R.A.S.S. program, a collaboration between the City of Waterbury, Connecticut Community Foundation, New Opportunities, Inc., and the Western Connecticut Area on Aging, working together to engage residents age 60 and over.

 

Tech Help by Appointment

Do you need help using your tablet, smartphone, or laptop?  Then come to the Tech Lab for one-on-one help.  You will be assisted in using the internet, hardware problems, and more.  To make an appointment, please see a staff member at the Waterbury Senior Center or call 203-574-6746.

 

 

Introduction to the Internet
Tuesdays, Fridays 10 a.m. - 11 a.m.

Learn how to navigate the internet to read the news, shop online, and do general research.  Learn the basics of using a browser to navigate various websites with an understanding of Internet security.  Learn how to use email and Skype.

Pre-Requisite:  Students should have basic computer skills.

 

 

The Magic of Microsoft
Tuesdays, Fridays 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Microsoft Office is an essential collection of desktop applications that includes Word for documents, Excel for spreadsheets, PowerPoint for presentations, Access for databases, and much more.  Join us to learn all that Microsoft Office has to offer!

 

Classes held at the Hispanic Coalition, 135 E Liberty Street #5, Waterbury, CT 

 

Basic Computer Skills
Wednesdays 10:30 - 11:30

A relaxed pace class where you will be introduced to a computer.  Please sign up for this class by calling the Hispanic Coalition at 203 754-6172.

 

Classes held at the Mt Olive AME Zion Church, 82 Pearl Street #100, Waterbury, CT 

 

Basic Computer Skills

Thursdays 10 a.m. - 11 a.m.

A relaxed pace class where you will be introduced to a computer.  Please sign up for this class by calling the Mt. Olive AME Zion Church at 203-574-1113.  Ask for Helen.