Technology Classes

February 2018


Ask Lynda.com: Android Basics
Monday, February 5 , 10-11:00 am
Hermann Room

Instructor: Kasia Piasecka
Audience: Adults
Level: Beginner

Are you curious about how to use your Android device? Lynda.com can help! If you’ve never used the library’s free subscription to Lynda.com, this session is for you. Reference Librarian, Kasia, will provide a short tutorial on Lynda.com and answer basic questions about your Android device, including how to search the Google Play Store, how to change your notification settings, add an email account and more.

Not sure whether you have an Android device? Android devices run on the Android operating system. Popular Android devices include the Samsung Galaxy, Kindle Fire, and LG smartphones.

Books and resources on how to use Android devices will be available to peruse and check out.

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A Beginner’s Guide to Digital Content
Saturday, February 10, 2:00 – 3:30 pm
Bay Room

Instructor: Lori Cooney
Audience: Teens and Adults
Level: Beginner

Are you curious about streaming content? What exactly is an app? How do you connect services like Netflix and HBO GO to your iPad? If these are questions you are asking yourself, join us and learn about apps, streaming services, and free and paid digital content that you can access on your smart device. iOs and Android apps will be covered.

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Ask Lynda.com: iPhone/iPad Basics
Monday, February 12, 10-11:00 am
Hermann Room

Instructor: Kasia Piasecka
Audience: Adults
Level: Beginner

Are you curious about how to use your iPhone or iPad? Lynda.com can help! If you’ve never used the library’s free subscription to Lynda.com, this session is for you. Reference Librarian, Kasia, will provide a short tutorial on Lynda.com and answer basic questions about your iPhone /iPad, including how to search the App Store, how to change your notification settings, add an email account and more.

Books and resources on how to use the iPhone and iPad will be available to peruse and check out.

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Sketch, Draw, & Paint with the iPad
Saturday, February 24, 2:00 – 3:30 pm
Bay Room

Instructor: Lori Cooney
Audience: Teens and Adults
Level: Intermediate

Enjoy a fun and educational hands-on workshop of sketching, drawing and painting on the iPad using a variety of free and paid art apps. Learn how to use the iPad as a wonderful portable sketch book you can carry everywhere.

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Ask a Librarian: Downloading Library eBooks for Beginners
Monday, February 26, 10-11:00 am
Hermann Room

Instructor: Kasia Piasecka
Audience: Adults
Level: Beginner

Are you curious about how to download and read free ebooks on your laptop, smartphone, or tablet? Learn about free apps like Overdrive, Libby, Axis360, and Hoopla that you can use to read ebooks and listen to eaudios. Attend this workshop or schedule a free appointment with our eBook expert.

Books and resources on how to use different digital devices will also be available to peruse and check out.

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Instructors:

Lori Cooney is a Project Coordinator & Instructional Design Specialist at the Institute for Community Inclusion at the University of Massachusetts Boston. In addition, she is a Christa McAuliffe Teacher and has earned several teaching awards, including the WPI Technology Humanist Award and the MassCUE Pathfinder award.

Kasia Piasecka is a Reference Librarian at the Falmouth Public Library. She enjoys reading ebooks, iPhotography, and learning about new technology.

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