Classes

When the pandemic danger has passed the Allentown Public Library will resume holding FREE in-person, weekly computer classes. Topics change weekly and vary from basic computer functions to how to use some of the library’s databases.

Click a link below to view slideshow presentations of a variety of computer topics created by the library staff.

Tech Tuesday Schedule

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Tech Tuesday Topics

Computer Basics

Learn about the basic functions of computers.

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(Presentación en español)

Internet Basics

What is the internet? Learn about the internet, different browsers, and how to go to different websites.

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Internet Searching

Learn about different search engines and good searching practices.

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Email Basics

Setup an email account and learn how to read, write, reply and delete emails.

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Google Drive

Learn how to use the cloud to save and store documents and access free word processing programs.

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Facebook

Setup a Facebook page, change privacy settings, and make comments.

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Overdrive

Borrow eBooks and audio books and download them to your device.

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Visit our Downloadables Page for additional help

Novelist

Learn how to use this library database which provides readers advisory, book discussion guides, and more.

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RB Digital

Download digital magazines to your device or computer for reading at your leisure.

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Visit our Downloadables Page for additional help

Microsoft Word

Learn the basics of this word processing program including: how to highlight, change font, copy and paste, and some keyboard shortcuts.

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Genealogy

Create a family tree. Learn to uses sources such as Ancestry.com and Heritage Quest

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Library Catalog

Learn how to use the library’s online catalog to search for items and monitor account

Visit our My Account Page for additional help

If you need additional help check out our Book-a-Librarian Service