Lectures

Unless otherwise noted, we have no limit on the number of participants in our lecture classes. 

All About Skype, Facetime & Video Chatting Online: Learn how to video chat with loved ones. Students will learn how to set up and use Skype video chat and Apple’s Facetime as well as other popular video chatting apps such as Zoom and FB Messenger. Bring your questions and your device if you have one.

All About Selling Online –  In this lecture and demonstration class, students will learn how to sell their “stuff” locally by using online sites such as Facebook Marketplace, FB Groups, Letgo etc.   You’ll learn how to use their websites, create an account, price your items, and use safe practices for selling locally.  Additional online websites covered will be Amazon, Etsy and Poshmark. Please bring your questions.  No Prerequisite

All About Ebay Selling – In this lecture and demonstration class, learn how to sell items using eBay.  Students will learn how to create an Ebay account, search for items and the latest deals, and how to check reliability of sellers and buyers.  Sellers will learn how to create a listing to sell on Ebay, describe their items, what seller fees are involved and how to post a listing.  No prerequisites.  Please bring your questions.

Computer Cleanup and Security: In this lecture and demo class, students will learn how to clean up their Windows computer, improve performance and speed up tasks, protect it from viruses and spyware, and much more.  Prerequisites: For intermediate and advanced users

Shopping, Safety and Security Online: In this lecture/demo class, students will learn how to safely surf, shop and use the Internet without fear of identity theft, hackers, viruses, spyware, and annoying pop up advertising. Prerequisites: None.

How to Buy Technology: Laptops, iPads, smart phones, smart watches, printers, tablets – Which one should I buy? Learn what to consider before buying, what goes into an informed purchase and how to find evaluations and shop for bargains online.

All About Zoom Video – In this lecture/demo class, you will learn about Zoom, the latest video communication and online meeting program.  Students will learn how to create an account, decide which plan works for you, and also learn how to schedule a video meeting, invite others and much more. No prerequisites.

Introduction to Genealogy Online:  Do you wonder about your family’s lineage?  In this lecture and demo class, students will learn how to navigate online to find information about their family history.  Students will learn about popular genealogy sites, such as Ancestry.com and 23andme.com, and how to create an account and review test results plus much more.  No prerequisites, bring your questions.

Safely Using Online Banking – In this lecture and demonstration class, students will learn all about using online banking apps, how to download the apps and use them safely and securely. Please bring your device and questions.  No prerequisites.

Streaming Service or Cable:  Which is right for you? – With the internet, there are many other ways to access tv or movies other than through a cable provider. In this Lecture/Demo class – you will learn all about streaming services, what device you may need and all about subscription fees and much more. Bring your questions.

All About Cloud Storage: In this lecture/demonstration class, you will learn all about “Cloud” storage. What is cloud storage, where is the cloud located, who uses the cloud and much more. Students will learn about popular cloud services such as Apple iCloud, Google Drive/Photos. MS OneDrive, and Dropbox. No pre-requisite and please bring your questions.

Using Money Saving Apps on your Smartphone: Learn all about money saving apps you can use to get the best deals. Whether you are looking for coupons ahead of time or need a last-minute coupon while waiting on line, this class will teach you which apps are best. You will learn how to search for these apps on your device and how to download them to your smartphone.  Prerequisite: Basic knowledge of your device.

All About Smart Home Devices (Alexa, Google Home, Apple HomePod) – In this lecture class, you learn all about the features offered in your smart device, how to set up an account, communicate with your device, what apps you will need, as well as how to set an alarm, turn on lights, play music and much more.  Please bring your questions.  No prerequisite.

Introduction to Etsy: Learn how to use this very popular website to buy and sell handmade or vintage items as well as art and craft supplies.  Some of the many topics covered are creating an account, checking reliability of sellers and buyers, online safety, and much more. Prerequisites: None.

All About GPS Apps: In this lecture/demo class, you will learn how to use your smartphones’ GPS app.  Students will learn which GPS apps are available and will work best with their device, how to download the GPS app to your smartphone, as well as learn the app’s settings such as saved addresses and location services.  This is class is available for both Android and Apple Devices.  Please bring your device and all applicable passwords. No prerequisites. 

Downloading eBooks/Audiobooks from the Library: Learn how to download eBooks and audiobooks from your library’s free apps, such as Overdrive and Libby.  You will learn how to use the apps to search and download audio and ebooks to your device, and much more. Prerequisites: Bring library card, your device and any applicable passwords.

All about the Kindle Fire: Get started with your Kindle Fire! Learn how to access your email, get online, find apps, and more.  Learn how to transfer library eBooks. You will learn many tips and tricks and much more.  Bring your device and your questions.

Intro to Twitter and Instagram – If you’re wondering what a hashtag means, come to this class!  You will learn about tweeting, posting pictures online, finding friends, following your interests and so much more. No prerequisites.

Social Media – Twitter, Instagram, Facebook – Likes, hashtags and trends – what’s it all about? In this lecture and demonstration class, you’ll get an introduction to some of the popular social media sites. You’ll learn how to create an account, connect with family and friends and how to be safe and secure socializing online.  No prerequisites. 

All About Facebook: In this lecture and demo class, students will learn about Facebook, the most popular social networking site. Learn how to find friends, how to post a picture, join groups and much more.  Bring your questions.  Prerequisites: None.

Intro to LinkedIn: Students will learn how to navigate the website and how to create a professional profile as well as use LinkedIn for networking, seeking opportunities and inviting people to your network, search for people, companies and jobs, acquire advanced search information about recruiters and companies, and much more.

What is your Digital Footprint? – in this lecture class you will learn how to keep track of your internet activity aka “your footprint”.  What trail of information is out there about you and your internet activity, how easy it is for someone to access that footprint, how can you control the information and ultimately have it removed from the world wide web. No prerequisites.

Best Apps for Healthy Lifestyle – Are youcurious which apps can help you live a better lifestyle? In this lecture class, you will learn which apps are available to help with improving sleeping habits, fitness, healthy eating, and mental health such as meditation. We will discuss how to search for lifestyle apps, how to download and find reviews for apps that will work best for you. No prerequisites.

All About Craig’s List: In this lecture and demonstration class, learn how to buy and sell items using Craig’s list website. Some topics covered are creating an account, checking reliability of sellers and buyers, online safety, and much more. Prerequisites: None

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