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The Library offers free computer classes for those who need a skills brush-up or who have had minimal experience with technology. If you are looking for assistance with an e-reader or Overdrive, visit our Downloads page.
Computer Class Schedule
The library is partnering with Parks and Recreation to offer our technology classes both virtually and in-person. Join us online, at the Black River Neighborhood Center (BRNC), or the new Senior Center at St. Andrews Street to expand your technology skills. To register for these classes, please call Parks and Recreation at 608-789-8298.
Privacy Settings on Your Smartphone
Thursday, February 4, 11:00am - 12:00pm (St. Andrews)
Thursday, February 11, 1:00 - 3:00pm (online via Zoom*)
Bring your iphone or Android phone along and we’ll take a look at where to find your privacy settings. We’ll talk about a few of the more important steps you can take to protect your privacy while using your smartphone.
Managing Your Friends on Facebook
Thursday, February 18, 11:00am - 12:00pm (Black River Neighborhood Center)
Thursday, February 25, 1:00 - 3:00pm (online via Zoom*)
Let’s review how to add, unfollow, unfriend, and block people on Facebook. We’ll also cover different ways to chat, including free video calls.
How to Use Zoom (online via Zoom*)
Thursday, March 4 6:00-7:00pm
Learn how to make a free Zoom account, schedule and invite people to meetings, and use various features like chatting, sharing your screen, and recording.
Facebook Privacy and Security
Thursday, March 11, 11:00-12:00pm (online via Zoom*)
Thursday, March 18, 1:00-2:00pm (Black River Neighborhood Center)
We'll go through Facebook's account settings and explain the important ones to know about.
Tech Help Drop-In: Zoom Edition
Thursday, March 25, 6:00-7:00pm
Have questions you’d like to ask but would prefer to stay socially distanced? We’ll do our best to answer your tech questions during this Zoom session.
Wednesday, April 7, 6:30-8:00pm (online via Zoom* register here)
The Cookbook Club will meet four times a year via Zoom to discuss cookbooks that share a common theme. Our theme for April will be Travel.
Book & Audiobook Apps
Thursday, April 15, 11:00-12:00pm (Black River Neighborhood Center)
Thursday, April 22, 6:00-7:00pm (online via Zoom*)
We’ll cover the library’s vast ebook and audiobook collection and also talk about other popular apps that offer free and cheap downloads.
What To Do with Your Digital Pictures (online via Zoom*)
Thursday, Apr 29, 6:00-7:00pm
Learn different ways to get your digital pictures printed, turned into photo albums, and more (plus, it’s cheaper than you might think!). We'll also cover different ways to back up your digital pictures.
*Library staff will email the Zoom link to join the program.