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Technology Classes

Lady teaches technology class to adults

The Library offers free technology 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

Technology Class Schedule

Welcome to La Crosse Public Library's Technology Instruction!

Register by calling 608-789-7122 or by emailing programteam@lacrosselibrary.org

*All classes take place from 11 am to 12pm*

Cloud Storage - Wednesday, April 17th, 2024 

Learn more about cloud storage platforms (iCloud, Google Drive, OneDrive) in this class. We will talk about the benefits and drawbacks of online cloud storage and backing-up your devices. No device necessary.  

Smart Watches - Wednesday, May 15th, 2024 

Want the scoop on smart watches? Come to this class to learn more about your options for smart watches, what they can do, and how to use them. No device necessary. 

Basic Social Media Security - Wednesday, June 19th, 2024 

Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and other social media platforms often present pop-ups about location and privacy preferences. This class will take you through some basic training on privacy settings in social media apps. No device necessary.

Email Support - Wednesday, July 17th, 2024 

Email setup can be stressful and confusing. We can help! Learn how to set up your email on your device, clear up email clutter, and learn the different features of your email account. Devices recommended, but not necessary. 

Tablets on Tablets - Wednesday, August 21st, 2024

Hoping to learn more about all the different kinds of tablets and what they can do? Join us for this informational class. No device necessary. 

**Library Card Required -- Need a card? Come into any of our branches to get one today or register for a digital card.

Tech Help

Main Branch Appointments

Need assistance with your phone, tablet, or laptop? Want someone to provide guidance on a resume or cover letter? Schedule an appointment with our library staff during Tech Help Office Hours.

Please make an appointment by emailing libraryhelpdesk@lacrosselibrary.org or calling 608-789-7122. Be sure to bring your devices fully charged as well as any relevant passwords!

Mondays 12-2pm
Thursdays 2-4pm

Drop-In Tech Help at North Branch

Library staff welcome your tech questions—the pesky, the mundane, and the tricky! Drop in at the North Branch with your cell phone, tablet, iPad, or any other technology device that you may have, and we'll happily help you out. 

Please note: we ask that you bring any relevant passwords and your device charged up. Thanks!

**All Drop-In Hours at the North Branch are from 3-5pm**

May 2nd 2024

May 9th 2024

May 16th 2024

June 6th 2024

Online Resources

New User Tutorial. This is a very basic introduction to using a computer, for those with no experience. Free.

Keybr.com Online keyboard instruction. Free, but simple account set-up required to use.

GCFLearnFree.org. Many online tutorials covering technology, math, reading, workplace skills, and more. Free.

Techboomers.com. Learn how to use different popular websites. Free.

Basic Computer Skills Course. This offers an introduction to many common skills needed to use a computer and the Internet. Free. 

Local Classes

City of La Crosse Parks, Recreation & Forestry. Check out their quarterly catalog to look for very low-cost computer and technology classes.

Western Technical College. 

Upcoming Classes

This event is in the "Adult" group.

Tablets on Tablets

11:00am - 12:00pm
Main Library
Registration
Library Branch: Main Library
Room: Creation Space
Age Group: Adult
Program Type: Class, Technology
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 13
Event Details:

Hoping to learn more about all the different kinds of tablets and what they can do? Join us for this informational class. No device necessary. 

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