February 28, 2009

Improve Your Computer Skills with Troy Library Internet Classes

There are still plenty of seats in Internet classes taught by the Technology Department staff at the Library. You might want to register for one of these:

Navigating the Internet
Do you need to pick up your pace on the Information Highway? This class will show you what the Internet is and how to use it effectively to make your information searches more successful. This is a two-part class; plan to attend both parts.
Tuesday, March 24 and 31, 10:00 am, or Tuesday, April 21 and 28, 6:30 pm

What is Web 2.0?
Whether you want to share your thoughts on a blog, organize a family event using a wiki, read news as it happens on an RSS feed, or swap information with family and friends on social sites, this workshop is for you. You will be introduced to all the latest Web 2.0 technology -- to keep you on the cutting edge.
Wednesday, March 11, 1:00 pm, or Thursday, April 30, 10:00 am

Blogging for Beginners
Do you want to publish a blog? Learn the basics: setting up a blog, changing colors and designs, posting and commenting, uploading images and web links.
Monday, March 23, 6:30 pm, or Wednesday, April 8, 1:00 pm

Library Resources on the Internet
Learn how to access all the Library’s resources at home, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week! Read book reviews, check your account, and place holds on items; download audio books and movies right to your computer or portable device; and search magazines and references on any topic under the sun, all from the Library’s web site.
Wednesday, March 25, 1:00 pm, or Thursday, April 16, 10:00 am

Register here.

For more information, call the Technology desk at 248.524.3542 or email us at techroom@troymi.gov.

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