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Technology Classes

Register in person, by calling 203-452-5197. Check the Adult Calendar of Events for exact day and time.

Mouse Training: An introductory, hands-on session for people who are unfamiliar with how to use a computer mouse. Instruction by Appointment. Call Walter Dembowski at 203-452-5197 to schedule.

E-Mail Basics: Getting Started: An introductory, hands-on session for people who do not yet have email, but would like to. This workshop shows how to create a free Yahoo email account and how to send and read email. Instruction by Appointment. Call Walter Dembowski at 203-452-5197 to schedule.

Advanced E-Mail: Beyond the Basics: For people who already send, and receive email. This lecture-demonstration session will explain how to create an address book, how to send attachments, and how to create folders.

Very, Very, Very Basic Internet Searching: This lecture-demonstration offers a starting from scratch introduction to searching the Internet.

Tips & Tricks for Using the Online Catalog: Learn how to search the Trumbull Library’s online catalog more effectively in this hands-on workshop. Instruction by Appointment. Call Walter Dembowski at 203-452-5197 to schedule an appointment.

Getting to Know Your Tablet Computer: An introductory session to familiarize people with the tablet computer. This hands on workshop explains how to use charms, how to navigate between charms and the desktop and more. Limited to four people per session.  Instruction by Appointment. Call Mary Rogers at 203-452-5197 to schedule an appointment.

Overdrive Sandbox: This will explain the Overdrive service and how to find ebooks and audiobooks to download to your device. A demonstration of how to search Overdrive, find the format for "your" device, how to checkout and finally -- download it to your device! Limited to Trumbull Residents only. Instruction by Appointment. Call Mary Rogers at 203-452-5197 to schedule an appointment.

Overdrive Demo: A lecture, demonstration of the Overdrive system for downloading ebooks, audiobooks and live streaming of video.  Mary Rogers, library staff member will demonstrate how to search the Overdrive system to get results along with showing how easy it is to download to your device. 

hoopla Sandbox: This will explain the hoopla service and how to find an item you want to download to your device. Help will be given on installing the "hoopla app" on your device and finally you will be shown how to download an item to your device. Limited to Trumbull Residents only. Instruction by Appointment. Call Mary Rogers at 203-452-5197 to schedule an appointment.

Getting to Know hoopla: A lecture, demonstration of the Hoopla system for downloading ebooks, audiobooks, comics and live streaming of movies, television shows or music. Mary Rogers, library staff member will demonstrate how to search the Hoopla system along with showing how easy it is to download to your device. Must be a Trumbull resident. Registration is required.

Getting to Know Zinio:  A lecture demonstration of the Zinio system for downloading digital issues of 27 different magazine titles.   Mary Rogers, library staff member will demonstrate how to search the Zinio system along with showing how easy it is to download to your device. Must be a Trumbull resident. Registration is required.

All classes taught by library staff members.

Additional Resources:

Need help learning new technology or brushing up on Microsoft Office? Here is a free online source that will give you some pointers! Goodwill Community Foundation and the Goodwill Industries of Eastern NC created GCFLearnfree.org. Click here to check it out.

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