Welcome to the GFJ Tech Center!

We offer virtual classes, information, and assistance to help you strengthen your tech skills. All of the Tech Center’s classes are free. Look below for our offerings! If you have questions, you can call us at (607) 757-5359 or email us at gfjtechcenter@gmail.com.

yellow laptop iconTech Center Info

  • Register for In-Person Classes– You can register for a seat in classes that offer in-person segments by clicking on the class on the calendar below or by clicking here.
  • Live Online Workshops – If you want to join a class virtually or a class’s in-person segment is full, you can still take part in our classes that will be offered virtually at the same time as in-person. Visit tinyurl.com/GFJTC-class at the time of the class to participate.
  • Tech Help By Appointment – Registration is required for a 15-minute session with Tech Center staff member to help with your technology issues. Click here for appointment scheduling and availability. You can also call or email the Tech Center for more information.
  • Tech Center Open Hours – During these times you can access the computer lab to do; projects, resumes, job applications, unemployment applications, and more. A Tech Center staff member will be available to answer questions. For major tech assistance, we recommend registering for Tech Help in advance (see above).
  • On-Demand Virtual Learning – These are online classes that you can work through at your own pace. Click here to view our entire collection of on-demand classes and get started today!
  • Virtual Tech Help – Looking for assistance with your technology or devices? Click here to get started with Virtual Tech Help!
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blue laptop iconLive Online Workshops

These workshops are a mix of Virtual Only, Hybrid, & In-Person Only. All In-Person aspects of below classes Require Registration. To register select a class on calendar below or click here. Our virtual classes include screen sharing, instructor audio, and chat. You will be able to follow along and ask the Tech Center staff questions during the workshop. Click here to view frequently asked questions about our live classes. To participate in virtual aspects of workshops, visit tinyurl.com/GFJTC-class at the time of the class.

In-Person only – Registration Required

Hybrid (In-person or Virtual) – Registration Required for in-person seats

  • Meet LIBBY! Free eBooks, Audiobooks and Magazines! Tuesday, 5/10 at 3:00pm EST
    Libby is a free app, built by Overdrive, which helps you borrow ebooks, digital audiobooks, and magazines from your public library with a Four County Library Card number and PIN. You can stream titles or download them for offline use and read anytime, anywhere. There are thousands of titles available for reading on all your mobile devices or even in your car!

Hybrid (In-person or Virtual) – Registration Required for in-person seats

  • Internet 101: Understanding and Searching the Web  Thursday, 5/12 at 1:00pm EST
    Increase your understanding of how the internet works and learn some tips to improve your Internet search skills. Find out how to use your web browser’s special features so that you can navigate more efficiently. Search tips will be offered to help you save time and get the very best results on all your online searches.

Hybrid (In-person or Virtual) – Registration Required for in-person seats

  • Amazon Fire: The Affordable Tablet  Tuesday, 5/17 at 1:00pm EST
    Looking for a great tablet at a reasonable price? The Amazon Fire is the tablet to seriously consider. This overview of the Fire Tablet will include navigation and organizing apps, storage and customization. The latest Fire Tablet delivers faster performance, a bigger battery and more base storage than previous versions for a fantastic price. Its screen is bright, the speakers are loud, and it offers expandable microSD storage and ample parental controls. You cannot beat a tablet for convenience and portability.

Hybrid (In-person or Virtual) – Registration Required for in-person seats

  • Excel Basics  Thursday, 5/26 at 3:00pm EST
    Excel is a software program created by Microsoft that uses spreadsheets to organize numbers and data with formulas and functions. In this introductory presentation, we will learn to create, edit, save and print simple spreadsheets and charts with Microsoft Excel and some free alternatives. This presentation is for BEGINNING users of Excel, not for experienced users.

brick laptop iconAdditional Resources

  • Digital Library – The library’s online resources including local history, learning tools, databases for research, and free downloadable materials including eBooks, audiobooks, magazines, and more!
  • Employment Resources – Many great resources for those seeking employment.
  • eBook & eReader Information – Instructions for downloading eBooks and audiobooks to popular mobile devices with the OverDrive or Libby apps. Use your library card and PIN number to sign in, and begin checking out today!