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 email@example.com.
Tech Center Info
- Live Online Workshops – You can find our current schedule of workshops below. Visit tinyurl.com/GFJTC-class at the time of the class to participate.
- Tech Help By Appointment, Tuesdays in August from 10am-12pm – 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.
- 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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Live Online Workshops
These workshops 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 a workshop, visit tinyurl.com/GFJTC-class at the time of the class.
- Shop Smarter and Safer Online – Wednesday 7/28 from 3:00-4:00
Looking to save money and shop safer? Online shopping has never been easier or more convenient for consumers. You can purchase almost anything online. If you follow a few simple rules, you can save money and have a safe and secure online shopping experience. Join us for a look at the ins and outs of how to shop smarter online.
- Stay Sharp: Learn New Skills with Fun, Free Apps! – Wednesday 8/11 at 3:00
Whether you want to learn a new language, start playing a musical instrument, study the heavens or listen to fascinating lectures, there is an app for that! There are dozens of FREE online brain training games too, that use math, puzzle and word games to build concentration and memory. Log in and discover some fun, free, apps for iPad or Android devices that will help you stay sharp and learn more about just about anything.
- Using Google Like a Pro – Wednesday 8/18 at 3:00
Google is the most popular search engine in the world. This workshop will present the top ten Google search tips to allow you to search Google better, faster and more strategically. If you’ve ever struggled to get the results you want or just want to know a few inside tricks, tune in.
- Intro to Instagram – Friday 8/20 at 3:00 or Tuesday 8/31 at 11:00
Everyone is ‘gramming – posting pictures of vacations, meals, pets, products, whatever is of interest and fun to share. Log in to learn what Instagram is, how you can join the fun, and share ideas and photos, while you stay in touch and informed. This is an introduction for those who are not experts on Instagram.
- Podcasts! Finding, Subscribing, and Listening – Wednesday 8/25 at 3:00
Did you know that podcasts are free? This workshop will cover the basics of finding, subscribing and listening to a podcast. Examples of today’s most popular podcasts will be presented along with tips on finding podcasts that you will enjoy. You can listen to podcasts anywhere, anytime on any device connected to the internet. The Android and Apple podcast apps will both be demonstrated.
- Online Resources – The library’s available 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!