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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 and September 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.
- Ancestry.com for Beginners – Thursday 9/9 from 3:00
Ancestry is the world’s most popular consumer online genealogy resource. right now you can explore this database at home for FREE! this workshop will present an overview of the site and offer tips on how to navigate through the different sections. Users can search the U.S. Census records, Social Security records, birth and death records, immigration records, military and other vital records. this workshop is targeted to BEGINNERS.
- Discover Windows 10 & 11 – Friday 9/10 at 3:00
So Windows 10 was to end the major operating system updates, but here comes Windows 11! In this class we discuss what we know about Windows 11, but then turn our attention back to Windows 10 for those who will keep Windows 10 or use it as a stepping stone for Windows 11. Please bring questions to help the presenter tailor the class to what you need to know about Windows.
- Free eBooks, AudioBooks and Magazines! Meet LIBBY – Wednesday 9/15 at 3:00 & Friday 9/17 at 11:00
Libby is a free app, build 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 with Wi-Fi or Mobile data, or download them for offline use and read anytime, anywhere. There are thousands of titles, hand-selected by your library, available for reading on all your mobile devices or even in your car.
- Simple Things You Can Do to be More Secure Online – Wednesday 9/22 at 3:00 or Tuesday 9/28 at 11:00
Internet security is something everyone should prioritize. This workshop will present some simple things that everyone can do to keep their data safe and secure. Find out how to protect your important information while browsing web sites, reading email, shopping online, or using social media. The internet offers a wealth of opportunity; if you implement these easy security precautions, you can have an enjoyable and safe experience online.
- Fact or False? How Can We Know if What We Read Online is True? – Thursday 9/30 at 3:00
Anyone can post information on the Internet, but how can we tell what is true, and what is a scam? this class will explore and discuss tips and tools that we can use to help verify information on the Internet, and to help us become more discerning readers. you will be able to follow along and ask questions.
- 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!