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.

  • Meet Windows 11 – Thursday, 1/26 @ 1:00 pm

Virtual only. Use our Zoom Link: tinyurl.com/GFJTC-class
Windows 11 is Microsoft’s newest major release of its operating system. Windows 11 has several updates and new features, and was designed to increase ease of use and creativity. This presentation will outline the requirements for downloading Windows 11, and will compare its new features to Windows 10. You do not need to have Windows 11 to tune in and participate!

  • Amazon Fire: The Affordable Tablet – Wednesday, 2/8 @ 1:00 pm

Virtual only. Use our Zoom Link: tinyurl.com/GFJTC-class
Looking for a great tablet at a reasonable price? The Amazon Fire is the tablet to consider. The latest Fire Tablet delivers faster performance, a bigger battery, and more base storage for a fantastic price. This overview of the Fire Tablet will include navigation and organizing apps, storage, and customization.

  • Introduction to Instagram – Wednesday, 2/15 @ 1:00 pm

Virtual only. Use our Zoom Link: tinyurl.com/GFJTC-class
If you’re curious about what Instagram is, and how to use it safely, tune into this presentation and learn the basics! We will show you how to sign up for Instagram, how to post, follow accounts, and share Instagram posts.

  • Couponing and Budgeting – Tuesday, 2/21 @ 6:00 pm

In person only. Click here to register.
Whether you are a beginner or seasoned couponer and budgeter, join this presentation to learn about where to find coupons, manufacturer vs. store coupons, how to use them effectively, and how to track your income and expenses to successfully create a budget! Presented by Visions FCU.

  • Google Search: Tips, Tricks, and Hidden Features – Wednesday, 2/22 @ 1:00 pm

Virtual only. Use our Zoom Link: tinyurl.com/GFJTC-class
Millions of people use Google search every day, but most may not be using it to its full potential. Want to use Google search more efficiently and get the search results you want quickly? This workshop will present Google search tips and tricks to maximize your search efficiency.

  • Record Your Family’s Stories and Preserve History – Tuesday, 2/28 @ 1:00 pm

Virtual only. Use our Zoom Link: tinyurl.com/GFJTC-class
Your relatives have wonderful tales to tell, and your family’s history may be richer than you know. Before those precious stories are lost, take time to record and preserve them for future generations. During this presentation, we will offer suggestions for recording video, audio, and written stories, as well as questions to ask and ways to preserve and share those memories.

Appointment registration is required for a 15-minute session with a Tech Center staff member to help with technology issues. Register online using the calendar, call, or email the Tech Center in advance for more information and available times.

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!