Check out our free Technology Classes at South Brunswick Library

Technology Classes

Whether it is brushing up on an old skill or learning a new one, SBPL is here to help you along the way! Most classes are held in the Smart Lab and preregistration is required.  You can register for the classes below by clicking on “View Event”.

Everyday Skills

How to Find Health Information Online

Wednesday, May 8th at 10:30 a.m.

Have you ever wondered how to learn more about a particular disease, find a study about a particular health topic, or locate and evaluate quality information sources? Discover authoritative and educational resources on health in this class. Registration required.

PC Computer Clinic

Saturday, May 11th at 1:30 p.m.

Is your computer sluggish?  Do you have computer viruses?  Does “technical computer talk” confuse you?  Register below to get an appointment to chat with friendly computer techs at the Library to diagnose your computer’s problems and get “plain English” remedies and advice that can get your computer healthy and running like new again. Bring your computer with you; monitor not needed but power cord required.  (While the computer techs hope to fix your computer, depending on your computer’s age and the severity of the problem a “cure” is not guaranteed.)  Macs not evaluated.  Registration required.

How To Use Your Android Phone

Monday, May 13th at 10:30 a.m.
Tuesday May 21st at 6:30 p.m.

Questions about your Android phone? Make an appointment and we will work together to get you calling, texting, taking photos, and more. Registration required.

How to Use Notes on Your Phone

Tuesday, May 21st at 1:30 p.m.

Use less paper and always have your information at hand – learn how to use all the functions of Notes on your mobile phone. Registration requested.

How to Find Business Information Online

Wednesday, June 5th at 10:30 a.m.

Have you ever wondered how to learn more about a particular disease, find a study about a particular health topic, or locate and evaluate quality information sources? Discover authoritative and educational resources on health in this class. Registration required.

How to Use Google Calendar

Monday, June 17th at 11 a.m.

Whether you use it on a computer, tablet or phone, Google Calendar has tools to make everyday tasks and special events easy to remember. Learn how to enter events and reminders, set alarms, and personalize your calendar for you. Registration requested.

How to Create and Organize Documents

Wednesday, June 19th at 10:30 a.m.

Learn how to work with documents – how to create them, how to save them, and how to organize them. If time permits, we will also work with e-mail attachments, scanning documents and moving them to different folders and files. Bring a flash drive if you have one. Registration required. 

Career Skills

How to Search for a Job

Monday, May 13th at 6:30 p.m.

Learn how to use job search resources including career databases, websites, and more. Try free online classes on creating resumes, cover letters, and practice computer skills. Registration required.

Effective Resume Writing

Monday, June 17th at 6:30 p.m.

Learn how to write an effective resume with an overview of resources from the library that can assist you in your job search. No critique of individual information will be available; only general questions will be answered. Registration required.

How to Fill Out Online Job Applications

Tuesday, June 18th at 1:30 p.m.

This class is for people new to computers or those who want to get some practice on using the computer to fill out job applications. Registration required.

Technical Skills

How to Code for Beginners

Tuesday and Wednesday, May 14th and 15th from 3 to 4:30 p.m.

Learn the fundementals of coding using math! This short two-session class will use mathematical challenges to help you overcome mathematical problems with logic and programming. Prior programming knowledge not required. Registration required. Registration covers both parts of this two-part class.

How to Avoid the Summer Slide

Sunday, June 9th at 10:30 a.m.

Our online educational databases are terrific resources to help students avoid summer learning loss in a fun, interactive way. Bring your library card to make registration in the databases quick and easy. Registration requested.

How to 3D Print

Thursday, June 13th 9 at 3:30 p.m.

Learn how to create 3D objects in this hands-on workshop. Create or choose a 3D object to print free (valued up to $2) while learning about the process. Must be 13 or older, unless accompanied by a parent. If you would like to attend with your own laptop or observe the class, please contact rmarsola@sbpl. info. Registration required.