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 Get Digital eBooks, Audiobooks, and More

Friday, March 8 at 1 p.m. and Tuesday, April 30 at 6:30 p.m.

Curious about how to use our digital download apps to read and listen to books and magazines? It’s easy once you know how. Bring your device (phone, tablet, or laptop) and you will be up and running in no time. Registration requested.

How to Find Health Information Online

Wednesday, March 13 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 Gmail

Monday, March 18 at 11 a.m

Discover how to use and organize Gmail on your phone, tablet
or any computer. Registration requested.

How to Access Language Learning

Monday, March 25 at 2 p.m

Learn a foreign language, or how to access English as a Second Language (ESL) programs, with instruction in your first language. We will primarily cover Pronunciator, but will also demonstrate Rosetta Stone. Registration requested.

How to Use a Computer

Saturday, March 30 at 1:30 p.m

Learn the very basics of a computer, including how to use a mouse
and basic keyboard skills. This class is for those with little to no computer experience. Registration required. 

How to Create and Organize Documents

Wednesday, April 3 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. 

How to Organize Your Phone’s Photos

Monday, April 15 at 11 a.m.

Create albums in your photo gallery, rather than having to scroll through hundreds of photos to find the one you want. Learn how
to create, name and add photos to albums. Registration requested.

How to Use a Tablet

Monday, April 22 at 2 p.m.

Explore the basics of using your tablet, and discover useful tips and apps to get the most out of your device. Registration requested.

Career Skills

How to Search for a Job

Monday, March 11 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.

How to Use Microsoft Excel - Beginner

Tuesday, March 12 and April 13 at 6:30 p.m.

Get the basics of Microsoft Excel in this hands-on class. Learn about worksheets, workbooks, formatting data, formulas, cell references, copy & fill formulas, sorting, templates, and charts. If you would like to attend with your own laptop or observe the class, please contact Registration required.

How to Use Microsoft Excel - Intermediate

Tuesday, March 19 at 6:30 p.m. and Saturday, April 20 at 10:30 a.m

Learn the intermediate applications of Excel. Class will cover business use and cover charts, conditions, sorting, and connecting spreadsheets. If you would like to attend with your own laptop or observe the class, please contact Registration required.

Effective Resume Writing

Monday, April 22 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.

Technical Skills

How to 3D Print

Tuesday, March 5 and April 9 at 6:30 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.

How to Code for Beginners

Tuesday and Wednesday, April 16 and 17 from 3 to 4:30 p.m.

This two-part class will introduce the fundamentals of coding using Python. Learn the basics and then work on two simple projects. This class is for absolute beginners who have an interest in coding. Attendees must be 16 or older. Registration required, covers both sessions.

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