Have you ever thought about selling the things you make online? Join us on August 8th to learn more about Etsy. Etsy is an online marketplace for handmade and creative goods. Learn what you need to get a shop started and what it takes to maintain it. August 8th at 6 pm. Register now
Borrow an air circulator and stay comfortable inside. With an air circulator, the cool air in a room is circulated at constant speed to create a cooling experience that’s different than a traditional fan. Using the Vornado can help a room feel up to 5 degrees cooler than it is, meaning you can set the thermostat a little higher to save on energy without sacrificing comfort. Check out a Vornado from our Tech Takeout collection today.
Have you wanted to try Photoshop, iMovie, or Logic Pro? The Mac located in our Technology Center has a suite of Adobe Creative projects available to use. For lessons on using the software, check out Lynda.com which has videos you can follow along with.
This class will take a deep look into your Facebook privacy settings. Who can see what, how to share responsibly, and tips for staying as private as possible while still enjoying yourself. Presentation and then time for questions. Join us Saturday June 15 at 2 pm. Register now.
Our Kindle Paperwhites have been updated to include 6 new bestsellers for the summer. Checking out a Kindle is like getting six books in one. All books have been downloaded to the device already. See the titles below and check one out today. The Paperwhite checks out for 3 weeks. The Fallen by David Baldacci An American Marriage by Tayari Jones Little Fires Everywhere by Celeste Ng The 17th Suspect by James Patterson Shelter in Place by Nora Roberts The Death of Mrs. Westaway by Ruth Ware
The newest addition to our Tech Takeout collection is perfect for aspiring artists. The A3 light box measures 18" by 13" and can be used to draw, sketch, trace, animate, and more. The box includes dimmable light to control the brightness level and a built-in ruler to help with precise measurements. It also comes with tracing paper. See if the light box is available.
There are plenty of options for building a professional looking website on your own. Join us Tuesday, May 8th at 6 pm to learn about some tools that make it simple for anyone to build a website. Attendees will be introduced to different platforms that help build websites, and informed about some of the costs that go with maintaining it. Class is lecture-based. Register now.
You’ve likely heard a lot about Facebook, privacy, and a company called Cambridge Analytica recently. There are a lot of layers to this story, but this article does a good job of presenting a summary of what happened in a straightforward way. After reading the story, it’d be worthwhile to familiarize yourself with your Facebook privacy settings, if you haven’t already. We'll be offering a class on Facebook privacy this summer at the library. Look for more information in the Summer newsletter.
Waze is my favorite traffic and navigation app. It uses real-time updates from users to monitor traffic and provide the quickest routes. Waze also lets you save addresses in a favorites folder and label places like Work and Home to make getting directions easier. Another cool feature in Waze is the alert system that gives you a heads up when you're approaching police, accidents, road hazards or traffic jams. Download Waze from Google Play or the App store today.
Does your home need a digital personal assistant? Join us on Saturday at 1pm to learn what smart assistants like Amazon Echo and Google Home can do. We'll demonstrate two devices and go over the differences in brands so you can decide which device is right for you home.
Saturday March 24 at 1pm