Libraries have classes for computers, social media, etc.

Jun 24th, 2014 | By | Category: Lifestyles

Free technology classes are offered at Pierce County Library branches. Participants can sign up in advance for a class on a specific topic, or drop in for a help session. Here’s what’s availabld:
• Master mobile devices. Make the most of iPads and other tablets and access downloadable music, movies and magazines. Download e-books to a Nook, Kindle or other e-reader and e-audiobooks to an MP3 player.
• Wander the Web. Be smart and safe on Facebook, Pinterest and other social media sites on the Internet.
• Launch library resources. Discover the wonders of 3D printing, start and grow a business, explore genealogy, create a perfect trip and find the value of antiques and collectibles. Also choose from 250 self-paced technology courses with Microsoft IT Academy and 500 continuing education classes through Universal Class.
• Conquer computer challenges Cover basic skills, connect with email, get started in PowerPoint and Publisher, and progress through beginning and intermediate Excel and Word.
Registration, which may be required for some classes, is available at www.piercecountylibrary.org/calendar

E-readers are one of the technology forms covered in free classes at branches of Pierce County Library.

E-readers are one of the technology forms covered in free classes at branches of Pierce County Library.

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