Digital Literacy Workshops
Welcome to our public library's series of Internet and Computer Basics workshops designed specifically for adults! We believe that everyone should have the opportunity to explore the digital world with confidence, and that's why we've created this program to help you navigate the exciting realm of technology.
In these workshops, we will cover essential topics that will empower you to make the most of your online experiences. Our approach is to provide you with practical knowledge and skills in a friendly and conversational environment, without overwhelming you with technical jargon. Whether you're a complete beginner or looking to brush up on your existing knowledge, our workshops are tailored to meet your needs.
Our knowledgeable instructors will be there to guide you every step of the way, answering your questions and providing hands-on demonstrations. We want you to leave each workshop feeling empowered and ready to explore the digital world with confidence.
So, whether you're interested in connecting with friends and family, exploring new hobbies, or accessing a wealth of information online, join us for our Internet and Computer Basics workshops. Let's embark on this digital adventure together!
Here's an overview of the workshops we offer:
Internet Basics: Get ready to embark on a journey through the vast landscape of the internet! We'll guide you through the fundamentals of using a web browser, searching for information effectively, and navigating websites. Discover how to find reliable sources, explore online communities, and make the most of online resources available to you.
Cybersecurity Basics: The digital world can be a wonderful place, but it's important to stay safe while exploring it. In this workshop, we'll demystify cybersecurity and provide you with practical tips on protecting your personal information, recognizing online threats, and safeguarding yourself against scams and phishing attempts. Learn how to create strong passwords, use secure Wi-Fi networks, and keep your devices secure.
Email Basics: Email has become an essential communication tool in our modern lives. Whether you're starting from scratch or need to refine your email skills, this workshop is for you. We'll walk you through setting up an email account, composing and sending messages, managing your inbox, and understanding email etiquette. Gain confidence in using email for personal and professional communication.
Computer Basics (Windows 10): If you're new to computers or transitioning to Windows 10, this workshop will provide you with the foundation you need. We'll cover essential skills such as navigating the desktop, managing files and folders, using common applications, and customizing your computer to suit your preferences. By the end of this workshop, you'll feel comfortable and at ease when working with your Windows 10 computer.
Registration is encouraged but not required.
- Thursday, November 30, 2023
- 10:30am - 11:30am
- Ow Family Community Room