Tech Thursdays with Bill - May 2022
Join us at Bayonne Public Library for Tech Thursdays with our Adult Services Librarian, Bill! All sessions meet on Thursdays from 2:30-3:30 pm in the Basement. Each class will have a specific focus. Register for just one class or for all of them! Advanced registration is preferred, but walk-ins will be accommodated if possible. Individual class descriptions are below:
Basic Facebook: In this class students will create a Facebook account. They will learn how to use Facebook and how to connect with friends and families. Prerequisites: Students must have an email account and be able to access this account during the class. Students also need a smartphone in order to set up their Facebook account.
Basic Video Streaming: Students will learn about several of the online streaming services such as Netflix, Hulu, Amazon Prime, & HBO Max. They will learn how to subscribe and how to navigate the menu. They will learn how to watch on a computer or mobile device. Students will also learn about streaming devices such as the Amazon Fire Stick or the Roku. Setting up a smart television will be briefly discussed.
Basic Video Chat: Students will learn one of the popular video chat programs like Facetime, Google Duo, or Skype. They will learn how to initiate a video chat and how to receive on. Prerequisite: Students must have a mobile device to which they can add an app.
Basic Google Drive: This class introduces students to the cloud based software suite, Google Drive. They will learn how to write a document in Google Docs. They will also learn how to print, share, and email the document. They will also be introduced to spreadsheets in Google Sheets. Prerequisites: Students must know how to use a mouse and keyboard. They must also know how to use a browser and navigate the World Wide Web. Students must also have a Gmail account.