Tech Tuesdays

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Class Schedule 

Join us on Tuesdays for a free, one-hour technology class. Classes take place at the library or at the Community Center in Quilcene.  After each presentation, you're invited to stay and work with a staff member to receive individual assistance with your computer or handheld. Bring your own device or ask to borrow one of ours.

Find Your Next Book with NoveList or Goodreads
June 6 - 3:00 pm at the Library (Drop-in Assistance 4 - 6 pm)
June 13 - 2:30 pm at the Quilcene Community Center (Drop-in Assistance 3:30 - 4:30 pm)

Explore Novelist, a library database that provides expert read-alike recommendations; and Goodreads, the world’s largest website for book lovers.

Apps for Foodies
June 20 - 3:00 pm at the Library (Drop-in Assistance 4 - 6 pm)
Dig in to a variety of apps for food lovers.  Explore recipe apps, shopping apps and restaurant apps, all designed for the foodie in you.

Apple Watch Features and Basics
June 27 - 3:00 pm at the Library (Drop-in Assistance 4 - 6 pm)
Discover some of the basic features of the Apple Watch. Learn how to pair it with an iPhone, receive notifications, use helpful apps, customize the watch face to match your personal style, and more.

July 4 - Library CLOSED for Independence Day

How to Download Library eBooks
July 11 - 2:30 pm at the Quilcene Community Center (Drop-in Assistance 3:30 - 4:30 pm)

Discover various titles of eBooks and eAudio books available through your library.  Learn how to prepare your computer or device to enable downloading the titles you wish to read or listen to, and how to check-out and return the books you borrow.

Introduction to Google Earth Basics

July 18 - 3:00 pm at the Library (Drop-in Assistance 4 - 6 pm)
Bill Conklin, President of the Jefferson County Genealogical Society, will give an overview of the way Google Earth lets you fly anywhere on earth to view satellite imagery, maps, terrain, and 3D buildings. This session will cover the basics from downloading Google Earth’s free software, to navigation, to using Street View. Bring street addresses with you, and he will find the houses, buildings, and monuments for you, to demonstrate how to use the navigating tools.

Google Earth: Beyond the Basics

July 25 - 3:00 pm at the Library (Drop-in Assistance 4 - 6 pm)
Special guest Bill Conklin will demonstrate how Google Earth can be used to enhance your family-history research. His demonstrations will show you how to identify places using photographs, how to use historical maps, how to create your own historical map overlays, and how to find the Bureau of Land Management’s Federal Land Records and overlay them on Google Earth. If time permits, he will assist you with your own map problems.

Great Games for your Smartphone or Tablet
August 1 - 3:00 pm at the Library 
August 8 - 2:30 pm at the Quilcene Community Center
Explore some popular games available for your smartphone or tablet, and learn how to download them to your Android and Apple devices.

Charity Apps and Websites
August 15 - 3:00 pm at the Library 
Discover a variety of apps that transform charitable giving into a fun and convenient activity. Learn how giving to charity can be ridiculously easy -- and in some cases, even free.

How to use Google Office
August 22 - 3:00 pm at the Library
Do your best work using the apps that comes with your Google account. Explore the basics of Google Docs, Sheets and Slides and learn how to make your documents accessible to others. 

Open Tech Session (No Class)
August 29 - 4:00 to 7:00 pm at the Library