Items tagged with Technology

Drop-in Tech Help

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tech helpCome in Tuesdays from 4-6 and Fridays from 3-5 pm to get some personal training on your ereader, iPad, or tablet at the Tech Help table in the Trefz Forum. Free! Our experts will be there to answer your questions about how your device works, how to load things onto it, and how to solve those annoying little problems that we all have from time to time!

Trefz Forum
Technology, Tech Training

Drop-In Tech Help

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tech helpCome in Tuesdays from 4-6 and Fridays from 3-5 pm to get some personal training on your ereader, iPad, or tablet at the Tech Help table in the Trefz Forum. Free! Our experts will be there to answer your questions about how your device works, how to load things onto it, and how to solve those annoying little problems that we all have from time to time!

Riverwalk Level
Technology, Tech Training

Drop-In Tech Help

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tech helpCome in Mondays from 4-6 and Fridays from 3-5 pm to get some personal training on your ereader, iPad, or tablet at the Tech Help table in the Riverwalk Level. Free! Our experts will be there to answer your questions about how your device works, how to load things onto it, and how to solve those annoying little problems that we all have from time to time!

Riverwalk Level
Technology, Tech Training

Eighth Annual Maker Faire Westport

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The theme this year is 8: Cre8, Innov8, Educ8. Part science fair, part county fair, and part something entirely new, Maker Faire Westport is an all-ages gathering of tech enthusiasts, crafters, educators, tinkerers, hobbyists, engineers, science clubs, authors, artists, students and commercial exhibitors.
This year the attractions include:

  • Game of Drones, sponsored by Sacred Heart University Engineering, features racing drones built by students will be flying at more than 100 mph in a cage through an obstacle course.
  • The Great Duck Project, sponsored by Westport Sunrise Rotary Club, is aiming for a Guinness World Record for the world’s largest 3D printed duck.
  • The Sustainable Pathways area will have interactive exhibits from around Fairfield County so you can experience what people are doing to make the world
    a better place. 

Maker Faire Westport is looking for volunteers to help with its 8th annual event on Saturday, April 27. Volunteers can help with setup, working with makers, teardown and more. Both active and passive volunteer opportunities are available. Each volunteer receives a free official Maker Faire Westport t-shirt! Sign up now at westport.makerfaire.com/volunteer/.

For more information, go to westport.makerfaire.com.
Location: Baldwin lot, Veteran’s Green and Town Hall 

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Anyone Can Use... Smartphones

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anyone can use...The Westport Library Tech Team is excited to offer the "Anyone Can Use ..." series, which will offer once-a-week classes to show you how to use computer programs such as Microsoft Word 2013 and Microsoft Excel 2013, and will include introductions to important social media tools such as Twitter.

Are you confounded by your new (or old) smartphone? Learn the basics of what you can do with your Android or iPhone. Learn how to manipulate the settings to get the most out of your device.

Class will be held in the Program Room at the Westport Library.

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Program Room
Tech Training

Anyone Can Use... Slang

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anyone can use...The Westport Library Tech Team is excited to offer the "Anyone Can Use ..." series, which will offer once-a-week classes to show you how to use computer programs such as Microsoft Word 2013 and Microsoft Excel 2013, and will include introductions to important social media tools such as Twitter.

Are you perplexed by what people mean online? Does the language of texting confound you? If so, this one hour class is for you. We'll go over common internet lingo, and general everyday slang that will open up a whole new world of language!

Class will be held in the Program Room at the Westport Library.

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Program Room
Tech Training

Anyone Can Be... Organized

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anyone can use...The Westport Library Tech Team is excited to offer the "Anyone Can Use ..." series, which will offer once-a-week classes to show you how to use computer programs such as Microsoft Word 2013 and Microsoft Excel 2013, and will include introductions to important social media tools such as Twitter.

Take this one hour class and learn how to use technology to keep you organized. This class goes over popular organiztion apps like Evernote that will keep you organized across all devices.

Class will be held in the Program Room at the Westport Library.

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Program Room
Tech Training

Anyone Can Use... Navigation Apps

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anyone can use...The Westport Library Tech Team is excited to offer the "Anyone Can Use ..." series, which will offer once-a-week classes to show you how to use computer programs such as Microsoft Word 2013 and Microsoft Excel 2013, and will include introductions to important social media tools such as Twitter.

Are you constantly getting lost, or getting stuck in traffic? If so, this one hour class is for you. Learn the ways of navigation apps, and get where your'e going with a lot less stress.

Class will be held in the Program Room at the Westport Library.

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Program Room
Tech Training

Anyone Can Use... Rideshare Apps

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anyone can use...The Westport Library Tech Team is excited to offer the "Anyone Can Use ..." series, which will offer once-a-week classes to show you how to use computer programs such as Microsoft Word 2013 and Microsoft Excel 2013, and will include introductions to important social media tools such as Twitter.

This Intro to Ride Sharing course is for people who have never used a ride sharing app or are curious about how they work. The class will go over the benefits of using these apps and teach you how to set up accounts with and use two of the most popular ride-sharing services (Uber and Lyft), and answer common questions about these exciting services.

Class will be held in the Program Room at the Westport Library.

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Tech Training

Anyone Can Use... Excel

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anyone can use...The Westport Library Tech Team is excited to offer the "Anyone Can Use ..." series, which will offer once-a-week classes to show you how to use computer programs such as Microsoft Word 2013 and Microsoft Excel 2013, and will include introductions to important social media tools such as Twitter.

This Intro to Excel 2013 is for BEGINNING USERS ONLY. This one-hour class will cover Excel basics, such as: style, data, formulas, and chart creation.

Class will be held in the Program Room at the Westport Library.

You can REGISTER NOW!

Information on more computer classes.

Program Room
Tech Training