For those who want to learn independently, Way Library has a wide variety of computer books available for checkout. We also offer Northstar Digital Literacy as a free online learning tool, thanks to generous support from the Institute of Museum and Library Science and the State Library of Ohio.
If you prefer guided learning opportunities, Way Library offers unique programs and classes throughout the year.
One-on-one Technology Help
Way offers one on one technology help. Our staffers can help you learn more about any technology issue that may be confusing you, including: your laptop, software, tablet, phone, email, ebooks, audiobooks, and more. These sessions are 30 minutes in length and completely free, but are by appointment only. You can book an appointment by visiting our online calendar or by calling 419-874-3135 x 119.
No workshops are available at this time.
Way Library also repeats a series of hands-on computer classes throughout the year. This series occurs approximately 3 times each year. Currently, no scheduled computer classes are available. When they are available, you can click the links for more event information and registration. Registration will open two weeks before the event.
Intro to Computers and Windows 10
Learn the basics of using a computer and Windows 10. We will cover powering on and powering off a computer, the different parts of a personal computer system, navigating Windows' Start menu, accessing settings, and more.
Intro to the Internet
Learn how to use an internet browser, Google Chrome, to get around on the World Wide Web. Topics covered in this class will include Internet Safety, Google, Way Library Catalog, Library Databases, Blogs, and much more.
Intro to Microsoft Word 2016
Learn to use Microsoft Word to draft everything from a resume to a letter to your congressperson. This class will cover the very basics of word processing, such as learning correct typing methods, error correction, and text formatting, saving and opening documents, and inserting pictures and clipart.
Intro to Microsoft Excel 2016
Learn the basics of using Microsoft Excel 2016. Attend this class to learn about Cells, Workbooks, cell formatting, functions, and equations. We will create a simple budget complete with formatting during this one-and-a-half-hour class.
One-on-One Tech Help
Way Library is offering one-on-one in-person tech help. Appointments can be scheduled in 30-minute intervals on Tuesday mornings, Wednesday evenings, and Thursday afternoons. Appointments can be scheduled at the following link: https://waylibrary.libcal.com/appointments/techhelp.
Northstar Digital Literacy
For more information on Northstar Digital Literacy training, follow the link below: