The Guilderland Public Library is committed to presenting new ways to learn computer and technology skills!

Check out the three options below.

One-On-One Computer Help

Our volunteer computer coach is an expert at everything Apple! Learn how to use anything from an Apple Watch to an iPhone to a Macbook! Our coach can also assist with resume preparation using the library’s Learning Express database tool.

One-on-one appointments last one hour and start at 6:30PM on Tuesdays and 10AM on Thursdays (starting January 2021).

To register, visit our online calendar and click on any appointment spot labeled “Computer Coach: Apple Products and Resume Tools”. You must have an email address to participate. If you are unable to register, it is likely that the appointment spot is full – please choose another day.

Improve Computer Skills At Your Own Pace

Access Learning Express to take basic computer and software classes! All classes are pre-recorded and can be taken at your leisure. Some courses offer both beginner and intermediate options to improve your skills. Follow the link to Learning Express and click on the Computer Skills Center to view the following classes, and much more:

  • Computer Safety and Maintenance
  • Using Email
  • Social Media Tools
  • Microsoft Office 365
  • Microsoft Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Access (2007 – Now)
  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Windows 7, 8, and 10

Other Technology Help

At this time, the Guilderland Public Library is offering occasional  technology courses on a variety of topics – check our calendar for the most up-to-date information. These courses are typically presented in a “classroom setting” via virtual meeting software, such as Zoom and GoTo Meeting.

In the past, we’ve offered programs on Google Docs, virtual meetings, organizational tools, and more.