The following resources are available for FREE to all patrons, regardless of library card status. 

  • Online resources that may be accessed with any WiFi connected device 
    • typing.com - Create a free account and practice your typing skills. With specific skills addressed, this program is a great start for beginning typists.  

    • Google Scholar - access free scholarly articles, organizations, websites and more through Google's curated search engine. 

    • GCFGlobal Mouse Tutorial - Features a hands on tutorial to teach you how to effectively use a mouse. Offers many opportunities for hands on practice and games to enjoy while learning.

    • lynda.com - This site offers video courses for the latest business, software, technology topics and creative skills. Create an account and sign up for a free 30-day trial to test it out!  

    • digitallearn.org - This site provides a wealth of learning materials for technology users of all ages and abilities. There are also tips and tools for teachers who are working to teach technology skills.

    • khanacademy.org - This 100% FREE site offers a unimaginable amount of learning resources, mostly tutorial pre-recorded webinars and videos.   

    • skillshare.com - Sign up for a free trial and access a multitude of free courses. While there are many technology skills addressed, there are also tutorials for animation, photography, productivity.

    • alison.com - This 100% free site is currently being accessed by 18 million learners! A variety of topics are covered, including a plethora of IT classes. 

    • learn.microsoft.com - This site has been created to specifically offer technology professionals courses to further their learning. If you work or are interested in the field of technology, check this site out!

    • online-learning.harvard.edu - Yes, Harvard is offering free online courses! Topics include data science, programming and computer science in addition to other trending topics. Definitely worth checking out!

    • edx.org - This site is affiliated with the Harvard Online Learning program. Each course, of which there are many, is available for free. Registration is required, but is open to all learners. 

    • techboomers.com - Techboomers.com is a free educational website that teaches older adults and other inexperienced Internet users with basic computer skills about websites that can help improve their quality of life.


Resources for Current Trends 

  • National Do Not Call Registry - Report unwanted calls, register your phone number and keep track of fraudulous calls. Hosted by the Federal Trade Comission. 

  • Federal Trade Commission Media Resources - Access thousands of resources curated by the Federaal Trade Commion including resources on Mobile Technology, Identify Theft and more. 

  • ZOOM Test Meeting - No login, account or even official meeting needs to be set up for you to practice Zooming! Click here to have a test Zoom meeting with yourself and set up your camera, microphone and speakers.


Technology Support Cards 

Below is a variety of support cards to assist patrons when attempting to troubleshoot on their own, or it they are interested in learning more.


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