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Classes & Tutoring

 Online Tech Classes:

   

 At the Library:

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     Computer Tutorials
One-on-one tech tutor sessions,
by appointment

Group Computer Classes

Many types of computer classes are offered on a regular basis. Class subjects include blogs, devices, genealogy, and more. Scheduled classes are described in the quarterly Program Guide, found in the left column of the Library Home page. Check the Event Calendar and reserve a seat as these popular programs always fill fast!

Tech Night with Mr. G is offered one Wednesday evening every month. A different computer technology topic is covered each time. Check the LPL.org website and program guide for details.

The Central NY PC Users Group (CNYPCUG) often offers classes and workshops at the library. Consult their webpage for details.

Computer Tutorials on LearningExpress

Learn the basics of a computer, from searching the Internet to using popular programs for word processing, creating spreadsheets and databases, implementing design, understanding operating systems and more. Windows 8 Video Courses are available.

Computer Skills Center on LearningExpressLibrary

Register with your library card number on the LearningExpress website to get a free LearningExpress Library account. Onondaga County Public Library system should be selected as your "Institution" when signing up for a LearningExpress Library account.

If you are not in the library, you will have to login with your library card number and PIN.

Webucator: Online Technology Classes, Free for LPL!

The Liverpool Public Library is pleased to be participating in Webucator's Library Partner Program.

Webucator provides many online self-paced courses on Web Development, Microsoft, Adobe, Java
and more, completely free for our library cardholders.
All you need to get started is the Liverpool Public Library voucher code.

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You can take any Webucator self-paced course for free!
Topics include:

 * Microsoft Technologies and Software  * Mobile Web Development                   
 * Adobe Software  * Mobile App Development      
 * Web Development Technologies  * SQL and XML      
 And much more!     

Get the Liverpool Public Library Webucator Voucher Code and start learning now!

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In partnership with Education To Go, we offer a wide range of highly interactive courses that you can take entirely over the Internet for an affordable fee. All of the courses include expert instructors, many of whom are nationally known authors. These online courses are affordable, fun, fast, convenient, and geared just for you. Ready to explore our catalog? Classes are available in the following topics:

  • Accounting and Finance
  • Business
  • College Readiness
  • Computer Applications
  • Design and Composition
  • Health Care and Medical
  • Language and Arts
  • Law and Legal
  • Personal Development
  • Teaching and Education
  • Technology
  • Writing and Publishing

Tutors for Computer & Technology Help

The Liverpool Public Library offers the following, all free, by appointment only:

Tutors for one-on-one basic computer skill help:

  • For appointment, call (315) 457-0310 and ask for a Basic Computer Skill tutor.
  • Training is available in Basic Computer Skills, Basic Internet, and Basic Email.
  • The tutors are volunteer teachers who deliver instruction using our library computers.

eBook Angels: Learn how to check-out and download library eBooks on your own eReader or tablet.

  • For appointment, call (315) 457-0310 x139. If no answer, leave a message!
  • You must bring your own eReader device; it may also be helpful to bring a laptop if available to you.
  • The librarians at the Information Desk can help you with quick pointers, direct you to the eBook catalog websites, and provide you with helpful flyers with instructions for eBook download on a drop-in basis without appointment. If you are not familiar with using your eReader device, please call and schedule an appointment.

Apple or Android Mobile Device help sessions, including iPads, tablets, and smart phones

  • For appointment, call (315) 457-0310 x139. If no answer, leave a message!
  • You must bring your own Mobile Device.
  • Help is available at the Basic "getting started" level; advanced topics are not covered

No appointment necessary: Drop-in Tech Help with Mr. G

  • Offered on a trial basis, starting summer 2014
  • Check web site for schedule, usually Friday or Saturday afternoons

Our LPL Tech Help sessions are designed to:

  • Familiarize patrons with common computer and internet functions
  • Help patrons utilize technology effectively
  • Help patrons develop the skills to accomplish common internet communication tasks

Our LPL staff and volunteers are not able to:

  • Spend more than 30 - 60 minutes per person, per week.
  • Fix broken equipment
  • Troubleshoot and perform diagnostics, unless it is related to library-provided online features
  • Install software unrelated to library services
  • Tutor in advanced programs like web development technologies, photo editing, and OCR scanning, for example
  • Tutor in Windows 8 (at this time)

Library staff and library-scheduled volunteers cannot be held responsible for damage to patron-owned equipment.