Learn tech skills at the library this January

Dec 28, 2021

The Wareham Free Library has announced its technology programming for the month of January, including four basic computer classes, three intermediate classes, and a stand-alone class about Ancestry Library Edition.

The basic computer skills classes will be held on Mondays in January at 10:30 a.m. in the non-fiction section of the library. On Jan. 3, learn to use a keyboard and mouse. On Jan. 10, get started with internet searches. On Jan. 24, learn how to use email. The final class on Jan. 31 will cover how to avoid being scammed online and how to identify fake news. 

Three intermediate classes will be held at 10:30 on Thursdays in January in the non-fiction area. On Jan. 6, learn to use Microsoft Word and get started with Excel on Jan. 13. On Jan. 20, learn how to organize files and folders.

Those interested in learning how to use the Ancestry Library Edition genealogy database can do so during a class at 10:30 a.m. on Thursday, Jan. 27. Students will learn to access more than 7,000 databases including census data, immigration records and maps. 

Spaces in these classes are limited to four people, and registration is required. Students will have access to library laptops for the classes. 

To register, contact librarian Steven Miller at smiller@sailsinc.org, call 508-295-2343 ext. 1012, or go to www.warehamfreelibrary.org.