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New to Computers and the Internet?

Free computer classes and open learning labs are typically held in the Technology Room on the second floor of the library. Registration is not required. Classes are available on a first-come, first-served basis. Stop by the Reference Desk a few minutes before classes start to get a ticket and claim your spot. For more information, call the Reference Desk at 503-718-2517.
 

Ask Anything About Gadgets!
Friday, April 20, 3-4 p.m.
Attend an open session to get answers to technology questions about using your gadget.  Want to know about settings?  Apps?  Downloads and file management?  Bring in your tablet, phone, laptop or other digital gadget, and bring your questions!  The library will have some devices available for practice use too.

Microsoft Word - Level 1
Tuesday, May 1, 1-2:30 p.m.

Learn basic MS Word processing skills including inserting/deleting text, rearranging text, formatting text, spell checking, Finding/Replacing, Printing and Saving your document.

Microsoft Word - Level 2
Tuesday, May 15, 1-2:30 p.m.

Build on basic word processing skills from the Level 1 class. Learn about Page Layout options, Line Layout options, Inserting Graphics and other miscellaneous capabilities.

Ask Anything About Gadgets!
Friday, May 18, 3-4 p.m.
Attend an open session to get answers to technology questions about using your gadget.  Want to know about settings?  Apps?  Downloads and file management?  Bring in your tablet, phone, laptop or other digital gadget, and bring your questions!  The library will have some devices available for practice use too.

Microsoft Word – Level 3
Tuesday, May 22, 1-2:30 p.m.
Learn advanced features of Microsoft Word, including templates, table of contents, Tables and Objects, Links, Mailings and more. 

E-Book Clinic
Wednesday, May 23, 6-8 p.m.
Do you need help setting up your e-reader or mobile device to download free e-books and e-audiobooks successfully? Learn about OverDrive and Libby, our digital download services! Registration required. Sign up at the Reference Desk or call 503-718-2517.

 

Weekly Open Learning Labs

Open Learning Labs 
» Sundays: 2-4 p.m.

No appointment necessary. Friendly lab assistants are available to help you practice computer skills and work on projects such as typing, web searching and setting up email accounts. Drop by for hands-on practice or ask for help finding free online classes where you can learn at your own pace.

Have a laptop? We have wireless internet and can help you practice the basics on your own computer.

Assistance is limited to practicing basic skills and does not include computer maintenance or repair. 
 

Online Self-Directed Classes

Learning Express
Use this library database to boost your education and job skills with math, reading and writing resources, software tutorials, college prep, career practice exams, GED materials, citizenship information and much more! Great for learners of any age. ¡Recursos también disponible en español!

 
Learn Anytime!

Take free online computer classes and practice your skills at your own pace on these websites:

www.gcfLearnfree.org
www.gcfaprendelibre.org
www.lynda.com
 

Using a Library Computer

  • Washington County Library card holders can use one of 75 computers for up to two hours a day.
  • If you do not have a library card, you can obtain a guest pass for one day by presenting your photo ID at the Welcome Desk on the 1st floor.
  • Access the library's Wifi with your own laptop computer and library card or guest pass.
  • You can make black-and-white printouts for 10 cents a page and color printouts for 50 cents a page.
  • See complete Tigard Public Library Computer Rules.
  • Please stop by the Welcome Desk or call 503-718-2517 for more information.

One-on-One Tech Help
Have questions about e-books, a new tablet or other gadgets? Make a one-hour appointment with a tech helper! Call the Reference Desk at 503-718-2517 to schedule an appointment.

Something New! "¡Algo Nuevo!

Obtén Ayuda Técnica Individual
En Español
Haga una cita individual de una hora con un ayudante de tecnología. Llama al escritorio de referencia:
503-718-2517

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