Scott, our volunteer tech tutor, is back to help with all your troublesome tablets, lame laptops & disappointing downloads. Just drop by the help desk or call ahead (for the complicated questions).
Join us and Rutland County Parent-Child Center from 9:30-11 AM Fridays in the Fox Room for play, activities and meeting new friends.
Scott will be away the week of Nov. 10-16. Please rejoin the conversation about tech with him on Tuesday, Nov. 18 at 2 PM.
The library is pleased to be partners with Rutland County Parent Child Center. Together we will host play groups Friday mornings in the Fox Room from 9:30-11 AM. Always free and open to all.
From our friends at Rutland Historical Society: MSJ yearbooks (1939-1993 except 1943 which was not published) is online at the Historical Society website.
OneClick!digital has now added a selection of classic books to its offerings. There are no checkout limits, holds or waits … perfect for class reading lists.
Check out an audiobook from OneClick Digital with your library card … no limits or wait times. iPhone app now available, and find a wide assortment of audio classes as well.
Click on the Kids Space tab to access TumbleBooks! Find animated, talking picture books with fiction, non-fiction and foreign language titles, and Read-Alongs (chapter books with sentence highlighting and narration.)
One-on-one tech tutoring for adults
We have volunteer tech tutoring on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 2-4 PM. Help is available on a drop-in basis, or call ahead to confirm we have what you need (773-1860; ask for the help desk).
Use these online resources to brush up on your technology skills!
Learn Typing is an online free typing tutor. Free typing lessons have been prepared for people of all ages, experiences and abilities to learn typing.
More Keyboarding Practice
From the BBC WebWise Series. (You will need headphones or speakers for this site)
The Palm Beach County Library System presents this resource to help beginning computer users become familiar with using a mouse.
Central Kansas Library System’s tutorial for learning how to use a mouse. In English, Spanish, Tagalog, and other languages.
Full Computer Basics Lessons
Free online training on computer basics, including managing files, security, searching the Internet, blogs, RSS, email, Microsoft Word 2007, Excel, PowerPoint and more from the Akron-Summit County Public Library.
Microsoft Office Training
From Microsoft, training for their latest Office products including Word, Excel, Powerpoint and more
Basic Online Skills
This is a selection of guides available from BBC Webwise.
Bare Bones 101: A Basic Tutorial on Searching the Web
This tutorial from the University of South Carolina Beaufort evaluates specific search engines.