One-on-One Appointments || Online Tutorials || Classes
- Do you want to know more about your new computer/tablet/eReader?
- Do you want to set up an email account, or feel more comfortable surfing the web?
- And what about downloading audiobooks and eBooks?
Call 781-2351 or email Laura at email@example.com to set up a half hour appointment on the technology topic of your choosing.
These sites offer a wide array of free tutorials covering basic computer functions, email, Microsoft Office and Google programs, and social media like Facebook and Twitter:
Basic computer, internet and email instruction:
Popular Software Tutorials, including Adobe, Microsoft Office, and Windows and Mac operating systems:
- Learning Express (Access via MARVEL and use your library card to log in from home)
Getting Started with eBooks:
Falmouth Memorial Library, along with other Maine libraries, purchased popular eBooks, known as the Maine InfoNet Download Library . Anyone with a current library card from a participating library can access this collection free of charge. This collection is offered through Overdrive, the current leader in the eBook lending market.
eBooks and audiobooks are available in a variety of formats and are compatible with most popular devices, and Windows or Mac operating systems on computers.
- Basic instructions for finding, borrowing and downloading ebooks and audiobooks
- Step-by-step instructions for individual devices
- OverDrive’s help videos – overviews and help downloading and transferring to specific devices
- OverDrive’s Device Resource Center – view a list of compatible devices
- OverDrive Read – browser-based eBook reader compatible with most of today’s popular devices- great for tablets and smartphones!
- OverDrive Media Console – Use this app to enjoy both eBooks and audiobooks on PCs, Macs, and mobile devices.
- Lending Policies
Step-by-step instructions you can download or print:
Check out the many free ebooks that are available all the time because they are in the public domain (out of copyright) or otherwise accessible license-free.
We plan to offer more computer classes in the fall, so stay tuned!
Portland Adult Ed has computer classes year-round for a fee.