Computer frustration is a funny thing. The solution to your problem is usually a really simple click of a button. Until you happen upon the solution or some kind person shows you the way, it seems like the end of the world as you know it. Then, the key to the puzzle is revealed, and now you wonder why you never thought of the answer. Thank heaven for having friends who can help, or even librarians who can help.
I am amazed at just how much has changed since the first time I sat down at school in front of a computer: a Commodore PET with cassette memory storage. I played many games of Lunar Lander and Dungeon, but I did no real computing. Still, it was the first of many relationships I would have with computers.
While technology has become a reality for everyday living, there are still many people who are resistant to the change. It can be frustrating for people who grew up without it to try and learn new skills. If you are one of the "anti-techies," South Independence has a program for you! Every month, we feature computer classes on the second Monday of the month at 2:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. In the past, we've featured information on eBooks, email, Internet 101, online searching, Windows programs, and more!
Are you looking to get familiar with basic computer skills? If so, Blue Ridge Branch offers a program to help you get familiar with technology. Join us as we learn the basics of Windows computing, basic email, and Internet skills in "Basic Computer Skills," a program we offer every second Tuesday of the month at 7:00 p.m.. This month, we will be meeting on July 9th at 7:00 p.m., so come on out.
Today’s technology is constantly changing, and it can get quite frustrating to keep up with the times. MCPL is now offering several adult computer programs this summer that cover various aspects of technology, including: