There are many different ways you can get Tech Help at the library. There are our Tech Tuesday Workshops where each time we focus on a different topic, one on one help with library staff to help you with online services provided by the library, and online databases and resources you can use to help learn about different topics relating to technology, software, and more.
Computer Skills Development Resources
Improve your Mouse Skills
Mousercise offers computer fundamentals and teaches you how to use a mouse.
MouseProgram.com presents tutorials for practicing and developing your mouse skills.
Mouse Exercises offers several tutorials including a fun lesson on drawing with a mouse.
JigZone teaches you how to drag and drop with a mouse by putting together online jigsaw puzzles.
Improve your Typing Skills
Typing.com offers a free, online typing course, accessible anywhere straight from your web browser. Free registration required to track your progress.
AlfaTyping teaches you touch typing using the qwerty keyboard layout. Registration required.
Touch Typing Study helps you learn, practice and improve your typing speed and accuracy, all for free.
Rapid Typing Tutor is a free software tool to improve one's typing skills. Free program download required.
TypingMaster Typing Test is a free, full-featured typing tester for Windows. Free program download required.
Typeracer helps you increase your typing speed while racing against others.
Type Down - type as fast as possible to prevent the column of rising words from reaching the top.
Die by the Word - type words to defeat an invading ninja army.
Typing Karaoke - increase your WPM by typing as fast as you can along to the lyrics of popular songs.
Develop your Microsoft Office Skills
Microsoft Office Training Center provides free, self-paced courses on programs like Excel, Word, PowerPoint and more.
Tech Help Workshops
Find more tech help through our online resources
The GCFLearnFree.org program is designed to help you learn the essential skills needed to live and work in the 21st century. From Microsoft Office and email to reading, math, and more, GCFLearnFree.org offers more than 180 topics, including more than 2,000 lessons and 800+ videos, completely free.
Niche Academy is a digital literacy and skill building resource offering instructional videos on many common digital library tools.
Learn something new or update your existing skills! Choose from over 500 online courses, from photography to physics, computers to calligraphy.
Introducing myLIBRO: Your Library at Your Fingertips!
We are thrilled to introduce our new and improved app, myLIBRO, designed to make your library experience more convenient, accessible, and enjoyable than ever before. Whether you're an avid bookworm, a tech-savvy listener, or just love exploring the vast world of knowledge, myLIBRO has something for everyone. Let's take a closer look at the fantastic benefits of using myLIBRO:
Here are the top reasons why you should download myLIBRO today:
Join us Saturday, September 23rd for some fun activities that teach you "how-to" do new things such as how to save seeds, how to go on a real life treasure hunt by geocaching, or even how to make a button!
Here's how the day will work:
Stations and workshops will be set up all around the library, providing you with opportunities to pick and choose the activities that interest you. If you aren't at a scheduled workshop, you can stop by one of our many stations for a laid back how-to demonstration.
Now Handley Regional Library patrons can hold the library in the palm of their hands! With a new mobile app, called MyLIBRO, Handley Regional Library System patrons have access to a variety of library resources through their mobile phones and tablets. The MyLIBRO app is already available through the App Store.