Tech Help

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

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Computer Tutorials

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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.

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Niche Academy

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Niche Academy is a digital literacy and skill building resource offering instructional videos on many common digital library tools.

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Universal Class

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Learn something new or update your existing skills! Choose from over 500 online courses, from photography to physics, computers to calligraphy.

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Tech Blog

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Handley Regional Library System Launches Mobile App

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.

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Switching from the OverDrive App to the Libby App

Do you love our digital resources? Me too! I read exclusively on the Libby app now. Although I do love the feel of a book in my hand, the methodic turning of the page, and the ritual of browsing new titles and selecting one from the stacks, the fast pace of life has forced me to go completely digital. I am often reading on the go, and this way I always have my books and magazines with me. Not to mention reading in bed at night with no bedside light required! Did you know you can set the Libby app to dark, so you won’t have the blue light effects of your device?

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What's New? Your Guide to the Libby App Update

If you’ve been using the Libby App recently within the past month, you may have noticed some changes in how the app looks. The app recently underwent a major update that not only looks a little different, but it also has some updated and newly added features. Below are some of the highlights with this update:

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