Jervis announces tech help sessions for May


Jervis Public Library, 613 N. Washington St., has announced the following opportunities to receive free help with computers and technology in May (no registration is required):

Monday, May 13, 10-11:30 a.m.: Online Essentials — E-mail

Drop-In Tech Help

Tuesday, May 14, 2:30-4 p.m.

Thursday, May 23, 2:30-4 p.m.

Tuesday, May 28, 2:30-4 p.m.

According to librarian Peter Chien, is e-mail is an essential tool needed in today’s world. If it’s online and you want to, join, shop, request help or access, or otherwise participate, you need an e-mail address and to know how to use it.

“Online Essentials – Email,” is a hands-on introduction to email with a chance to sign up for an email account, if desired. Participants are encouraged to bring their laptops or devices on which to access their own email accounts or receive help setting up a new account. A limited number of Windows laptops are available for participants to use on a first-come, first-served basis.

Drop-In Tech Help sessions are for people who have questions about using their laptops, tablets, smartphones, or e-book readers. People who have specific questions about devices such as iPhones, iPads, Android tablets, Android phones, Windows phones, Windows tablets, Nooks, Kindles, or laptops are encouraged to drop in with their devices and their questions.

People with questions about the many digital services and resources the library offers are also encouraged to attend.

“We can help people learn to download library ebooks, digital audiobooks, movies, music, and magazines; check their library account; get homework help; learn a language; and use free apps such as Hoopla, Libby, Transparent Language Online, RBDigital Magazines, Bookmyne, and PrinterOn,” Chien said.

For more information call 315-336-4570, or go online to


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