Old Bridge, NJ – January 2, 2018 – The Old Bridge Public Library is offering the following new technology classes, appealing to patrons interested in expanding their basic computer knowledge:

Buying Stuff Online: Thursday, Jan. 11th @11am:  Online shopping is a convenient way to buy almost anything from the comfort of your home. This class will explain the risks involved with shopping online, and will provide tips on the many ways to protect yourself and your financial information.

Mail Merge Class: Tuesday, Jan. 16th @7pm: This session will explore Mail Merge, a useful tool for producing multiple letters, labels, envelopes and name tags using information stored in a list, database, or spreadsheet. Students will learn the basics and practice with the latest versions of Microsoft Word and Excel.

Intro to Typing: Tuesday, Jan. 23rd @7pm:  Computers are now used for everyday tasks, and typing with a keyboard is essential.  This tutorial will teach the basics of touch typing, and will allow students to practice useful skills. Registration is required to ensure sufficient supply of computers for all attendees.  Please visit the Information Services desk or call the Library at (732) 721-5600 ext. 5030 to register.

Facebook for Small Business: Sunday, Jan. 28th @1pm: This class will explore the possibilities of connecting directly with customers and presenting products and services online. It will demonstrate how social media can help to expand presence beyond a company website, allowing businesses to reach out and target their market in efficient, useful ways.

Do More with Google:  Wednesday, Jan. 31st @11am:  Learn how to utilize Google for more than just searching.  This class will examine how to edit photos, share videos, be social, plan a trip, and write resumes–or a novel–with tools that Google provides for free.

The Old Bridge Public Library has consistently been voted one of the three Best Public Libraries in Middlesex County by the readers of the Home News Tribune. The Library is open seven-days-a-week and is located at 1 Old Bridge Plaza at the corner of Rt. 516 and Cottrell Road in the Municipal Center. More information about this and other Library programs can be found at www.oldbridgelibrary.org or by calling 732-721-5600 x5033. The satellite Laurence Harbor branch is located at 277 Shoreland Circle; phone: 732-566-2227.




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