WAREHAM – The Wareham Free Library has announced its technology programming for the month of January. It will include four basic computer classes, three intermediate classes, and a stand-alone session on how to use Ancestry Library Edition at the end of the month.
Four basic computer skills classes will be held on Mondays in January at 10:30 a.m. in the non-fiction area of the library.
Instruction will begin with a session on how to use a keyboard and a mouse on Jan. 3 and continue with a class on how to search the internet on Jan. 10. Students will be introduced on how to use e-mail on Jan. 24 before the series ends with a class on how to avoid being scammed online and how to identify fake news on Jan. 31.
Three intermediate classes will take place on Thursdays in January at 10:30 a.m. in the non-fiction area of the library.
The basics of Microsoft Word will be taught on Jan. 6, followed by an introductory class on Microsoft Excel on Jan. 13. The intermediate series will end with a class on how to organize files and folders on Jan. 20.
On Thursday, Jan. 27, at 10:30 a.m., the library will offer a class on how to use the popular genealogy database Ancestry Library Edition. Students will be instructed on how they can access more than 7,000 databases which include billions of records in census data, vital records, directories, immigration records, family histories, military records, probate records and maps.
Spaces are limited to four students and registration is required. Laptops will be provided by the library.
To register, contact Reference/Outreach Librarian Steven Miller at email@example.com, 508-295-2343, extension 1012, or check out the website at www.warehamfreelibrary.org.