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The City of La Crosse Parks, Recreation & Forestry Department is excited to partner with the La Crosse Public Library to offer FREE computer classes at the Neighborhood Centers.  Many of the classes are offered at multiple times...choose the session that best fits into your schedule!

Phone & Tablet Applications Programs

La Crosse Public Library staff are excited to offer a variety of fun, tech-based programs this summer.  If you would like to cover other topics, such as Microsoft Word, email, or setting up your phone, please call the library at 608.789.7122 to arrange a free appointment with a librarian.

*VIRTUAL* Health & Fitness Apps

*Thursday, June 4, 2020  (#555022-49)   |   3:00pm-4:00pm  
*VIRTUAL "Classroom"
OR Wednesday, July 15, 2020  (#555022-54)   |   2:00pm-3:00pm  
Location TBD

Ages 18+   Min: 1   Max: 6
FREE

*Register at 608.789.8640 by one day prior to session.  A link to the virtual "classroom" or a phone number to call in to the virtual "classroom" will be provided to all participants* 
We will share some of our favorite ways to track our health and fitness.  We are hoping you have a few to share, too!

*VIRTUAL* Cooking Apps

Thursday, June 11, 2020  (#555022-51)   |   12:00pm-1:00pm  
Ages 18+   Min: 1   Max: 6
FREE

*Register at 608.789.8640 by Wednesday, June 10.  A link to the virtual "classroom" or a phone number to call in to the virtual "classroom" will be provided to all participants* 
The library’s resident cookbook aficionado will talk about apps she uses and how she uses them.  Feel free to share some of your favorites, too!

Tech Toys

Wednesday, July 8, 2020  (#555022-52)   |   2:00pm-3:00pm   
OR Monday, August 3, 2020  (#555022-55)   |   10:00am-11:00am   
New Site at 1407 St. Andrews Street
(former La Crosse Footwear/Rubber Mills)

Ages 18+   Min: 1   Max: 6
FREE

**Registration Deadline: One day prior to session**
Learn about and try some popular tech-based toys on the market.

Visions of Yesteryear

Monday, July 13, 2020  (#555022-53)   |   10:00am-11:00am    
New Site at 1407 St. Andrews Street
(former La Crosse Footwear/Rubber Mills)

Ages 18+   Min: 1   Max: 6
FREE

**Registration Deadline: Friday, July 10, 2020**
Let’s look back at local pictures of farms, schools, weddings, and more using the ECHO project. Feeling inspired?  Also hear about the library’s various conversion equipment that can help you get your slides and negatives onto a computer and your old VHS tapes onto DVD. 

Mindfulness Apps

Wednesday, August 5, 2020  (#555022-56)   |   2:00pm-3:00pm 
New Site at 1407 St. Andrews Street
(former La Crosse Footwear/Rubber Mills)

Ages 18+   Min: 1   Max: 6
FREE

**Registration Deadline: Tuesday, August 4, 2020**
Learn about a few free and cheap apps that can help you work on your mindfulness.  This will be especially useful for beginners.  As time allows, we will also get to practice a mindfulness session.

Get it Together Apps

Monday, August 10, 2020  (#555022-57)   |   10:00am-11:00am 
New Site at 1407 St. Andrews Street
(former La Crosse Footwear/Rubber Mills)

Ages 18+   Min: 1   Max: 6
FREE

**Registration Deadline: Friday, August 7, 2020**
Let’s talk apps that help us organize our calendars, appointments, and lists.  We have a few tips and tricks and we would love to hear yours, too!

Book & Audiobook Apps 

Next Session TBD
We will cover the library’s vast ebook and audiobook collection and also talk about other popular apps that offer free and cheap downloads.

New Device Drop-In

Next Session TBD
Did you recently get a new phone or tablet?  Have some questions about it?  We will be here to help figure out some answers.  *Please make sure your device is charged and that you have your passwords handy.

Android Basics 1

Next Session TBD
Have an Android smartphone and not sure how to use it?  Learn how to navigate it, make calls and send text messages.  *Please bring your charged smartphone.

Android Basics 2

Next Session TBD
Know the basics of your Android smartphone and want to do more?  Learn how to customize your phone, adjust privacy settings and use your camera.  *Please bring your charged smartphone.

iPhone Basics 1

Next Session TBD
Have an iPhone and not sure how to use it?  Learn how to navigate it, make calls and send text messages.  *Please bring your charged smartphone.

iPhone Basics 2

Next Session TBD
Know the basics of your iPhone and want to do more?  Learn how to customize your phone, adjust privacy settings and use your camera.  *Please bring your charged smartphone.

Craigslist

Next Session TBD
Looking to shop used?  Learn how to create a Craigslist account, search for goods and keep your identity safe.  *Prerequisite: Need an email account.

Password Keepers

Next Session TBD
Overwhelmed by keeping track of all your passwords?  Learn how you can keep all your passwords in a secure online "notebook" called LastPass.  Once it is set up, all you will need to remember is one password.

 

If you would like to spend more time going over your questions, or cannot make these dates, please call the Library to set up a free appointment at 608.789.7122.