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Need Tech Help?

Do you need a refresher on tech skills, job search capabilities,  or just want to get more comfortable on the computer? Our IT Specialist has put together a list of resources that you can use at home to practice your skills. Check it out at Tech @ Home on our website – https://lowelllibrary.org/services/tech-home or review the resources here:

BASIC COMPUTER SKILLS – Follow the on screen prompts at your own pace to

Learn to type: Typingcat – Typing lessons for those who want to start learning how to type correctly without looking at the keyboard.

Master moving the mouse: Mouse Tutorial  – A fun games to improve your mousing agility.

Basic Skills

Intro to computers and MS Windows   

What is the internet?

Intermediate Computer Skills

Microsoft Office Programs:

MS Word 

Excel

kcls.org’s TECH TUTOR as a series of excellent computer instructional handouts on Excel and more as well as exercise sheets for practicing with Excel spreadsheets. You can view these online here, or download the workbooks directly below.

MS Excel 2016 Level 1 manual

MS Excel 2016 Level 2 manual

MS Excel 2016 Level 2 Practice Spreadsheet

MS Excel 2016 Level 3

MS Excel 2016 Level 3 Practice Spreadsheet

JOB SKILLS

Create a resume using MS Word Resume templates

Find a job. Search these online job boards

Apply for a job. Online Application Hurdles

LOOKING FOR MORE?

GCFLearnFree has FREE tutorials for beginner and intermediate skill levels on everything from computer technology, Microsoft Office, Google Applications, social media and more. See this link for a full list.

Need more help or one-on-one instruction?

Our IT Specialist will have hour sessions on Wednesday nights (all ages) at the Pollard Memorial Library and Thursday mornings at the Senior Center (ages 60+ only) for one-on-one assistance with your device. They will be available to answer your technology questions related to your phone, tablet, laptop, or general computer use. They will provide you with other resources and show you demonstrations of what’s available to you. The one-on-one session must be reserved in advance and can be done by  reserving on our calendar at https://pollardml.assabetinteractive.com/calendar or by calling 978-674-4121 to make a reservation.