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Jan 11, 2013 7:08 PM by Madelyn Monteath, KSBY News

Learn how to use your electronic with a little help from your local library

Did you get a electronic device over the holidays, or just want some help in better utilizing it?

In addition to free eBooks and downloadable audiobooks available to all card holders, the Santa Barbara Public Library System is offering to help you with your device.

The Library is giving free small group classes in January and February on how to use your new electronic devices to download eBooks.

These classes are free of charge but require a reservation.

Contact the Central Library Reference Desk at reference@sbplibrary.org or call (805) 564-5604 to sign up. Each class is one session only. Visit the Santa Barbara Public Library System web site at SBPLibrary.org for more information about Library programs and services.

Upcoming Classes:

eBooks & Audiobooks for Tablets
Thursdays, January 17, 31, February 14, or February 28
Central Library, Townley Room
10:00 - 11:00am
Check out library eBooks! Learn how to download free eBooks to your tablet. Install the OverDrive app then browse, checkout, and download from the library's eBook collection of more than 8,000 titles. Bring your device. Class limited to six students. Registration required. FREE.
Contact Reference Desk | reference@sbplibrary.org | (805) 564-5604

eBooks for Kindles
Wednesdays, January 23, February 6, or February 20.
Central Library, Townley Room
3:00 to 4:00 pm
Learn how to browse, checkout, & download free eBooks from the library's collection of over 8,000 titles. Class size limited to six students. Registration required. FREE.
Contact Reference Desk | reference@sbplibrary.org | (805) 564-5604

Ten Free Apps for the iPad, iPhone, & iPod touch
Thursdays, January 10 or 24.
Central Library, Townley Room
3:00 to 4:00 pm
Astonishingly, there are more than 700,000 apps for your Apple device. Sign up for a basic introduction to the world of apps. Class limited to ten students, registration required. FREE.
Contact Reference Desk | reference@sbplibrary.org | (805) 564-5604

Basic Computing
Tuesdays, January 22 & February 5, 19
Central Library, Townley Room
3:00 to 5:00 pm
Are you new to computers and the Internet? Learn how to use a keyboard and mouse, how to use Google to search the Internet, and how to set-up and use an email account. Class size limited to six students; computers provided for instruction. Registration required. FREE.
Contact Reference Desk | reference@sbplibrary.org | (805) 564-5604

Intermediate Computing
Tuesdays, February 12, 26
Central Library, Townley Room
3:00 to 5:00 pm
Ready to go beyond email? PC users, learn to manage your system settings, organize your files, go to the next level in Internet efficiency and security. Computers provided, reservations required, sign up for one class only. FREE.
Contact Reference Desk | reference@sbplibrary.org | (805) 564-5604

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