September Computer Classes

Computer Classes

The library will provide laptop computers for use in the class but you are free to bring your own computer or devices Space is limited so register now! Call 203-287-2680 or click the Sign Up button.


Tuesday, September 10, 1:00PM-2:30PM

Browsing the Web Safely – One of the key components to avoiding malicious software and scams online is to recognize and avoid dangerous sites and links. This course will go over strategies and tips for staying safe online while browsing the internet. Click here to Sign Up for this EventSign Up


Wednesday, September 11, 6:00PM-7:30PM

Introduction to Windows 10 – This course is designed to provide beginners with an introduction to the Windows 10 Operating System. The class will cover some of the changes from previous editions of Windows as well as learning to use some of the basic features. Click here to Sign Up for this EventSign Up


Tuesday, September 17, 1:00PM-2:30PM
Using Email Safely & Avoiding Phishing Scams РWhat is Phishing? How can you tell a legitimate email from one containing viruses? This class will go over ways to protect yourself from malicious emails that are looking to take advantage of you.  Click here to Sign Up for this EventSign Up


Wednesday, September 18, 6:00PM-7:30PM
Intro to Android – This class covers the basics of using Android OS, the operating system for Android Smartphone and Tablets (brands like Samsung, Google, OnePlus, Motorola, etc). To get the most out of these classes, we highly recommend each student brings their own Android phone or tablet as well as their Google Account name and password. Click here to Sign Up for this EventSign Up


Tuesday, September 24, 1:00PM-2:30PM

Protecting Your Privacy Online – Cookies, Spyware, Targeted Advertising. These are just some of the things that are prevalent in today’s digital world. Many companies and corporations have made a big business out of learning everything they can about you in order to sell your data to advertisers and politicians.

This course will go over actions you can take to increase privacy online and reduce the amount of information you give to Big Data. Click here to Sign Up for this EventSign Up


Wednesday, September 25, 6:00PM-7:30PM

Introduction to Pronunciator –¬†This class will introduce you to using Pronunciator, our new language learning database. Pronunciator is a digital language service where you can learn over 100 different world languages. Users can choose from a wide array of preexisting courses or choose to have Pronunciator generate a new course tailored to your specific needs. Pronunciator works on both computers and through Mobile App.

Anyone can access our databases on site using library computers. Hamden Residents can sign up for an account to use the service at home using their library card. Non-Residents will only be able to sign up for an account if their home library subscribes to Pronunciator. Click here to Sign Up for this EventSign Up