GROTON, Conn. – The Groton Public Library offers technology classes every month. For more information, or to register for a class, call (860) 441-6750 or visit the online calendar at tinyurl.com/yat4kj3a.

Book-A-Tech

Get one-on-one technology help from a tech-savvy staff member, Monday through Wednesday from 2 to 4:30 p.m. Call to schedule your free 20-minute session.

Open Tech Center

The Groton Public Library has open hours in the Tech Center Thursdays from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Receive one-on-one help with a tech-related question or use our VHS to DVD converter. No appointment is necessary.

Cutting the Cord

Tired of paying for cable, but don’t know the alternatives? Discover the ins and outs of movie and TV streaming services in this lecture-style class, Aug. 21 at 10:30 a.m. Space is limited, and registration is required.

Staying safe online

Learn how to protect yourself in an online environment by creating strong passwords and avoiding e-mail scams in this hands-on class, Aug. 22 at 10:30 a.m. Space is limited, and registration is required.

Phone photography

As long as you have a smartphone and inspiration, you can take pictures like a professional photographer. Learn how to take photos using your phone, edit them, and share them with others, Aug. 23 at 3 p.m. Space is limited, and registration is required.

Smartphones

Bring your smartphone to this beginner’s class, Aug. 27 at 10:30 a.m., to learn how to add contacts, make a phone call, send a text, and browse the internet. Space is limited, and registration is required.

Photo editing with Pixlr

Pixlr is a free website that allows you to upload and edit your photos. Learn the various features of the website, such as how to save your edited photos, and much more, Aug. 30 at 3 p.m. Space is limited, and registration is required.

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