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Senior Planet: Smartphone Photography @ Lyons Falls Library

Lyons Falls Library 3918 High Street, Lyons Falls, NY, United States

Interested in learning more about your smartphone camera? Come to this lecture to explore your smartphone's camera and some features like recording video, adding filters to pictures, and using your camera's timer! We'll also go over some basic tips for taking good selfies selecting backgrounds, and using optimal lighting. This presentation will cover Android and… Read More »Senior Planet: Smartphone Photography @ Lyons Falls Library

Senior Planet: Exploring and Downloading Apps

Lowville Free Library 5387 Dayan Street, Lowville, NY, United States

During this hands-on workshop, you'll learn how to search for and download apps to your smartphone. Whether you have an iPhone or an Android phone, we'll explore both app stores and cover some helpful considerations for choosing apps. You'll also learn how to uninstall apps and how to adjust some important app settings. Participants should… Read More »Senior Planet: Exploring and Downloading Apps

Senior Planet: P2P Payments

Lowville Free Library 5387 Dayan Street, Lowville, NY, United States

Since PayPal debuted over twenty years ago, person-to person payments have become commonplace. In this lecture, you’ll learn about some of today’s most popular P2P payment services, including PayPal, Venmo, and CashApp. We’ll cover some of the basic functions of these services, how they compare, and tips for using them safely. Class is taught by… Read More »Senior Planet: P2P Payments

Senior Planet: Protecting Your Information Online @ William H Bush Memorial Library

William H Bush Memorial Library (Martinsburg) 5605 Whitaker Road, Martinsburg, NY, United States

-- This event was rescheduled from 11/16. -- This presentation will cover the ins and outs of how to protect your personal information online. We’ll cover tips for staying safe in cyberspace, like safe browsing, how to recognize online scams, and when it’s OK — or not — to share your personal information online. Class… Read More »Senior Planet: Protecting Your Information Online @ William H Bush Memorial Library

Senior Planet: Google Maps

Lyons Falls Library 3918 High Street, Lyons Falls, NY, United States

This program will be held at Lyons Falls Library.  Visit sites around the world from the comfort of your home, get a bird’s-eye-view of your childhood neighborhood, or simply get directions to your friend’s house! Google Maps is a mapping application that offers satellite imagery, street maps, and street-view perspectives. It also has a route… Read More »Senior Planet: Google Maps

Senior Planet: How to Choose a New Computer

William H Bush Memorial Library (Martinsburg) 5605 Whitaker Road, Martinsburg, NY, United States

This progam will be held at William H Bush Memorial Library in Martinsburg.  Looking for a new computer? This informational session addresses some of the most common questions surrounding how to choose a new computer: Where to start? What’s a reliable brand? How much should you budget? What technical specifications? We will also cover operating… Read More »Senior Planet: How to Choose a New Computer

Senior Planet: Getting to Know Your Smartphone

Lowville Free Library 5387 Dayan Street, Lowville, NY, United States

During this hands-on workshop, we'll explore some of the common features of smartphones. You'll learn ways to interact with the touch screen, how to access important controls, and how to search for specific settings. We'll also cover some tips and best practices for securing and maintaining your device. Participants should bring their smartphone to class.… Read More »Senior Planet: Getting to Know Your Smartphone

Senior Planet: Using Google Drive

Lowville Free Library 5387 Dayan Street, Lowville, NY, United States

If you have a Gmail address, you have access to free storage through Google Drive! Drive acts like a virtual hard drive where you can store many types of files and access them from any device with an internet connection. In this hands-on workshop, you’ll create and upload folders to Drive and organize your files… Read More »Senior Planet: Using Google Drive

Senior Planet: Online Health Resources at a Glance

Brantingham-Greig Reading Room 5186 Greig Road, Greig, NY, United States

This program will be held at Brantingham-Greig Reading Center. The internet can be an excellent source for learning more about your or a loved one’s health. This presentation will introduce you to the topics and tools offered on two reputable websites, MedlinePlus and Mayo Clinic. You’ll also learn how to evaluate health-related information online. Class… Read More »Senior Planet: Online Health Resources at a Glance

Senior Planet: Staying Safe Online

Croghan Free Library 9794 State Route 812, Croghan, NY, United States

This program will be held at Croghan Free Library. This hands-on workshop reviews important tips for keeping your personal information safe while enjoying the benefits of the internet. Learn how to recognize suspicious emails, tips for safe browsing and best practices for shopping online. Class is taught by Lowville Free Library and is intended for… Read More »Senior Planet: Staying Safe Online

Senior Planet: Connecting to the Internet

Lowville Free Library 5387 Dayan Street, Lowville, NY, United States

Not always sure if your internet-enabled devices are connected to the internet? In this hands-on workshop, we’ll go over how to check the WiFI connection on your PC, iPhone, or Android smartphone. We’ll also cover how to use the hotspot from your smartphone and best practices for password protection and connecting to public WiFi. Class… Read More »Senior Planet: Connecting to the Internet

Senior Planet: Finding Information Online @ Lyons Falls Library

Lyons Falls Library 3918 High Street, Lyons Falls, NY, United States

The internet is an incredible resource, but finding what you're looking for can sometimes be daunting or time consuming. That's why finding what you're looking for online is such an important skill. This hands-on workshop will review helpful tips for using effective search terms, evaluating your search results, and searching within a reliable site for… Read More »Senior Planet: Finding Information Online @ Lyons Falls Library