Library Offers Computer Classes – And More

OSWEGO, NY – Beginner or advanced computer users – the Public Computing Center has a course for you.

Do you watch others use computers and feel like the world is passing you by?

If you don’t use computers, you must surely feel that way.  If you want to start participating in the world of digital media, Oswego Public Library’s Public Computing Center will help you learn to use computers.

This free service may not be around much longer, so take advantage of it while it lasts.

In February, “Introduction to Computers” takes place on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., beginning on Feb. 2.

“Internet Basics” also begins on Feb. 2 and takes place on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 10 a.m. to noon.

Workshops for more advanced computer users are held on Saturdays at the Public Computing Center.

The schedule for February is:

Feb. 4: MS Word 2010:  Functions for Small Business, 10 a.m. to noon
Creating a Gmail Account, 1 to 3 p.m.

Feb. 11: Repairing damaged photos with Photoshop Elements, 10 a.m. to noon
Kindle and Kindle Fire 1 to 3 p.m.

Feb. 18: Introduction to Excel 10 a.m. to noon
Digital Media Club noon to 2 p.m.

Feb. 25: Practicing Excel 10 a.m. to noon
Store pictures and share with free software 1 to 3 p.m.

To sign up for classes and workshops at the Public Computing Center, please call Oswego Public Library at 341-5867 or visit the main desk in the library.

Oswego Public Library is located at 120 E. Second St. in Oswego and the Public Computing Center is on the lower level of the library.


Are you looking for a job or seeking a better job?  Would you like help creating a resume, writing a cover letter, completing a job application, and knowing where to look for job openings?

Staff at the Public Computing Center will help you with everything related to finding a job.  Job Club is held every Monday from 1:30 to 4:30 p.m.

You are not required to sign up ahead of time for Job Club.


The staff of the Public Computing Center is also available to help people with anything technology related whenever classes and workshops are not in session.

This includes help with such things as eReaders, digital cameras, and laptop computers.

Bring your problem in and we’ll help you solve it.

All classes and assistance are free and are provided through a Broadband Technology Opportunity (BTOP) grant.