Technology Help

In addition to occasional tech help drop-in events, the library offers individual instruction through our Book a Librarian program.  See below for self-paced online tutorials and instruction.

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Computer Database (Collection)
Online subscription resources purchased by your library.  Find computer-related product introductions, news and reviews in areas such as hardware, software, electronics, engineering, communications and the application of technology.

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Free for library patrons, this service offers over 70 self-paced online training courses.  To take a course, click the “order now” button and select “webucator vouchers” as the method of payment.  Call or visit a librarian for a voucher code.

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Computer Literacy E-books
No-hassle, no-wait e-book titles are available on a variety of subjects.  Just click and view on any computer or device.

Get Ready (new users)

Beginner Information

What is a computer? General | PC | Mac | iPad

What is a web browser? Internet Explorer | Firefox | Chrome | Safari

What is an operating system?

Windows 10 General | Video overview

MacOS Sierra

Beginner Practice

New User Full Tutorial

Using a mouse

Using a keyboard

Learn the Basics: a collection of tutorials by

Internet and Email

Intro to the internet: Internet 101 | Internet basics | Navigating a website | Basic search | Search better

Intro to Email
A collection of lessons shorter than 5 minutes each from beginners.

Evaluating Web Pages
Learn how to quickly find what you need to know about a web page and use a checklist to evaluate whether the website can be trusted.

Assessing the Credibility of Online Sources
A quick guide to help you judge the credibility of websites.

Multiple Topics

Digital Learn
Short tutorials for beginner and intermediate users.  Contains many tutorials in Spanish.

Digital Unite
Easy-to-follow technology guides for beginners.

Tutorials for beginner and intermediate users, sorted by subject.

Basic Computer Skills Online Course
Wisc-Online provides self-paced courses presented in learning order with more detailed tutorials for beginning users.

Learn More

Social Media

Social Media Tutorials from GCF LearnFree (start with this link)

Social Websites – Tutorials from TechBoomers

Tutorials from Denver Public Library Use the sort box to narrow to Social Networking.

Communicating on the Web
Resources collected by

Intro to Facebook by DigitalLearn

Multiple Topics
Many tutorials listed from beginning to advanced, separated by subject.

Many tutorials categorized by subject.  Geared toward older adults.

Technology Classes and Workshops
A variety of tutorials created by the Denver Public Library that can be filtered by subject.  Some tutorials available in Spanish.

Good Tutorials
Geared toward advanced users.