The library building may be closed, but the virtual library is open.

Our librarians are available to answer your questions by telephone, email or chat Monday, Wednesday, Friday from 10am - 6pm, Tuesday, Thursday 12pm - 8pm, Saturday 10am - 4pm, and Sundays 12pm - 4pm. Click here for more information or call 732-390-6767.

Curbside Pickup is available 7 days a week.

Please return library materials at our outdoor book drops which are open 7 days a week. Returned items are quarantined for 7 days and will remain checked out to your library card until the quarantine period is complete. Please call 732-390-6888 for instructions on returning lendable kits.

 

Technology Training at the Library

Free Classes for NJ Residents

The IC3 is short for Internet Computing Core Certification. IC3 helps you learn and demonstrate Internet and digital literacy through a worldwide industry standard. To become IC3 certified, you must pass the following three exams.

Go here for more info and to register: https://workforceadvantageusa.com/Computer-Operations


Digital Skills Classes:

Don't have Microsoft Word at home, Google Docs is a free alternative available on any browser. This Online Class will guide you on how to start:
Google Applied Digital Skills Class: Intro to Google Docs, Email and more.

Attend EBPL's Introduction Digital to Skills Training for Professional Development Class on October 21, for more a short tutorial click here: https://youtu.be/Q6Hxj_krMvY  

We are offering our Computer Programming Intro Series this Winter. 

Tech Skills for Mid-Career Series: 

Intermediate to Python starts on January 7, more info here.

Tech Skills for Mid-Career Fall Session available to watch on EBPL YouTube

EBPL tech Trainer can be reached at ybombardiere@ebpl.org  Or Call 732-390-6767. A librarian will respond to your request as soon as possible.

Struggling to see both the presentation and follow along, try splitting your screen! 
This great tutorial will show you how:  Tutorial Video

For EBPL Onlince Classes check out our Calendar and EBPL Tech Training Video Tutorials

Universal Class:
East Brunswick Library Cardholders access to Universal Class, an online database that offers free training courses including Computer Literacy, Microsoft Office, Excel and other computer programs. Click here for instructions on how to sign up for Universal Class, you only need your library card.
Video Tutorial: How To Start

GCFLearnFree.org 
This FREE site, offers more classes with easy to follow videos. Try their iPhone, Microsoft Word, Excel and Google Drive, Photoshop. There are tabout 180 topics, including more than 2,000 lessons, 800+ videos, and 55+ interactives and games covering the essential skills needed to live and work in the 21st century.

Click Here For a Complete List of Technology Classes Available Online and EBPL Tech Training Video Tutorials

Spring 2020 Photoshop and Pixlr E recorded classes available here
 

Looking to know about Zoom and Slack 


Zoom Class Video Tutorial
Zoom Security Video Tutorial

Course Offerings at EBPL

Intro to Computer Science and Computational Thinking:

Tech Skills for Mid-Career Series: 

Introduction to Computer Science for people entering the workforce, re-entering the workforce, or in the workforce. This class takes a top-down approach, emphasizing mastery of high-level concepts with hand on practice with easy to follow tutorials.

This course is based on the popular 
CS50 online course from Harvard University. The virtual class provides students’ opportunities to discuss and ask questions during class and get real-time help. Students are encourage to exercise self-learning, explore, imagination and craft their own path. This class is a combination of lecture, tutorials and self-pace practice. The class will draw material from a popular class offered by Dr. David J. Malan at Harvard University called CS50 and CS50B and other proven methods. The class aims to give students basic skills and knowledge to start writing/reading code and enable students to be ready to join more rigorous and advanced classes.

A serie of sessions starting in September. Each Session has 4 classes. Check the calendar for more info and registration. 

Intro to Programming Session I, starts on Sept 8, more info here

Intro to Python Session II, starts on Oct 6, more info here

Intro to Web Design Session III, starts on Nov 10, more info here 

Online resources for Python, HTML and others: Harvard CS50 (free),  Codecademy (mostly free), W3Schools (free)Freecode (free)Data Analysis Free Tutorial .

Train for the Next Job:

Grow with Google Training
Amazon Training and Certifications Online Classes 
Salesforce  Online Training


Intro to 3D Printing


 

Introductory Tech Courses:

Microsoft Office Courses:

Google Courses:

Click on Google Drive, and Hangouts, and Duo to access Class Material 
Google Apps: Recorded Class VideoGoogle Docs Video TutorialsVideo from Geek League 

Check the Library Calendar for the most updated schedule of technology training classes.

More Online Training Classes:

  • QuickBooks Online Courses: check out QuickBooks Tutorial Videos 

  • EDX.org and Coursera.org offer online courses for professionals offered by Universities from Computer Science to Education.
  • TechBoomers.com - a free educational website that teaches older adults and other inexperienced Internet users with basic computer skills about websites that can help improve their quality of life.
  • DigitalLearn.org - a collection of self-directed tutorials for end-users to increase their digital literacy. 
  • LearnMyWay.com - a website of free online courses for beginners, helping you develop digital skills to make the most of the online world.
  • North Star Digital Literacy Assessment - a website that helps you test your computer skills. You can build skills in key areas, and demonstrate your knowledge by earning certificates and badges.
  • Collab Lab Tutorials from BGSU - a website of online tutorials of various software, web, and miscellaneous resources from Bowling Green State University's Collab Lab.
  • Assess your basic computer skills using the Northstar Digital Literacy Assessment Modules.

Questions about Technology Training Classes?
If you have any questions, please click on this link: Contact the Training Coordinator 



East Brunswick Public Library is committed to making its facilities, services, and programs accessible to all people, including those with disabilities. Read more in our ADA Accommodations page.