Pequot Library will hold a "Tech Teach series" offering modern technology training from late February through late June in the library's auditorium, 720 Pequot Ave. The programs are as follows:
Email Basics: Yahoo, Thursday, Feb. 21: Marianne Pysarchyk, the library's head of technical services and teen librarian, will discuss privacy settings, opening attachments, printing and other related topics. The program will be held from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m., according to a news release.
Author Talk, Tuesday, March 5: Abby Stokes will talk about "How to Navigate the Ever Changing Landscape of Technology," her book that covers from buying a computer to navigating social media and e-readers from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. She is the author of "Is This Thing On? A Computer Handbook for Late Bloomers, Technophobes, and the Kicking & Screaming."
Archiving your Digital Material at Home, Thursday, March 21: Kai Alexis Smith, the library's book-a-space and program coordinator, will discuss how to keep digital photo albums as well as letters, home movies and paper documents protected for generations to come. The program will take place from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m.
LinkedIn and Update Your Headshot, Thursday, April 25: Smith and a LinkedIn representative will show how to navigate and strengthen a profile on LinkedIn, a professional networking site, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Fairfield photgrapher Regina Madwed will be available to take headshots for a separate fee of $31.90, the release states. Call Smith at 203-259-0346, ext. 15, or email her at firstname.lastname@example.org to make a photo appointment and to RSVP for the talk.
Facebook, Twitter, Blogs: Now that I'm Connected, What Do I Say?, Thursday, May 9: Adair Heitmann, the library's director of communications, will discuss using social networking to create an online niche and build one's business with social media platforms Facebook, Twitter and blogs. The program will be held from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m.
A Reader's Advisory, Thursday, June 20: Pysarchyk and Susan Ei, a linguist and the children's librarian, will talk about finding summer reads through the internet. Ei will talk about websites parents can use to find books for children up to 5 years old and Pysarchyk will focus on tweens and teens and adults. The program will be held from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m., the release states.
The programs are free to the public. Registration is required.
To RSVP, call Kai Alexis Smith at 203-259-0346, ext. 15, or email her at email@example.com. Visit www.pequotlibrary.org for information.