Technology Classes

Intro to Overdrive: Free E-books & Audiobooks

Thursday, May 31

2:00 pm - 3:15 pm

Join us to find out how to download free books and audiobooks from the library with Overdrive.
To attend this class, you must be proficient in the use of your tablet or smart phone.
Registration required. To RSVP, please call 203-488-1441 x 318 or click here.

Summer Latin Course

Wednesday, June 6

5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Join us this summer to learn classical Latin! This weekly class is great for beginners or for those seeking to brush up on their skills. In just three months, you’ll learn Latin vocabulary and see how much of the English language is derived from Latin, plus you’ll learn many fascinating aspects of daily Roman life and Roman mythology.

The study of classical Latin exercises memory, increases English vocabulary, and broadens general knowledge. Using the textbook Ecce Romani I (provided for free to each student), you’ll learn Latin vocabulary, English vocabulary derived from Latin root words, Latin & English grammar, & translation skills. Knowledge of Roman geography, history, daily life, & mythology will be enhanced through English or Latin readings and activities. The Latin meanings of certain common abbreviations and phrases used in English, such as e.g., A.D., et al., ad hoc, status quo, and tempus fugit, will be featured weekly. Depending on interest and available space, classes may continue September through May.

Taught by Susan Craig.

NOTE: Interested participants should be prepared to commit to attending all of the sessions.

SPACE IS VERY LIMITED. RSVP required. To RSVP, please click here or call the library at 203-488-1441 x 318.

Drop-in Tech Help

Thursday, June 7

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Having trouble downloading books through OverDrive? Need help on a Microsoft Word document? Can’t figure out how to email a picture from your iPhone? Swing on by for some drop-in tech help! Visit the Lucy Hammer Room any time between 2-4 PM to get a tech question answered. No online registration required.

Please note: If multiple folks show up at the same time, a paper sign-up sheet may be utilized. Attendees will add their name to the sign-up sheet and we will go down the list of names. Sessions will run for 15 minutes.

Summer Latin Course

Wednesday, June 13

5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Join us this summer to learn classical Latin! This weekly class is great for beginners or for those seeking to brush up on their skills. In just three months, you’ll learn Latin vocabulary and see how much of the English language is derived from Latin, plus you’ll learn many fascinating aspects of daily Roman life and Roman mythology.

The study of classical Latin exercises memory, increases English vocabulary, and broadens general knowledge. Using the textbook Ecce Romani I (provided for free to each student), you’ll learn Latin vocabulary, English vocabulary derived from Latin root words, Latin & English grammar, & translation skills. Knowledge of Roman geography, history, daily life, & mythology will be enhanced through English or Latin readings and activities. The Latin meanings of certain common abbreviations and phrases used in English, such as e.g., A.D., et al., ad hoc, status quo, and tempus fugit, will be featured weekly. Depending on interest and available space, classes may continue September through May.

NOTE: Interested participants should be prepared to commit to attending all of the sessions.

SPACE IS VERY LIMITED. RSVP required. To RSVP, please click here or call the library at 203-488-1441 x 318.

Summer Latin Course

Wednesday, June 20

5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Join us this summer to learn classical Latin! This weekly class is great for beginners or for those seeking to brush up on their skills. In just three months, you’ll learn Latin vocabulary and see how much of the English language is derived from Latin, plus you’ll learn many fascinating aspects of daily Roman life and Roman mythology.

The study of classical Latin exercises memory, increases English vocabulary, and broadens general knowledge. Using the textbook Ecce Romani I (provided for free to each student), you’ll learn Latin vocabulary, English vocabulary derived from Latin root words, Latin & English grammar, & translation skills. Knowledge of Roman geography, history, daily life, & mythology will be enhanced through English or Latin readings and activities. The Latin meanings of certain common abbreviations and phrases used in English, such as e.g., A.D., et al., ad hoc, status quo, and tempus fugit, will be featured weekly. Depending on interest and available space, classes may continue September through May.

NOTE: Interested participants should be prepared to commit to attending all of the sessions.

SPACE IS VERY LIMITED. RSVP required. To RSVP, please click here or call the library at 203-488-1441 x 318.

Basics of Google Drive

Wednesday, June 20

6:30 pm - 7:45 pm

Learn how to create, upload and manage documents with Google Drive in this introductory class. Creating a Google account beforehand is strongly encouraged.

Space is very limited. Registration required. Click here to register.

Summer Latin Course

Wednesday, June 27

5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Join us this summer to learn classical Latin! This weekly class is great for beginners or for those seeking to brush up on their skills. In just three months, you’ll learn Latin vocabulary and see how much of the English language is derived from Latin, plus you’ll learn many fascinating aspects of daily Roman life and Roman mythology.

The study of classical Latin exercises memory, increases English vocabulary, and broadens general knowledge. Using the textbook Ecce Romani I (provided for free to each student), you’ll learn Latin vocabulary, English vocabulary derived from Latin root words, Latin & English grammar, & translation skills. Knowledge of Roman geography, history, daily life, & mythology will be enhanced through English or Latin readings and activities. The Latin meanings of certain common abbreviations and phrases used in English, such as e.g., A.D., et al., ad hoc, status quo, and tempus fugit, will be featured weekly. Depending on interest and available space, classes may continue September through May.

NOTE: Interested participants should be prepared to commit to attending all of the sessions.

SPACE IS VERY LIMITED. RSVP required. To RSVP, please click here or call the library at 203-488-1441 x 318.

Summer Latin Course

Wednesday, July 4

5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Join us this summer to learn classical Latin! This weekly class is great for beginners or for those seeking to brush up on their skills. In just three months, you’ll learn Latin vocabulary and see how much of the English language is derived from Latin, plus you’ll learn many fascinating aspects of daily Roman life and Roman mythology.

The study of classical Latin exercises memory, increases English vocabulary, and broadens general knowledge. Using the textbook Ecce Romani I (provided for free to each student), you’ll learn Latin vocabulary, English vocabulary derived from Latin root words, Latin & English grammar, & translation skills. Knowledge of Roman geography, history, daily life, & mythology will be enhanced through English or Latin readings and activities. The Latin meanings of certain common abbreviations and phrases used in English, such as e.g., A.D., et al., ad hoc, status quo, and tempus fugit, will be featured weekly. Depending on interest and available space, classes may continue September through May.

NOTE: Interested participants should be prepared to commit to attending all of the sessions.

SPACE IS VERY LIMITED. RSVP required. To RSVP, please click here or call the library at 203-488-1441 x 318.

Summer Latin Course

Wednesday, July 11

5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Join us this summer to learn classical Latin! This weekly class is great for beginners or for those seeking to brush up on their skills. In just three months, you’ll learn Latin vocabulary and see how much of the English language is derived from Latin, plus you’ll learn many fascinating aspects of daily Roman life and Roman mythology.

The study of classical Latin exercises memory, increases English vocabulary, and broadens general knowledge. Using the textbook Ecce Romani I (provided for free to each student), you’ll learn Latin vocabulary, English vocabulary derived from Latin root words, Latin & English grammar, & translation skills. Knowledge of Roman geography, history, daily life, & mythology will be enhanced through English or Latin readings and activities. The Latin meanings of certain common abbreviations and phrases used in English, such as e.g., A.D., et al., ad hoc, status quo, and tempus fugit, will be featured weekly. Depending on interest and available space, classes may continue September through May.

NOTE: Interested participants should be prepared to commit to attending all of the sessions.

SPACE IS VERY LIMITED. RSVP required. To RSVP, please click here or call the library at 203-488-1441 x 318.

Computer Basics

Wednesday, July 11

6:30 pm - 7:45 pm

Want to begin using a computer? Need practice using a mouse and keyboard? This class introduces first-time computer users to common computer terms and features. Feel free to bring your own laptop or to use one of ours. No prior experience with computers is necessary.

Space is very limited. Registration required. Click here to register.

Intro to 3D Printing & Modeling

Tuesday, July 17

6:00 pm - 7:45 pm

Learn how to create your own 3D files for printing with instructor Jim Davis. Jim will walk you through the free 3D modeling software SketchUp.  For all ages. Registration required. To register, please click here or call 203-488-1441 x 318

Summer Latin Course

Wednesday, July 18

5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Join us this summer to learn classical Latin! This weekly class is great for beginners or for those seeking to brush up on their skills. In just three months, you’ll learn Latin vocabulary and see how much of the English language is derived from Latin, plus you’ll learn many fascinating aspects of daily Roman life and Roman mythology.

The study of classical Latin exercises memory, increases English vocabulary, and broadens general knowledge. Using the textbook Ecce Romani I (provided for free to each student), you’ll learn Latin vocabulary, English vocabulary derived from Latin root words, Latin & English grammar, & translation skills. Knowledge of Roman geography, history, daily life, & mythology will be enhanced through English or Latin readings and activities. The Latin meanings of certain common abbreviations and phrases used in English, such as e.g., A.D., et al., ad hoc, status quo, and tempus fugit, will be featured weekly. Depending on interest and available space, classes may continue September through May.

NOTE: Interested participants should be prepared to commit to attending all of the sessions.

SPACE IS VERY LIMITED. RSVP required. To RSVP, please click here or call the library at 203-488-1441 x 318.

Intermediate 3D Printing & Modeling

Monday, July 23

6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Join instructor Jim Davis for intermediate to 3D file creation. Jim will walk you through the free 3D modeling software SketchUp. Once you learn this software, you’ll be able to design and 3D print your very own creations. For all ages. Registration required. To register, please click here or call 203-488-1441 x 318.

Sewing 101: Patterns

Tuesday, July 24

6:00 pm - 7:45 pm

Join us for a 2-part introductory sewing class. In this first class of the series, you’ll learn how to read a pattern, how to read the envelope, and how to choose the best pattern in the right size. You’ll also learn how to take proper measurements that you can take home with you.

Space is very limited. Registration required. To register for part 1 of this series, please click here or call 203-488-1441 x 318.

 

If you would like to register for Part II, Sewing 101: Zippers, Buttons, Snaps, & Hems, please click here.

Summer Latin Course

Wednesday, July 25

5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Join us this summer to learn classical Latin! This weekly class is great for beginners or for those seeking to brush up on their skills. In just three months, you’ll learn Latin vocabulary and see how much of the English language is derived from Latin, plus you’ll learn many fascinating aspects of daily Roman life and Roman mythology.

The study of classical Latin exercises memory, increases English vocabulary, and broadens general knowledge. Using the textbook Ecce Romani I (provided for free to each student), you’ll learn Latin vocabulary, English vocabulary derived from Latin root words, Latin & English grammar, & translation skills. Knowledge of Roman geography, history, daily life, & mythology will be enhanced through English or Latin readings and activities. The Latin meanings of certain common abbreviations and phrases used in English, such as e.g., A.D., et al., ad hoc, status quo, and tempus fugit, will be featured weekly. Depending on interest and available space, classes may continue September through May.

NOTE: Interested participants should be prepared to commit to attending all of the sessions.

SPACE IS VERY LIMITED. RSVP required. To RSVP, please click here or call the library at 203-488-1441 x 318.

Sewing 101: Zippers, Buttons, Snaps, & Hems

Saturday, July 28

10:00 am - 12:00 pm

In this second part of the series, you’ll learn a variety of useful sewing skills. First, you’ll learn all about zippers and how to add them to any project. Next, you’ll learn how to sew on a button and snap. Then, you’ll learn how to hem all types of garments including pants, skirts, and cuffs. Registration required. To register, please click here.

 

 

Summer Latin Course

Wednesday, August 1

5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Join us this summer to learn classical Latin! This weekly class is great for beginners or for those seeking to brush up on their skills. In just three months, you’ll learn Latin vocabulary and see how much of the English language is derived from Latin, plus you’ll learn many fascinating aspects of daily Roman life and Roman mythology.

The study of classical Latin exercises memory, increases English vocabulary, and broadens general knowledge. Using the textbook Ecce Romani I (provided for free to each student), you’ll learn Latin vocabulary, English vocabulary derived from Latin root words, Latin & English grammar, & translation skills. Knowledge of Roman geography, history, daily life, & mythology will be enhanced through English or Latin readings and activities. The Latin meanings of certain common abbreviations and phrases used in English, such as e.g., A.D., et al., ad hoc, status quo, and tempus fugit, will be featured weekly. Depending on interest and available space, classes may continue September through May.

NOTE: Interested participants should be prepared to commit to attending all of the sessions.

SPACE IS VERY LIMITED. RSVP required. To RSVP, please click here or call the library at 203-488-1441 x 318.

Drop-in Tech Help

Wednesday, August 1

6:15 pm - 7:30 pm

Having trouble downloading books through OverDrive? Need help on a Microsoft Word document? Can’t figure out how to email a picture from your iPhone? Swing on by for some drop-in tech help! Visit the Lucy Hammer Room any time between 6:15-7:30 PM to get a tech question answered. No online registration required.

Please note: If multiple folks show up at the same time, a paper sign-up sheet may be utilized. Attendees will add their name to the sign-up sheet and we will go down the list of names. Sessions will run for 15 minutes.

Summer Latin Course

Wednesday, August 8

5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Join us this summer to learn classical Latin! This weekly class is great for beginners or for those seeking to brush up on their skills. In just three months, you’ll learn Latin vocabulary and see how much of the English language is derived from Latin, plus you’ll learn many fascinating aspects of daily Roman life and Roman mythology.

The study of classical Latin exercises memory, increases English vocabulary, and broadens general knowledge. Using the textbook Ecce Romani I (provided for free to each student), you’ll learn Latin vocabulary, English vocabulary derived from Latin root words, Latin & English grammar, & translation skills. Knowledge of Roman geography, history, daily life, & mythology will be enhanced through English or Latin readings and activities. The Latin meanings of certain common abbreviations and phrases used in English, such as e.g., A.D., et al., ad hoc, status quo, and tempus fugit, will be featured weekly. Depending on interest and available space, classes may continue September through May.

NOTE: Interested participants should be prepared to commit to attending all of the sessions.

SPACE IS VERY LIMITED. RSVP required. To RSVP, please click here or call the library at 203-488-1441 x 318.

Summer Latin Course

Wednesday, August 15

5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Join us this summer to learn classical Latin! This weekly class is great for beginners or for those seeking to brush up on their skills. In just three months, you’ll learn Latin vocabulary and see how much of the English language is derived from Latin, plus you’ll learn many fascinating aspects of daily Roman life and Roman mythology.

The study of classical Latin exercises memory, increases English vocabulary, and broadens general knowledge. Using the textbook Ecce Romani I (provided for free to each student), you’ll learn Latin vocabulary, English vocabulary derived from Latin root words, Latin & English grammar, & translation skills. Knowledge of Roman geography, history, daily life, & mythology will be enhanced through English or Latin readings and activities. The Latin meanings of certain common abbreviations and phrases used in English, such as e.g., A.D., et al., ad hoc, status quo, and tempus fugit, will be featured weekly. Depending on interest and available space, classes may continue September through May.

NOTE: Interested participants should be prepared to commit to attending all of the sessions.

SPACE IS VERY LIMITED. RSVP required. To RSVP, please click here or call the library at 203-488-1441 x 318.

Intro to Word

Monday, August 20

10:30 am - 11:45 am

Learn the basics of word processing in this introductory class. This class will cover formatting text, saving a file, how to copy and paste, as well as other useful fundamentals. Familiarity with using computers and mice is necessary. You may bring your own laptop (with Word already installed) or use one of ours.

Space is very limited. Registration required. Click here to register.

Summer Latin Course

Wednesday, August 22

5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Join us this summer to learn classical Latin! This weekly class is great for beginners or for those seeking to brush up on their skills. In just three months, you’ll learn Latin vocabulary and see how much of the English language is derived from Latin, plus you’ll learn many fascinating aspects of daily Roman life and Roman mythology.

The study of classical Latin exercises memory, increases English vocabulary, and broadens general knowledge. Using the textbook Ecce Romani I (provided for free to each student), you’ll learn Latin vocabulary, English vocabulary derived from Latin root words, Latin & English grammar, & translation skills. Knowledge of Roman geography, history, daily life, & mythology will be enhanced through English or Latin readings and activities. The Latin meanings of certain common abbreviations and phrases used in English, such as e.g., A.D., et al., ad hoc, status quo, and tempus fugit, will be featured weekly. Depending on interest and available space, classes may continue September through May.

NOTE: Interested participants should be prepared to commit to attending all of the sessions.

SPACE IS VERY LIMITED. RSVP required. To RSVP, please click here or call the library at 203-488-1441 x 318.

Intermediate Word

Wednesday, August 22

6:30 pm - 7:45 pm

Expand your knowledge of Microsoft Word by attending our Intermediate Word class. You are not required to attend our introductory class, but you must have a solid understanding of Microsoft Word and some experience using it.

Space is very limited. Registration required. Click here to register.

Summer Latin Course

Wednesday, August 29

5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Join us this summer to learn classical Latin! This weekly class is great for beginners or for those seeking to brush up on their skills. In just three months, you’ll learn Latin vocabulary and see how much of the English language is derived from Latin, plus you’ll learn many fascinating aspects of daily Roman life and Roman mythology.

The study of classical Latin exercises memory, increases English vocabulary, and broadens general knowledge. Using the textbook Ecce Romani I (provided for free to each student), you’ll learn Latin vocabulary, English vocabulary derived from Latin root words, Latin & English grammar, & translation skills. Knowledge of Roman geography, history, daily life, & mythology will be enhanced through English or Latin readings and activities. The Latin meanings of certain common abbreviations and phrases used in English, such as e.g., A.D., et al., ad hoc, status quo, and tempus fugit, will be featured weekly. Depending on interest and available space, classes may continue September through May.

NOTE: Interested participants should be prepared to commit to attending all of the sessions.

SPACE IS VERY LIMITED. RSVP required. To RSVP, please click here or call the library at 203-488-1441 x 318.