Barrington Public Library


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Technology Assistance

Tech help is available at the Barrington Public Library! 

We understand that using technology can be challenging and we are here to help you!

We have experience across most platforms including Apple, Microsoft, Android, and across many different devices, including tablets, laptops, and phones. 

Whether you need help pairing your phone to your new car's stereo, understanding how to use your new device, or help working in Canva, Google Docs, Excel, Word, or Powerpoint, we can walk you through the solution. 

We also offer assistance connecting to the Library's eResources such as Libby by OverDrive and hoopla, and the many databases the Library subscribes to, like Ancestry.com and Chilton Library


Schedule an Appointment

Schedule a one-on-one, session and receive personalized instruction on a variety of computer/phone/tablet related subjects.

Learn about:

  • Computer skills
  • Tablets and smartphones
  • Getting around the internet
  • Setting up and using email
  • Microsoft Office suite 
  • Downloadable eBooks, audiobooks, music, comics, TV shows, and movies
  • Setting up and using social media accounts (Facebook, Instagram, and more)!

For additional information or to schedule an appointment, please contact us at 603-664-9715 or email at circulation@barringtonlibrary.com.

We ask that you schedule your appointment at least two days in advance.
Due to limited funding and staffing, this service is only available to Barrington Library cardholders.


Technology Services

Check Out these Items!

The library has many services that we offer to the public; faxing, scanning, and photocopying in addition to our other more unique services:

  • Checking out iPads and stream movies on your hoopla or Libby by OverDrive accounts
  • Transfer your VHS home movies to digital format
  • Kindles and iPads for 2 week checkout
  • Computer classes and one-on-one computer tutorials
  • Downloadable eBooks, audiobooks, music, comics, TV shows, and movies
  • Video game and game console rentals

If you have any questions regarding any services the Library offers, please feel free to contact us at anytime.


Useful Links

Teach Yourself Lessons

These sites have tutorials on a wide array of tech topics, from basic to advanced. Use these sites on your own or in a scheduled technology assistance meeting by contacting us at 603-664-9715 or circulation@barringtonlibrary.com.

GCF Learnfree.org
Online educational website. From basic computer skills to learning how to navigate windows 8. More than 90 tutorials with over 1,000 lessons, videos and interactive programs - all for free!

Techboomers
Free videos and article tutorials on how to use popular websites like Netflix, Amazon, and Gmail as well as various social networks. Especially geared towards senior learners.

Virtual Privacy Lab
Learn about privacy topics and generate a custom privacy toolkit geared towards your online needs. Toolkits include links, tips, and resources that empower you to customize your online identity. Available from the San Jose Public Library.

Software Specific

Microsoft Office
Microsoft Training Center (Word, Excel, Publisher, Access)
Free tutorials from Microsoft on how to use their products, including Microsoft Office Word, Excel, Publisher, Skpe for Business, and Access. Training courses are organized by product, then by skill level.

Coding
Codeacademy
This is an education company committed to helping people learn programming. They offer free, interactive lessons on HTML, CSS, JavaScript, PHP, Python, and Ruby. Users are required to create a free account to get started.

Mouse Skills
Mousercise
A great explanation of how to use the mouse, including lots of hands-on practice and fun games. Perfect for the complete beginner.

Draw a Stickman
Episode One
Use this fun game to practice your mouse movements while enjoying a fun storyline and helping your stick figure make it to the end of the story.