Learn Something New! Brush Up On Your Tech Skills

The Covid-19 pandemic has placed an emphasis on the importance of technology for work, shopping, connecting with loved ones, and so much more.  Are you looking to brush up on your computer skills?  The Library is here to help! 

When you visit the Library’s website and navigate over to the Resources A-Z page, you will see that the Livingston Public Library has access to DigitalLearn.  DigitalLearn contains short (about 15 minute) lessons on basic computer skills and functions.  

The lessons offered on DigitalLearn are broken down into the following categories:

Starting Out – Including lessons on Why Use a ComputerNavigating a Website, Intro to Email, Basic Search, Searching Videos on Youtube, Introduction to Google Maps, and more.

Being Safe Online – Including lessons on Accounts and Passwords, Online Scams, and Internet Privacy.

Job Skills – Including lessons on Creating Resumes, Online Job Searches, Applying for Jobs Online.

Being Productive – Including lessons on Microsoft Word, Cloud Storage, Creating a Basic Budget with Excel, Online Health Information, Using Heathcare.gov to Enroll in Health Insurance, and Using MyHealthFinder for Preventative Healthcare.

Connecting With Others – Including lessons on Intro to Skype and Intro to Facebook.

Mobile Devices – Including lessons on Using a Mobile Device (Android).

Online Shopping – Including lessons on Buying a Plane Ticket

-Jessica, Adult Services & Acquisitions Librarian

Upcoming March Book Clubs

Are you interested in joining a virtual book club?  If so, the Livingston Public Library has a book club for you! Our virtual book clubs meet once a month through Zoom.  Registration is required and can be done so on the Library’s event calendar.  An email with information on how to access the Zoom event will be sent to you the day before the meeting. 

Let’s Talk About Books | Friday, March 12 @ 12:45pm

Reading: Clementine: The Life of Mrs. Winston Churchill by Sonia Purnell

Join this monthly afternoon book discussion!

Bookish Vibes | Thursday, March 18 @ 7pm 

Reading: All the Flowers in Paris by Sarah Jio (or a novel of your choice by the author)

Sarah Jio will also be joining our Zoom discussion! 

Come and discuss any book you have read by the selected author at our monthly reading, or pick up a copy of a selected title from the Patron Services Desk.  Discussion will open by talking about the selected novel and then branch out into the author’s other works and our own bookish thoughts!

Unstuck in Time | Tuesday, March 30 @ 7pm

Reading: Hard-Boiled Wonderland and the End of the World by Haruki Murakami

Revisits classic speculative fiction to discuss what ideas these works inspire in 2020 and beyond. 

We hope to see you at one of these upcoming book club meetings!

-Jessica, Adult Services & Acquisitions Librarian