Dig lit Troy Public Lib


Basic Digital Literacy Series

  • Friday, May 6, 2022, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  • Friday, May 13, 2022, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  • Friday, May 20, 2022, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  • Friday, May 27, 2022, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  • Up to 10 participants:
  • Participants should bring their own devices (cell phone, laptop, or tablet)
  • I can provide up to 10 laptops for anyone who doesn’t have a device

                                         Workshop Series: 4 sessions

May 6:  Device Basics, 10 am-11 am or 11am-Noon

(Choose one or both sessions)

Participants can bring their own laptop, cell phone, or tablet (or use CCE-provided laptops) to learn about how to log in, get online, and perform basic navigation tasks.

10 am-11 am Laptop Basics:

11 am-12 pm Tablet/Cell Phone Basics:

May 13:   Finding Reliable Information Online, 10 am-Noon

  • Participants will learn how to use search engines, like Google, to find information online and evaluate its reliability. This session includes a discussion on search tips, clickbait, pop-up windows, and more. Participants will also search for information on topics of interest to them.

May 20:   Staying Safe Online, 10 am-Noon

  • Participants will learn how to create a long, strong password they can remember, how to avoid falling for malicious emails (specifically phishing), and how to identify a reliable, encrypted website for online shopping. The discussion will include web payment services such as PayPal and Venmo.

May 27:   E-Mail Basics, 10am-Noon

  • Participants will create an email account with G-Mail if they do not already have an email account, and learn how to send, read, respond to, and delete email messages.


Delia Hubbard
Digital Literacy Resource Educator


Troy Public Library
100 Second Street
Troy, New York 12180

Last updated April 22, 2022