Technology Help

In addition to occasional tech help drop-in events, the library offers individual instruction through our Book a Librarian program.  See below for self-paced online tutorials and instruction.

Tech-Talk logo

Tech-Talk contains easy-to-read articles, videos, and other fun stuff with the tips and tricks you need to be competitive in today’s hi-tech world. Available as a website, an app, and a weekly newsletter (sign up).  Member login: user name and password are both eglibrary.

Gale: Computer Database

Computer Database (Collection) :Find computer-related product introductions, news and reviews in areas such as hardware, software, electronics, engineering, communications and the application of technology.

Get Ready (new users)

Beginner Information

What is a computer? General | PC | Mac | iPad

What is a web browser? Internet Explorer | Firefox | Chrome | Safari

What is an operating system?

Windows 10 General | Video overview

MacOS Sierra

Microsoft Digital Literacy
Modules that start at the beginner level and progress through a variety of topics.

Internet and Email

Intro to the internet: Internet 101 | Internet basics | Navigating a website | Basic search | Search better

Intro to Email
A collection of lessons shorter than 5 minutes each from beginners.

Evaluating Web Pages
Learn how to quickly find what you need to know about a web page and use a checklist to evaluate whether the website can be trusted.

Assessing the Credibility of Online Sources
A quick guide to help you judge the credibility of websites.

Online Safety Information Resources
A variety of resources from Microsoft to avoid scams, combat cyberbullying, and more.

Multiple Topics

Digital Learn
Short tutorials for beginner and intermediate users.  Contains many tutorials in Spanish.

Digital Unite
Easy-to-follow technology guides for beginners.

Tutorials for beginner and intermediate users, sorted by subject.

Basic Computer Skills Online Course
Wisc-Online provides self-paced courses presented in learning order with more detailed tutorials for beginning users.

Smartphones and Tablets

GCFLearnFree: Basics for all models


Digital Unite: Basic overviews and tutorials for individual tasks.

Learn More

Microsoft Office

Office 365 Basics

GCF tutorials

Excel Easy

Microsoft Learn
Microsoft courses in coding and software that can build into IT certifications. (Intermediate to Advanced)

Social Media

Social Media Tutorials from GCF LearnFree (start with this link)

Social Websites – Tutorials from TechBoomers

Tutorials from Denver Public Library Use the sort box to narrow to Social Networking.

Intro to Facebook by DigitalLearn

Multiple Topics
Many tutorials listed from beginning to advanced, separated by subject.

Many tutorials categorized by subject.  Geared toward older adults.

Technology Classes and Workshops
A variety of tutorials created by the Denver Public Library that can be filtered by subject.  Some tutorials available in Spanish.

Microsoft Learn
Microsoft courses in coding and software that can build into IT certifications.

Cord Cutting

Have you ever considered getting rid of your traditional TV services, but aren’t sure about your options? Check out our Cord-Cutting 101 page for resources and recordings from our most recent virtual class.

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