September 18, 2019

June Technology Classes and Library News


Device Advice Tech Appointments
Need help with your tablet, smartphone, or computer? How about setting up your hands-free device before Rhode Island’s Hands-Free Cell Phone Law takes effect? Reserve your 40-minute one-on-one technology assistance appointment! Book by visiting Slots are offered Mondays at 3:00pm and Thursdays at 2:30pm and 3:30pm.

Drop-In and Download
Learn how to download free library eBooks and audiobooks onto your smartphone, tablet, or eReader. First come, first served. Sessions happen on Saturday, June 2nd from 2:00pm-3:00pm at Riverside Branch Library then Saturdays, June 16th and 30th from 2:00pm-3:00pm at Weaver Library.

Excel Series Continues
The intermediate class in the Microsoft Excel series will be held on Tuesday, June 5th from 6:30pm-7:45pm at Weaver Library. Topics covered include advanced formulas, sorting data plus making tables and graphs. The advanced class in the series will be held on Tuesday, June 20th from 6:30pm-7:45pm at Weaver Library. Participants will create templates plus learn formulas with IF statements. No registration is required; first come, first served if you are using one of the library’s 7 laptops. Contact Catherine Damiani via email ( or by calling the Weaver Library (401-434-2453) for details on the beginner Excel class that was held May 29th.

Start a Universal Class course today
Can’t make it to a library class? Universal Class provides over 500 online continuing education courses and we have a subscription! Just login with your EPPL library. Need help? Ask a librarian! Visit to get started today.

East Providence Librarian Elected to American Library Association Council
Catherine Damiani, East Providence Public Library’s Head of Reference/Digital Services Librarian, has been elected to the American Library Association Council for a 3-year term. The Council is the governing body of the American Library Association and determines all policies of the Association. Catherine will travel to the ALA Annual Conference in New Orleans this summer to begin her term as ALA Councilor. She will continue serving as Head of Reference/Digital Services Librarian at East Providence Public Library.


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