Personal technology offered at New Smyrna library

By HENRY FREDERICK
Headline Surfer

NEW SMYRNA BEACH, Fla. -- "Get in touch with personal technology." 

That's the operative line expressed by Volusia County Pat Kuehn, CPRC, community information specialist with Volusia County Government in a press release to Headliner Surfer encouraging adults to explore personal technology with free classes this month at the New Smyrna Beach Regional Library, 1001 S. Dixie Freeway.

Pat Kuehn / Headline Surfer"Get in touch with personal technology." 

That's the operative line expressed by Volusia County Pat Kuehn, CPRC, community information specialist with Volusia County Government in a press release to Headliner Surfer encouraging adults to explore personal technology with free classes this month at the New Smyrna Beach Regional Library, 1001 S. Dixie Freeway.

November’s free programs, which will be held in the computer lab, include:

• Introduction to the iPad: 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 14. Topics will include the iPad’s features and settings, apps, Siri, Safari, facetime, messages, and the camera. Bring your iPad and your iTunes account information.

* E-books and more: 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, Nov. 21. Learn how to use the library’s e-resources on your personal device. The instructor will provide an overview of Axis360, Freading, Freegal, Hoopla, Overdrive, Zinio and Access Video. Bring your personal device and account information (iTunes, Google Play, Barnes & Noble, or Amazon username and password) along with your library card and personal identification number.

• Introduction to Windows 10: 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. Monday, Nov. 27. Learn the basics of Windows 10. Topics include how to navigate Windows 10, basic settings, personalizing Windows 10, apps, and Microsoft Edge. Bring a Windows 10 laptop or tablet.

Registration is required as seating is limited. Register online at www.volusialibrary.org using the calendar link or call 386-424-2910, option 4.

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Henry Frederick is publisher of Headline Surfer®, the award-winning 24/7 internet news outlet covering the Daytona Beach-Sanford-Orlando metro area via HeadlineSurfer.com since 2008. A longtime cops & courts reporter focused on breaking news & investigative reporting, Frederick is among the Sunshine State's most prolific daily news reporters, having amassed close to a hundred award-winning byline stories nearly evenly split in print and digital platforms. Frederick earned his Master of Arts in New Media Journalism with academic honors from Full Sail University in Winter Park in February 2019. He was a metro reporter with the Daytona Beach News-Journal for nearly a decade and then served as a city editor for the Taunton Daily Gazette in Taunton, Mass, while maintaining a residence in Central Florida. Prior to moving to Florida, Frederick was a metro reporter for the Rockland Journal-News in West Nyack, NY, for seven years. Headline Surfer was named the Sunshine State's top internet news site by the Florida Press Club in 2018.