Digital Literacy

The Northport-East Northport Public Library offer a range of digital services including public access computers, free Wi-Fi hotspots (for our cardholders), training programs to enhance your digital literacy, trained staff who can assist you with accessing public services, etc.


Teaching Technology

Libraries play a crucial role in promoting digital literacy by offering resources, services, and programs that help individuals acquire the skills and knowledge needed to navigate the digital world.



 

Upcoming Events

This event is in the "Adults" group.
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Library Location: Virtual
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Adult Programs, Computers & Technology
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NENC709 Learn about Forms, Google's app for surveys, quizzes, opinion polls, event registration, and more. See how to customize forms, and learn how to import form submission results into a spreadsheet for analysis and other uses. ...
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Working with Photos on the iPad and iPhone

7:00pm - 8:30pm
Northport Building
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Library Location: Northport Building
Room: Community Room - Northport
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Adult Programs, Computers & Technology
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NENC710 Learn how to take pictures, organize them, perform basic editing, and share them. Have your device, Apple ID and password on hand, or just observe. ...
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NENC705 Watch this webinar and learn how to protect your personal information and your computer or laptop against malware, viruses, spam, identity theft, and more. ...
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Introduction to Canva (via Zoom)

7:00pm - 8:30pm
Virtual
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Library Location: Virtual
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Adult Programs, Computers & Technology
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NENC711 Learn how to create beautiful designs and professional graphics with the free online software Canva. Basic computer skills required. ...
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Working with Digital Photos in Microsoft Windows

7:00pm - 8:30pm
Northport Building
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Library Location: Northport Building
Room: Community Room - Northport
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Adult Programs, Computers & Technology
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NENC712 Learn how to move your digital pictures from your camera to your Microsoft Windows computer. See how to save and organize your pictures in folders. Basic computer skills required. 12 laptops will be provided. Attendees will share laptop...
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Introduction to Photoshop

7:00pm - 8:30pm
Northport Building
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Library Location: Northport Building
Room: Community Room - Northport
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Adult Programs, Computers & Technology
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NENC713 Learn graphic arts skills for working with images and photos in Adobe Photoshop. ...

 

Research & Learning

https://www.nenpl.org/research-learning

The Northport-East Northport Library and the Libraries in Suffolk County provide a group of licensed, Internet accessible databases selected by librarians to facilitate your research endeavors. You may access library databases from home with a library card and password.


 

Additional Resources

Digital Learn .org


Digitallearn.org

If you are new to computers, haven't used them for a while, are a little unsure and uncomfortable, or just need a bit of a refresher, we have the tools to help you tackle technology at your own pace and gain the confidence you need to succeed.

Affordable Connectivity Program


Affordable Connectivity Program

The Affordable Connectivity Program is an FCC benefit program that helps ensure that households can afford the broadband they need for work, school, healthcare and more.

The Affordable Connectivity Program is limited to one monthly service discount and one device discount per household.

Affordable Housing Connectivity Program


Affordable Housing Connectivity Program

New York State’s ConnectALL Office (CAO), in consultation with NYS Homes and Community Renewal (HCR), has launched the Affordable Housing Connectivity Program (AHCP), a first-ever infrastructure initiative to upgrade in-unit broadband infrastructure for low-income, affordable housing residents that currently have unreliable, unaffordable, or nonexistent internet service options in their homes, at no cost to property owners.  


 

Retired and Senior Volunteer Program


RSVP Suffolk!

Community Computer Connections Program’s volunteers, under a Microsoft license, refurbish donated computers, add software, deliver and install these internet-ready computers free of charge to low income people and veterans on Long Island.

Northstar Digital Literacy


Northstar Digital Literacy

Defines basic skills needed to perform tasks on computers and online. Online, self-guided modules assess the ability of individuals to perform tasks based on these skills.

Senior Planet

 

Senior Planet from AARP

Senior Planet from AARP classes, articles, videos, and activities help older adults learn new skills, save money, exercise, make new friends, and so much more.


 

FSL SeniorNet

FSL SeniorNet  

FSL SeniorNet is a program of Family Service League. Since 1999, FSL SeniorNet has been educating Long Island adults, fifty and over, in the use of technology: smartphones, tablets, laptops, and desktop computers. Learn more at https://www.seniornetli.org/.  


 

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