Old Bridge, NJ – Oct. 5, 2018 – The Old Bridge Public Library will offer the following tech classes this month to help patrons efficiently use common technology and online Library resources. All classes require registration by calling 732-721-5600 x5033 or online at: www.oldbridgelibrary.org.

Computer and Internet Basics: Tuesday, October 16th @7 p.m. This introductory class will explore the basics of the personal computer and the internet.  Students will be able to explore the Library’s computers in this small group session and get comfortable with hands-on training. 

School and Career Prep: Sunday, October 21st @2 p.m. This program will explore the Library’s Learning Express resource. It will examine how to improve skills at school and in the workplace: find practice tests and study materials for the SAT, ACT, GED and other standardized tests. It will also cover resources for preparation for career certification and licensure exams.

Facebook: Thursday, October 25th @ 11 a.m. Facebook offers an easy way to stay in touch with family and friends, as well as present a professional image online and advance careers. This workshop will provide an overview of Facebook and social media, and demonstrate how to create a free account (optional), manage privacy settings, and post messages and photos online.

Library Resources for Entrepreneurs: Tuesday, October 30th @ 7p.m.  A library card offers many useful tools for startups and small businesses. This class will explore how to conduct research with ReferenceUSA and Business Source Elite, and will demonstrate how to expand skill-sets with Lynda.com. It will examine how these resources can give insight to the competition, help understand legal forms, and provide steps on writing a business plan.

The Old Bridge Public Library has consistently been voted one of the three Best Public Libraries in Middlesex County by the readers of the Home News Tribune. The Library is open seven-days-a-week and is located at 1 Old Bridge Plaza at the corner of Rt. 516 and Cottrell Road in the Municipal Center. More information about these and other Library programs is available at www.oldbridgelibrary.org or by calling 732-721-5600 x5033. The satellite Laurence Harbor branch is located at 277 Shoreland Circle; phone: 732-566-2227.