Classes help you get the most out of your Kindle

  • Fri Mar 23rd, 2012 7:01pm
  • Life

If you’re looking for some help to make the transition to digital books, or just need a refresher in computing, Sno-Isle Libraries are offering a variety of classes for adults during the coming weeks that could be helpful.

The classes cover several digital topics, including how to search for and browse the library’s vast digital collection. Just like printed books, digital books can be checked out.

“Learn to use your Kindle” will teach people how to set a digital library account and download books. A class called “gadget coaching” brings in knowledgeable teenagers to share their expertise in the latest technologies.

Advance registration is required except where noted. Learn more at

Learn to Use Your Kindle

•7 p.m. March 29, Mountlake Terrace Library.

3 p.m. April 26, Stanwood Library.

Learn the basics of searching and browsing for Kindle format e-books available through the library’s Overdrive Media Collection. A variety of tip sheets will be available. A Kindle is not needed. Space is limited

Gadget Coaching

•8:30 a.m. March 31, Mill Creek Library.

Learn skills and tricks from enthusiastic teen volunteers in one-on-one tutoring sessions. Space is limited.

Teens can sign up to coach at

Librarians as Information Guides: Downloading e-books at Your Library

•10 a.m. April 14, Sultan Library.

2 p.m. April 22, Lynnwood Library.

2 p.m. April 28, Edmonds Library.

Learn to download e-books and audiobooks through Sno-Isle’s website. Bring a laptop, e-reader or other Wi-Fi device. Space is limited.

Computers for Beginners: Downloading Digital Media

•2 p.m. April 19, Edmonds Senior Center.

Learn how to download digital e-books, audiobooks, music and movies on to your home computer. Call 425-774-5555 to register.

Herald staff