Welcome to the Online Home of
Western Sullivan Public Library's
Public Computer Center!
Launched in 2010, Western Sullivan Public Library's Public Computer Center (PCC) provides free public access computing services and instruction to the general public. This is part of a statewide initiative, Broadbandexpress@yourlibrary, funded by the Recovery Act through September 2012. The focus is on services for the unemployed and improving computer literacy. Our classes, private instruction, and facilities are open and available to anyone! So whether you've never touched a computer before or are looking to improve your skill-level with specific software, there will be a course for you! Check back often for upcoming courses, consultant availability, and additional resources. Or email us at PCC@RCLS.org.
|Click here for PCC|
|What's New at the PCC|
As the grant which funded the PCC draws to a close, we are thrilled to report that the PCC will be continuing. The library board and community voted to continue the program which will be funded in part by a donation and the remainder through the library budget. The PCC offers service on Monday in Narrowsburg, Tuesday and Friday in Jeffersonville, and Wednesday in Callicoon. For a full schedule, see our hours of support below and our course schedule by clicking on the calendar to the left.
|If you have several windows open, it can be a pain to minimize window after window in order to get back to your desktop. To get to your desktop instantly, simply hold down the Windows Key (usually beside the left "alt" key) on your keyboard and press the "d" key.|
|Courses Offered (Click any of the course titles below to review or print the course handout)|
|Using Microsoft Powerpoint|
|Improving Google Search|
|Using Library Databases|
|Practicing GiMP Workshop|
|Intro to eBooks|
|Repairing Damaged Photographs|
|Click here for a full list of courses, detailed descriptions and downloadable content.|
|If you have a story of how the PCC has helped you, we want to hear about it! Has it improved your ability to do an existing job, or even provided skills that led to a new job? Were you able to bring new abilities to your school or organization? Take a moment to let us know!|
|Need Help? The Consultants Are In!|
Have you attended a class but need additional help with what was covered? Or do you just want help putting together a resume or setting up an email address? PCC Staff are on hand at each of the three branches and happy to help with any of your computer training needs.
|Monday||1 - 5PM||Narrowsburg|
|Tuesday||1 - 7PM||Jeffersonville|
|Wednesday||1 - 5PM||Callicoon|
|Friday||1 - 3PM||Jeffersonville|
If none of these times work for you, email us at PCC@RCLS.org and we'll find a time that does!
|Have you recently received individual assistance at the PCC? Fill out our evaluation to let us know how we did!|
|Software Reference Sheet|
|Computer File Formats|
|Computer Terms Glossary|
|Windows 7 Quick Reference Card|
|"About the PCC" Brochure|
|Mouse Exercise #1|
|Mouse Exercise #2|
|Guide to Buying a Computer|
|Sullivan County Chamber of Commerce|
|Sullivan One Stop Center for Workforce Development|
|Cornell Cooperative Extension|
|Ramapo Catskill Library System|
|New York State Education Department|
|New York State Library|
(NYSED), has been awarded $9.5 million in a grant from
the U.S. Department of Commerce National
Telecommunications and Information Administration
(NTIA) to expand computer access in public libraries across
New York State. The funding is being provided through the
American Reinvestment and Recovery Act (ARRA)
Broadband Technology Opportunities Program (BTOP).