Beginning January 1, 2019, individual tutoring and trouble-shooting on electronic devices may be scheduled the second and fourth Wednesdays of the month with Information Technologist Gregg Loboda.  Patrons must have a Tunkhannock Library card in order to use this servi...

If you believe the marketing, you’d think every new gadget will change your life — but many are confusing to use or doomed to obsolescence. Here’s how to determine whether your purchase will stand the test of time.

By Terry Sullivan, New York Times, Oct 17,2018

My daught...

October 17, 2018

Patrons of all ages have been looking for avenues to further develop their computer skills. This includes beginner, intermediate and advanced topics.

The resources available seem endless (ex. formal education, tutoring, videos, books, on-line courses, etc.), especially...

October 10, 2018

While our extensive digital collection (audiobooks and eBooks) is readily accessible via the RBDigital platform, it behooves us to remind you of other avenues to satisfy your quest for titles.  One such platform is called Libby, by OverDrive.

Libby has a built in r...

October 4, 2018

It wasn’t too hard to hear about the Facebook HACK that occurred this past Friday. It was reported on every known media source (websites, news stations, posts, blogs, etc.) as it should have been.

This past Friday, Facebook announced that it had discovered evidence of a...

September 28, 2018

All too often, a patron will come in to the library and ask questions related to their email. With the proliferation of mobile devices, laptops, and the ability to access email from remote locations (ex. hotel, library, public computers), patrons are excited to access...

September 19, 2018

In addition to the existing, industry-leading, digital resources on-hand (our AWE Elf Workstation & Magic Desktop touchscreen workstations), the Tunkhannock Public Library will soon be offering "in-house" use of interactive Kindle tablets and iPads for children ages 2...

September 12, 2018

Last week's post introduced the method(s) of setting up parental controls for Apple devices. As mentioned last week, there are different methods to do the same on an Android device.

Many parents share the same goal with android devices as they do Apple devices - to prev...

September 6, 2018

Many kids today, of all ages, either have personal devices or have access to personal devices. If you or your child have an iPhone or an iPad, you should strongly consider utilizing the "Restrictions" feature on the device.

Why is this important? Here are some examples...

August 29, 2018

A day doesn't go by without many of us being engaged, in some form of action, to satisfy our curiosity to learn - Visiting libraries, Searching the internet, Attending classes, Reading books and Watching videos on YouTube are just examples of sources we go to.

Having sa...

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