Computer Clinics for Adults at Library

June and July sessions teach web skills

The Desmond-Fish Library in Garrison is holding a series of clinics on Tuesday evenings in June and July to teach computer-related skills. The sessions are free and will cover a variety of topics, including creating a free website, genealogy resources, Etsy, social media marketing, keeping kids safe online and protecting online privacy.

June 9 at 6:30 p.m. Keeping Kids Safe Online and Limiting Screen Time: Learn how you can limit your kids’ screen time and Internet access.

June 23 at 6:30 p.m. Genealogy Workshop: Learn how you can use online tools to research your family tree. This session is hosted by Chip Rowe and Cathy Lilburne.

June 30 at 6:30 p.m. Social Media Marketing for Businesses, Nonprofits and Freelancers: This panel discuss will cover how you can cultivate your digital audience and help them become your online ambassadors. Panelists are Dave McCarthy from Tightrope Interactive, author Debra Anastasia and online promoter Pam McCluskey.

July 7 at 6:30 p.m. Creating a Free Website With Wix: Make a free website with Wix’s online templates.

July 14 at 6:30 p.m. Online Privacy – Managing Your Digital Footprint: Learn simple steps to secure your data.

July 21 at 6:30 p.m. Etsy Workshop for Beginners and Advanced Merchants: Learn how to sell your handmade and vintage goods on Etsy and how to build a community to drive your sales. Beginner session is 6:30 to 7:30 p.m.; advanced session 7:30 to 8:30 p.m.

All sessions are free and open to the public. The Desmond-Fish Library is located at 472 Route 403 (at the corner of 9D) in Garrison. For more information visit or call 845-424-3020.

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