Press Release

Computer classes for seniors

ORONO, Maine — The Orono Public Library will be offering computer workshops specifically for senior citizens during the month of August.

These workshops will be presented by Patrick Therrien, Technology & Education Training Specialist for the Broadband Technology Opportunity Program (BTOP) through the Maine State Library.

Basic Computer Skills will be offered10 a.m.-12 p.m.n Thursday, August 2.  Topics covered will include:

  • Understanding the World Wide Web
  • Operating computer tasks
  • Basic E-mail Tasks
  • Working with a Word Document.

Facebook for Seniors will be offered in two sessions:

  • 1-3 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 2:  Part 1 – Building a profile and account in Facebook.
  • 1-4 p.m. Thursday, Aug 9: Part II&III: Review and set privacy settings. How to protect information and Utilizing Facebook in everyday life.

Please contact the library for additional information and to register for the free workshops: 207-866-5060 or


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