Computers at the Library
One-On-One Computer Help
Call 203-574-8225 or visit the Reference Desk at the main library to schedule your appointment.
Have a tablet, but don’t know how to use it? Need to figure out how to set up an email account? Wondering how to use the library’s Wi-Fi? Want to learn how to use our online resources? Schedule a 30-minute appointment with one of our librarians to learn the basics of computer technology.
Our public computers are available for anyone to use. You can log in with a library card from any public library in the Bibliomation consortium. Not sure if your library is in the consortium? Ask for assistance at the East Wing Reference Desk. If you don't have a library card, guest passes are available for one session per day.
Access the internet with your own laptop, tablet, or phone using our free wifi. No password required. Just select SBL-WiFi-hotspot at your device.
Printing & Copying
Black and white printing and copying is available at 15 cents per page. Color printing is available at 50 cents per page. Please ask for assistance at the East Wing Reference Desk if you wish to print in color.
In order to print from the computer, you will need to pre-load money onto your library card or guest pass at the Circulation Desk.
Photocopy machines are also available at 15 cents per black and white page.
Wednesdays at 1 p.m.
Drop in for these specific classes and bring any related questions. Classes will utilize Microsoft Office software, Google apps and general computer skills for beginners.
March 4 1 p.m. Computer Basics
March 11 1 p.m. Word for Beginners
March 18 1 p.m. Excel for Beginners
March 25 1 p.m. PowerPoint for Beginners
April 1 1 p.m. Online Learning Tutorials
April 8 1 p.m. Post and Sell Your Stuff Oline
April 15 1 p.m. Computer Basics
April 22 1 p.m. Word for Beginners
April 29 1 p.m. Publisher for Beginners
May 6 1 p.m. Library Online Resources
May 13 1 p.m. Word for Beginners
May 20 1 p.m. Excel for Beginners
May 27 1 p.m. Bring a topic/questions to explore
For ages 16 and up. No registration required.
Must be able to use a mouse and keyboard.
B.R.A.S.S. at the Branch
Thursdays, 2:30 - 3:30
Bunker Hill Branch. Call 203-574-8240 for an appointment
Learn how to use a tablet, smartphone, or computer. You will be assisted in using the internet, Wi-Fi, eBooks, and more!
For seniors ages 60 and over.
Computer classes held at the Senior Center and Mt. Olive are specifically for seniors. They are made possible through the Waterbury B.R.A.S.S. program, a collaboration between the City of Waterbury, Connecticut Community Foundation, New Opportunities, Inc., and the Western Connecticut Area on Aging. All Waterbury seniors ages 60 and over are welcome to participate.
Classes held at the Waterbury Senior Center, 1985 East Main Street, Waterbury, CT
For information, call the Waterbury Senior Center at 203-574-6746.
Classes held at the Mt Olive AME Zion Church, 82 Pearl Street #100, Waterbury, CT
For information, call the Mt. Olive AME Zion Church at 203-574-1113. Ask for Bonita Brewer.