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General Information
Visit the Living Well Network Computer Lounge, available Wednesdays from 1:00–3:00 pm in the Agassiz Baldwin Community Room. The Lounge contains Internet-connected Mac and PC computers. Skilled volunteer instructors are available to answer your basic computer questions in a stress-free, fun environment during our open lab sessions.

Computer Lounge Class & Workshop Schedule
We are delighted to offer classes and workshops for beginners and intermediate computer/ technology users as part of our Computer Lounge programming.

Classes are lecture-style ending with a Q&A. Workshops begin with a short “how-to” and encourage participants to try out new skills in a group setting.

12/02/15 – Workshop: Create Your Own Photo Holiday Card
12/09/15 – Open Lab
12/16/15 – Class: Digitize Your Old Photos
12/23/15 – Open Lab
12/30/15 – Closed
01/06/16 – Workshop: Organizing Your Email
01/13/16 – Open Lab
01/20/16 – Class: Microsoft Word Basics
01/27/16 – Open Lab
02/03/16 – Workshop: How to Get Rid of Ads on the Web
02/10/16 – Open Lab
02/17/16 – Class: Facebook Basics
02/24/16 – Open Lab
03/02/16 – Workshop: Online Banking
03/09/16 – Open Lab
03/16/16 – Class: How to make basic website (Wix.com)
03/23/16 – Open Lab
03/30/16 – Workshop: Photo Books
04/06/16 – Open Lab
04/13/16 – Class: Online Buying & Selling, the New Garage Sale
04/20/16 – Open Lab
04/27/16 – Workshop: Skype/FaceTime
05/04/16 – Open Lab
05/11/16 – Class: The Cloud
05/18/16 – Open Lab
05/25/16 – Workshop: Photo Editing
06/01/16 – Open Lab
06/08/16 – Class: Self Publishing Your Life Story
06/15/16 – Open Lab
06/22/16 – Workshop: How to make a basic Blog

Cost
The Lounge and classes are available free to LWN Members. For non-members, the lounge & classes are available for $20 per lab, workshop or class (just $10 per hour.)

Home Computer Help
The Computer Lounge offers home computer help to our LWN members as an extension of our program. The fee for this service is $35 per hour for members only, and participants must sign up for a minimum of one hour.

Contact
Contact us to sign up for a class or workshop, or just stop by to use our computers, have a snack, and enjoy the social atmosphere with your neighbors. Please join our mailing list or call (617) 349-6287 x10 to learn about upcoming class and workshop topics.

Support the Lounge
Support the Lounge by becoming a Member for a tax-deductible contribution of $75 per person or $125 per household. To sign up or learn more, contact Phoebe Sinclair, Community Liaison, at (617) 349-6287 x10 or psinclair@agassiz.org.

How to Find Us
The LWN Computer Lounge, located at 1651 Mass. Ave. (at the corner of Wendell St. and Mass. Ave.), is easily accessible by public transportation, car, or walking.
Click for a map here.

Volunteer
Share your passion for technology as a volunteer to adults who are eager to develop their computer skills. Share your technology knowledge to help ensure local adults are able to access the resources and build the skills they need. Assist with classes, provide one-on-one problem-solving assistance, help develop workshops and classes. Commitment is Wednesdays, 1-3 pm. We are flexible and are open to your availability and interests. For more information please contact Phoebe Sinclair Community Liaison at (617) 349-6287 x10 or psinclair@agassiz.org.

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