How To Get Online

How to get online To get started, you’ll need to find out how and where you can go online. There are places all over Ventura County where you can use a computer and the internet for free. If you already have a tablet or computer, there are also resources to help you go online at home […]

Accessibility

Accessibility Computers and tablets include a range of features designed to make it easier for people with vision, hearing, mobility, and other disabilities to use technology more easily. Even if you don’t have a disability, some of these features can make learning to go online a little easier. Try them out and see! There are […]

Safely Search The Web

Safely search the web There are many, many benefits to being online. But just like any other environment, you also need to be careful to take some precautions so that you can use the internet safely. Are you navigating safely? Test your password strength   Learn Internet Safety Tips The Senior’s Guide to Online Safety (and […]

Email Resources

Email Resources Email (electronic mail) is a way to send messages and photos almost instantly to people wherever they are.  Even if you don’t plan on emailing often, many websites ask for your email address when you create an account on their site so that they know who you are, and can safely contact you. […]

How To Find Tech Support

How to find tech support At some point, we all have technical difficulties – our computer or tablet doesn’t do what we want it to do, we need help figuring out a new skill, or we forget how to do something we’ve learned before. Don’t get discouraged. This is completely normal! The goal is to […]

Social Media

Social Media Social media websites like Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, WeChat, and others can help you stay in touch with friends and family or advocate for a cause. Each social media brand works differently, and some are only available on your tablet and smartphone. Protect your privacy on social media Protecting yourself on social media How to […]

Online Entertainment

Online Entertainment There are many ways to enjoy music, movies, and more on  your computer or tablet.  Many of these are free, especially if you take advantage of your library card! Play a favorite song YouTube Stream music via Ventura County Public Library (library card required) Pandora (free and paid) Spotify (free and paid) Guide to Learning Music […]

Stay Connected

Stay Connected Sharing photos is a great way to stay in touch with family and friends. Make digital versions of your favorite old photos, download and edit photos from your phone, or learn how to print out that cute baby picture your family just emailed you. Take and Share Photos Smartphone Photography 101 Digital Camera […]

Shop Online

Shop Online Online shopping can be a great way to  have purchases delivered right to your door, compare prices, and find bargains. Since you will be sending online stores your payment information, it is especially important that you make sure you’re shopping safely. Shop Safely! See the Online shopping section in The Senior’s Guide to Online Safety […]

Food And Meal Resources

Food & Meal Resources There are many resources for finding food in San Francisco, whether you’re looking for help making ends meet, want help getting to and from the store, or just trying to find a way to get groceries delivered to your door. Food Assistance Cal Fresh Apply Online or Request Help VCAAA Meal Program Application […]