Getting to Grips with Google

An introduction for near-beginners to using Gmail, Google Search, Google Maps and Google Drive on your Laptop or PC

Brought to you by Fingal Libraries as part of their Bealtaine 2021 program.

Already signed up? Go here for information about your classes! And if you have signed up but not received an email with the Zoom link, please contact sabine@cccSkerries immediately!

If you would like to learn how to use all or any of the following on your laptop or computer, this online course is for you!  

  • Setting up your Gmail account properly and safely…
  • Understanding how your inbox works…
  • Easily seeing the emails you want to see, while avoiding spam and the like…
  • Getting useful results when searching for stuff on the internet…
  • Sharing images and information with friends and family…
  • Finding information on Google Maps…
  • Creating simple texts and presentations online…

We’ll be focusing on Google, Gmail, Google Search as they are widely used and free. 

We’ll also look briefly at why they are free, and how to avoid pitfalls!

The five weekly live Zoom classes will take place on Tuesdays from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m., starting on Tuesday 04 May 2021

Information on how to get Zoom going will be provided. Participants must be available for all five sessions and have a Gmail account and access to a computer (laptop works best for the Zoom calls).

Haven’t got a Gmail account? No problem, just watch this video and follow the steps!

Please sign up here or, if the form does not show up properly on your device, click on this link.