Looking to brush up on technology trends and tools? Bucks County Free Library has you covered with a free monthly series of Tech Talks. These one-hour lectures will guide you through tech-related topics such as software, security, and more. The library’s first Tech Talk will offer an overview of streaming devices – like Amazon Fire […]
Learn New Career Skills with SkillUp PA
Gain new resume-building skills through SkillUp PA: a free virtual learning platform offering more than 5,000 training modules. Through SkillUp PA, you can take a self-directed online course in topics like: Time management Information Technology (IT) Customer service Marketing Accounting/finance Written business communication You can also earn industry-recognized credentials in fields like human resources, project […]
Stream Unlimited Content with hoopla BingePass
Introducing hoopla BingePass! Using just one hoopla Instant borrow, Bucks County residents can now stream certain kinds of content for 7 days. Digital Magazines Read current issues of more than 40 popular magazines, like Reader’s Digest, HGTV, Popular Mechanics, Good Housekeeping and Time for Kids. The hoopla reading experience is specifically designed for phones and […]
6 BIG reasons to get a library card!
There’s much more to your local library than books. A library card is a powerful tool that allows you and your family to explore, learn, and connect with the world around you. Here are a few BIG things you’ll receive access to with a Bucks County Free Library card: Children’s Books and Activities Need to […]
Coding for Fun!
Have you ever had a problem with an app on your phone? Or an issue with something happening on your laptop? Or watched a street crossing sign work incorrectly on a busy road? Aside from being irritating, they all start with the same kind of problem. Something is wrong with their code. Code, or coding, […]
It’s Media Literacy Week!
October 26 – 30 marks this year’s Media Literacy Week! In a world where we’re faced with information overload and evaluating conflicting information sources seems more important than ever, the National Association for Media Literacy Education (NAMLE) promotes “the ability to access, analyze, evaluate, create, and act using all forms of communication.” We’ve rounded up […]
Research Help for Middle Grade Students
School is back in session and that means that students are working on research assignments. It should be easy, right – just search the Internet? Except, as we all know, EVERYTHING is on the Internet: the good, the bad, and the far-too-much. An important part of research assignments is not just finding information, but selecting […]
Welcome to Remote Help Desk: Assistance for Your Technology and Computer Problems
Do you want to learn how to do something on your computer, tablet, or device? Need help downloading or streaming e-books, music, movies, and other digital content? Is your computer running slow or are you worried that your device might have spyware? Even though our buildings are closed, we can help you remotely with Remote […]
Choose Privacy and Protect Yourself Online
We’re in the midst of a national conversation about privacy rights in a digital age. Our Choose Privacy slideshow offers helpful tips to help you protect
Teaching Digital Skills. Solving Tech Problems.
A recent Pew Center Report on libraries reveals that 80% of Americans believe libraries should teach people digital skills. We already do that!