The Dripping Springs Community Library offers computer help for your laptops, tablets, phones or anything else techy.

Stop by Monday – Friday, between 10am and 6pm, free of charge.

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Internet Availability Map

Dripping Springs is growing.  The internet is required for almost everything today and access to broadband internet is a must.  
The following is a map provided by the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) detailing service providers and speeds across the country.
Click on the link below, type in an address, or just a ZIP Code and click on an area to view the Internet Service Providers available where you live.
https://broadbandmap.fcc.gov/#/

Remember, if you need access to fast, reliable broadband internet you can checkout a computer here at the Dripping Springs Community Library, or bring your laptop and connect to our free Wi-Fi!

Online Computer Training

Universal Class offers courses for Microsoft Windows and Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc…); along with Adobe Photoshop, Digital Photography and Computer Basics. All free to DSCL members.
Learning Express offers courses in Computer Basics, Internet Navigation, Office Software and much more. All free to DSCL members.

GCFLearnFree.org logo
GCFLearnFree – Computer Training

GCFLearnFree Entrenamiento en Computadoras

GCFLearnFree – Microsoft Office Training
(This includes Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, Publisher and Outlook depending on year)

Digital Learn Logo
Basic computer tutorials for beginners.

Tech Boomers logo
Free videos and article tutorials on how to use popular websites like Netflix, Amazon and Gmail as well as various social networks. Especially geared towards baby boomer and senior learners.
Website Builders logoLearn how to navigate websites, use email and even build your own website .
Mouse TrainingA great explanation of how to use the mouse, including lots of hands-on practice and fun games. Perfect for the complete beginner.
Typing TrainingImprove speed and accuracy on the keyboard.

Computer Training

Dripping Springs ISD Community Education
Classes are held at the 300 Building (behind the DSISD Administration Building)
Call for information: (512) 858-3021
http://drippingspringsisd.revtrak.net
http://www.ed2go.com/dsisd/

Austin Free-Net
2209 Rosewood Avenue Austin, TX 78702
(512) 236-8225 Phone
http://www.austinfree.net

Skillpoint Alliance
Various locations
(512) 323-6773
http://www.skillpointalliance.org

Online Fraud


Identity theft, online scams, email scams and credit card fraud are all things we need to watch out for while using the internet.
Here are websites with a lot of great information:

What is a ‘Phishing’ Scam ?

Hackers try to use your email address to send so-called “phishing” emails in an attempt to steal your personal information. How can you protect yourself from these scam artists?

Take the Phishing QuizBNet – 5 Ways To Avoid Getting Spear-PhishedFTC – How Not to Get Hooked by a ‘Phishing’ ScamSecurity Week

Free E-Mail Accounts:
Yahoo Mail
Yahoo Tutorial
Google Mail
Zoho Mail
HotMail
GMX Mail

Free Online File Storage
Box.netMediaFire
Online Office Software
Google Docs Online
Zoho Office Online