Get Started with Northstar Digital Literacy

Want to improve your computer and online skills? Northstar Digital Literacy's mission is to help individuals around the world master the digital skills needed to work, learn, and participate fully in daily life.

Northstar provides free, self-directed online instruction and practice on the basic skills needed to perform tasks on computers and the Internet. With Northstar, you can test your computer skills and learn new skills on your own, at your own pace. Watch the video below for more information

Northstar Digital Literacy is designed to help you improve your technology and job skills at your own pace through assessments and self-guided online tutorials. Included are basic computer digital literacy standards and modules in three main areas:

Essential Computer Skills-

  • Basic Computer Skills (available in Spanish)
  • Internet Basics  (available in Spanish)
  • Email  (available in Spanish)
  • Windows (available in Spanish)
  • Mac OS

Essential Software Skills-

  • Microsoft Word
  • Microsoft Excel
  • Microsoft PowerPoint
  • Google Docs

Using Technology in Daily Life-

  • Social Media
  • Information Literacy
  • Career Search Skills
  • Your Digital Footprint
  • K-12 Distance Learning
  • Telehealth (available in Spanish)

Need help with Northstar Digital Literacy? Get the technology assistance you need with a professional librarian. Patrons are welcome to drop in for help, but if you’d like a guaranteed appointment or require extensive aid, call the Library at (419) 433-5009 to reserve a time that works for you.

Contact Us
Huron Public Library

333 Williams Street
Huron, Ohio 44839

(419) 433-5009
(419) 433-7228
Monday 9:30 am - 8:30 pm
Tuesday 9:30 am - 8:30 pm
Wednesday 9:30 am - 8:30 pm
Thursday 9:30 am - 8:30 pm
Friday 9:30 am - 5 pm
Saturday 9:30 am - 2 pm
Sunday 1 - 5 pm
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