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Column: Let Baldwin librarian help navigate technology

| Wednesday, Dec. 3, 2014, 9:00 p.m.
Pam Richter is the technology and marketing librarian at the Baldwin Borough Public Library. Follow the library on Twitter @BBPL, on Facebook Like the Baldwin Borough Public Library and you can email Pam at

Each day, it seems as though there is a new app, tablet or media site to figure out.

Between Twitter, eBooks and “the cloud,” technology can be a little overwhelming.

But, don't worry. There are people and resources at your local library able to assist you.

Many libraries offer computer classes, eReader classes and even have staff members able to help you.

My name is Pam Richter, technology and marketing librarian, at the Baldwin Borough Public Library. I teach classes, have one-on-one technology appointments and answer technology questions on a daily basis at the library. I'll be writing a weekly technology column for the South Hills Record.

I'm here to assist you with your technology needs and to ease some of your confusion in the digital age.

I'll be writing about free technology resources available to you with your Allegheny County library card or Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh card. And I'll also share technology tips and tricks with you.

So let me know if you have any topics that you'd like to see written about and I'll answer them.

Pam Richter is the technology and marketing librarian at the Baldwin Borough Public Library. Follow the library on Twitter @BBPL; on Facebook, like the Baldwin Borough Public Library, and you can email Pam at

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