Give Thanks for Zoom

While no one thinks Zoom is the ideal way to share a Thanksgiving meal, using it to connect with friends and family over the holidays may be one of the best ways to keep everyone healthy.

COVID-19 continues to surge across the country, and both the CDC and Team Kentucky recommend celebrating Thanksgiving within your own household or virtually.

Here are two library resources that can help you brush up on Zoom before the holidays.

Zoom Quick Start Guide

Just need some quick instructions to join a meeting? The JCPL Zoom Quick Start Guide can help.

Learning Zoom with

If you prefer to learn by watching videos, try the course Learning Zoom on This course will take you through the steps of downloading the app, starting a meeting, securing your meeting, and more. You can watch as much or as little of the course as you’d like.

To watch the complete course, visit the library’s site and sign in with your library card number and PIN.