FROM STAFF REPORTS

In the market for a tablet? Or, perhaps you just buy one and want to learn how to get the most out of your investment.

Either way, join us for Tablet 101, taught by Troy Wolverton, San Jose Mercury News technology columnist.

This course is geared for everyone, from those who've never laid eyes on a tablet, to those who've just bought one. Attendees will learn about what tablets are, why they might want one, what to look for when shopping for one, how to set one up and an overview of some basic and popular applications.

Space is limited and you must register to attend.

Class dates, times and locations:

May 14 -- Tablets 101 -- San Jose Mercury News Media Lab

6-7:30 p.m.

750 Ridder Park Drive, San Jose

Click on link to register: https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/tablets101may14

May 23 -- Tablets 101 -- Oakland Tribune Media Lab

6-7:30 p.m.

1950 Broadway, Suite 100, Oakland

Click on link to register: https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/tablets101may23

May 28 -- Tablets 101 -- Contra Costa Times

6-7:30 p.m.

2640 Shadelands Drive, Walnut Creek

Click on link to register: https://www.surveymonkey.com/s/tablets101may28

For question, contact Martin G. Reynolds, senior editor for community engagement, at mymedialab@bayareanewsgroup.com.