Print an all sky map
For the most recent monthly all-sky star chart, visit this page at Skymaps.com to help you get acquainted wtih the night sky.
Detailed star charts
The detailed beginner star charts by Andrew L. Johnson show stars down to magnitude 7.25; about the limit of naked-eye visibility under very dark skies. For most of us under light polluted conditions, it's a great set of charts for finding our way around with binoculars or a 6x30 or larger finderscope.
Because many stars are listed by their Bayer designation, download a free Greek alphabet reference guide here.
Print or download these black and white free star charts (PDF format). To save, right click then "Save Target As"
The star charts above utilize the Greek alphabet system to denote the brightest 24 stars for most constellations. To assist in interpreting these symbols, you can download this free Greek alphabet astronomy reference guide here. File is for 11 inches x 8.5 inches paper, in PDF format. File size is 2.3MB. See below for a preview of this chart, or click on it to download the PDF.