Computer Classes

JANUARY COMPUTER CLASSES

Sign up begins Tuesday, January 3
Stop by the Reference Desk or call 837-3449 to register. 
Classes take place in the Library Computer Lab on the lower level.
They are free of charge.


COMPUTER BASICS:  USING THE MOUSE AND BASIC INTERNET
Thursday, JANUARY 12 at 2 pm 

Learn to use a computer mouse, access the Internet, go to a website, and use a search engine.


COMPUTER BASICS:  INTRODUCTION TO WINDOWS 10
Thursday, JANUARY 19 at 2 pm

Learn about your Windows 10 operating system:  how to turn your computer on and off; locate files; install a printer; and use Cortana, the Windows personal assistant.


COMPUTER BASICS:  FILES AND FOLDERS
 
Thursday, JANUARY 26 at 2 pm    
Learn how to create and organize a structure for saving and locating computer files.
 

COMPUTER BASICS:  WEB SEARCH STRATEGIES
 
Thursday, FEBRUARY 2 at 2 pm    
Practice Internet searching and learn to identify reputable information on the Web.
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Tablet Help

TABLET USERS ONE-TO-ONE


Wednesday, JANUARY 18 at 2 pm
2-4 pm in the Computer Lab 
Tablet beginners, sign up for a half an hour time slot to work one to one with a librarian. 
Registration is required, beginning January 3.

TABLET USERS eBOOK DROP-IN


 Wednesday, JANUARY 25 at 2 pm
2-4 pm in the Computer Lab 
Learn to check out and read eBooks on your tablet. No signup is required.


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FEBRUARY COMPUTER CLASSES

Sign up begins Wednesday, February 1
Stop by the Reference Desk or call 837-3449 to register. 
Classes take place in the Library Computer Lab on the lower level. 
They are free of charge.

Microsoft Office Basics


INTRODUCTION TO WORD
Tuesday, FEBRUARY 7 at 2 pm

Create, save, and print Word processing documents.


INTRODUCTION TO EXCEL
 
Thursday, FEBRUARY 14 at 2 pm    
Learn about spreadsheet cell entry and manipulation, formatting, and formulas.


INTRODUCTION TO POWERPOINT

Thursday, FEBRUARY 21 at 2 pm    
Create slides, add images and text, animate objects, view/print your presentation, and work with themes and SmartArt.


INTRODUCTION TO PUBLISHER

Tuesday, FEBRUARY 28 at 2 pm    
Create, save and print signs and other basic desktop publishing documents.


Internet Resources


PROTECT YOURSELF FROM ONLINE FRAUD 
Thursday, FEBRUARY 9 at 2 pm    
Learn ways to protect your personal information when using the Internet.


GOOGLE RESOURCES AND CHROMEBOOK

Thursday, FEBRUARY 16 at 2 pm    
Learn to use Google Drive and other Google resources. This class is good for ChromeBook
users as well as general computer users. 



FACEBOOK FOR THE PERPLEXED

Thursday, FEBRUARY 23 at 2 pm    
Learn how to connect with family members and friends on Facebook while protecting your safety and privacy.



MARCH COMPUTER CLASSES

Sign up begins Wednesday, March 1
Stop by the Reference Desk or call 837-3449 to register. 
Classes take place in the Library Computer Lab on the lower level. 
They are free of charge.


Microsoft Office Basics and Beyond

INTRODUCTION TO WORD
Tuesday, MARCH 7 at 2 pm

Create, save, and print word processing documents.


DOING MORE WITH WORD: PHOTOS AND FONTS
 
Tuesday, MARCH 14 at 2 pm    
Make your Microsoft Word documents more attractive and useful by adding illustrations! Use WordArt, graphics, symbols, borders & color to liven up your documents.


DOING MORE WITH EXCEL
Tuesday, MARCH 21 at 2 pm    
Learn about using charts and graphs, conditional formulas, and pivot tables in Excel.


DOING MORE WITH WORD: USING TABLES

Tuesday, MARCH 28 at 2 pm    
Information in Word can be organized in table grids to make it more readable. Learn how to create, edit, and change the appearance of tables in Word. 



Windows 10 Basics and Beyond

COMPUTER BASICS: INTRODUCTION TO WINDOWS 10 
Thursday, MARCH 16 at 2 pm    
Learn about your Windows 10 operating system: how to turn your computer on and off; locate files; install a printer; and use Cortana, the Windows personal assistant.
**This class will be followed by drop-in open computer lab time from 3-4 pm; practice your new mouse and computer skills!




DOING MORE WITH WINDOWS 10

Thursday, MARCH 23 at 2 pm    
You’ve got the basics down; now learn to make the most of your Windows 10 computer.


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