Internet and Computer Classes
COMPUTER/INTERNET, MS OFFICE, AND TECHNOLOGY CLASSES FOR BEGINNERS:
FREE HANDS-ON COMPUTER CLASSES FOR BEGINNERS ARE OFFERED MONTHLY AT THE LIBRARY FOR AGES 18 AND UP.
SPACE IS LIMITED TO THE FIRST 14 PEOPLE WHO SIGN IN AT THE TERRACE LEVEL LOBBY UP TO 30 MINUTES PRIOR TO THE START OF THE CLASS. EACH CLASS IS ONE AND A HALF HOURS LONG WITH A HALF HOUR OF OPEN LAB TIME AFTERWARDS FOR EXTRA PRACTICE.
Tuesday, October 7 / 2:00-3:30 p.m.
Thursday, January 8 / 10:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
Learn basic computer parts, how to use a mouse and keyboard, and about Microsoft Windows.
Tuesday, October 14 / 2:00-3:30 p.m.
Thursday, January 15 / 10:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
Learn how to find what you’re looking for on the internet and make sure it’s from a trusted source.
EMAIL WITH GMAIL
Tuesday, October 21 / 2:00-3:30 p.m.
Thursday, January 22/ 10:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
Learn how to create, send, organize, and attach files to emails. Prerequisite: Computer Essentials or experience using a mouse.
Tuesday, October 28 / 2:00-3:30 p.m.
Thursday, January 29/ 10:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
Learn how to use the newest operating system for PCs, tablets, and phones. Prerequisite: Computer Essentials or experience using a mouse.
Tuesday, November 4 / 6:00-7:30 p.m. (NOTE date change)
Learn the fundamentals of Excel 2007, how to make spreadsheets, and other tips and tricks. Prerequisite: Experience using a mouse.
Wednesday, November 12 / 6:00-7:30 p.m.
Learn the fundamentals of Word 2010, how to enter and format text, change margins and line spacing, and save and print. Prerequisite: Experience using a mouse.
Monday, November 17 / 6:00-7:30 p.m. (NOTE date change)
Learn how to manage and manipulate large amounts of data in MS Excel 2007. Prerequisite: Word Essentials or some experience using Excel.
WORD MAIL MERGE
Wednesday, December 3 / 6:00-7:30 p.m. Learn how to use lists of names and addresses to create letters and mailing labels in MS Word. Prerequisite: Word Essentials or Excel Essentials.
INTRO TO DIGITAL PHOTOGRAPHY - PART 1
Monday, December 8 / 6:00-7:30 p.m.
Learn the most effective way to use your digital camera’s auto and scene modes, zoom, different lenses, camera care, composition, print, storing, and more! Please bring your own digital camera fully charged, with plenty of battery power and available memory, to the class.
INTRO TO DIGITAL PHOTOGRAPHY - PART 2
Monday, December 15 / 6:00-7:30 p.m.
Learn how to transfer photos from your digital camera or SD card to a computer and keep them organized. We’ll explore various free photo editor web applications used to enhance digital photos. Please bring your own digital camera fully charged, with plenty of battery power and available memory, to the class.
NEW TO TABLETS & SMARTPHONES?
Tuesday, January 6 / 2:00-3:30 p.m.
Tuesday, January 20 / 6:00-7:30 p.m.
Did you receive a new iPad or Android tablet? Or maybe a cool new smartphone? We can help you learn how to use it! The basics of web-surfing, email, and finding apps will be explained. It is highly recommended that you register with your tablet’s app store before the class.
FREE LIBRARY EBOOKS FOR YOUR TABLET
Wednesday, January 7 / 6:00-7:30 p.m.
Saturday, January 10 / 10:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
Tuesday, January 13 / 2:00-3:30 p.m.
Learn how to use the CLEVNET eMedia Library and the OverDrive Media Console to check out, download, and read library eBooks on your tablet or smartphone. This class will show you how to access the Library’s eMedia collection on your Kindle Fire, NOOK HD, iPad/iPhone, or Android device. It is highly recommended that you register with your tablet’s app store before the class. (If you have a Kindle Paperwhite, NOOK Simple Touch, or other eReader, please call the Library for one of our one-on-one Book-A-Librarian sessions.)