Internet and Computer Classes
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.
MEET THE MOUSE
Tuesday, November 12 / 5:30-7:00 p.m.
Friday, January 10 / 10:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
This class is for beginners who need help learning how to use the mouse. The skills learned in this class are necessary for all other classes.
Tuesday, November 19 / 5:30-7:00 p.m.
Friday, January 17 / 10:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
This class is great for beginners and gives information about computer hardware as well as skills that will help you become comfortable using Windows 7. The skills learned in this class are necessary for all other classes.
INTERNET AND WEB SEARCHING
Tuesday, November 26 / 5:30-7:00 p.m.
Friday, January 24 / 10:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
This class is great for beginners and gives information on internet browsers, search engines like Google, Yahoo, Ask, and Bing, and toolbar buttons. It also covers how to evaluate a website and touches briefly on social networking sites and YouTube. Mouse skills and Windows skills required.
Tuesday, December 3 / 5:30-7:30 p.m.
Friday, January 31 / 10:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
This class will explore the most popular products that Google has to offer, including Google Gmail, Drive, Earth, and much More! Mouse skills and Windows skills required.
THE MICROSOFT OFFICE CLASSES LISTED BELOW ARE MADE POSSIBLE WITH FUNDS FROM CITIZENS BANK.
EXCEL 2007, PART 1
This class is an introduction to the basics of Excel 2007. You’ll learn definitions and navigation skills. It is recommended to take both Part 1 and 2. Mouse skills required.
EXCEL 2007, PART 2
Explore further the functions of Excel 2007, including basic formulas, creating charts, and filter/sorting data. It is recommended to take Part 1. Mouse skills and experienced with Excel required.
POWERPOINT 2007, PART 1
Learn how to create simple presentations; how to create and edit slides; insert clipart, and save, open, and run a slideshow. Mouse skills and word processing proficiency required.
POWERPOINT 2007, PART 2
Learn how to create tables, including simple graphs and advanced page layouts, along with saving and printing slides. Mouse skills and experience with MS “ribbons” or PowerPoint required.
WORD 2007, PART 1
This class is an introduction to features of Word 2007. Mouse and Windows skills required.
WORD 2007, PART 2
Further explore the features of Word 2007, such as inserting images and clipart, using Word Art, and creating labels. It is recommended to take both Part 1 and 2.
INTRO TO PUBLISHER
Learn to create flyers, brochures, business cards, newsletters, greeting cards and more. This class covers the basics of formatting a new document based on a Publisher template, including editing and arranging text and images. Mouse and Windows skills required.
INTRO TO OUTLOOK
This class is an introduction to the features of Outlook 2007. Mouse and Windows skills required.