Computer Classes

The following Classes are offered by the Main Library Computer Lab. Sign up is required for all classes. Call 419.521.3146 for more information, or to sign up.

Word® Beyond the Basics
Wednesday, March 11 10:30 AM
If you want to take your knowledge of Word beyond the basics, this class is for you. Discover the Quick Access Toolbar, Autocorrect tips, how to use the Ruler and Tabs and the Table function.

Internet-The Basics
Wednesday March 18 10:30 AM
Begin here if the Internet is a mystery to you! We will explain the basics and give yu plenty of time to try your hand at searching.

Windows 8.1
Monday, March 23 10:30 am
Your new computer has Windows 8.1. No Start Button - OH NO! Explore the new features & capabilities of Windows 8.1 with our Lab Guy John who recently switched from XP.

Holiday Cards with Publisher®
Wednesday, March 25 5:30 pm
Join Christina as she shows how to use a template to make a personalized card using Microsoft Publisher. Even if you have never used Publisher before you will see how easy it is to create your own greeting cards and more. You can customize the look and the message to fit the occasion.

Excel®-The Basics
Tuesday. April 7 5:30 PM
This is a beginner’s workshop on Microsoft Excel®. Participants will learn how to create and format a spreadsheet using Basic formulas for business or personal use.

Wednesday, April 15 10:30 AM
This advanced class is for you if you’ve taken the first two Microsoft Word classes and want to learn more. In this class you will learn to use headers and footers, format paragraphs and pages, use page breaks with pages and columns, and add borders and shading.

Paint with Gimp-The Basics
Tuesday, April 21 5:30 PM
Learn how to use this free program to draw and paint with a mouse, practicing with different size brushes, layers, transparencies and blending colors.

Your Tablet + Your Library Card = Free Entertainment
Tuesday, April 28 10:30 AM
Use your library card and your tablet to download and read magazines, watch movies, listen to audiobooks and more. Come discover how!

Fixing Your Photos – The Basics
Wednesday, May 6 5:30 PM
Using free software that you will download yourself, you will learn how to improve your photos by cropping, resizing, removing red-eye and other imperfections.

Excel®-Beyond the Basics
Thursday May 7 5:30 PM
Participants will learn advanced features of Microsoft Excel®, such as conditional formatting, data sorting, data filtering, data validation and an introduction to macros.

Make Your Photos Pop-the Basics
Wednesday, May 13 5:30 PM
Learn how to highlight color, add a matching border and a favorite quote to create a picture worth framing.

Watch for a new class schedule to be posted at the end of May. You may also see the schedule in the At the Library newsletter published at the end of May.

Book a Librarian

For E-Reader Help

Schedule a One-on-One for help with your new e-reader. The computer Lab staff is happy to help get your new device up and running. Whether you want to purchase books from Barnes & Noble or Amazon, or download books from the library's collection we are here to help. Call and make an appointment for individual help.


For Individual Computer Assistance

For individual computer assistance learning the basics of the library catalog, electronic databases and the Internet in a one-on-one session, or increase your computer knowledge. This computer assistance is offered at all locations. Please call your local library to schedule your individual session; availability may be limited.

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