Computer Classes

The following classes are held in the Computer Lab at Main Library.

Space is limited and sign up is required.

To sign up or to get more information, call us on 419.521.3146.

 

Mouse Skills

Mon. Aug. 22      5:30 PM

Never used a computer? This is where to start. Using fun games & tutorials, we will practice using the mouse.

Internet – the Basics

Mon. Aug. 29       5:30 PM

Learn to surf the Web with confidence. We’ll explain the basics of searching with hands-on activities. We’ll also show you how your library card gives you access to thousands of articles others have to pay to see.

 Create a Flyer/Newsletter

Tue. Sep. 6     5:30 PM

Using templates makes it easy to create a flier or newsletter for your business, organization, meetings or personal use.

 

Internet – the Basics

Tue. Sep. 20   5:30 PM
        Mon. Nov. 14   5:30 PM

Learn to surf the Web with confidence.

 

PicMonkey Collage

Tue. Oct. 4      5:30 PM

PicMonkey is a free, online photo editor with some great tools for photographers. Learn how to create a PicMonkey Collage for your social media accounts or to print and display.

 

Job Search Skills

Mon. Oct. 17   5:30 PM


Get help with your résumé and learn about online job search sites and find help with tough interview questions.

 

A Warm Brew &  Your Tablet Too!

Tue. Oct. 18    10 AM

Join us in the Community Room for a relaxed café-style session where you’ll learn to use your tablet to find fun, free audiobooks, books, movies, music and magazines!

 

Word®-the Basics

Thu. Oct. 20    5:30 PM

Learn how to navigate, format text, save, and retrieve a file. Students will learn to use the Cut, Copy and Paste commands to move text, and how to use the Help feature.

 

Photo Basics

Tue. Oct. 25    5:30 PM

Learn great composition tips for photography and cropping. Bring your digital camera or smartphone.

 

Word®-Beyond the Basics

Thu. Nov. 3    5:30 PM

Discover the Quick Access Toolbar, Autocorrect tips, how to use the Ruler and Tabs, and the Table function.

 

Excel® – the Basics

Mon. Nov. 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.

 

Word® – Advanced

Thu. Nov. 17  5:30 PM

If you’ve taken the first two Microsoft Word classes and want to learn more, take this and learn some more advanced features.

 

Excel®-Beyond the Basics

Mon. Nov. 28     5:30 PM 

This class is for those who are familiar with the basics of Microsoft Excel®. Extend your knowledge with new functions, advanced formatting with themes and using Excel-provided templates.

 


Drop-In sessions

No sign up needed, come in to get focused assistance.

 

Snapchat Saturday - Drop-In

Sat. Aug. 27       9 AM – Noon

Come to your Library to learn about Snapchat, a new messaging app you may have been hearing about. You can take a photo or video, and then broadcast it to the world or to just your followers.

 

Facebook Fridays - Drop-In

Fri. Sep. 9, Oct. 14 & 28  9 AM – Noon

Come in and find out about Facebook. Create profiles, upload photos & videos, send messages, and keep in touch with family, friends, & colleagues. No sign up required.

 

Getting Started with E-Mail

Fri. Sep. 16, Oct. 21, Nov. 18  9AM-Noon

Create an email account and learn how to use it.

 

 

The current class schedule is also printed in the At the Library newsletter available at all library branches.

Watch for a new class schedule to be posted at the end of November.

 


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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