Computer Classes


Sign-up begins Monday, April 25. 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.

Getting Started with Computers and the Library

Using The Mouse And Web Browser Basics

Tuesday, May 3 at 10 am
Haven’t used computers much? Never even touched one? Not sure what to do? Beginners are welcome! Get started with some basic mouse and Internet skills.

Files and Folders

Tuesday, May 10 at 10 am
Learn how to create and organize a structure for saving and locating computer files.

Web Search Strategies 

Tuesday, May 17 at 10 am

Practice Internet searching and learn ways to identify reputable general and medical information on the World Wide Web.

Library Resources for Readers and Consumers

Thursday, June 9 at 7 pm

Learn how to use Novelist, Consumer Reports, and other library resources; how to search the library catalog; and how to place interlibrary loan requests through MeL.

Windows 10

Tuesday, June 14 at 10 am

Learn about your Windows 10 operating system. This class will cover basics like how to turn a Windows 10 computer on and off; how to locate files; how to install a printer; and what is Cortana, the new Windows personal assistant.

Library and Internet Resource Classes

Find Your Way! Using Google Maps To Navigate

Tuesday, June 7 at 7 pm
Learn how to use Google Maps and Street View to plan travel routes, locate businesses, check traffic, and explore the world.

Find Your Friends!
Using Facebook On Your Tablet
Wednesday, June 15 at 2 pm
Bring your tablet (Android and/or Apple) and find out about what Facebook is, how to use it, the differences between using the app and your browser, and proper online etiquette.
No registration is required for this class.

(See Also Tablet Users Group Events)

Find Your Market! Using Reference USA for Businesses
Tuesday, June 21 at 7 pm
Reference USA can be used to locate individual people but also to identify potential business locations, customers, and competitors. Learn what this tool is capable of helping you accomplish.

Microsoft Office

Introduction to Microsoft Publisher
 Wednesday, May 4 at 10 am or
Tuesday, May 10 at 7 pm
Learn to create, save and print a variety of flyers, brochures, signs, and other desktop publishing documents. Sign up beginning March 1 for this class.

Introduction to Microsoft Word
Wednesday, May 11 at 10 am
Learn to create, save and print word processing documents; highlight, copy, and paste text; and more.

Introduction to Microsoft Excel
Wednesday, May 18 at 10 am
Learn basic skills for cell entry and manipulation, formatting techniques, and formula creation in spreadsheets.

Introduction to Microsoft PowerPoint
Wednesday, May 25 at 10 am
Learn how to create slides, add images and text, animate objects, view and print your presentation, and work with themes and SmartArt.

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Tablet Users

Tablet One to One Help
Wednesday June 1
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 April 25.

Tablet Users Group
Wednesday June 15
2-4 pm in the Computer Lab
No registration required
In June will talk about Facebook

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