Computer Classes

Contact the Computer Lab or Reference Desk to register for these classes.

Effective Internet Searching 101

Learn where to start in order to find what you need online. We will discuss the best browsers, search engines, search terms, tips and strategies to save time and locate needed information. Prerequisites: keyboard and mouse proficiency.

June 6                Tuesday               7:00-8:30 pm
June 10             Saturday              10:00-11:30 am


Saving and Finding Files

Do you have problems saving and locating the files that you have created on your personal and Library computer? Learn the tips and tricks to properly saving and retrieving the files you have created. Prerequisites: keyboard and mouse proficiency.

June 13             Tuesday               7:00-8:30 pm
June 17             Saturday              10:00-11:30 am

Flickr: Digital Photos

Learn to use the digital photo sharing site, Flickr to upload and share photos. You’ll need an email address and password to create an account.

June 24             Saturday              10:00-11:30 am

Facebook Q&A

Learn the tips and tricks that will help to increase your knowledge of Facebook. Prerequisites: an e-mail account and keyboard and mouse proficiency.

June 27               Tuesday                7:00-8:30 pm
July 1                  Saturday              10:00-11:30 am

 

Social Media Basics

Do you know how to use Facebook, and want to learn more other social media apps such as Twitter and Snapchat? Bring your mobile device to download the apps, create your account and learn to Tweet and Snap! Ages 13 and up. Advance registration required. Limit 10.

June 28                Wednesday               7:00-8:30 pm

Intro to Word

Learn to navigate the Microsoft Word window and practice typing saving and printing a basic word document. Prerequisites: keyboard and mouse proficiency.

July 8                Saturday              10:00-11:30 pm

Creating Mailing Labels in Word

This is a project based, higher level of the Microsoft Word 2013 where you will learn to create mailing labels ready for printing. Please bring a flash drive (or email login & password information) to save the labels you create. Prerequisite: Basic knowledge of MS Word 2010 or 2013.

July 11                Tuesday               7:00-8:30 pm
July 15                Saturday              10:00-11:30 am


Intro to Publisher

Learn how easy it is to create business cards, newsletters, greeting cards, posters and more using this Microsoft’s desktop publishing program. Prerequisites: keyboard and mouse proficiency.

July 22                Saturday              10:00-11:30 am

Creating Digital Event Flyers using Adobe

Learn to create unique digital flyers for any event. Using Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator you can make a digital flyer for your family reunion or a birthday party. Intermediate computer knowledge is needed to sign up for this program. Ages 13 and up. Advance registration required. Limit 4.

July 18                  Tuesday               7:00-8:30 pm

Intro to PowerPoint

Add excitement and interest to a presentation or projects with this dynamic program. PowerPoint will allow you to create a slideshow using text, graphics and animation in class to take your work from plain to powerful. Prerequisites: keyboard and mouse proficiency.

July 25                   Tuesday               7:00-8:30 pm
July 29                 Saturday              10:00-11:30 am

Creating a Photo Slideshow in PowerPoint

Bring life to your trunk parties, birthdays, retirements, weddings, or family reunions by creating a photo slideshow with music. Attendees should bring a flash drive with pictures saved on it. Prerequisites: Basic knowledge of Microsoft PowerPoint 2010 or 2013.

August 1                 Tuesday              7:00-8:30 pm
August 5                 Saturday              10:00-11:30 am

Introduction to Excel

Spreadsheets are used to organize data and numbers for creating budgets, inventories, statistics and more. Learn to how to use the basic features of Excel in this introduction to this useful software. Prerequisites: keyboard and mouse proficiency.

August 8                    Tuesday               7:00-8:30 pm
August 12                 Saturday              10:00-11:30 am

Music Downloading

Are you tired of listening to your favorite music on CD? Learn how to download music onto your mobile devices. We will be using streaming services like Spotify and Apple Music, as well as iTunes. A mobile device and USB cord is required. Ages 13 and up. Advance registration required. Limit 15.

August 16              Wednesday               7:00-8:30 pm

Excel Power Course

This course will explore the power of Excel. Patrons already familiar with the basic features of Excel 2013 will have the opportunity to explore Excel’s more advanced features. Prerequisites: Basic knowledge of Microsoft Excel 2013.

August 19                 Saturday              10:00-11:30 am

Tips for Creating Resumes

Do you need assistance creating or updating your resume? This class can help. Learn how to create resumes using Microsoft Word 2013 templates and the resources available in the library (and on the internet) to perfect the content. Please bring a detailed list of your employment history to get started. Prerequisites: Keyboard and mouse proficiency and introductory knowledge of Word 2013.

August 22                 Tuesday               7:00-8:30 pm
August 26                   Saturday              10:00-11:30 am

Pinterest

Get on board with Pinterest, an awesome way to find inspiration for a project or organize your life! Find recipes, crafts, fashion, and so much more! Learn how to create an account, browse the website, and create your own personal boards. Prerequisites: Keyboard and mouse proficiency, an email, and a Facebook or Twitter account.

August 29                 Tuesday               7:00-8:30 pm

Test Drive Workshop Series

These workshops offer patrons a short lesson the iCan Digital Media Lab equipment and software and allow patrons time to “test drive” the equipment with an instructor present to assist. Prerequisites: Keyboard and mouse proficiency.

iPhoto                              August 9               7:00-8:30 pm
iMovie                             August 23             7:00-8:30 pm
Garageband                   August 30             7:00-8:30 pm