Computer Classes at the Main Library
Description of Classes
- Basic Computer Skills: A three week course designed to introduce computers to the beginning user. Class will cover parts & functions of computer; how to use basic applications; and how to access the internet and browse safely.
- Microsoft Word 2010: Introductory course for using Microsoft Word. Class covers formatting, inserting images, and mail merge.
- Microsoft Excel 2010: A course that introduces formulas and functions of Microsoft Excel. Topics included are graphs, basic calculations, simple tables, and Pivot tables.
- PowerPoint 2010: Introduces the functions of PowerPoint and how to create presentations. Class includes how to insert graphs, Youtube video, and multimedia.
- Photo Editing with GIMP: A two week (1.5 hours a week) class that teaches basic to advanced skills in digital photo editing using GIMP, a free open source software program.
- Digital Media and Overdrive: Learn how to use mp3 players and e-readers! Digital media covers music and e-books and also teaches how to use the Library digital lending service, Overdrive. Patrons are encouraged to bring personal MP3 devices and e-readers for if they wish, but personal devices are not necessary for the class.
- Social Media: A two hour class teaching the basics of the most popular social media sites. Learn how to navigate Facebook & get started on Twitter. Learn the basics of protecting your privacy online.