Computer Classes

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September

Registration begins on Saturday, August 20th via phone, online, or in person.

Basics

Mousercise-Tuesday, September 6 from 6:30-8 pm. Class size: 6
Learn to use a two-button mouse. Take this class first if you do not know how to copy and paste.

Introduction to PCs-Wednesday, September 7 from 6:30-8:30 pm. Class size: 8
Teaches the fundamentals of personal computing; designed for beginning computer users.

Introduction to Email-Thursday, September 8 from 10 am-noon. Class size: 6
Register for and learn the basics of a Gmail account.

Beginner's Internet-Friday, September 9 from 2-4 pm. Class size: 6
Learn how to find and evaluate info on the Web.

Beyond the Basics

Password Management-Wednesday, September 28 from 6:30-8:30 pm. Class size: 8
Protect your digital life as we explore how to create hard-to-hack passwords and store them online and offline.

Online Privacy & Security-Friday, September 30 from 10 am-noon. Class size: 8
Learn strategies for keeping your digital belongings private. This is an intermediate-to-advanced level class.

Digital Media

Photoshop 'til You Drop-Monday, September 12 from 6:30-8:00 pm. Class size: 4
Learn the basics of photo enhancement in Adobe Photoshop. This hands-on class is for those who are comfortable using a PC.

Oral Histories: Preserve Your Past-Wednesday, September 14 from 2-4 pm. Class size: 8
Keep your memories alive by recording and editing your voice in digital format using our Digital Media Studio.

Job Search

Online Job Searching- Thursday, September 29 from 10 am-noon. Class size: 6
Learn how to look for and apply for jobs online and how to use Microsoft Word for resumes and cover letters.

Microsoft

Windows 10 Basics-Tuesday, September 13 from 2-4 pm. Class size: 10
This hands-on class is for those who are comfortable with a personal computer and wish to familiarize themselves with Microsoft's newest operating system.

Excel Basics: Operations and Formatting-Monday, September 19 from 6:30-8:30 pm. Class size: 8
Learn the fundamentals of Microsoft's spreadsheet application.

Excel Pivot Tables-Wednesday, September 21 from noon-12:45pm.
Learn how to use pivot tables to summarize key data from a larger spreadsheet. Registrants should be familiar with Excel basics.

Excel: Simple Financial Report-Thursday, September 22 from 2-4 pm. Class size: 8
Learn how to use Excel to create a profit/loss projection based on production costs and sales information. Registrants should be familiar with fundamentals of Excel.

Word Basics-Tuesday, September 20 from 6:30-8:30 pm. Class size: 8
Learn the fundamentals of Microsoft's word-processing software. Includes the ribbon, text editing, font groups, paragraph formats, tables, page layout, and document proofing.

Word: Tables, Templates, & Macros-Wednesday, September 28 from 2-4 pm. Class size: 8
Learn how to format tables and work with document templates, images, and graphics. Mail merge and macros are also covered. Registrants should be familiar with fundamentals of Microsoft Word.

Mobile

Discover Skype-Friday, September 9 from 10 am-noon. Class size: 8
Learn the fundamentals of Skype for video chat. Apple FaceTime and Google Hangouts will be mentioned.

You & iOS-Friday, September 16 from 10 am-noon. Class size: 10
Learn to organize, customize, back up, and secure your iPad, iPhone, or iPod touch. Please bring your device to class. Several iPad 2s will be available.

Hello, Android-Tuesday, September 20 from 2-4 pm. Class size: 10
Bring your device to discover more about your Android smartphone or tablet. Learn what makes Androids unique and how to get more done and have more fun!

October

Registration begins on Tuesday, September 20th via phone, online, or in person.

Basics

Mousercise-Monday, October 3 from 10-11:30 am. Class size: 6
Learn to use a two-button mouse. Take this class first if you do not know how to copy and paste.

Introduction to PCs-Thursday, October 6 from 10 am-noon. Class size: 8
Teaches the fundamentals of personal computing; designed for beginning computer users.

Introduction to Email-Friday, October 7 from 6:30-8:30 pm. Class size: 6
Register for and learn the basics of a Gmail account.

Beginner's Internet-Monday, October 10 from 2-4 pm. Class size: 6
Learn how to find and evaluate info on the Web.

Beyond the Basics

So You Wanna Blog?-Friday, October 21 from 2-4 pm. Class size: 10. Class size: 8
Discover several popular blogging websites to contribute to the conversation on the Web.

Introduction to HTML-Wednesday, October 26 from 10 am-noon. Class size: 8
Learn one of the fundamental building blocks of the Web. Designed for those who blog or use a CMS.

Digital Media

Adobe Illustrator: Icons and Logos-Friday, October 14 from 6:30-8:30 pm. Class size: 4
In this intermediate class, learn to create basic vector graphics in the form of unique icons and logos.

Digitize It! VHS to DVD-Thursday, October 27 from 2-4 pm. Class size: 4
Preserve your past by converting old VHS to a DVD or digital file using the library's Conversion Station.

Job Search

Introduction to LinkedIn- Tuesday, October 4 from 6:30-8:30 pm. Class size: 6
Learn how to join, build your profile, make connections, add recommendations, and customize your LinkedIn page. Designed for those without a LinkedIn account.

Microsoft

Windows 10 Basics-Wednesday, October 13 from 6:30-8:30 pm. Class size: 10
NEW DATE!! This class was previously scheduled for October 12 as advertised on our fall Newsletter, but October 13 is the new date!)
This hands-on class is for those who are comfortable with a personal computer and wish to familiarize themselves with Microsoft's newest operating system.

Excel Basics: Operations and Formatting-Monday, Monday, October 3 from 6:30-8:30 pm. Class size: 8
Learn the fundamentals of Microsoft's spreadsheet application.

Excel: Simple Financial Report-Tuesday, October 11 from 6:30-8:30 pm. Class size: 8
Learn how to use Excel to create a profit/loss projection based on production costs and sales information. Registrants should be familiar with fundamentals of Excel.

Excel: Tables for Large Spreadsheets-Friday, October 21 from 6:30-8:30 pm. Class size: 8
Covers working with tables, large datasets, conditional formatting, outlines, and intermediate formulas and functions.

Word Basics-Friday, October 14 from 2-4 pm. Class size: 8
Learn the fundamentals of Microsoft's word-processing software. Includes the ribbon, text editing, font groups, paragraph formats, tables, page layout, and document proofing.

PowerPoint Basics-Tuesday, October 18 from 6:30-8:30 pm. Class size: 6
Learn how to create Microsoft PowerPoint slideshows with dynamic features to spice up your presentations.

Word: Tables, Templates, & Macros-Wednesday, October 19 from 6:30-8:30 pm. Class size: 8
Learn how to format tables and work with document templates, images, and graphics. Mail merge and macros are also covered. Registrants should be familiar with fundamentals of Microsoft Word.

Mobile

Hello, Android-Wednesday, October 5 from 10 am-noon. Class size: 10
Bring your device to discover more about your Android smartphone or tablet. Learn what makes Androids unique and how to get more done and have more fun!

November

Registration begins on Thursday, October 20th via phone, online, or in person.

Basics

Mousercise-Thursday, November 3 from 2-3:30 pm. Class size: 6
Learn to use a two-button mouse. Take this class first if you do not know how to copy and paste.

Introduction to PCs-Monday, November 7 from 2-4 pm. Class size: 8
Teaches the fundamentals of personal computing; designed for beginning computer users.

Introduction to Email-Wednesday, November 2 from 2-4 pm. Class size: 6
Register for and learn the basics of a Gmail account.

Beginner's Internet-Wednesday, November 9 from 10 am-noon. Class size: 6
Learn how to find and evaluate info on the Web.

Beyond the Basics

Password Management-Tuesday, November 29 from 2-4 pm. Class size: 8
Protect your digital life as we explore how to create hard-to-hack passwords and store them online and offline.

Organize Your Digital Files, Folders, & Photos-Friday, November 11 from 10 am-noon. Class size: 8
Learn strategies to organize your files, folders, and pictures on your computer and online cloud services.

Digital Media

Digitize It! Photos and Slides-Friday, November 4 from 10 am-noon. Class size: 4
Preserve your past by scanning old photographs and slides using the library's Conversion Station.

Lights! Camera! Action!-Saturday, November 26 from 2-4 pm. Class size: 4
Star in a library video production! This hands-on class will teach how to record, edit, and share videos you create in our Digital Media Studio with green screen technology.

Job Search

Online Job Searching-Monday, November 7 from 6:30-8:30 pm. Class size: 6
Learn how to look for and apply for jobs online and how to use Microsoft Word for resumes and cover letters.

Introduction to LinkedIn-Monday, November 28 from 6:30-8:30 pm. Class size: 6
Learn how to join, build your profile, make connections, add recommendations, and customize your LinkedIn page. Designed for those without a LinkedIn account.

Microsoft

Windows 10 Basics-Monday, November 14 from 10 am-noon. Class size: 10
This hands-on class is for those who are comfortable with a personal computer and wish to familiarize themselves with Microsoft's newest operating system.

Excel Basics: Operations and Formatting-Monday, November 14 from 6:30-8:30 pm. Class size: 8
Learn the fundamentals of Microsoft's spreadsheet application.

Excel Intermediate: Functions & Charts-Wednesday, November 16 from 6:30-8:30 pm. Class size: 8
Learn intermediate level functions and how to apply limits to cells. Also covers importing data into Excel and making charts or graphs.

Word Basics-Wednesday, November 30 from 6:30-8:30 pm. Class size: 8
Learn the fundamentals of Microsoft's word-processing software. Includes the ribbon, text editing, font groups, paragraph formats, tables, page layout, and document proofing.

PowerPoint Basics-Tuesday, November 15 from 6:30-8:30 pm. Class size: 6
Learn how to create Microsoft PowerPoint slideshows with dynamic features to spice up your presentations.

Mobile

You & iOS-Tuesday, November 29 from 10am-noon. Class size: 10
Learn to organize, customize, back up, and secure your iPad, iPhone, or iPod touch. Please bring your device to class. Several iPad 2s will be available.

 

More Technology Help Options:

  • Lynda.com
  • Search our catalog for DVDs, ebooks, physical books, and more about computers
  • Ask a Librarian online, call 708.532.0160, x.1, or stop by to speak with a Librarian or Computer Assistant