Computer Classes

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  • Ask a Librarian online, call 708.532.0160, x.1, or stop by to speak with a Librarian or Computer Assistant

February

Registration begins on Friday, January 20th via phone, online, or in person.

Basics

Password Management-Thursday, February 23 from 6:30-8:30 pm. Class size: 8
Protect your digital life by learning how to create hard-to-hack passwords and store them online and offline.

Organize Your Digital Files, Folders, & Photos-Friday, February 24 from 10 am-noon. Class size: 8
Learn strategies for organizing your files, folders, and pictures on your computer and online cloud services.

Digital Media

Lights! Camera! Action!-Tuesday, February 21 from 6:30-8:30 pm. Class size: 4
Star in a library video production! This hands-on class teaches you how to record, edit, and share videos you create with green screen technology in our Digital Media Studio.

Job Search

Introduction to LinkedIn-Tuesday, February 21 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

Word Basics-Wednesday, February 22 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.

Word: Tables, Templates, and Macros-Friday, February 24 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.

Excel Intermediate: Functions & Charts-Tuesday, February 28 from 10 am-noon. 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.

March

Registration begins on Monday, February 20th via phone, online, or in person.

Basics

Mousercise-Wednesday, March 1 from 6:30-8 pm. Class size: 6
In our most basic computer class, you learn how to use a two-button mouse to select, click, drag, highlight, cut, and paste.

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

Google Like a Guru-Friday, March 3 from 6:30-8:30 pm. Class size: 6
Learn how to find and evaluate info on the Web.

Introduction to Email-Tuesday, March 7 from 2-4 pm. Class size: 6
Register for and learn the basics of a Gmail account.

Beyond the Basics

Organize Your Digital Files, Folders, and Photos-Wednesday, March 15 from 10 am-noon. Class size: 8
Learn strategies for organizing your files, folders, and pictures on your computer and online cloud services.

Introduction to HTML-Wednesday, March 29 from 2-4 pm. Class size: 8
Learn one of the fundamental building blocks of the Web. Designed for those who blog or use a CMS.

Job Search

Online Job Searching-Friday, March 3 from 10 am-noon. Class size: 6
Learn how to look for and apply for jobs online and how to use Microsoft Word to create resumes and cover letters.

Mobile

Discover Skype-Wednesday, March 1 from 10 am-noon. Class size: 8
Learn the fundamentals of Skype for video chat. Apple FaceTime and Google Hangouts will be mentioned.

Hello, Android-Tuesday, March 14 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!

You and iOS-Tuesday, March 28 from 2-4 pm. Class size: 12
Learn to organize, customize, back up, and secure your iPad, iPhone, or iPod touch. Please bring your device to class. Several iPads will be available.

Digital Media

Photoshop 'til You Drop-Saturday, March 4 from 10 am-noon. Class size: 4
Learn the basics of photo enhancement in Adobe Photoshop. This hands-on class is for those who are comfortable using a personal computer.

Oral Histories: Preserve Your Past-Monday, March 20 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.

Photoshop Q & A-Thursday, March 23 from 2-4 pm. No registration required.
Have you ever wanted to use Photoshop to enhance a photo? Visit this informal gathering any time between 2-4 pm for answers about Photoshop whether you’re a beginner or an expert. This session offers one-on-one assistance and discussion among staff and fellow students. You may bring a flash drive with files or even your laptop with Photoshop installed.

Microsoft

Word Basics-Friday, March 10 from 10 am-noon. 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, and Macros-Tuesday, March 21 from 6:30-8:30 pm. Class size: 6
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.

Excel Basics: Operations and Formatting-Monday, March 6 from 6:30-8:30 pm. Class size: 8
Covers working with tables, large datasets, conditional formatting, outlines, and intermediate formulas and functions.

Excel: Tables for Large Spreadsheets-Monday, March 13 from 6:30-8:30 pm. Class size: 8
Covers working with tables, large datasets, conditional formatting, outlines, and intermediate formulas and functions.

Windows 10 Basics-Monday, March 6 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.

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