Monday, January 30, 2012

April Technology Classes at the South Sioux City Public Library

Mon  Apr 2 , 5pm: Smartphone App’s: Do you carry a “computer” in your pocket by way of a smartphone? Want to know about programs that you can do on your smartphone? Stop on in and let us help with that information.
Mon Apr 2, 6pm: Microsoft Publisher 2:  Learn how to use and modify Microsoft Publisher templates.
Tues  Apr 3 , 5:30pm: Microsoft Word 2: We will add to our knowledge from Word 1 and expand a little bit more. We will discuss the ruler, insert/overtype, cut and paste, using the clipboard, and paragraph styles.
Wed Apr 4 , 11am: QR Code’s: Have you heard of Q R Codes? Do you know what they are? How can they benefit you? Do you have a smartphone to use them? Come find out more information over this unique tool that the library is implementing.
Wed Apr 4 , 2pm: Using Reference Sources: By using reference tools, we will cover how to find information on Wilson Web, eLibrary and HeritageQuest.
Thurs Apr 5 , 5pm: Facebook for Your Business: This class will help you get up to speed on how to create, use and maintain a Facebook page of for your own business.
Mon  Apr 9 , 5pm: Introduction To Your Laptop: Have a laptop and want to know all about it? Stop on in and we will start at the very basics and teach you all the components of your laptop computer.
Tues Apr 10 , 5:30pm: Microsoft Word 3: We have learned all about saving, new documents, text editing, cut and paste and much more. In this class you will learn bullets, undo/redo, setting margins, page numbers, page breaks, headers/footers and print preview and printing your document.
Wed  Apr 11 , 11am: Microsoft Word 1:  We want you to become familiar with Microsoft Word 2007, so to begin we will start with basic terminology, how to accomplish everyday tasks such as creating a new document, saving a document, spell checking, change text and printing.
Wed  Apr 11 , 2pm: Nebraska Access: An introduction to the search engine developed by the Nebraska Library Commission and the databases available to South Sioux City Public Library card holders.
Thurs Apr 12 , 5pm: Setting Up A Yahoo Email Account:  If you never have had an email account this is the class for you. Yahoo email is a free email service that is very easy to sign-up for and use.
Mon  Apr 16 , 5pm: Windows Basics: We will start at the very beginning of Windows 7 with an introduction to the Desktop, Start Menu and the all new Taskbar.
Mon  Apr 16  , 6pm: Microsoft Publisher 3:  Learn how to create a variety of documents using Microsoft Publisher.
Tues  Apr 17 , 5:30pm: Your Library Online Catalog: This is a broad overview of information and services available on the library webpage.  The focus is on using the online catalog.
Wed Apr 18 , 11am: Microsoft Word 2: We will add to our knowledge from Word 1 and expand a little bit more. We will discuss the ruler, insert/overtype, cut and paste, using the clipboard, and paragraph styles.
Wed Apr 18 , 1pm:  E-book Readers: Covers what an e-Book readers is and provides hands on demonstration of some of the different kinds. Also teaches how to use Overdrive, a way to get e-Books through the Library.
Wed Apr 18 , 2pm: Search Engines: Covers some of the search engines other than Google, Yahoo and Bing.  Students will learn about Collarity, Ixquick, Ask.com and Local.com.
Wed Apr 18 , 6pm:  E-book Readers: Covers what an e-Book readers is and provides hands on demonstration of some of the different kinds. Also teaches how to use Overdrive, a way to get e-Books through the Library.
Thurs Apr 19 , 5pm: Everything Google: Welcome to the wonderful world of Google.  Learners will discover some about Gmail, iGoogle, Google Documents, Google calendar, Google Books and more.
Mon Apr 23 , 5pm:  Windows Basics 2: With this class we will build on the knowledge of Windows Basic and learn more about the Start Menu, where you can launch any programs installed on your computer and also search for files (pictures, videos and music) We’ll also demonstrate how to “pin” your favorite programs to the Start Menu or Taskbar.
Tues Apr 24  , 5:30pm: Clean Up Your Computer:  Is your computer running slower? Do pop-ups keep appearing? Does your computer randomly crash or freezes up? Then this may be the class for you. Clean Up Your Computer shows you how to maintain your computer on both the outside and the inside. Learn what basic procedures and what free software you can use to improve the performance of your computer.
Wed  Apr 25 , 11am: Microsoft Word 3: We have learned all about saving, new documents, text editing, cut and paste and much more. In this class you will learn bullets, undo/redo, setting margins, page numbers, page breaks, headers/footers and print preview and printing your document.
Wed  Apr 25  , 2pm: Twitter Basics: An introduction to signing-up, creating a profile and using the service to find friends and/ or use Twitter for a news source.  Patrons will have the opportunity to have two Twitter friends by the end of the class.
Thurs Apr 26, 5pm: Google's Documents Spotlight: This class will give learners an opportunity to learn how to create word processing documents, spreadsheets and presentations in the cloud and share them with friends.
Mon Apr 30 , 5pm:  Windows Basics 3: Did you know that you can Aero Peek, Snap and Shake on your computer? If you don’t know what we am talking about, stop in and let us show you some new ways of working with Windows to make it more productive.

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