Tuesday, October 16, 2012

November Technology Classes


Thursday, Nov 1,  4pm: 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.
Thursday, Nov 1,  5pm: Tech Thursday
Thursday, Nov 1,  6pm: E-book Reader
Monday, Nov 5,  1pm: Microsoft Publisher 3:  Learn how to create a variety of documents using Microsoft Publisher.
Monday, Nov 5,  5pm: 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.
Monday, Nov 5,    6:30pm: Know Your Computer: Would you like to learn the very basics of your computer? How about increase you computer vocabulary? This class will teach the very basics of computer knowledge. It will let you feel confident in knowing what all the components are on your computer.
Tuesday, Nov 6,   10am: 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.
Tuesday, Nov 6,    11am: 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.
Tuesday, Nov 6,    12pm: E-book Reader
Tuesday, Nov 6,    4pm: Microsoft Excel 2: Did you know that Excel has a way to input math calculations right on your worksheet? There are ways to edit the cells in the worksheet such as alignments, borders, font changes, background, etc.
Tuesday, Nov 6,   5:30pm: Learn Your Library Web Page: Learn everything that you have available on the library web page. How to renew books, how to search for jobs, find out important information, what books your favorite author has written. All this information will be revealed and more.

Wednesday, Nov 7,   2pm: Facebook Basics:  This class will help you get up to speed on how to create, use and maintain a Facebook page of your own and understanding the privacy policies and settings.
Wednesday, Nov 7,   3pm: E-book Reader
Thursday, Nov 8,  4pm: Microsoft Publisher 1:  Microsoft Publisher is a basic course covering the types of documents that can be created, how to modify templates and how to insert text and images.
Thursday, Nov 8,  5pm: Tech Thursday
Thursday, Nov 8,  6pm: E-book Reader
Monday, Nov 12,  1pm: 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.
Monday, Nov 12,  5pm: Microsoft Excel 1: Trying to make a spreadsheet? Need a little starting guidance? We can help. We will teach all about the worksheets in Excel, how to move around the worksheet, all about the cells in the worksheet (cut copy paste) inserting rows/columns, and saving all your hard work.
Monday, Nov 12,    6:30pm: Keyboard Mouse Skills:  Double-click, Right-click, Scroll… If you get overwhelmed by knowing what all to do and when to do it with your computer mouse, step into this class and learn! Your mouse and keyboard are the ways you communicate with your computer; the more you know the more you can make your computer work for you!
Tuesday, Nov 13,  10am: 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
Tuesday, Nov 13,  11am: Setting Up an Email Account:  If you never have had an email account this is the class for you. Learn about the different  free email service that is very easy to sign-up for and use.
Tuesday, Nov 13,  12am: E-book Reader
Tuesday, Nov 13,    4pm: Microsoft Excel 3: If you need to insert a chart into an Excel worksheet, this class will teach you how. We will also talk about page breaks and printing your document.
Tuesday, Nov 13,    5:30pm: Mango Languages: Learn languages quickly and easily with the world's most powerful language software. Mango Languages allows you to learn even the most difficult languages.  Choose from 16 foreign languages and 12 English as second languages (ESLs).
Wednesday, Nov 14,     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.
Wednesday, Nov 14,     3pm: E-book Reader
Wednesday, Nov 14,  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.
Thursday, Nov 15,  4pm: Microsoft Publisher 2:  Learn how to use and modify Microsoft Publisher templates.
Thursday, Nov 15,  5pm: Tech Thursday
Thursday, Nov 15,  6pm: E-book Reader
Monday, Nov 19,  1pm: 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
Monday, Nov 19,  5pm: Microsoft Excel 2: Did you know that Excel has a way to input math calculations right on your worksheet? There are ways to edit the cells in the worksheet such as alignments, borders, font changes, background, etc.
Monday, Nov 19,    6:30pm: 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.
Tuesday, Nov 20,    10am: 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.
Tuesday, Nov 20,  11am: Yahoo Messenger:  Do you have friends or family that live so far away you never get to see them. Yahoo Messenger provides you the opportunity to keep in contact with them for free. Yahoo Messenger is a free instant messaging program that allows you to visually see, talk to and even send text messages to individuals all over the world. This class will teach you how to set up an account and what type of equipment you will need for your computer.
Tuesday, Nov 20,  12pm: E-book Reader
Tuesday, Nov 20,    4pm: 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.
Tuesday, Nov 20,    5:30pm: How to Search the Internet:   Tired of having 100,000’s of results appear whenever you search the internet. Learn some of the tricks librarian’s use to make your search a lot more manageable.
Wednesday, Nov 21,  2pm: G-mail: Discover why G-mail is one of the most popular email services in the world.  Learn how to set up and use your Gmail account.
Wednesday, Nov 21,  3pm: E-book Reader
Wednesday, Nov 21,    5pm: 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.
Monday, Nov 26,  1pm: Know Your Computer: Would you like to learn the very basics of your computer? How about increase you computer vocabulary? This class will teach the very basics of computer knowledge. It will let you feel confident in knowing what all the components are on your computer.
Monday, Nov 26,  5pm: Microsoft Excel 3: If you need to insert a chart into an Excel worksheet, this class will teach you how. We will also talk about page breaks and printing your document.
Monday, Nov 26,    6:30pm: 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.
Tuesday, Nov 27,    10am: Microsoft Excel 1: Trying to make a spreadsheet? Need a little starting guidance? We can help. We will teach all about the worksheets in Excel, how to move around the worksheet, all about the cells in the worksheet (cut copy paste) inserting rows/columns, and saving all your hard work.
Tuesday, Nov 27,  11am: Job and Career Accelerator:  Are you looking for a job? Need help updating your resume? Then this is your class. Learn how to use this library database to search and apply for jobs in the United States. This program allows you to create a resume and cover letters that are adapted to the type of job you are looking for.
Tuesday, Nov 27,  12pm: E-book Reader
Tuesday, Nov 27,    4pm: Mango Languages: Learn languages quickly and easily with the world's most powerful language software. Mango Languages allows you to learn even the most difficult languages.  Choose from 16 foreign languages and 12 English as second languages (ESLs).
Tuesday, Nov 27,    5:30pm: Know Your Computer: Would you like to learn the very basics of your computer? How about increase you computer vocabulary? This class will teach the very basics of computer knowledge. It will let you feel confident in knowing what all the components are on your computer.
Wednesday, Nov 28,    2pm: 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.
Wednesday, Nov 28,  3pm: E-book Reader
Wednesday, Nov 28,    5pm: 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
Thursday, Nov 29,  4pm: Microsoft Publisher 3:  Learn how to create a variety of documents using Microsoft Publisher.
Thursday, Nov 29,  5pm: Tech Thursday
Thursday, Nov 29,  6pm:  E-book Reader

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