Library Computer Class Descriptions

Computer Basics 1
Get hands-on practice with the very basics of computer use: computer parts, the mouse, and keyboard. This class is best for those who are brand new to computers.

Computer Basics 2
This class builds on skills learned in Computer Basics 1. Topics include opening a program, using icons and the task bar, and working with windows (minimize, maximize, and scroll).

Internet Basics
This is an introductory class on the internet. Topics include web browsers, web addresses, navigating websites, search engines, and safety.

Email Basics
This class covers the basics of creating and using an email account. Topics covered include signing up for an account, sending and receiving messages, and saving documents in your email account.
  
Microsoft Word 1
This class is an introduction to Microsoft Word, a program used to create documents such as papers, letters, reports, resumes, and more. Topics include how to get started, edit, format, and save your work.

Microsoft Word 2
Microsoft Word is a program used to create documents such as papers, letters, reports, resumes, and more. This class builds upon skills covered in Microsoft Word 1. Topics include proofreading and revising, inserting images and tables, and formatting your page.

Microsoft Excel 1
This class is an introduction to Microsoft Excel, a program used to create spreadsheets. Topics include entering data, simple formatting, and basic formulas.

Microsoft Excel 2
Microsoft Excel is a program used to create spreadsheets. This class builds upon skills covered in Microsoft Excel 1. Topics include naming and using ranges, 3D cell reference, and popular formulas and functions.

Microsoft Excel 3
Microsoft Excel is a program used to create spreadsheets. This class builds upon skills covered in Microsoft Excel 2. Topics include macros, tables, and pivot tables.

Microsoft PowerPoint 1
This class is an introduction to Microsoft PowerPoint, a program used to create slideshows and presentations. Topics include getting started, adding graphics, and presenting your slideshow.

Microsoft PowerPoint 2
Microsoft PowerPoint is a program used to create slideshows and presentations. This class builds upon skills covered in Microsoft PowerPoint 1. Topics include inserting objects, adding transitions, and finishing tips.

Microsoft Publisher
This class in an introduction to Microsoft Publisher, a desktop publishing application used to create greeting cards, flyers, pamphlets, and more. Topics include getting started, using templates, formatting, and adding images.

 

Contact individual locations for descriptions of special classes not listed here. The availability of classes varies at individual locations.

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Last Updated: 06/18/2014