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eSkills Library and Job Center

eSkills Library and Job Center offers a variety of classes in English and Spanish including computer classes. Some require pre-registration. Please check the class schedule or call 817-392-6621 for more information.

Central Library

The classes are held downtown at the Central Library in the Intel Computer Lab. Seating is limited to 25 participants, so please register early. Register by calling 817-392-7733.

Parking at the Central Library is available in the 3rd Street Parking Garage at the intersection of 3rd Street and Taylor. Bring your parking receipt to the Check Out Desk for 2-1/2 hours of free parking. Street parking is free after 6 p.m. on weekdays and all day on weekends.

All classes are on Saturdays from 2 - 4 p.m.

P.C. Basics

New to computers? Class covers the parts of the computer, computer vocabulary, information about software and hardware, using a keyboard and mouse, information about purchasing a computer and basic computer functionality.

  • Jan. 5

No prior computer experience necessary.

Internet and eMail Basics

This hands-on class covers basic vocabulary, the history of the Internet, Internet browser navigation, common browsing errors, search engine use, searching strategies, and tips to keep your information safe on the Internet. This course will also guide you through the uses and value of email. Topics include basic vocabulary, step-by-step instructions to sign up for a web-based free account, full functionality, proper etiquette and tips to keep you safe while using email.

  • Jan. 12

Completion of PC Basics and Internet Basics classes, or equivalent computer knowledge is highly recommended. If you wish to set up an email account during class, please bring your cell phone to class if you have one.

Microsoft Office: Word

Hands-on experience learning to use Microsoft Word. This course covers creating, editing, saving and printing documents, basic document formatting, editing and proofreading, and template use.

  • Jan. 19

Completion of PC Basics class or equivalent basic computer knowledge recommended.

Microsoft Office: Excel Basic

Gain hands-on experience learning to use Microsoft Excel. This course covers basic spreadsheet functionality, spreadsheet formatting, the use of formulas, and saving and printing completed spreadsheets.

  • Feb. 2

Completion of PC Basics class or equivalent basic computer knowledge recommended.

Microsoft Office: Excel Advanced

This class builds upon the basics learned in the Excel Basic class. In addition, students learn in some depth shortcuts, worksheet basics, page layout, printing, formulas, how to sort and filter data, charts and graphs, freezing panes, and to view options.

  • Feb. 9

Completion of Microsoft Office: Excel: Basic or equivalent basic computer knowledge recommended.

Walk-In Technology Help

Need help using your new Kindle or iPad? Walk in with your new device and seek help from one of our librarians in operating your new device. All devices welcome.

  • Feb. 16

Last updated: Jan. 18, 2019