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Computer Classes at the Library

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P.C. Basics

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. No prior computer experience necessary. No pre-registration is needed . First come first served basis and all classes are free. Please call 817-338-1467 for more information.

Every Wednesday from 9:30 - 10:30 a.m.

COOL Library

P.C. Basics

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. No prior computer experience necessary. No pre-registration is needed . First come first served basis and all classes are free. Please call 817-534-0852 for more information.

Every Friday from 9:30 - 10:30 a.m.

Ella Mae Shamblee

Basic Computer Class

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. No prior computer experience necessary. No pre-registration is needed . First come first served basis and all classes are free. Please call 817-392-5580 for more information.

Every Monday from 11 a.m. - noon

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 2-½ 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.

eMail Basics

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

  • March 4, 2017
  • May 6, 2017
  • July 8,2017
  • Sept. 9, 2017
  • Oct. 28, 2017
  • Dec. 16, 2017

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

  • Feb. 18, 2017
  • April 29, 2017
  • July 1, 2017
  • Sept. 2, 2017
  • Oct. 21, 2017
  • Dec. 9, 2017

Microsoft Office: Excel

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

  • Feb. 4, 2017
  • April 8, 2017
  • June 10, 2017
  • Aug. 12, 2017
  • Oct. 7, 2017
  • Nov. 25, 2017

Microsoft Office: PowerPoint

Gain hands-on experience while learning to use Microsoft PowerPoint. This course covers basic usage, slide design, the use of animations and transitions, and provides a number of useful tips for creating and delivering professional and effective PowerPoint presentations. Completion of PC Basics class or equivalent basic computer knowledge recommended.

  • Feb. 11, 2017
  • April 15, 2017
  • June 17, 2017
  • Aug. 19, 2017
  • Oct. 14, 2017
  • Dec. 2, 2017

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

  • April 1, 2017
  • June 3, 2017
  • Aug. 5, 2017
  • Sept. 30, 2017
  • Nov. 18, 2017

P.C. Basics

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. No prior computer experience necessary.

  • Jan. 21, 2017 (This presentation will be lecture-style only, no computers, and held in the Tandy Lecture Hall)
  • March 18, 2017
  • May 27, 2017
  • July 29, 2017
  • Sept. 23, 2017
  • Nov. 11, 2017

Social Media

This hands-on class teaches you to sign up for and use various popular social media websites and applications, such as Facebook, Twitter, blogs, and much more! The course also includes tips to keep you and your information safe while using social media. Completion of PC Basics and Internet Basics classes, or equivalent computer knowledge, highly recommended.

  • Jan. 28, 2017 (This presentation will be lecture-style only, no computers, and held in the Tandy Lecture Hall)
  • March 11, 2017
  • May 20, 2017
  • July 15, 2017
  • Sept. 16, 2017
  • Nov. 4, 2017
  • Dec. 23, 2017

Last updated: Dec. 28, 2016

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