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eSkills Library & Job Center Classes

Classes are held each month at the eSkills Library & Job Center and are conducted by library staff and other partner organizations. Classes are free to the public. Unless otherwise noted, the classes do not require advanced registration.

Basic Keyboarding

Learn how to operate the keyboard, mouse, & monitor. You will learn what fingers to use with what keys, increase your typing speed and learn the in’s and out’s of the keyboard.

  • Thursday, Dec. 1: 2:30 p.m.
  • Thursday, Dec. 15: 2:30 p.m.
  • Thursday, Dec. 29: 2:30 p.m.

Computer Basics

Basic computer class teaches participants how to operate a computer, how to use Microsoft Word and tests typing skills.

  • Thursday, Dec. 8: 2:30 p.m.
  • Thursday, Dec. 22: 2:30 p.m.

Cyber Seniors

Cyber Seniors is a class specially designed for senior adults who want to learn more about using computers. This class will help senior adults navigate the Internet, create a free email account and use social media.

  • Monday, Dec. 5: noon
  • Monday, Dec. 12: noon
  • Monday, Dec. 19: noon

E. S. L.

These classes free and open to the general public. For more information about class details, please call 817-392-6621.

  • Thursday, Dec. 1: 6 - 8 p.m.
  • Tuesday, Dec. 6: 6 - 8 p.m.
  • Thursday, Dec. 8: 6 - 8 p.m.
  • Tuesday, Dec. 13: 6 - 8 p.m.
  • Thursday, Dec. 15: 6 - 8 p.m.
  • Tuesday, Dec. 20: 6 - 8 p.m.
  • Thursday, Dec. 22: 6 - 8 p.m.
  • Tuesday, Dec. 27: 6 - 8 p.m.
  • Thursday, Dec. 29: 6 - 8 p.m.

GED Classes (taught in English)

Prepare to take the GED. Classes are taught by Tarrant County College District. Registration is required. Please contact the branch at 817-392-6621 for more information or to register. (The GED Information and Orientation classes are required prior to enrollment in GED English or Spanish classes)

  • Monday, Dec. 5: 2 - 6 p.m.
  • Wednesday, Dec. 7: 2 - 6 p.m.
  • Monday, Dec. 12: 2 - 6 p.m.
  • Wednesday, Dec. 14: 2 - 6 p.m.
  • Monday, Dec. 19: 2 - 6 p.m.
  • Wednesday, Dec. 21: 2 - 6 p.m.
  • Wednesday, Dec. 28: 2 - 6 p.m.

GED Classes (taught in Spanish)

Prepare for the high-school equivalency examination (GED) with the help of Tarrant County College District educators. Registration is required. For additional information and to register, call 817 392-6621.

  • Thursday, Dec. 1: 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
  • Tuesday, Dec. 6: 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
  • Thursday, Dec. 8: 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
  • Tuesday, Dec. 13: 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
  • Thursday, Dec. 15: 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
  • Tuesday, Dec. 20: 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
  • Thursday, Dec. 22: 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
  • Tuesday, Dec. 27: 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
  • Thursday, Dec. 29: 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.

Microsoft Power Point

Workshop provides individuals instruction on using Microsoft Power Point.

  • Tuesday, Dec. 6: 2:30 p.m.
  • Tuesday, Dec. 20: 2:30 p.m.

Microsoft Word

Workshop provides individuals instruction on using Microsoft Word.

  • Tuesday, Dec. 13: 2:30 p.m.
  • Tuesday, Dec. 27: 2:30 p.m.

Register for TANF, CHIP, and ACA

Staff from the Community Council of Greater Dallas Fort Worth and Tarrant Area Food Bank will be on hand to help register (qualify) individuals and families for Children’s Medicaid, CHIP and SNAP (food assistance) and TANF (food stamps). For those families not meeting the criteria for these special programs, staff will also help them apply for Affordable Health Care (ACA) and premium tax credits on the government’s federal Marketplace. The Community Council of Greater Dallas Fort Worth is licensed by the Texas Department of Insurance.

  • Monday, Dec. 5: 2 - 5 p.m.
  • Monday, Dec. 12: 2 - 5 p.m.
  • Monday, Dec. 19: 2 - 5 p.m.

Computer Classes (taught in Spanish)

Learn and improve your computer skills. In these free classes, you will learn basic computer concepts, how to use email, the fundamentals of Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint and strategies for browsing the Internet.

Microsoft Excel II

The Microsoft Excel class covers the basic functions of the program: adding/deleting columns and rows, and creating a spreadsheet.

  • 6 - 7:30 p.m. Monday, Dec. 5

Microsoft Excel III

The Microsoft Excel class covers the basic functions of the program: inserting formulas, and formatting and charts and graphs.

  • 6 - 7:30 p.m. Monday, Dec. 12

Microsoft PowerPoint I

The Microsoft PowerPoint class covers: the basic functions of the program: creating a presentation.

  • 6 - 7:30 p.m. Monday, Dec. 19

Microsoft PowerPoint III

The Microsoft PowerPoint class covers applying designs, running the slide show, saving, printing, and opening presentations.

  • 10 - 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 7

Microsoft Publisher I

The Microsoft Publisher class covers the basic functions of the program: creating a publication, designing a project such as flyer saving and printing the publication.

  • 10 - 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 14

Microsoft Publisher II

The Microsoft Publisher class covers the basic functions of the program: creating a publication, designing a project such as invitation saving and printing the publication.

  • 10 - 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, Dec. 21

Last updated: Dec. 1, 2016

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