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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, April 6: 2:30 p.m.
  • Thursday, April 20: 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, April 13: 2:30 p.m.
  • Thursday, April 27: 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, April 3: noon
  • Monday, April 10: noon
  • Monday, April 17: noon
  • Monday, April 24: 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, March 30: 6 - 8 p.m.
  • Tuesday, April 4: 6 - 8 p.m.
  • Thursday, April 6: 6 - 8 p.m.
  • Tuesday, April 11: 6 - 8 p.m.
  • Thursday, April 13: 6 - 8 p.m.
  • Tuesday, April 18: 6 - 8 p.m.
  • Thursday, April 20: 6 - 8 p.m.
  • Tuesday, April 25: 6 - 8 p.m.
  • Thursday, April 27: 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)

  • Wednesday, March 29: 2 - 6 p.m.
  • Monday, April 3: 2 - 6 p.m.
  • Wednesday, April 5: 2 - 6 p.m.
  • Monday, April 10: 2 - 6 p.m.
  • Wednesday, April 12: 2 - 6 p.m.
  • Monday, April 17: 2 - 6 p.m.
  • Wednesday, April 19: 2 - 6 p.m.
  • Monday, April 24: 2 - 6 p.m.
  • Wednesday, April 26: 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, March 30: 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
  • Tuesday, April 4: 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
  • Thursday, April 6: 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
  • Tuesday, April 11: 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
  • Thursday, April 13: 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
  • Tuesday, April 18: 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
  • Thursday, April 20: 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
  • Tuesday, April 25: 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
  • Thursday, April 27: 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.

GED Information

The GED Information class is required for students interested in registering for the GED class. Students attend this initial information session to register for the GED Class. All GED classes are free to the public.

  • Monday, April 17: 2 p.m.

GED Tutorials (taught in Spanish)

This class will provide individuals with tips and strategies in preparation for the GED examination. For additional information and to register, call 817 392-6621.

  • Saturday, April 1: 10:30 a.m.
  • Saturday, April 8: 10:30 a.m.
  • Saturday, April 15: 10:30 a.m.
  • Saturday, April 22: 10:30 a.m.
  • Saturday, April 29: 10:30 a.m.

Microsoft Power Point

Workshop provides individuals instruction on using Microsoft Power Point.

  • Tuesday, April 11: 2:30 p.m.
  • Tuesday, April 25: 2:30 p.m.

Microsoft Word

Workshop provides individuals instruction on using Microsoft Word.

  • Tuesday, April 4: 2:30 p.m.
  • Tuesday, April 18: 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, April 3: 2 - 5 p.m.
  • Monday, April 10: 2 - 5 p.m.
  • Monday, April 17: 2 - 5 p.m.
  • Monday, April 24: 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.

Basic Terms: Microsoft Office & Vocabulary Terms

This class covers the basic description of the Microsoft Office Programs and computer vocabulary.

  • 10 - 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, April 26

eMail Basics II

The eMail Basics II class covers the basic functions of email:, forwarding, replying and attaching files to an email.

  • 6 - 7:30 p.m. Monday, April 3

Freegal Music

The Freegal Music class covers: explaining the Freegal Music Service provided by the Fort Worth Library, searching the catalog and downloading music.

  • 10 - 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, April 12

Google Docs

Google Docs class covers the basic functions such as: creating, editing, saving and sending a document using Google docs.

  • 6 - 7:30 p.m. Monday, April 10

Google Drive

Google Slides class covers the basic functions such as: saving and sending documents using Google Drive.

  • 10 - 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, March 29

Google Sheets

Google Sheets class covers the basic functions such as: creating, editing, saving and sending a document using Google Sheets.

  • 6 - 7:30 p.m. Monday, April 17

Google Slides

Google Slides class covers the basic functions such as: creating, editing, saving and sending a document using Google Slides.

  • 6 - 7:30 p.m. Monday, April 24

Multimedia

The Multimedia class covers: playing and streaming videos online such as YouTube, basic functions of Windows Media Player and iTunes.

  • 10 - 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, April 5

Rocket Languages

The Rocket Languages class is an introduction of the Rocket Languages Database, to speak and understand a new language faster.

  • 10 - 11:30 a.m. Wednesday, April 19

Last updated: March 29, 2016

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